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At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups

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In San Diego, the Irvine Company provided the entire second floor of its Broadway Street building at no cost for the downtown EvoNexus incubator.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California. MYTH 1: SoCal’s nothing but beaches, Housewives, and Mickey Mouse.

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TroopSwap.com Gets Boost From SoCal Angels, Expands In San Diego

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Washington, DC-based TroopSwap.com , an online site offering daily deals to military families, has scored a new round of funding from a number of Southern California investors, the firm said this week. The firm said the funding will go towards expansion of its operations, to both Washington, DC and San Diego. READ MORE>>.

Southern California Companies Raise $2.49 Billion In VC In Q2

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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>>.

San Diego, Irvine Tops For Engineering Job Demand, Says Report

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Two, Southern California markets-- San Diego and Irvine --are among the top ares for engineering job demand, according to a report today.

San Diego Startups Band Together For Job Fair

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SweetLabs said the event is aimed at showing product managers, designers, developers and other "technology superstars" how much is happening in the San Diego area. The job fair is one of many in recent months, as demand for technical talent has skyrocketed across Southern California. diego startups fair employment

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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We''re proud to announce the Socaltech 50 , our list of the 50, up-and-coming people in Southern California''s technology ecosystem.

San Diego Tech Coast Angels Honor John G. Watson With Memorial Fund

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Watson Foundation , which will support entrepreneurism in the San Diego region. and was president of Ionian Technologies in San Diego.

Southern California Companies Raise $1.46B In VC In Q3 2015

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Southern California has seen another, big venture capital investment quarter, with companies raising $1.46 There has now been $4.93

Southern California Sees Boom In Venture Investments In Q4

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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>>.

Sixty-four Southern California Firms On Technology Fast 500

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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 Startups Raise More Than $598.4M In VC In Q4

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billion was invested across Southern California''s technology industry. There were 84 venture capital deals for the quarter. For Q4, $8.4

Southern California VC Totals Drop To $810.5M In Q1

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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 Venture Deals Hit $683.7M in Q4 2012

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The funding brings Southern California's total 2012 investments to $3.2 That total was less than the $859.6M billion in venture capital.

Southern California Firms Raise $762.88M in Q1

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tally investment survey nvca moneytree capital venture california southern Carlsbad-based Luxtera raised $37.38M in its funding round.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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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.

Uber Expands In San Diego

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Uber , the technology-enabled, private car service which uses smartphones to allow users to summon a private car, is further expanding its Southern California efforts, saying today that it has launched in San Diego. uber diego limo private automobile transportation serviceREAD MORE>>.

K5 Brings yCombinator Model Accelerator To Orange and San Diego County

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Exciting times in the Southern California tech community. SoCal is home to some of the greatest startup success stories.

DFJ Mercury Promotes Venture Partner In San Diego

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Google Invests $103M In Southern California Solar Project

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The plant is expected to be fully operational in 2014, and will supply power to San Diego Gas & Electric. READ MORE>>.

Southern California Firms Get $694M In Q3 2012 Venture Funding

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The MoneyTree report--which is compiled with data from Thomson Reuters--found that so far in 2012, $2.5 raised. Image courtesy Bigstock.

Southern California Startups Raise $761.12M in Q2 2014

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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>>.

Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4

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billion in investments in Los Angeles, near $125M in Orange County, and $106.6M in investments in San Diego. The report tallied $1.09

Venture Capitalists Invest $493.2M In Southern California In Q1

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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

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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. Los Angeles had $222.5M in funding, and San Diego $198.18M in investments. raised for the quarter.

Story of a Startup Weekend Veteran | The Good, The Bad, and the UGLY!

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There are so many activities and events that have sprouted this year to support the thriving tech scene in Southern California.

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SoCal Sees Summertime Surge In Exits

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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>>.

SoCal Investors Score With Klout Acquisition

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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>>.

Southern California Firms Raise $738M In Q4 2011

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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

IPO Filings Keep Coming In Southern California

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The filing of an IPO by Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless on Friday seems to indicate the interest in public markets by venture-backed, Southern California firms has not abated. Firms which successfully reached the markets in the past year include Green Dot , RealD , Maxlinear , Inphi Corp. , and ReachLocal.

WSJ Top Startups List: SoCal Matches Silicon Valley On IPOs

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The number of IPOs of companies on the Journal's list from 2011 from Southern California matched the number of IPOs of Silicon Valley companies.

Southern California Linked IPOs Grow

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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.

Venture Capital Totals $603.2M In Southern California In Q3

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Venture capital investments in Southern California for Q3 of 2011 are up from last year, but down from last quarter, according to the latest numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. 2011 california southern capital venturedeals.

Q2 Venture Funding Drifts Downward In Southern California

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The region saw the most investments in Los Angeles, with $329.0M in funding, followed by San Diego, with $304.7M in investment, then. County and San Diego seeing slightly less funding that the prior quarter. 837.3M in funding during Q2 of 2012, down from Q1, and slightly below investments in Q2 of 2011. raised. Crosscut.

Southern California Bucks VC Trend, As Firms Raise $924.13M In Q1

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The latest numbers from the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, The National Venture Capital Association, and Thomson Reuters have tallied up just under a billion dollars in venture capital investments in the Southern California region in Q1 of this year, a very significant uptick from Q2 of 2011.

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Here are four startup founders, who are among the hottest companies in the technology world, who got their start in Southern California.

Here's Who Is Funding Companies In Southern California Today

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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. Upfront Partners - 11 deals. Greycroft Partners - 10 deals.

Southern California Firms Get $587.0M In Venture Capital In Q2

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However, venture dollars invested were above Q1, when Southern California saw $569.1M in investments across 90 deals. invested.

Google Fiber Might Be Coming To Irvine, San Diego

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Google said Thursday that it is exploring extending its ultra-fast, gigabit Internet service to both Irvine and San Diego--two of three cities Google says it is now working with on the service. google fiber irvine diego expansion internet gigabit fibre optical serviceLooking for some super fast Internet? READ MORE>>.

Washe Expands On-Demand Mobile Carwash Service To Los Angeles, San Diego

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Another, on-demand car washing app-- Washe , says it has started offering up on-demand, car washes to Southern California drivers. Washe said it has begun offering up support to users between Los Angeles and San Diego, connecting drivers to a network of mobile car washers. READ MORE>>.