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Opaque Communications Takes On Encryption, Cybersecurity
A new, Santa Monica-based cybersecurity startup, Opaque Communications, said on Tuesday that it has launched the company and released a new suite of products in the cybersecurity area. The startup, led by Dwayne Hall, said its new products are aimed at the financial services, healthcare, biotech, defense/aerospace, entertainment and R&D markets, and offer up a "hack-resistant" data center storage system called Dark Vault, a fully encrypted, cloud service called Dark Transmit, and a secure, encry (More info...)

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How ContractSafe Wants To Help You Get Your Legal Docs In Order, With Ken Button

For a lot of companies—and their management and legal teams-- managing the reams of paperwork involved with legal contracts is a big, disorganized mess. To address that disaster, Ken Button and Randy Bishop—two veterans of the startup industry—created ContractSafe (, a new online service aimed at helping companies to tame that mess and manage and store their contracts in the cloud. We caught up with Ken Button, the co-founder and CEO of the company, to learn more about wh (More info...)

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ServiceNow Launches Its Own Venture Investment Arm, ServiceNow Ventures
ServiceNow, the developer of service management software led by Frank Slootman--and which started in San Diego--has launched its own venture capital arm, ServiceNow Ventures. According to ServiceNow, which is based in Santa Clara but still has major operations in San Diego, ServiceNow Ventures will target investments in early stage companies that develop cloud-based applications, built on its platform, as well as growth stage vendors developing strategic technology integration with the ServiceNo (More info...)

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TeleSign Backs White House Cybersecurity Effort
Los Angeles-based Telesign, which provides phone verification and two-factor authentication services to major online service providers, said it is helping to back the White House's Lock Down Your Login initiative. The initiative aims to encourage Americans to better protect their online accounts, by moving them beyond passwords. The safety and security initiative is being run by the National Cyber Security Alliance, in conjunction with the White House. The Lock Down Your Login site educates user (More info...)

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EDF Renewable Services Takes On Management Of 200MW Solar Portfolio
San Diego-based renewable energy developer and services provider EDF Renewable Services said on Tuesday that it has assumed the asset management and operations and maintenance on a portfolio of 200 megawatts (MW) of solar photovoltaic projects. The company said those projects include 206 solar projects spanning across 13 states from New Jersey to Hawaii. Name of the project issuer was not announced, and EDF Renewable Services did not say what the contract was worth. The company says it now has (More info...)

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The 31st Annual 2016 ISSA SoCal Security Symposium - 10/13/2016
The 31st Annual 2016
ISSA SoCal Security Symposium
From the Basement to the Board Room

October 13th, 2016 7:30am – 5:30pm

The SoCal Security Symposium features over 40 sponsor exhibits and several industry experts discussing current security issues such as eDiscovery, cloud security, threat vectors, mobile security, and much more. There will be giveaways and prizes! This conference will provide tremendous networking opportunities. You’ll come away with advice and knowledge you can start applying to your environment immediately. Your registration will include your breakfast, lunch, ice cream social, CPE credits (8) and entrance into the conference sessions and exhibit area.

Register today!

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Call For Innovators - LAVA Meet The VC
The 8th annual conference will showcase 80 of the hottest early stage and
emerging growth technology, life sciences and clean-tech innovators along
with presentations from 30 Venture and Angel Investors.

If you are a Startup seeking capital and/or partnerships, apply to attend
at The 8th Annual LAVA Meet the VC, the premier venue connecting emerging
growth companies with active Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors,
Corporate VCs and Investment Firms.

WE CAN ONLY ACCEPT ONE PERSON PER COMPANY, but other co-founders are
welcome to sign up for LAVA at the Beach for networking.

Instead of the usual fast-pitch format used by other organizations, LAVA
invites VCs and angel groups to share insights into how they invest, what
fits their portfolios and what their typical times to invest look like.
The first two hours of the event will feature networking exclusively for
VCs, angels and entrepreneurs.

Apply to attend today!

Safire Partners Executive Search
Safire Partners is a​ 15-person​​ Los Angeles-based​ executive search firm built for SoCal​'s ​emerging companies working on ~100 searches per year. Clients cross over mobile, adtech, media, gaming, software, ecommerce, services, and consumer products.​ We always want to meet great companies, investors and executives, please reach out via

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