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.
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
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>>.
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 Sees $1.9 Billion In Q1 Deals, Biggest Since Dot Com Boom
APRIL 17, 2015
Southern California saw a staggering $1.9 New England was right behind Southern California, with $1.4 invested.
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.
Lets Save The Water…With A Hackathon! | rhubarb studios Water Hack
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 29, 2015
rhubarb studios is located in Downtown Los Angeles (DTLA), an emerging regional hub for technology start-ups in Southern California.
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
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.
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 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 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 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>>.
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.
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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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.
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 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. According to the report, there are 44 U.S.,
Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
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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.
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
So what does this all mean for accelerators and entrepreneurs? But, how successful have they been? We''ve analyzed our database of angel and.
Tesla Motors to Build 20MW Battery Storage Facility for SoCal Edison
L.A. Business Journal
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Southern California Edison has selected Tesla Motors Inc. to build a 20-megawatt battery storage facility in Mira Loma for an undisclosed amount
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
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. Southern California's biggest investment sectors in the quarter were. raised for the quarter.
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>>.
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?
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.
Where to Find Venture Funding in Southern California
From the Venture Trenches
MARCH 29, 2013
SoCal Tech. Here is a list of useful resources to help you in your search: News & Resources. Angel List. Networking, Events & Community.
Event Honors Sky Dayton, Identifies SoCal's Tech and Innovation Leaders
JANUARY 29, 2013
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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 orbiteraREAD MORE>>.
Google Boosts Wind Project For SoCal
APRIL 18, 2011
Search engine giant Google is making another, big investment in an energy project benefiting Southern California. The firm said this morning that it is investing $100M in a new wind farm in Oregon, which will be supplying Southern California Edison with 845MW of renewable energy. google wind southern california oregon
Handful of Southern California Investors In Top Twitter Investor List
AUGUST 2, 2012
READ MORE>>. technology investors peekanalytics venture capital popularity twitter
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.
Southern California Tech Central
MARCH 31, 2009
The Technology Council of Southern California and TechEmpower are happy to announce the launch 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.