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Southern California Linked IPOs Grow

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The number of Southern California related initial public offerings is growing steadily upwards, as Gevo --originally started in Pasadena, and based on technology out of Caltech and UCLA--hit the market this morning. Other recent IPOs with Southern California roots include Inphi Corp.

NewEgg Pulls IPO

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City of Industry-based online electronics retailer NewEgg has pulled its IPO, the firm said in a filing with the SEC late Friday.

Southern California Firms Queue Up For The Public Market

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The long list of Southern California high tech companies lined up for the public markets just got a little longer this morning, with the addition of Inphi Corp. The high level of IPO activity--if those firms manage to make it to market--would make this year one of the most active IPO years here since the dot com bust.

NewEgg Takes On Amazon Prime

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City of Industry-based NewEgg , the unsung, billion dollar e-commerce giant which is among the largest online businesses in Southern California, is taking on Amazon Prime with a new program it launched this morning-- NewEgg Premier. READ MORE>>. newegg amazon prime premier shipping subscription

SoCal Racks Up Another Successful IPO

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Southern California appears to be on a IPO roll this month, with the pricing of Monrovia-based Green Dot 's IPO last night and expected trading today, following the successful IPO of Beverly Hills-based RealD last Friday. Tags: southern california merger acquisition gdot reald

Port Logistics Group Buys Two SoCal Firms

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Venture funded Port Logistics Group, a new rollup focused on the transportation, logistics, and distribution industry, said today that it has acquired Rancho Dominguez-based Transport Express, and City of Industry-based 3rd Party Enterprise/Operon, two logistics providers based in Southern California.

NewEgg Kicks Off Early Holiday Shopping Season

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NewEgg also launched sales on November 1st last year. READ MORE>>. newegg sales holiday black friday november christmas ecommerce

HP Settles With Two SoCal Firms Over Inkjet Imports

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Printer giant HP disclosed this morning that it has settled with two, Southern California importers of inkjet cartridges, as part of a larger investigation by the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) over importation and sale of HP 02-comatible inkjet ink cartridges.

Tech Firm Ties With Dodgers

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headquarters in the City of Industry--which will include both branding of a Dodgers limited-edition PC netbook, plus usage of MSI's PCs throughout the Dodgers operation. Los Angeles, unlike sports teams in San Francisco, San Diego, and Seattle, does not have any high tech sponsors of its sports teams or venues.

Internet Brands Brisco: Deal Will Allow More Focus On Long Term Growth

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Los Angeles-based Internet Brands , which operates a suite of online, advertising driven websites across a wide range of verticals, said Monday that it would go private in a $640M, private equity deal, bucking the trend of Southern California companies filing to get to the public markets. READ MORE>>.

NewEgg Loses CEO

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The firm said that Foudner and Chairman Fred Chang resumes his role as CEO of Newegg, with S.C. No reason for the executive change was given.

Newegg Sees Sales Record

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City of Industry-based Newegg, which sells electronics and related items, said that Black Friday was the firm's biggest sales day, ever.

And Then There Were Three: RealD Hits Markets Today

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With the IPO of Los Angeles-based RealD , which starts trading this morning on the NYSE as RLD, Southern California now has three successful IPOs on record. shares of its common stock. RealD joins Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal and Carlsbad-based MaxLinear among the list of local firms with a successful IPO this year.

ReachLocal Up 15 Percent After IPO

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The firm sold 4,166,667 shares of stock at $13.00 per share, after pricing below its initial offering range on Wednesday evening, and had traded as high as $15.26 Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the Internet content publishing run by Richard Rosenblatt, also is widely expected to be in the process of filing for an IPO. READ MORE>>.