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  1. L.A. Rising: Upfront Ventures Raises $280 Million Fund Above TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wall Street Journal

    Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., less than six blocks from the beach, Upfront Ventures kept up the Southern California venture capital momentum by closing its fifth fund at $280 million, $30 million higher than its target. Founded in 1996 and formerly known as GRP Partners, the firm invests in early-stage startups, usually at the seed or Series A round.

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  2. L.A. Rising: Upfront Ventures Raises $280 Million Fund Above TargetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wall Street Journal

    Headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., less than six blocks from the beach, Upfront Ventures kept up the Southern California venture capital momentum by closing its fifth fund at $280 million, $30 million higher than its target. Founded in 1996 and formerly known as GRP Partners, the firm invests in early-stage startups, usually at the seed or Series A round.

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  3. Ring Raises $4.5 Million Series A From True Ventures for "Smart Doorbells"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Wall Street Journal

    The app uses video, motion detectors and mobile connectivity to let users know when someone is at their front door, even when theyre away from home. Serial entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff did what many CEOs would find unthinkable-he turned down a deal from celebrity investors on the TV show "Shark Tank" to fund his newest hardware startup, Ring .

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  4. Ring Raises $4.5 Million Series A From True Ventures for a oeSmart DoorbellsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Wall Street Journal

    The app uses video, motion detectors and mobile connectivity to let users know when someone is at their front door, even when theyre away from home. Serial entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff did what many CEOs would find unthinkable-he turned down a deal from celebrity investors on the TV show "Shark Tank" to fund his newest hardware startup, Ring .

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  5. Activision Blizzard Looks to Invest in the Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Wall Street Journal

    The longtime head of the Santa Monica, Calif.-based gaming giant was in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday eyeing opportunities to invest in locally produced content. He's eager to tie up with partners in the Arab world and cater to the region's roughly 300 million Arabic-speaking population.

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  6. JFK Nephew Bobby Shriver in Tight RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | The Wall Street Journal

    On a warm October afternoon, Bobby Shriver -nephew of John F. Kennedy , brother of Maria Shriver , and FOB - was on a street corner near a gas station putting up campaign signs in his quest for an office few people outside Southern California know exists, and few here understand. The 60-year-old Democrat and former mayor of Santa Monica is criss-crossing the vast grid of Los Angeles County for debates and small-town parades, walking the routes to shake hands with locals.

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  7. UBeam Investors Plug In $10 Million to Get Rid of Device ChargersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    People who use multiple mobile devices often find themselves with a tangle of power cords that are needed for recharging. Startup uBeam Inc .

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  8. UBeam Investors Plug In $10 Million to Get Rid of Device ChargersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    People who use multiple mobile devices often find themselves with a tangle of power cords that are needed for recharging. Startup uBeam Inc .

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  9. Should FDA Use Surrogate Markers to Approve Cancer Drugs? A Reader PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Should the FDA approve cancer drugs based on extending or improving the quality of life? Or should the agency rely on so-called surrogate markers, such as shrinking a tumor? The issue has been batted around as the FDA increasingly relies on a program known as accelerated approval to endorse a growing number of cancer medications using surrogates. Approval can be made if such a measure is "reasonably likely" to predict a clinical benefit, such as increased survival or an improved quality of life.

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  10. With New Film 'The Book of Life,' Studio Launches Virtual Reality UnitRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Advertisements for the coming movie "The Book of Life" feature the film's color-saturated Land of the Remembered, a mystical world occupied by the deceased. The studio behind the film, Reel FX Creative Studios, wants viewers to travel there themselves after seeing the movie - via virtual reality.

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  11. Helping Marketers Hold On to What They've Got, Retention Science Raises $7M Series ARead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    To help marketers understand and generate additional business from existing customers, WaJao Inc., better known as Retention Science , raised $7 million in Series A funding, Venture Capital Dispatch has learned.

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  12. Five Art Projects Looking for Some Crowd LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Lorenzo De Medici has been dead for more than 500 years, but art has a new patron: the public.

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  13. Wells Fargo Developing Beacon Technology Services for MerchantsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    With many of the bank's merchant customers seeing a drop in foot traffic, in large part due to competition from Internet businesses, the technology would give retailers a competitive tool by allowing them to acknowledge customers and offer promotional coupons in real time, and mall operators the ability to engage consumers electronically with ... (more)

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  14. Wells Fargo Developing Beacon Technology Services for MerchantsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

    With many of the bank's merchant customers seeing a drop in foot traffic, in large part due to competition from Internet businesses, the technology would give retailers a competitive tool by allowing them to acknowledge customers and offer promotional coupons in real time, and mall operators the ability to engage consumers electronically with ... (more)

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