11/17: Sports, Startups, and San Diego: An Evening with Brad Feld

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If you are in the San Diego area Thursday at the end of the day I’m doing a public event with Techstars and San Diego Sports Innovators from 6pm – 7:30pm called Sports, Startups, and San Diego: An Evening with Brad Feld. The post 11/17: Sports, Startups, and San Diego: An Evening with Brad Feld appeared first on Feld Thoughts.

Ryan Mack Encourages Young Entrepreneurs To Head To San Diego

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Entrepreneur and marketing mogul Ryan Mack says that San Diego is the perfect place for a young entrepreneur to start business. San Diego, a city of 1.3 Others San Diego starting a business startup ecosystem

Success and Failure — San Diego Startup Community

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With Brad Feld coming to town this week, I think it’s a good time to evaluate the state of San Diego’s Startup Community. I first met Brad in the Fall of 2010, when he and TechStars co-founder David Cohen came to San Diego as part of their Do More Faster book tour.

San Diego Startup — SecureConcierge

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(40th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego SecureConcierge startupsSecureConcierge. SecureConcierge is an online concierge solution combining the best of web technology with the latest advertising innovations linking residents, concierges and property managers. SecureConcierge was founded Steven Picanza and Bryant Walker and has received strategic funding.

SofttechVC’s Charles Hudson at San Diego Tech Founders

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San Diego Tech Founder Chris Hoover was kind enough to produce these fantastic notes on Charles Hudson''s talk from April 23, 2014. Blog San Diego Startup Community Charles Hudson San Diego Tech Founders SoftTech Venture Capital Thanks, Chris! Edited for clarity.) Charles Hudson (Bay Area VC SoftTech) discussed perspectives on funding and current funding activity. They''re positioned between angels and big VCs. SoftTech operates $85m fund.

San Diego Startups — Bump

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(50th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Bump San Diego startupsBump connects existing digital profiles with your vehicle license plate number, allowing you to “connect with those you don’t know yet.” ” The Active Network founder Mitch Thrower is the Founder and CEO of Bump, which has raised $2.2M to date. Crunchbase entry.

San Diego Startups — Soovox

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(21st in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego Soovox startupsSoovox. Soovox combines 3 social networking trends: influence measurement, personalization and game mechanics in order to tackle social shopping. Soovox was founded and is led by CEO Akram Benmbarek and has raised two seed rounds of investment. Crunchbase Entry. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

Steve Blank at San Diego Tech Founders

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Steve Blank speaks to San Diego Tech Founders from Brant Cooper on Vimeo. Be sure to come check out entrepreneur turned investor Mark Suster talk to San Diego Tech Founders March 31. => Startups RSVP here. => Investors, Service Providers, Professionals RSVP here.

San Diego Startup — uME

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(41sh in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Uncategorized San Diego startups uMEuME (pronounced “you-mee&# ) seeks to be your last “business card.&# uME is a mobile app that helps you exchange contact information with people you meet in person, as well as remember why they are important. The company was founded by Jeff Axup and Scott Buchanan and is bootstrapped.

San Diego Startups — VerifyFast

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(30th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego Statups VerifyFastVerifyFast. VerifyFast enables HR executives to automate and outsource external requests to verify historical employment and salary information. Craig Giangregorio is Founder and CEO of this self-funded startup. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — Climber.com

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(18th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Climber San Diego startupsClimber.com. Climber.com is a jobs site that not only connects job seekers with hiring managers and select recruiters, but markets them. Climber.com is run by Michael O’Brien. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — Hookit

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(17th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Hookit San Diego startupsHookit. Hookit is a social network for lifestyle sports, bringing together action sports, community, brands and deals. Founded and run by Scott Tilton , Hookit (formerly Loopd’d) received funding from Tech Coast Angels. CrunchBase entry. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — SrvrDJ

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(51st in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego SrvrDJ startupsSrvrDJ. SrvrDJ helps you launch your apps into the cloud quickly, easily, and fault-tolerantly. Founded by Leeward Bound , SrvrDJ is bootstrapped. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — SrvrDJ

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(51st in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego SrvrDJ startupsSrvrDJ. SrvrDJ helps you launch your apps into the cloud quickly, easily, and fault-tolerantly. Founded by Leeward Bound , SrvrDJ is bootstrapped. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — TapHunter

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(33rd in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego startups TapHunterTapHunter. TapHunter is an online craft beer-lover community, providing, among other things, the ability for people to find places serving their favorite craft beers. My kind of startup! TapHunter was founded by Melani Gordon and Jeff Gordon. They are self-funded. CrunchBase Entry.

San Diego Startups — Kidzui

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Part of the effort toward building a sustainable, high-tech ecosystem in San Diego requires doing a better job recognizing efforts and celebrating wins. For the next few weeks, I’ll briefly highlight active San Diego Startups. Founder of a San Diego startup? San Diego Startups Kidzui SanDiegoStartups2011

San Diego Startup Spotlight: Breadcrumbs

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The San Diego startup ecosystem is growing, along with the resources available to entrepreneurs. Breadcrumbs was conceived in June 2012 at Startup Weekend in San Diego as a self-tracking mobile application.

San Diego Startups — Antengo

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(13th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Antengo San Diego startupsAntengo. Antengo does real-time, location-based, classifieds. It’s a mobile app that facilitates real-time, location-based, person-to-person exchanges. Antengo was founded by Hunter Jensen and Marcus Wandell and has raised seed investment from Dr. Michael Wandell. CrunchBase Entry.

San Diego Startups — Bump

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(50th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Bump San Diego startupsBump connects existing digital profiles with your vehicle license plate number, allowing you to “connect with those you don’t know yet.” ” The Active Network founder Mitch Thrower is the Founder and CEO of Bump, which has raised $2.2M to date. Crunchbase entry.

San Diego Startups — ShowUHow

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(52nd in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego ShowUHow startupsShowUHow. ShowUHow offers manufacturers and retailers a series of web and mobile video product guides for every stage of the customer lifecycle, including pre-sales, installation, feedback and retention. Led by Founder and CEO Kim Folsom , ShowUHow has raised $3M from Syncom Venture Partners. Crunchbase entry.

San Diego Startups — Nettle

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(46th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Nettle San Diego startupsNettle. Nettle is developing a social/local/mobile app in the entertainment market. Nettle was founded by MP3.com veterans Brian Dear and Dan O’Neill. They have raised 500K from Google Ventures, Advancit Capital and 500 Startups. Crunchbase Entry. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — Attachmore

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(44th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Attachmore San Diego startupsAttachmore. Attachmore www.attachmore.com is a large file delivery solution that assists computer users in transferring files that are too large for email. Attachmore bridges the gap between email attachment limitations and complicated FTP or complex online storage solutions.

San Diego Startups — Snappfire

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(37th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego Snappfire startupsSnappfire. Snappfire is a mobile app development platform for magazines, newspapers and publishers. Snappfire is currently self-funded and was founded by Marc Hermsmeyer and Dustin Hunter. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — DealHamper

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(36th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 DealHamper San Diego startupsDealHamper. DealHamper is an online deal aggregator for local daily deals, including Groupon and LivingSocial, organized by city. DealHamper is self funded and was founded by Cartic Natraj. CrunchBase Entry. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — Zurple

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(35th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego startups ZurpleZurple. Zurple is a comprehensive real estate marketing system designed for agents. Zurple was co-founded by Ryan Owen Tom Owen and is headed-up by CEO Robert Schulte. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — StayClassy

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(43rd in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego startups StayClassyStayClassy. StayClassy provides charities, foundations and other non-profits a fundraising platform and donor relationship management. StayClassy was founded by Scot Chisolm , Marshall Peden and Pat Walsh. They completed a $1.25 million convertible debt-funding round led by 15 angel investors.

San Diego Startup — FLUD

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(42nd in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 FLUD San Diego StartupFLUD is a mobile news ecosystem that combines personalized news displayed elegantly with social engagement. FLUD was founded by Bobby Ghosal and Matthew Ausonio and is backed by Detroit Venture Partners, Ludlow Ventures and Behance Founder Scott Belsky. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.). CrunchBase entry.

San Diego Startups — IntraStage

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(31st in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 IntraStage San Diego startupsIntraStage. IntraStage provides product life cycle quality management software for electronic products manufacturers. IntraStage raised capital from Tech Coast Angels, was Founded by Tom Armes and is run by CEO Patrick Kelly. CrunchBase Entry. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups: Xpenser

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(Startup 4 in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Xpenser San DiegoXpenser. Xpenser provides an easy way to track your business expenses. Designed to work within your normal workflow, you can email, sms, Tweet, IM, etc., your expenses w/o logging on to their system. You can even photograph your receipt with your iphone and send it off to Xpenser the way you see fit.

San Diego Startups — Chumby

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(14th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). The company is backed by San Diego’s Avalon ventures and others. Founder of a San Diego startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Chumby San Diego startupsChumby. Chumby is both a consumer Internet device and a platform for delivering the Internet experience to 3rd party consumer electronics.

San Diego Startups — Extrabux

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(16th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Extrabux San Diego startupsExtrabux. Extrabux is the comparison shopping and coupon site that pays you back. Founded by Jeff Nobbs and Noah Auerhahn , Extrabux is currently run by interim CEO Bob Nascenzi. Extrabux is self-funded. CrunchBase Entry. Contact me: brant at marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — ExtremePlanner

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(12th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 ExtremePlanner San Diego startupsExtremePlanner. ExtremePlanner provides Agile Project Management and Planning, as well as issue tracking for distributed development teams and LeanStartups. ExtremePlanner is self-funded. Dave Churchville is Founder and CEO. CrunchBase Entry. Contact me: brant@ marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — eSub

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(11th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 eSub San Diego startupseSub provides specialized project management and document control software for construction sub-contractors. Self-funded eSub was Founded and is run by Wendy Swift-Rogers. Contact me: brant@ marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — Anametrix

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(10th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Anametrix San Diego startupsAnametrix. Anametrix provides real time business analytics for marketing intelligence. Founded by WebSideStory veterans, Blaise Barralet and Anders Olsson. Anametrix has raised money from several individual investors. Contact me: brant@ marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — BrightScope

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(8th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 BrightScope San Diego startupsBrightScope. BrightScope rates 401k plans. BrightScope aims to bring financial intelligence, transparency and retirement security to plan sponsors, advisors, and participants. BrightScope was founded and is run by Mike Alfred , Ryan Alfred , and Dan Weeks. CrunchBase Entry. Contact me: brant@ marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — CloudCanvas

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(Startup #6 in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 San Diego Startups CloudCanvasCloudCanvas. CloudCanvas is a SaaS-based graphic design toolkit. Think PhotoShop in a browser, without Flash or plugins. CloudCanvas was founded in 2009 by experienced entrepreneur Chance Roth and is currently self-funded. Contact me: brant@ marketbynumbers.).

San Diego Startups — FashioningChange

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(48th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 FashioningChange San Diego startupsFashioningChange. FashioningChange is a shopping experience that gives you stylish eco-friendly and ethical alternatives to popular name brands lacking social responsibility practices.

San Diego Startups — FashioningChange

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(48th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 FashioningChange San Diego startupsFashioningChange. FashioningChange is a shopping experience that gives you stylish eco-friendly and ethical alternatives to popular name brands lacking social responsibility practices.

San Diego Startups — Flaretag

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(47th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 Flaretag San Diego startupsFlaretag. Flaretag has developed a mobile marketing platform that helps businesses and individuals promote their products and better engage with customers using mobile phones. Their tools allow you to connect web content to the world around you via QR codes, SMS and email.

San Diego Startups — InsideUp

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(39th in a series introducing San Diego high tech Startups.). Founder of a San Diego-based Startup? SanDiegoStartups2011 InsideUp San Diego startupsInsideUp. InsideUp is an online marketplace for business service providers and their customers. They use “business-matching and prospect-profiling technologies&# to connect businesses in search or services and those that provide those services. InsideUp was founded and is run by Asad Haroon.