Venture Director, Vish Mishra and portfolio company CEO, Vivek Khuller on ABC news

Study: Bay Area and India growing economic ties Monday, November 23, 2009

SANTA CLARA, CA (KGO) — The Bay Area’s economic links to India are growing stronger. It is leading to more jobs being created here and fewer jobs being outsourced there.

The Bay Area and India have had strong ties for over 40 years, . . . → Read More: Venture Director, Vish Mishra and portfolio company CEO, Vivek Khuller on ABC news

Luis Villalobos

by Jim Armstrong

As many are aware, a pioneering angel investor in our community, Luis Villalobos, recently passed away. I was just reading the comments section of Frank Peters’ blog (and related post) and I was touched. Comments came in from all corners of the large, diverse Southern California entrepreneurial community about Luis. This reaction . . . → Read More: Luis Villalobos

EMC Acquires Kazeon Systems

September 1, 2009 Kazeon’s End-to-End eDiscovery Solution Will Extend EMC SourceOne, Delivering the Market’s First Integrated eDiscovery, Archiving and Compliance Offering

HOPKINTON, MA – September 1, 2009 – EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Kazeon Systems, Inc.– a leading eDiscovery . . . → Read More: EMC Acquires Kazeon Systems

DEO - The concept going forward

by Jim Armstrong

Everyone who is trying to grow traffic to their Internet site(s) knows the all important topic and battles of SEO: Search Engine Optimization. SEO has become a powerful practice area, and indeed an industry, that is characterized by perpetual improvement, tools, tips and tricks, information sharing and hoarding, and gaming the continually . . . → Read More: DEO – The concept going forward

How to Run a Great Board Meeting...

by Jim Armstrong

I do “publish” a lot of thoughts on what I am seeing in my industry (VC, startup companies), but just not HERE! Time to put those comments here….

How to Run a Great Board Meeting… Today I want to put a thought out there on how to run a board meeting once . . . → Read More: How to Run a Great Board Meeting…

Top 10 Board Meeting Tips (for CEOs)

by Jim Armstrong

As a less laborious follow on to my last post (people love top 10 lists), here are my TOP 10 BOARD MEETING DOS AND DONTS FOR CEOS……

1. Set the TONE. The CEO should have some sort of executive report up front that sets the table for what they want to accomplish . . . → Read More: Top 10 Board Meeting Tips (for CEOs)

Rubicon Project Wins Always On 2009 Top Award

by David Stern

Congratulations are in order for the Rubicon Project team again. It has been less than two years since we first started incubating the Rubicon Project in our Santa Monica offices. My how they have built an amazing culture of repeatable excellence and success. And my how they have grown. . . . → Read More: Rubicon Project Wins Always On 2009 Top Award