ADP Setting Up Technology Center In Pasadena With 350 Employees
SEPTEMBER 9, 2015
Human resources outsourcing provider ADP is launching a new location in Pasadena, looking to tap into the wealth of technical talent with a new Innovation Center on Lake Avenue. technology center employees growth jobs employment pasadena lakeADP offers up payrolls services and other human resources outsourcing. READ MORE>>.
Pasadena Angels Invest Over $4M in 2014
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MAY 8, 2015
Pasadena Angels for the 3rd consecutive year invested over $4 million in an array of exciting start-up companies. Pasadena, Calif. Since the inception of the Pasadena Angels in 2000, members have invested over $50 million in over 120 companies. Company exit returns were as high as 10X return on initial investment. Ron Cohen.
Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Pasadena has a long history as a center of the technology and innovation world�all the way back to first American experiments with rocket launches in 1936�Southern California's first foray into the rocket business (sorry, SpaceX)--through the Internet boom with Idealab, to today. What else do you think Pasadena needs in the ecosystem?
NASA Launches Space App Hackathon In Pasadena
MARCH 31, 2015
NASA is behind an event coming up in Pasadena on April 11, the International Space Apps Challenge , saying it is looking for participants in a "mass-collaboration" hackathon to develop apps both related to life on earth an in space. nasa space hackathon crosscampus pasadena software exploration READ MORE>>.
Catalyzing Innovation In Pasadena, with Innovate Pasadena
JULY 16, 2013
We caught up with Andy Wilson , who is behind the effort, to hear about why he thinks Pasadena needs its own technology identity.
Making The Pasadena Angels Relevant To Today's Startups, With Terry Kay
MARCH 21, 2014
First off, for those not familiar with the Pasadena Angels, talk about the group? It''s more than money. Strengthening your membership? Thanks!
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. Mogul.
Cross Campus Plans Expansion Into Pasadena
JUNE 18, 2014
According to Cross Campus, it has selected a space in Old Pasadena, which will be around 16,000 square feet and encompass three floors.
Pasadena Angels Back Scientific Equipment Startup
APRIL 25, 2012
The Pasadena Angels have backed developer of protein analysis equipment for the drug discovery and research market, investing $475,000 in a Series B for Wasatch Microfluidics , the group said this week. Wasatch Biofluidics is developing printing technology to deposit biomolecules on biosensor surfaces. READ MORE>>.
NASA JPL, Chevron Tie On Technology Development
JULY 26, 2011
According to JPL, it will assist in demonstration, development, and commercial deployment of technology based on JPL's heritage in space exploration.
Pasadena Angels Fund 1 Invests in Repurpose
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FEBRUARY 24, 2017
Pasadena, California (February 23, 2017) – The Pasadena Angels (PA) today announced the fourth investment from their PA Fund 1 (The Fund). The Pasadena Angels have previously invested $750K in Repurpose. States Anthony Valencia & Terry Kay, Pasadena Angels PA Fund 1 co-chairs. link]. Tweet Tweet.
Idealab Ramps Job Hiring
OCTOBER 3, 2011
In an unusual move for an otherwise dismal job market, Pasadena-based Idealab is joining the ranks of local companies doing aggressive recruiting of technology talent, saying today that it is running a technology job fair next week for its companies. idealab employment angeles pasadena technology talent jobs unemployed
X1 Technologies Names Exec
JANUARY 27, 2011
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Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal
Both Sides of the Table
JULY 10, 2012
Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at Salesforce.com there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And Facebook.
PA Board Member Judges ‘Hack for Pasadena’ Event
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MARCH 28, 2014
Hack for Pasadena winners. Hack for Pasadena winners. Hack for Pasadena winners. Tweet Tweet.
Four Local Firms Make Technology Review List
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
The MIT Technology Review has published its 50 most innovative companies for this year, including at least four Southern California technology firms. Those firms joined such companies as Groupon, Zynga, Facebook, and others in the highlight of innovative technology firms.
Attend Innovate Pasadena?s Connect Week 16
SoCal Tech Calendar
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Sunday, October 16, 2016 -- Attend Innovate Pasadenas Connect Week 16. Attendees have the opportunity to enhance their innovation game and learn more about design trends, local startups, nanotechnology, growth hacking, coding, successful entrepreneurship skills and more at #Connect16. See https://connectpasadena.com/.
University Students Get $200K For Clean Technology Startups
MAY 11, 2012
The effort is part of a larger national effort by the Department of Energy (DOE) to spur businesses in clean technologies from university labs. The group said that the winners with Stanford Nitrogen Group , Greenbiotics , and Xite Solar will split the $200,000 in prize money, and also will gain access to the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator.
Idealab Backs Clean Power Technology Firm
JULY 21, 2011
Pasadena-based Idealab announced today that it has invested in a developer of clean energy generation technology. The firm has invested in Cool Energy , a Boulder, Colorado based developer of Stirling engine technology, used to convert heat energy into power. Financial details of the funding were not announced. READ MORE>>.
Local Techies Unite to Market Pasadena
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MARCH 11, 2014
Read Andrea Chang’s article in the Los Angeles Times how Pasadena techies are uniting to market the city as a thriving technology hub. Blog Business Products and Services General Marketing/Advertising Media and Entertainment News Pasadena Pasadena Angels Startup Companies Startups Tweet Tweet.
Innovate Pasadena Hires First Full Time Staff Member
AUGUST 17, 2015
Innovate Pasadena , the non-profit which is helping to promote the technology industry in Pasadena, said Monday that it has hired on its first, full-time hire. Innovate Pasadena said that Guerrero has more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and event production, and is a Pasadena native. READ MORE>>.
OpenX Expands To Culver City
JUNE 21, 2016
Los Angeles-based advertising technology and ad network operator OpenX is expanding in the Los Angeles area, saying this morning that it has opened up a new, Culver City office. OpenX--which is based in Pasadena--can be a tough commute for those on the west side of Los Angeles, which often is an hour long or more drive in traffic.
X1 Technologies Goes Mobile
OCTOBER 7, 2010
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X1 Technologies Rolls iPad App
JUNE 9, 2011
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Jacobs Buys Cybersecurity Firm The Van Dyke Technology Group
APRIL 13, 2016
Pasadena-based engineering firm Jacobs Engineering Group said Tuesday that it has acquired The Van Dyke Technology Group , a 180-person cybersecurity firm. The Van Dyke Technology Group is based in Maryland, and provides its cybersecurity services for the U.S. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. READ MORE>>.
Pasadena Angels Announces Strongest Funding Numbers in 2015
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FEBRUARY 15, 2016
Pasadena Angels (PA) announced today that our group has invested a total of $5 million in 27 deals in 2015, making it the most successful year in our fifteen year history. PA members have invested over $65 million in over 175 companies since its inception. Tweet Tweet. Company Creation/Operation Finance & Accounting General News
California Technology Ventures Gets Exit An AngioScore
MAY 28, 2014
Pasadena-based venture capital firm California Technology Ventures has scored an exit at one of its portfolio firms, selling cardiac catheter maker AngioScore , to medical device firm Spectranetics. California Technology Ventures has been an investor in AngioScore since at least 2004, as part of the company''s Series B funding.
Vertical Management Systems Acquired By NewSpring Holdings
JANUARY 4, 2017
Pasadena-based Vertical Management Systems , a developer of financial technology and software for managing fiduciary risk, fee transparency, and revenue reconciliation, has been acquired by NewSpring Holdings. vertical management systems newspring holdings financial technology software reconciliation account saas cloud
Pasadena Angels Portfolio Company Wasatch Microfluidics Completes Capital Raise
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JULY 2, 2014
Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 – The Pasadena Angels and Wasatch Microfluidics today announced that Wasatch had closed a $2 million funding round from existing investors and Kirk Ririe, founder of BioFire Diagnostics. $2 Million Round Will Power Continued Growth. link]. link]. million in early-stage and seed funding.
Ondax Names Belz To Board
JANUARY 4, 2011
Ondax is a spinoff of the California institute of Technology, and is headed by Randy Heyler. Belz was the lead investor on the funding round.
Ten Of The Top Tech Companies For Employees In LA
NOVEMBER 9, 2012
The firm, based in Pasadena, has dozens of. across its many businesses, and has a surprising number of technology related jobs. OpenX.
X1 Loses Competitor: Google
SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
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White House Targets Tech Training, Jobs In LA With TechHire
MARCH 10, 2015
The White House has named Los Angeles as one of 21 communities around the nation which are part of a new technology job and training effort called TechHire , the administration announced Monday. techhire white house jobs employment california angeles technology recruiting training school education READ MORE>>.
LA Times: Developers see Pasadena as an inland version of Silicon Beach
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DECEMBER 12, 2013
Great article from the Los Angeles Times by Roger Vincent: Entrepreneur David Sacks and Rising Realty have bought three century-old buildings in Old Pasadena and plan to transform them into a hub for tech start-ups. Blog Fundraising General Product/Technology link]. Tweet Tweet.
Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Three local universities, plus a Pasadena-based startup, have received a $360,000 grant to promote student entrepreneurship in clean technology.
Guidance Software Shuffles Executives
JANUARY 15, 2016
Pasadena-based Guidance Sofdtware , the developer of computer forensics and security software, said it has undergone a restructuring of its sales, training, channel and product development efforts. Guidance Software also said it has named Scott Skidmore as its Vice Preisdent, Global Channel Sales. READ MORE>>.
Ondax Raises $2M More
DECEMBER 16, 2010
According to the Pasadena Angels, one of the investors in the firm, the round also included the Tech Coast Angels and un-named venture capital firms.
How You Can Catch A Glimpse Of the Space Shuttle Endeavour Today
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
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Pasadena Angels Invest in a $475,000 Series B Investment in Wasatch Microfluidics
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APRIL 23, 2012
Pasadena, CA – April 23, 2012 –There couldn’t be a better example of putting the unique founding principles of The Pasadena Angels into practice than the story of their investment in Wasatch Microfluidics. We are very proud at the Pasadena Angels to fund this special company in a record time; in less than four weeks.”
Silicon Beach Fest Expands Event Lineup, Sets Keynotes
JUNE 10, 2013
The conference is being run by Kevin Winston, best known for the many local entertainment-meets-technology events under the Digital LA brand.