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Hello Amazing People!
I am excited to be sending you this email because over the past few months our members have been hard at work making great progress and press headlines.
Daryl Bernstein (CEO) and the RightSignature team has landed Farmers Insurance as a client. Congratulations to them! Read more here on Techcrunch
RightSignature is an innovative software-as-a-service that allows users to sign documents using their mouse. The company’s positioning is “the easiest, fastest way to get documents signed.
Follow the RightSignature team on Twitter @RightSignature
The PhoneHalo team has been getting great press in Mashable, Venture Beat and even won DEMOgod at the Spring 2010 DEMO
Phone Halo is a smartphone app and wireless leash device that prevents loss and misplacement of your valuables.
Follow @PhoneHalo on Twitter.
This is the Ultimate Search Engine for Kids' Classes, Camps & Extracurricular Activities! Now Serving Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo, CA Counties and has been selected to present at the Open Angel Forum this month!
Kidzmet provides advanced search tools help you quickly drill down to the local enrichment classes and camps that fit YOUR child's age and interests, YOUR schedule, and YOUR budget.
Follow @kidzmet on Twitter.
Make It Work
The team over at Make It Work recently inked a deal with Envision Radio Networks which will bring the radio show, now on KSFO, national. Read more about it over here on Noozhawk.
Follow @makeitwork on Twitter
Recently launched SpeedRFP™ (www.SpeedRFP.com) - a new product for creating, submitting and tracking RFPs online. Created and introduced by Elite Meetings International, the innovator in online solutions for the hotel and meeting industries, SpeedRFP is a completely portable and seamless RFP technology that is fully APEX-compliant. Any hotel can download the Community Edition at no charge, and it is free to meeting professionals, from whom it is already drawing enthusiastic support. As it gains in adoption, planner input continues to be gathered to shape SpeedRFP into a game-changer for the meetings industry in the months ahead. Read more about this amazing new innovation.
Follow @EliteMeetings on Twitter
TechEase recently moved into a new location at 3433 State Street and is currently expanding. They are hiring a mid level tech to handle computer and networking repair for homes and small businesses in Santa Barbara. http://twt.tl/hLYIOMO
Follow @TechEase on Twitter
SnackSquare is a local start up that is finding it's place among FourSquare users by allowing users to easily find local deals. Check out more on Mashable.
Snacksquare is a location-based advertising provider that facilitates local businesses automatically delivering SMS text messages to potential customers that check in on their mobile phones near a venue.
Follow @SnackSquare on Twitter
The Grapeseed Company
The Grape Seed Company launched new products: DiVine Eyes™ anti aging eye cream contains the powerful antioxidant rich trio of eyebright, grape seed & acai extracts plus over 85% certified organic and local ingredients. In addition we’ve launched Travel Essentials ~ vinotherapy skin care on the go.
As if Kristin isn't busy enough she is the co-founder of a new venture PersonalCareTruth.com, beauty industry insiders who deliver scientific based safety info on cosmetics. "We value education, research & empowering consumers to make safe choices."
Follow @GrapeseedCo on Twitter
SuiteArrival, where I am the Chief Concierge, has been growing steadily since our last meet up. We have expanded our product offering and been forming partnerships with travel agents, hotels, and event/ wedding planners.
Recent press includes "Best of the web" from PC Mag, "Site we can't live without" by Tekzilla
Suite Arrival provides a travel solution for smart, savvy travelers. We deliver the most popular personal care products right where you need them—in your hotel room. No more hassling with hairspray, transporting your toothpaste, schlepping your shampoo, or toting your toothbrush through airport security.
Follow @suitearrival on Twitter
FoleyPod is now offering Web site design and development services to Santa Barbara businesses. They also help you get your story out into the web.
If you need someone to help handle your corporate paperwork I suggest contacting Formation Solutions. They provide a very thorough, customized entity formation package, going far beyond the initial filing of papers with the Secretary of State.
I am so excited to be part of such an incredible entrepreneurial ecosystem and will announce our next Meetup this week.
I hope to see you all very soon and encourage you to follow each other on Twitter and @startupsb