Back to school: 4 Southern California college incubators you should know
Built In Los Angeles
JULY 14, 2016
Series: Accelerators & Incubators. We took a look at a few colleges in the LA area with innovative tech incubators. read more
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.
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. READ MORE>>.
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.
Announcing the 2014 socalTECH 50: Southern California's Ones To Watch
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
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.
Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
We''re proud to announce the Socaltech 50 , our list of the 50, up-and-coming people in Southern California''s technology ecosystem.
Southern California Startups Raise More Than $598.4M In VC In Q4
JANUARY 17, 2014
billion was invested across Southern California''s technology industry. There were 84 venture capital deals for the quarter. For Q4, $8.4
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 orbiteraREAD MORE>>.
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 There has now been $4.93
Southern California Venture Deals Hit $683.7M in Q4 2012
JANUARY 17, 2013
The funding brings Southern California's total 2012 investments to $3.2 That total was less than the $859.6M billion in venture capital.
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.
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>>.
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 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
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 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>>.
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>>.
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.
Sixty-four Southern California Firms On Technology Fast 500
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
very healthy list of Southern California companies made the list, with a total of 64 companies in the region ranked in the list. Mogul.
Map: Southern California Hotbed Of Kickstarter Activity
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
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.
Google Invests $103M In Southern California Solar Project
OCTOBER 11, 2013
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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>>.
Event Honors Sky Dayton, Identifies SoCal's Tech and Innovation Leaders
JANUARY 29, 2013
southern california startups entrepreneurs csqmag event awardWho are the top technology and innovations leaders? READ MORE>>.
Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013
APRIL 12, 2013
So what does this all mean for accelerators and entrepreneurs? But, how successful have they been? We''ve analyzed our database of angel and.
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>>.
Three Southern California Firms Get EETimes Focus
OCTOBER 10, 2012
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SoCal Takes Top Two Spots In Instagram Tags
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Southern California looks to be the top location for Instagram tags, based on a ranking of tags on the app released this week. southern california instagram sharing tags hashtag rank mobile 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. According to the report, there are 44 U.S.,
Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
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Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors
FEBRUARY 1, 2013
Among other things, Golomb invented polyominoes, which inspired the game Tetris. READ MORE>>.
Los Angeles Startup Events
MAY 22, 2012
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. So, if you happen to read this and want to meet me, just reach out directly.
Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California
OCTOBER 6, 2009
He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. And here's where you can find more events: SoCalTech Calendar – A great aggregation of events around Southern California that has been pulled together for years by Ben Kuo. Great post by John Shiple.
Five Startups Revolutionizing Music, In Southern California
JANUARY 9, 2013
We've compiled a list of five of the startups that are revolutionizing some part of music, based here in Southern California. Chromatik.
The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part I
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
However, with the proliferation of incubators, the difficulty in figuring out. Part I: The Accelerator Programs. What is an accelerator program?
Venture Capitalists Invest $493.2M In Southern California In Q1
APRIL 14, 2011
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
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 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.
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).
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? The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and.