Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
Southern California is often criticized for having too many startups which only revolve around brand, celebrity, ecommerce, and. Factual.
Southern California Companies Raise $2.49 Billion In VC In Q2
JULY 15, 2016
Southern California companies raised $2.49 The big numbers were directly impacted by several large fundings in Southern California--most notably, a giant, $1.27 Southern California represented almost half of the top fundraising rounds for Q2 nationally. billion round for Venice based Snapchat.
Southern California Companies Raise $1.46B In VC In Q3 2015
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Southern California has seen another, big venture capital investment quarter, with companies raising $1.46 raised in 15 companies.
Forbes Midas List Gives Cold Shoulder To SoCal VCs
MARCH 26, 2014
The latest annual ranking of venture capitalists by Forbes has given a cold shoulder to Southern California venture capitalists.
5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California
AUGUST 28, 2012
5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California. MYTH 1: SoCal’s nothing but beaches, Housewives, and Mickey Mouse.
Southern California Venture Deals Hit $683.7M in Q4 2012
JANUARY 17, 2013
was invested across Southern California in Q4 of 2012. The funding brings Southern California's total 2012 investments to $3.2
Accelerator Crazy In Southern California
OCTOBER 20, 2011
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 Raise $762.88M in Q1
APRIL 21, 2014
was invested in the region; it was also an increase from Q4 of 2013, when $611.48M was invested in Southern California as a whole.
Southern California Sees Boom In Venture Investments In Q4
JANUARY 19, 2016
That's definitely not the case in Southern California, which saw a massive, $1.3 Southern California bucked the national trend, where venture investing dollars were down 32 percent in Q4 compared with Q3. survey capital venture 2015 investors investment moneytree california southernThe $1.3 in San Diego.
TrueCar Jumps In IPO As Socal Tech Exits Continue
MAY 16, 2014
The company--the second technology company to have an IPO this year from Southern California--was trading around $10.47 truecar southern california technology exit merger acquisition true per share, up around 16 percent over its pricing at $9.00 per share late last night. READ MORE>>.
Southern California Firms Get $694M In Q3 2012 Venture Funding
OCTOBER 19, 2012
The MoneyTree report--which is compiled with data from Thomson Reuters--found that so far in 2012, $2.5 was raised. raised. in investments.
Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA
NOVEMBER 9, 2012
Who are the top tech companies to work for in Los Angeles? Despite a huge number of companies, we found there are a number which. OpenX.
Southern California VC Totals Drop To $810.5M In Q1
APRIL 14, 2016
Southern California startups raised $810.5M Southern California venture totals were down significantly from the $1.38
Entrepreneur's Brilliant Companies List Pinpoint SoCal Startups
AUGUST 6, 2012
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Honest Company Signs On To White House Effort On Equal Pay
DECEMBER 8, 2016
Los Angeles-based Honest Company is one of 44 companies who are backing an effort this week by the current White House, to bolster equal pay efforts in the United States. The Honest Company appeared to be the only, Southern California technology company on the list to join the effort. READ MORE>>.
Sixty-four Southern California Firms On Technology Fast 500
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
Earlier this week, Deloitte released its latest list of the top 500 growing technology companies, in its 2012 Technology Fast 500. list. Mogul.
Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4
JANUARY 16, 2015
The numbers in Southern California were significantly helped by two, mega-funding deals in Los Angeles, including $485.6M READ MORE>>.
Report: Unilever Eyes The Honest Company
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Is another, Los Angeles consumer startup-- The Honest Company --about to be acquired by Unilever ? An unconfirmed report Thursday afternoon, from TechCrunch, says that Unilever is in early talks to acquire the company, founded by Jessica Alba and SoCal serial entrepreneur Brian Lee. READ MORE>>.
Southern California Companies Have Healthy Showing In Deloitte Fast 500
NOVEMBER 13, 2013
Of those 500, there were at least 60 Southern California companies in the rankings. READ MORE>>.
SoCal Firms Still Lined Up For IPOs
APRIL 20, 2011
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.
Southern California Startups Raise $761.12M in Q2 2014
JULY 17, 2014
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>>.
Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
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A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
This weekend marks the 12th consecutive Southern California Linux Expo, SCaLE12x. I remember being worried no one would show up.
Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013
APRIL 12, 2013
For our first list, we tallied the venture capital raised by portfolio companies of. companies in the last year. Our analysis.
Three SoCal Startups That Beat Snapchat To $100M In Revenues
FEBRUARY 26, 2016
Venice-based Snapchat might be the darling of the technology startup scene, but there are at least three, privately held startups--and maybe, more--in Southern California who recently passed $100M in revenues, according to a look through recent announcements. READ MORE>>.
CTO Equity and Compensation at Venture Backed Companies
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
The data is a bit tough to deal with via a post, so I've shared it two ways: You can find a PDF with some analysis at: CTO Equity Compensation PDF.
SoCal Gets $739M In Venture Capital In Q2
JULY 19, 2011
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. billion going into 275 companies in the quarter. raised for the quarter. Los Angeles had $222.5M
Three Southern California Firms Get EETimes Focus
OCTOBER 10, 2012
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The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part I
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Representative companies: Look.io, Getbonkers, Invested.in, Tidepool, Stacksocial. Representative companies: Funding: No. Funding: Yes.
Job Fairs Back, As SoCal Technology Firms Ramp Hiring
JULY 6, 2011
In a sign that demand for employees from Southern California technology firms is on the rise, two, separate announcements Wednesday from local companies indicates that hiring demand at local companies is up, and companies are again scrambling to fill positions.
Metacloud, Eucalyptus, Inktank: SoCal Startups Now Powering The Cloud
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Based on a trio of recent, cloud technology acquisitions by major, Silicon Valley technology powerhouses, that would be Southern California. The three startups are among the many, technology-centric startups in Southern California who, for the most part, have been far less visible than sexier consumer Internet and media companies here.
Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California
MARCH 12, 2014
Here are four startup founders, who are among the hottest companies in the technology world, who got their start in Southern California.
Southern California's Top 10 Most Popular Tech Stories Of The Year
DECEMBER 31, 2012
What was Southern California's technology community most interested in 2012? companies. As part of our. venture capital exits in.
Southern California Linked IPOs Grow
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
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. Gevo is just the latest in a surge of companies hitting the public markets which have Southern California links.
Southern California Firms Raise $738M In Q4 2011
JANUARY 19, 2012
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 in venture funding.
Southern California's Billion Dollar Startup Trio: SpaceX, Snapchat, Beats
JANUARY 27, 2014
A recent analysis by the Wall Street Journal uncovers a surprising number of Southern California startups in the billion dollar valuation -- led by Hawthorne-based SpaceX , with a $4.8 Along with SpaceX, Southern California includes Snapchat ($2.0 Think Silicon Valley has a lock on billion dollar startups? billion).
Enterprise Software Is Back: SoCal Sees Surge In Software Deals
JANUARY 28, 2014
Think Southern California''s tech industry is all about fashion, Hollywood, and content? for its cloud-based medical offices software.
SoCal Investors Score With Klout Acquisition
MARCH 27, 2014
A number of Southern California angel investors, and one of its venture firms, have scored an exit over at social media influence measurement startup Klout , as the San Francsco company said Thursday that it is being acquired by Lithium Technologies. The deal is reportedly worth $200M. READ MORE>>.
SPONSOR POST: Southern California Technology Firms Are Hiring
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
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SoCal Sees Summertime Surge In Exits
AUGUST 10, 2016
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 orbitera