SOURCE: Technology Council of Southern California

October 12, 2009 14:50 ET

Technology Council of Southern California Names RightSignature "Best of Show" at VentureNet™ 2009

Fourteenth Annual Capital Conference Attracts Nearly 350 Investors and Senior Executives From the Region's Leading Technology Companies

TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwire - October 12, 2009) - The Technology Council of Southern California,, today announced that RightSignature ( was voted "Best of Show" at VentureNet™ 2009, the region's premier capital conference for technology companies. RightSignature received top honors following in-depth presentations by 13 of the most promising new technology companies in the region.

The Best of Show award was voted on by a select group of investors, who reviewed each company against criteria, including:

--  Innovative product or service
--  Compelling value proposition
--  Best presentation

"VentureNet™ 2009 featured thirteen tremendous presentations from many second and third time smart, savvy Southern California technology entrepreneurs. Daryl Bernstein's marketing expertise showed in his presentation, which should give RightSignature competitive advantage in the market as they try and 'out execute' some larger well funded players already in their space," said Jeff Cohn, screening chairman, Technology Council of Southern California.

Based in Santa Barbara, Calif., RightSignature provides the simplest, most efficient way to get documents signed by bringing the process online via the software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. Every day, Web workers, small businesses, corporations, and non-profits around the world use RightSignature to create robust digital documents, ensuring the signature process is secure, compliant and seamless for users.

Santa Monica-based True Car came in a close second place and the eleven other Southern California-based companies that presented were as follows:

--  Affordit, (, Santa Monica
--  Cogi, Inc., (, Santa Barbara
--  Cyber-Rain, (, Westlake Village
--  Expense Bay, (, Santa Monica
--  FlipGloss Media, Inc., (, Santa Monica
--  SharesPost, (, Santa Monica
--  Social Approach, (, Santa Monica
--  TrueCar, (, Santa Monica
--  Viewdle, (, Santa Monica
--  YouMail, (, Aliso Viejo
--  ZadSpace, (, El Segundo

VentureNet™ 2009, held at The Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel in Costa Mesa, Calif., was once again a sellout touting 347 registrants, 13 capital presenters, 38 exhibitors, 56 investors and 12 speakers in attendance. Kelly Perdew, CEO of Rotohog and Zorik Gordon, CEO of ReachLocal provided the opening and closing keynotes respectively.

Presented by the Technology Council of Southern California, sponsors included Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, Deloitte & Touche, Corent Technology, Inc., Arcade Media, and Ruder Finn, Inc.

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The Technology Council of Southern California is the premier forum for the region's technology leaders, providing events, connections, information and resources to help technology companies succeed. From recognizing excellence in innovation through its annual awards event to providing access to funding through VentureNet, the Technology Council supports companies throughout their entire corporate lifecycles. Founded in 1991 as the Software Council of Southern California, the Technology Council has an 18-year history of supporting technology companies across the region. For more information visit

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