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2014-06-24 08:39:33

All based in Silicon Valley, these innovative software and technology firms greatly value ExpertusONE's highly sophisticated, yet incredibly simple to use LMS design SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Expertus announced today the record, ongoing expansion of its ExpertusONE LMS customer base from the Silicon Valley area. All of the companies are major, global players in the software and technology industries, and are drawn to ExpertusONE's next-gen, forward-looking...

2014-06-18 20:22:01

SAN BRUNO, Calif., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aditazz, Inc. today announced that it has appointed Deepak Aatresh, Co-Founder as the Chief Executive Officer of Aditazz, Inc. He will also continue to serve on the Board of Directors of the Company. Aditazz was founded by principals with deep expertise in building architecture, semiconductor design, applied mathematics and computer science, and received Series A funding from Artiman Ventures in late 2011. The company's premise is that...

2014-06-18 08:32:57

Founding team from BlackRock, Wall Street and Silicon Valley SAN FRANCISCO, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- seedchange today announced the launch of an innovative investing platform. The platform gives investors - for the first time - efficient, transparent access to early-stage companies vetted by a registered broker-dealer and presented the way investors are accustomed to evaluating opportunities. "We're doing for early-stage investing what exchange-traded funds (ETFs) did for other...

2014-06-16 23:00:20

San Francisco Award Program Honors the Achievement San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 Pooki’s Mahi has been selected for the 2014 San Francisco Award in the Food & Beverage category by the San Francisco Award Program. Each year the San Francisco Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service...

2014-06-13 23:04:56

Special Sessions for Start-ups and Entrepreneurs on June 24th, 2014 at Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, scheduled for June 25th at Santa Clara University, pairs investors with entrepreneurs who can bring innovative products and services for the longevity economy to market. The Summit is preceded on Tuesday, June 24th, by Bootcamps specially designed for start-ups and entrepreneurs on the topics of:...

2014-06-13 12:23:20

Fast-Growing Social App Now Lets People Share Tips Containing Songs, Excerpts and Trailers To Highlight Favorite Tunes, Films and Reads SILICON VALLEY, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine you are at a cocktail party surrounded by friends and family. If you're like most people, much of the conversation would be about music, movie or book tips. Trusper, the largest mobile tip sharing app, has just made it possible for you to have that conversation digitally when you are...

2014-06-12 23:09:46

Connect with Entrepreneurs, Angel Investors and VCS Focused on the Mature Consumer Market SANTA CLARA, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 The Silicon Valley Boomer Venture Summit, scheduled for June 25th at Santa Clara University, pairs investors with entrepreneurs who can bring innovative products and services for the longevity economy to market. The 11th Annual Summit opens with “Breakfast with the Angels” – a networking opportunity for attendees to connect with and learn from angel...

2014-06-12 12:29:17

Steve Cadigan on why "showing up" is no longer 80% of life. SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There are several variations on a quote along the lines of "showing up is half the battle," or "showing up is 80% of life." As communications, technology and digital platforms evolve, the natural tendency is for brands and individuals to rush to "show up" in the form of being early adopters to new social platforms and communications channels. What is often lost in the rush,...

2014-06-11 23:07:30

Manos Accelerator, a first-of-its-kind accelerator in Silicon Valley targeting Latino entrepreneurs, reveals the names of its 2nd batch of startups San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Manos Accelerator, a startup accelerator program with the vision to be recognized as an international hub in Silicon Valley where Latino entrepreneurs from across the globe can come to convert their big ideas into reality, has announced the selected startups that have joined the Manos Accelerator program for...

2014-06-03 12:45:47

Joint incubation program will support early-stage entrepreneurs innovating in the Internet of Everything, cloud computing, Big Data, enterprise mobility and related areas SAN DIEGO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EvoNexus, the CommNexus incubator for start-up companies in the high-tech sector, today announced the launch of CiscoEIR@EvoNexus, a joint incubation program sponsored by Cisco. The program will combine the global reach and support of Cisco with EvoNexus' successful...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'