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August 2, 2000 | KAREN E. KLEIN
Jim Rowan was a senior vice president of SunAmerica Inc. when he left to form a new company that would take the technology developed by Santa Monica-based Stamps.com and apply it to other business models. Rowan formed EncrypTix in November, initially as a Stamps.com subsidiary, and has since raised almost $36 million in investment funding and turned the company into an independent entity.
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August 2, 2000 | KAREN E. KLEIN
Jim Rowan was a senior vice president of SunAmerica Inc. when he left to form a new company that would take the technology developed by Santa Monica-based Stamps.com and apply it to other business models. Rowan formed EncrypTix in November, initially as a Stamps.com subsidiary, and has since raised almost $36 million in investment funding and turned the company into an independent entity.
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November 17, 1999 | From Bloomberg News
Stamps.com Inc. shares rose 35% on Tuesday after the Internet postage company unveiled plans to provide online ticketing and printing services for events, travel and financial services companies. Shares of Stamps.com climbed $18.50 to close at $71.75 on Nasdaq as 3.1 million shares changed hands, almost five times the three-month daily average. Earlier, the shares rose to a record $78.75. The Santa Monica-based company had its initial public stock offering in June at $11. Stamps.
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March 30, 2012 | By Salvador Rodriguez
Things just keep getting worse for Research in Motion, the makers of BlackBerry devices. RIM revealed it lost three of its top leaders and also turned in poor results during the fourth quarter of 2011. Jim Balsillie, one of RIM's co-founders, resigned from the company's board. Leaving with Balsillie are also RIM's chief technology and chief operating officers, David Yach and Jim Rowan. Besides the personnel losses, the company also posted a drop in revenue. RIM brought in $4.2 billion in revenue during the fourth quarter, a 19% drop from its revenue in in the third quarter.
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