TechZulu and CAPLINKED are teaming up to putting together an amazing panel for all the startups and entrepreneurs out there. And if you just so happen to not be in town or are not from Southern California no worries.

In this episode of TechZulu live we had special guest Gerry Campbell CEO of Collecta. Collecta delivers real-time streaming news, via widgets, APIs and its Site Search Platform. It gives you a real time stream about what is happening right now at this very moment on the internet.

In this episode of TechZulu Live we had special guest William Chow of Mobolize. Mobolize is a software solution that allows you to make your enterprise web applications like Microsoft SharePoint always responsive to the end user. Their goal is to make enterprise web applications responsive, available and reliable.

TechZulu has covered Launchpad LA before they opened their doors to entrepreneurs looking for mentorship in the Los Angeles area. However, they do not allow just anyone to be part of Launchpad.

Blackboard Inc. announced today that it will be acquiring both Elluminate Inc. and Wimba Inc. Elluminate and Wimba offer advanced virtual classroom technology that allows education institutions to hold synchronous live courses over the Web, including audio, video, white board and social learning capabilities.

Back in January of 2008 we learned that Amazon invested $4MM in the close out site Woot. Today Woot announced that they will be acquired by Amazon and become independent subsidiary of Amazon. According to Woot:

Tubefilter is an awesome local Southern California start-up company to get all of your web TV news from and now with the acquisition of Tilzy.TV we can look forward to even more great content.  Congrats to the team and their expansion.  Below is the press release with all the deets: LOS ANGELES, CA (October 19,…continue reading.

Your favorite “Happy Time NO Business Cards” man Francisco Dao is taking the bull by the horns and taking charge.  Twiistup has just been snatched up by an undisclosed private investor. Cash Infusion to Fuel Expansion Los Angeles, CA – May 5, 2009 – Twiistup, Southern California’s premier event, showcasing innovation from the worlds of…continue reading.

Guest post by Christian Gammill of Traction Matters Note:  these are just my quick thoughts on the acquisition. First and foremost, congrats to the team at Social|Median for getting acquired by Xing.  I’ve been watching them grow (its been less than a year!) and am impressed on how regularly and rapidly they iterated new features…continue reading.

Our mission at TechZulu is to create a community platform for technology and media companies in Southern California. We believe that one of the most critical parts in achieving that goal is to provide up-to-date information on the funding environment. We are pleased to announce that TechZulu has partnered with VentureDeal. VentureDeal is a venture…continue reading.