Idealab Boosts Team

Pasadena-based Idealab, the startup business incubator founded by Bill Gross, announced this morning that it has added Andy Steuer to its team. The firm said Steuer will work on new company creation, particularly in the new mobile applications area. Steuer was most recently CEO of MerchEngines, which he founded in 2005; he also has served at MusicNet (acquired by Real Networks), CNET (acquired by CBS), Infoseek (acquired by Disney), (acquired by NBC), and ZeroDegrees (acquired by IAC). He also was an investor in angel fund Andojo.