Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Bay Area Tech Wire -- Aug. 20

BAY AREA TECH WIRE -- Aug. 20, 2013
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Mountain View-Based Maginatics Raises $17 Million in Second Round
o Bay Area Companies Dominate New Inc. 500 List
o Mountain view-Based Collegefeed Lands $1.8 Million in Seed Funding
o Mountain View-Based Google Names 2013 eCities
o Survey: Mobile App Buyers Most Concerned About Bugs and Crashes
Briefly Noted: Cloudmark, First Databank - Design Clinicals


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--Patent Applications Drafted
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o Mountain View-Based Maginatics Raises $17 Million in Second Round

Mountain View, Calif. -- Maginatics, the Mountain View-based developer of a distributed enterprise storage platform, said on Tuesday it has raised $17 million in its second round of funding, led by Intel Capital. WestSummit Capital, Comcast Ventures and previous backers Atlantic Bridge and VMware also participated in the round, which the company will use to bolster its sales, marketing and support activities. Maginatics, which emerged from stealth mode last year, is the maker of MagFS, a platform that offers Network Attached Storage (NAS)-like capabilities where NAS is not an option. The company also has named Dharmesh Thakker of Intel Capital and Raymond Yang of WestSummit Capital to its board of directors.

o Bay Area Companies Dominate New Inc. 500 List

San Francisco -- Emerge Digital Group, a San Francisco-based digital marketing company, is the Bay Area's highest-ranked company in the newly released Inc. 500, which ranks the fastest-growing private companies based on three-year revenue growth. The company, which has 75 employs, ranks No. 8 with revenue growth of 17,064%. El Segundo-based Fuhu, a developer of tablets and apps for kids, tops this year's rankings with growth of 42,148%, with FederalConference.com, The HCI Group, Bridger and DataXu rounding out the top five. Other local companies in the top 100 include San Francisco-based AdRoll (No. 13), Cupertino-based BlueKai (No. 21), Redwood City-based Silver Spring Networks (No. 46), Newark-based Lead5 Media (No. 58), South San Francisco-based Crescendo Bioscience (No. 68), San Francisco-based ReTargeter (No. 69), Redwood City-based Rocket Fuel (No. 73), San Rafael-based Evolving Wisdom (No. 84) and San Francisco-based Build Group (No. 94). The complete list is at the link below.

o Mountain view-Based Collegefeed Lands $1.8 Million in Seed Funding

Mountain View, Calif. -- Collegefeed, the Mountain View-based developer of an online platform designed to help students and recent graduates land their dream jobs, said on Tuesday it has raised $1.8 million in a round of seed funding, led by Accel Partners. Mark Stevens of S-Cubed Capital and several Silicon Valley angels also participated. Collegefeed's platform analyzes a job-seeker's resume, interests and skills, then automatically matches them to employers in their system. Employers, conversely, use the platform to brand themselves more effectively to students and find candidates for entry-level positions. said Sanjeev Agrawal, the co-founder and CEO of Collegefeed, said the new funding will let the company "offer our users and employers many exciting new features and functionality in the coming months."

o Mountain View-Based Google Names 2013 eCities

Mountain View, Calif. -- Internet giant Google on Tuesday named its 2013 eCities, which are designed to recognize the strongest online business community in each state. The Mountain View-based company teamed with independent research firm Ipsos to determine the winners, considering factors such as the likelihood of small businesses to have a website, use a blog, promote themselves on a social network, sell goods directly from their webpages and establish a mobile-friendly website. Carlsbad was given the nod in California. A complete list of the 50 state winners is available at the link below.

o Survey: Mobile App Buyers Most Concerned About Bugs and Crashes

Mountain View, Calif. -- Seventy-seven percent of consumers who have purchased mobile apps have concerns that potentially would prevent them from buying an app, according to a new survey commissioned by Mountain View-based Soasta. Chief among the concerns of the more than 3,000 American adults surveyed are bugs (58%), crashes (57%), performance (48%), speed (32%) and apps that don't respond to gestures or swipes (30%). Men were more likely than women and younger adults more likely than older adults to express apprehensions when purchasing a mobile app.

o Briefly Noted:

(San Francisco) San Francisco-based Cloudmark, a developer of messaging security software for communications service providers, on Tuesday named George Riedel and Janet Perna to its board of directors. Perna previously was the general manager of information management solutions for the IBM Software Group, while Riedel most recently was the president of business units and chief security officer of Nortel Networks.

(South San Francisco) South San Francisco-based First Databank (FDB), a developer of clinical drug information tools, said on Tuesday it has acquired Seattle-based healthcare IT firm Design Clinicals, a developer of medication reconciliation software. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Design Clinicals' products, including its flagship MedsTracker software, are now available through FDB.

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> Bay Angels Presents: Real Money Gaming

A panel of industry experts will discuss opportunities arising at the convergence of Social, Mobile, and Real Money Gaming (RMG). Our panel will explore how social and mobile game companies are impacting the real money space and how these companies can bring their RMG products successfully to markets around the world. The panel will be followed by "pitches" from several early stage companies, including CashBet. If you are interested in presenting, contact roger@bayangels.com If you are interested in attending register at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7903320043 When: 5:30 PM August 27th. Where: SOMA office of Wilson Sonsini, 130 Townsend St, San Francisco. Questions: Contact Roger King, CEO, ChiefPeople 415-339-8544. Sponsored by: www.chiefpeople.com Potential investors and members of the gaming community are encouraged to attend.

> Free Webinar from Smartlogic: Secure Your Documents in SharePoint

SharePoint experts Charlie Holland from Summit 7 Systems and Patrick Fleming, Smartlogic, will host a free 30-minute webinar on August 28th at 12pm EDT. In this session, they will discuss how to identify and secure sensitive information, control workflow processes, enforce governance policies, and make the most of the eDiscovery Center in your SharePoint environment. This session will explain how Semaphore works with SharePoint's information architecture policies to apply rules to documents that will help you govern how these documents are handled. Some may be moved to secure folders or kept from entering the SharePoint environment entirely based on, for example: personally identifiable information, protected health information, or commercially sensitive production information. You can also apply a retention period to a set of documents based on what it is about. Hear about this and more from our experts on August 28th. www.tiny.cc/SharePointWebinar Send inquries to Kelly.McDermott@smartlogic.com

> IDF13 San Francisco

Intel Developers Forum 2013: 40 billion connected devices by 2020. Which ones will run your software? Take a fresh look at attending IDF13 San Francisco, Sept. 10-12. Software developers can expect to see more software, a focus on mobile and a preview of cross-platform technologies. With more than 45 software sessions, hands-on labs and poster chats planned across multiple OS development, open innovation, big data, services, security and more. For developers, attend the full 3-day conference at a special discount rate of $995 until Aug. 6. For Bay Area Tech Wire subscribers, first time attendees experience IDF13 with a free Day Pass using code CDYBATW (availability is limited), Register now! https://secure.idfregistration.com/IDF2013/

> The Debate on Public and Private Data Now Available Online

Now available online! Listen in to the insightful and entertaining panel of legal and IT experts who debated issues of privacy and big data recently in Menlo Park. Hosted by Concord Law School. Moderated by NYU Professor Arthur Miller, the panelists included: Joseph Alhadeff, Chief Privacy Strategist/VP Global Public Policy, Oracle; Ian Ballon, Greenberg Traurig, Executive Director Stanford Law's Center for E-Commerce; Johannes Ernst, Cloudstore; Thomas Feledy, Lieutenant, SF Police Department; Françoise Gilbert, Founder/Managing Director of the IT Law Group; Ann Geyer, Managing Director of Tunitas Group; Matthew Miller, Managing Director, Walden Venture Capital; and Mark Weinstein of Sgrouples.com. The video is available at www.ConcordDebate.com

> Airport CIO/ITT Director

With a $4.1 billion 10-year Capital Improvement Plan, SFO is building for the future! The Airport CIO/ITT Director will support this aggressive CIP to ensure SFO continues its commitment to setting the standard for the industry and continues to elevate the air travel experience at SFO. The Airport CIO/ITT Director oversees the Airport’s ITT Section consisting of over 65 employees involved in delivering and maintaining complex information and telecommunications networks/systems to over 2,000 users. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com Salary range is $143,832 - $183,586 plus benefits. E-mail resume, cover letter, and salary history by August 9, 2013. Confidential inquiries encouraged to Heather Renschler at (916) 630-4900. Send resumes to apply@ralphandersen.com

> Mobile Commerce World

Mobile Commerce World is for retail and enterprise executives charged with developing their company’s mobile commerce strategy. Mobile Commerce World brings together the mobile commerce ecosystem, including marketers, retailers, mobile app developers, software and service providers, integrators, security providers, operators, business strategists and leading companies. The 3 day conference program offers more than 50 sessions, 120+ experts, along with an exhibit of leading solution providers, all focused on educating the next generation of retailers and businesses who are developing their mobile commerce strategy. Register today for a free expo pass at http://www.mcommworld.com/sanfrancisco/?sourceCode=WEMCW13111

> Patent Applications Drafted

I am a registered patent attorney with over 20 years experience. I charge a flat fee of $3600.00 (excluding all government filing and drafting fees) to prepare a utility patent application for filing with the US Patent & Trademark Office. I work in both mechanical and electrical areas. Sample patents drafted include: 6,134,944; 6,158,244; 6,225,635; 6,226,346; 6,417,754; 6,490,469; 6,515,737; and 6,850,920. I am located in San Jose near the airport. Send inquiries to prestonianpatents@gmail.com

> Research Leader – Collaboration and Communications

Current Analysis is a provider of competitive intelligence, market analysis products, and advisory services to Fortune 100 Telecom Service Providers and IT Software and Service Vendors. We currently seek a Research Leader to work in our Collaboration and Communications group. Qualified candidates should have a thorough understanding of the collaboration and communications marketplace as well as technical knowledge of and/or expertise with unified communications, PBX systems, hosted telephony platforms, presence and chat, voice and video conferencing, and tele-presence solutions. The Research Leader will deliver intelligence and analysis to our clients and gives end-users insight into the strengths and weaknesses of competing vendors and their offerings; Proactively track and analyze the collaboration and communications marketplace; Attend industry trade shows, analyst conference, webinars and vendor briefings; Present research findings in both live and online events. To apply for this position send your resume to: hr@currentanalysis.com or fax at: 703.421.3077

> Director of Business Development

Join a growing commercial software company! Be a leader in helping organizations adopt innovative business management software, both in the cloud and self-hosted! Unanet Project Portfolio comprises a complete Professional Services Automation (PSA) solution with Budgeting & Forecasting, Resource Planning & Skills Management, Timesheet and Expense Management, Billing and Revenue Recognition, Project Management & Reporting and Teamwork Collaboration capabilities in software solution. Unanet Project Portfolio is a web-based solution that delivers real-time performance management and project accounting for our customers’ projects and people. To learn more about the Director of Business Development position, please visit www.unanet.com Send resumes to careers@unanet.com

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