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Early Stage Commercial Insurance - Pacific Unified Insurance Agency
We are a commercial insurance broker working with startup and early
stage technology and E-Commerce companies to implement cost effective
strategies for their insurance and risk management programs. We
provide guidance and strategic planning during various phases and also
advise regarding employee benefit structures to assist in employee
recruiting and retention. Coverage placements include D&O, Property,
Liability, Workers Comp, E&O, Cyber/Network Security and Employee
Benefit Programs.


John Huttinger, CIC, CRM
Vice President
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Interview With Kevin Smith, SolarReserve

In the quest to find a cleaner source of electricity for the world's growing energy needs, and to help tackle growing climate change issues, there has been a lot of attention on solar energy. However, solar energy—by its nature—typically has only been useful on an intermittent basis, and, without energy storage, is difficult to manage and cannot be used at night. One solar technology that can handle that need for energy storage is solar thermal. Los Angeles-based SolarReserve (www.solarreserve (More info...)

posted on Friday, March 18, 2016(Full story) Sets Up Shop In Santa Monica
Australian cloud billing software developer says that it has set up a new office in Santa Monica, to provide West Coast coverage in the United States. According to the cloud software provider, it selected Santa Monica due to the quality of the talent in the region, and the similar culture to Australia. helps utilities provide Internet-based electric and water utility billing services. The company's U.S. CEO is Morgan Duncan, who will be based in Sant (More info...)

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Transphorm Adds Distributors For Power Electronics
Goleta-based gallium nitride (GaN) semiconductor developer Transphorm has added two new distributors, the company said this week, to carry its GaN power transistors and modules. Transphorm said it has added Rihardson Electronis and A/D Sales, to help extend channel support for its devices. Transphorm develops high efficiency power conversion devices, which are used for power inverters, power supplies, and other similar uses. The company said its devices provide over 99 percent efficiency. Tradit (More info...)

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Ace Metrix Weights In On Anti-Trump TV Ad Effectiveness
Los Angeles-based b>Ace Metrix, which provides measurement tools for video advertising, says that its analysis shows that heavy anti-Donald Trump TV ads are actually very effective at swaying Independent voters away from Donald Trump. The company--which typically applies its video ad analytics technology to figuring out which ads work best for commercial marketers--said the most effective video advertisement spot currently running is "TALK TALK TALK", an ad created by a Super PAC in favor of Joh (More info...)

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LAVA 13th Annual Venture Awards Dinner - March 30th, 2016
LAVA 13th Annual Venture Awards Dinner
Celebrating over 30 years of service to the Los Angeles Entrepreneurial Community

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows
101 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
5:30pm – 9pm

Featuring Frank Mottek, KNX1070 Business Hour Host as Master of Ceremonies

2016 Hall of Fame Honoree – Adam Miller, Founder/CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand

Register today!

Cal State Channel Islands 2016 UAV Poll
Please consider taking our anonymous online survey about Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs, aka “drones”). This poll was created by students and colleagues here at California State University Channel Islands to better understand public attitudes toward and use of this technology. No particular knowledge of or experience with UAVs is necessary to take this survey. It takes roughly 10 minutes to complete. Our results will be shared widely and openly (see after we have closed the poll in April.

Take the poll here!

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