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Map: Southern California Hotbed Of Kickstarter Activity

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A new mashup map of activity on crowdfunding site Kickstarter shows that Southern California is apparently one of the hotbeds of activity on the site.

Southern California Sees $1.9 Billion In Q1 Deals, Biggest Since Dot Com Boom

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Southern California saw a staggering $1.9 New England was right behind Southern California, with $1.4 invested.

Announcing the 2014 socalTECH 50: Southern California's Ones To Watch

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This is our second year of creating our list of the top 50 people to watch in Southern California''s technology industry, and it was NOT an easy task.

Southern California Companies Raise $1.46B In VC In Q3 2015

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Southern California has seen another, big venture capital investment quarter, with companies raising $1.46 There has now been $4.93

Southern California Startups Raise More Than $598.4M In VC In Q4

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billion was invested across Southern California''s technology industry. There were 84 venture capital deals for the quarter. For Q4, $8.4

Southern California Firms Raise $762.88M in Q1

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tally investment survey nvca moneytree capital venture california southern Carlsbad-based Luxtera raised $37.38M in its funding round.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? K5Launch , which was announced yesterday, is headed up by Amir Banafatemi, Ray Chan, David Cheng, and Kai Tao, four Southern California angel investors. It looks to be startup accelerators.

Southern California Firms Get $694M In Q3 2012 Venture Funding

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The MoneyTree report--which is compiled with data from Thomson Reuters--found that so far in 2012, $2.5 raised. Image courtesy Bigstock.

Sixty-four Southern California Firms On Technology Fast 500

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very healthy list of Southern California companies made the list, with a total of 64 companies in the region ranked in the list. Mogul.

Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4

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The numbers in Southern California were significantly helped by two, mega-funding deals in Los Angeles, including $485.6M READ MORE>>.

SoCal Firms Still Lined Up For IPOs

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10 of the 44 venture-backed companies currently filed to go public are from Southern California, according to an analysis today from the Wall Street Journal. venture-backed companies currently filed for an IPO, with 10 from Southern California and 13 from Silicon Valley. According to the report, there are 44 U.S.,

Southern California Startups Raise $761.12M in Q2 2014

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The latest venture capital totals from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association''s MoneyTree Report was released this evening, tallying up $761.12M in investments in Q2 of 2014 in Southern California, up from Q2 of 2013, when $616.83M was invested in the region. Nationally, there was $13.0 READ MORE>>.

Los Angeles Startup Events

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I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.

Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013

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So what does this all mean for accelerators and entrepreneurs? But, how successful have they been? We''ve analyzed our database of angel and.

Venture Capitalists Invest $493.2M In Southern California In Q1

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The latest venture capital numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters, was released tonight, showing that Southern California had $493.2M in investments in Q1 of the year, across 54 deals. Investments were down from $625.4M

SoCal Gets $739M In Venture Capital In Q2

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Southern California companies raised $739M in venture capital in Q2 of 2011, according to the latest numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) based on data from Thomson Reuters. Southern California's biggest investment sectors in the quarter were. raised for the quarter.

Moving Analytics | Sitting Kills, Moving Heals

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SoCal startup Moving Analytics is tackling this global problem.  So should we be standing up right now? HV:  Ideally we would be walking.

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Insights: Attracting Tech Talent to SoCal: It's Not as Hard as You Think

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Think it''s tough to attract talent from the Bay Area to Southern California? READ MORE

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SoCal Sees Summertime Surge In Exits

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In what looks to be an unprecedented surge in high profile, high value exits for high tech companies in Southern California, there have now been six big exits in the region over the last month worth over $100M. southern california merger acquisition dollarshave vizio nervana touchcommerce aurrion orbiteraREAD MORE>>.

Southern California Firms Raise $738M In Q4 2011

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The latest numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture capital Association MoneyTree survey, which is based on data from Thomson Reuters, tallies $738.34M invested in Southern California in Q4 of 2011. Southern California fundraising matched a similar increase nationally, where $28.4

WSJ Top Startups List: SoCal Matches Silicon Valley On IPOs

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The number of IPOs of companies on the Journal's list from 2011 from Southern California matched the number of IPOs of Silicon Valley companies.

Q2 Venture Funding Drifts Downward In Southern California

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According to the report, which tracks venture capital activity nationwide, there were 89 deals in the quarter, the same as in Q1, but less than the 97 deals in the same quarter of last year. In terms of the venture capital industry in the area, the most active Southern California venture capitalists -- not necessarily the.

Southern California Bucks VC Trend, As Firms Raise $924.13M In Q1

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The latest numbers from the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, The National Venture Capital Association, and Thomson Reuters have tallied up just under a billion dollars in venture capital investments in the Southern California region in Q1 of this year, a very significant uptick from Q2 of 2011.

Software Development Companies in Southern California

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In a recent conversation with a fellow CTO, we lamented about the fact that while there's very active software development and web development going on in Southern California and West Los Angeles, yet there didn't seem to be as much of a community around it. I've helped organize the Los Angeles CTO Forum for almost 10 years.

Venture Capital Totals $603.2M In Southern California In Q3

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Venture capital investments in Southern California for Q3 of 2011 are up from last year, but down from last quarter, according to the latest numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. 2011 california southern capital venturedeals.

Here's Who Is Funding Companies In Southern California Today

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Are you a startup looking to find funding in Southern California? Here are the venture firms who have been most active in SoCal (Santa Babrara - Los Angeles - Orange County - San Diego) in the last twelve months, based on the number of deals: 1. feature analysis kpcb kleiner upfront california southern capital venture

Facebook IPO Hits Markets Today: Will It Spur SoCal IPO Activity?

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As Mountain View-based social networking site Facebook hits the market today, in what is the largest tech initial public offering in history, one question is if it will spur what has, so far, been a lackluster IPO market for Southern California technology firms. In comparison, Facebook's IPO today will raise $18.4 READ MORE>>.

Southern California Venture Investments See Big Drop In Q1

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Venture capital investments saw a sharp drop in Q1 in Southern California, according to the latest venture numbers from the MoneyTree report.

Google To Ramp Hiring In Southern California, Too

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Google declined to say how many people it intends to hire overall in Southern California, saying that the company does not give hiring projections.

Southern California Firms Get $587.0M In Venture Capital In Q2

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However, venture dollars invested were above Q1, when Southern California saw $569.1M in investments across 90 deals. invested.

Southern California Firms Gets $694M In Q3 2012 Venture Funding

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The MoneyTree report--which is compiled with data from Thomson Reuters--found that so far in 2012, $2.5 raised. Image courtesy Bigstock.

Surveying SoCal's M&A Landscape, with David Siemer

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We don''t spend a lot of time there, except that we''re active investors and bankers who are affected by what''s happening in the IPO market.

Tech Coast Angels Among Most Active Angel Groups

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The Tech Coast Angels were among a number of groups who invested the most per deal in the last 12 months. Louis Arch Angels. READ MORE>>.

Southern California Tech Companies Raise $709.8M In Q3

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Lifecrowd, EventUp Team Up

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According to the two, they will showcase "distinctive" Eventup locations with Lifecrowd's activities, through a series of events. READ MORE>>.

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USC Spinouts Raised $148M In Last Two Years, Says University

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Will Facebook's IPO Unbottle Southern California's Pipeline?

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Will the filing of an IPO by Menlo Park-based Facebook unclock the pipeline of would-be Southern Calfornia IPOs? Facebook filed for its IPO Wednesday afternoon, saying that it is looking to raise up to $5 billion, in what is expected to be the biggest IPO since Google. The firm reported net income of $1 billion on revenues of $3.7

Interview with Bong Koh, LifeCrowd

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Earlier this month, Los Angeles-based LifeCrowd (www.lifecrowd.com) unveiled its service to help connect people with real life activities.

Miigle Revisited | A SoCal Startup With a Global Mission

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You can keep yourself updated on the activities of the startup.  Back then, it was just him following his dream. The site is now a lot faster. 

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As Groupon Files For IPO, What SoCal Firms Might Be Next?

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Southern California has had its own share of IPOs over the last year, including Demand Media, Active Network, and Boingo Wireless.