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Binary Pulse Technology Marketing
We produce and manage content-centric campaigns that enable our clients to connect with their prospects.

For nearly twenty years, California's industry-leading tech firms have turned to Binary Pulse for their demand-generating strategies and programs.

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-- Demand Generation Planning and Execution
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Amgen Backs New $315M Life Sciences Fund
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen has helped to back a new, life sciences fund, managed by San Francisco-based venBio, as an anchor supporter of a new fund. venBio said Friday that it has closed a $315M life sciences fund, venBio Global Strategic Fund II, which was anchored by Amgen, Merck, and Baxalta, and also included other Limited Partners. venBio did not say how much Amgen committed to the fund, which is venBio's second life sciences fund. venBio is focused on funding medicines and technologies wi (More info...)

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360fly Raises $40M For 360 Degree Camera
Aliso Viejo-based 360fly, which develops a single lens, 360-degree video camera, has raised $40M in a Series C funding, the company said Thursday. The funding was led by L Catterton, Hydra Ventures, and Qualcomm Ventures in the funding. Hydra Ventures is the venture capital arm of adidas Group. According to 360fly, the new funding will go towards expanding its worldwide sales footprint, and a new 4K camera. 360fly is led by Peter Adderton. 360fly's camera is used to shoot 360-degree, immersive v (More info...)

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j2 Global Has $200M Quarter
Los Angeles-based j2 Global, which owns a wide range of cloud-based businesses, ranging from Internet fax, to email, to online backup and unified communications services--in addition to owning online publishing businesses such as Ziff Davis, IGN, and AskMen--has just passed up the $200M mark in quarterly revenues. j2 Global said it had $201M in first quarter revenues, which was up 24.3 percent versus Q1 of 2015. The company had $29.9M in net income for the quarter, up 36.5 percent from last year (More info...)

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mitu Launches Voter Drive Targeting Latino Millennials
Los Angeles-based, digital media brand mitu said this week that it is launching a new, voter registration initiative, which will look go register one million, Latino millennials to vote by October. According to mitu, its new T.A.C.O. Challenge (Take Action. Commit Others) comes as Latino millennials now represent 44 percent of eligible Hispanic voters, yet where only 38 percent of those Latino millennials voted in 2012. mitu says that it has signed up many celebrities and social influencers, in (More info...)

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The Alfred Mann Foundation Names Chief Medical OFficer
The Alfred Mann Foundation for Scientific Research (AMF), which is focused on innovation in medical technology, said Thursday that it has named Eric Grigsby, MD, MBA, as Chief Medical Officer of the nonprofit. Grigsby was formerly President and CEO of Neurvations, and was founder and Medical Director of the Napa Pain Institute.

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SAM Precellerator Program Now Accepting Applications!
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP is one of the leading business law firms in Southern California. We pioneered a fixed fee start-up package making the formation and organization of your start-up as seamless as possible. Our Preccelerator® Program is a platform offered to select start-up companies out of our Santa Monica office that provides interim office space and sophisticated legal services, with the objective of helping you grow your idea from business concept to funded startup. The Preccelerator® Program provides free co-working space and other perks for 5-6 promising young startups.

The perks include:

Free 24/7 access to our co-working space on a rolling basis, including free wireless access to the Internet and access to conference rooms for meetings and presentations
Access to real-time legal advice and transactional legal services on site (under our standard engagement and/or fee arrangements)
Access to in-house educational workshops and activities
Access to our extensive network of mentors
Perks package worth approximately $150K!

For more information about the Preccelerator Program, visit or contact Heidi Hubbeling at (310) 746-9803 or

Technical Connections - Connecting Tech Talent with Premier Clients in SoCal
Technical Connections is Southern California’s premier staffing firm specializing exclusively in web, software and information technology professionals. With offices in Los Angeles and Orange County, TCI offers a full range of services including retained search, contingency placement, and short- and long-term consulting, to companies ranging from Fortune 100’s to start-ups.

Introducing KeyCloud
There’s no reason for business operations to suffer due to legacy technology. Throw it all to the cloud and transform your IT infrastructure to cloud-based, enterprise level software with KeyCloud.

KeyCloud offers local enterprise cloud with best-of-breed infrastructure. KeyCloud delivers compute, storage, and network through Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). KeyCloud offers highly secure virtual and dedicated machines in an environment that enables you to run your apps on our carrier grade datacenter for 99.999 percent uptime. Engineered on a pool of highly redundant servers and storage, KeyCloud is available in custom configurations to rapidly respond to your IT needs. These Cloud services will quickly and dynamically scale as your business needs grow without ever having to worry about hardware infrastructure again.

To learn more about KeyCloud, visit or call (818) 737-2186.

Safire Partners Executive Search
Safire Partners has completed 500+ retained executive searches since 2006 working with emerging businesses in Southern California. Please visit our website to see an updated list of our clients and searches completed at We are always interested in meeting new candidates and potential clients, so feel free to email our Managing Partner, Todd Gitlin at

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