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.
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 $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.
5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California
AUGUST 28, 2012
things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California. MYTH 1: SoCal’s nothing but beaches, Housewives, and Mickey Mouse.
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.
Southern California Venture Deals Hit $683.7M in Q4 2012
JANUARY 17, 2013
raised by companies in Q4 of 2011, and less than the $701.18M raised by companies in the region in Q3 of 2012. or the year, $26.5
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
tally investment survey nvca moneytree capital venture california southern Carlsbad-based Luxtera raised $37.38M in its funding round.
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 READ MORE>>.
Southern California VC Totals Drop To $810.5M In Q1
APRIL 14, 2016
Southern California venture totals were down significantly from the $1.38 billion raised in Q4, and even lower than Q1 of 2015, when $2.01
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. remember being worried no one would show up. all night.
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 per share, up around 16 percent over its pricing at $9.00 per share late last night. truecar southern california technology exit merger acquisition true READ MORE>>.
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 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 raised. Image courtesy Bigstock.
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.
Entrepreneur's Brilliant Companies List Pinpoint SoCal Startups
AUGUST 6, 2012
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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. Gorman, Ph.D.
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>>.
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>>.
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>>.
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.
Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
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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>>.
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.
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.
Three Southern California Firms Get EETimes Focus
OCTOBER 10, 2012
eetimes southern california startup electronics semiconductor transphorm rfaxis epccEfficient Power Conversion Corp. READ MORE>>.
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.
Software Development Companies in Southern California
OCTOBER 7, 2009
As part of doing that, I've had the opportunity to interact with a wide variety of different chief technical officers from different kinds of companies over those years. This is a private group of CTOs who are responsible for software development within their companies. Yes, there are some events around particular technologies.
Southern California Tech Central
APRIL 1, 2009
I am excited to be participating in and announcing the of: Southern California Tech Central This is a community of people in Southern California who have come together to help find and organize the best content from blogs, news sources and other web sites all around technology in So Cal.
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>>.
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.
Los Angeles Startup Community
MAY 17, 2011
So, I promised I would create this post to help point them in the right direction. LA Tech Survival Guide A Tale of Two Tech Cities – Silicon Valley vs. Los Angeles Guide to the LA Startup Community Why You Should Start a Company in. I'd also recommend you subscribe to So Cal Tech Central.
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
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.
Moving Analytics | Sitting Kills, Moving Heals
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 22, 2014
SoCal startup Moving Analytics is tackling this global problem. So should we be standing up right now? HV: Ideally we would be walking.
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
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's Billion Dollar Startup Trio: SpaceX, Snapchat, Beats
JANUARY 27, 2014
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).
Here's Who Is Funding Companies In Southern California Today
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
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. Looking for more insights into the venture deal flow here in Southern California?