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>>.
Miigle Revisited | A SoCal Startup With a Global Mission
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 16, 2014
The post Miigle Revisited | A SoCal Startup With a Global Mission appeared first on TechZulu. Back then, it was just him following his dream.
SoCal Code Camp | Learn, Network, & Win Awesome Prizes!
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 30, 2013
SoCal Code Camp will have great sessions for open source and.NET technologies. It’s great for anyone interested in Web Development or mobile.
Enterprise Software Is Back: SoCal Sees Surge In Software Deals
JANUARY 28, 2014
Think Southern California''s tech industry is all about fashion, Hollywood, and content? Why the sudden interest in cloud-based, enterprise software?
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. READ MORE>>.
A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
The post A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo appeared first on TechZulu. remember being worried no one would show up.
SoCal Investors Score With Klout Acquisition
MARCH 27, 2014
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>>.
Color's SoCal Connection: Peter Pham
MARCH 25, 2011
The firm's SoCal connection? Pham was lured north to become the CEO of BillShrink.com two years ago. READ MORE>>.
Insights: Attracting Tech Talent to SoCal: It's Not as Hard as You Think
OCTOBER 10, 2014
Think it''s tough to attract talent from the Bay Area to Southern California? Here''s how to get them in the door: Start with a comparable salary.
Entrepreneur's Brilliant Companies List Pinpoint SoCal Startups
AUGUST 6, 2012
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TrueCar Jumps In IPO As Socal Tech Exits Continue
MAY 16, 2014
Santa Monica-based TrueCar , the online new car pricing and buying site, jumped in its IPO Friday morning, trading up 16 percent in early trading this morning. The IPO is the latest in a long string of exits around Silicon Beach in recent weeks, including the $3.2 READ MORE>>. truecar southern california technology exit merger acquisition true
Metacloud, Eucalyptus, Inktank: SoCal Startups Now Powering The Cloud
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Where is the future of the cloud being developed? Based on a trio of recent, cloud technology acquisitions by major, Silicon Valley technology powerhouses, that would be Southern California. the acquisition of Santa Barbara-based Eucalpytus by HP last week; and the acquisition earlier this year of Los Angeles-based Inktank by Red Hat. READ MORE
Surveying SoCal's M&A Landscape, with David Siemer
SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
One of the most frequent questions from high tech startups is: where''s my exit? What''s the current environment for M&A and IPOs, in general?
Four SoCal Startups That Thrived Despite--or Because Of--Economic Downturns
MARCH 17, 2016
There has been a lot of worry recently in the high tech industry and from venture investors about "headwinds" in the technology market, particularly with valuations of "unicorn" companies dropping, investors shying away from investing in rounds, and even employees looking for safer jobs. The company was eventually acquired by LinkedIn for $1.5
No Google Autocompleter Openings In SoCal
APRIL 1, 2011
So far, there are no listings for "Google Autocompleters" in SoCal. READ MORE>>. google autocompleter april fools joke jobs employment
SoCal Heads to SXSWi | 2012 Panel Picking Guide
Tech Zulu Event
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
Its that time again! The race to get your SXSWi panel to as many votes as possible so that you will be selected to present at the coming 2012 SXSW.
Event Honors Sky Dayton, Identifies SoCal's Tech and Innovation Leaders
JANUARY 29, 2013
Who are the top technology and innovations leaders? READ MORE>>. southern california startups entrepreneurs csqmag event award
Survey: SoCal Startups Optimistic Even As Venture Capital Tightens
MARCH 23, 2016
A new survey, released this week by Silicon Valley Bank, finds that even as the availability of venture capital in Southern California is tightening, and lofty unicorn valuations are declining, startup entrepreneurs are still optimistic about the future of technology in the region. Overall, the report queried more than 900 executives across the U.S.,
Google Hiring Frenzy Skips SoCal, So Far
FEBRUARY 4, 2011
examination of Google's posted jobs in Santa Monica and Irvine on Friday show that there are only about 32 positions listed for those locations.
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. According to Instagram, the top two spots in Instagram''s list of the top tagged locations in 2014 were Disneyland , in Anaheim, and Dodger Stadium , in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.
SoCal's Online Video Companies Weigh In On Gangnam Style Earnings
DECEMBER 5, 2012
How much is Korean pop star Psy making with his viral " Gangnam Style " video on YouTube? 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. According to the report, there are 44 U.S., venture-backed companies currently filed for an IPO, with 10 from Southern California and 13 from Silicon Valley.
Zynga IPO Rewards SoCal Investors
DECEMBER 16, 2011
Despite a cool reception for the IPO of social games maker Zynga Friday, the IPO of the company still rewards a couple of Southern California investors. Zynga looks to be among the most visible exits from that firm's portfolio yet. READ MORE>>. zynga merger acquisition znga social gaming videogame
SBA Recognizes SoCal Firms
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
The U.S. Small Business Administration honored a number of local small businesses and individuals at the White House today, who are participants in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. The SBIR is a funding program which provides research and development dollars to small businesses and startups.
Pandora IPO's SoCal Connections
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
Rumors of an IPO filing for Internet radio service Pandora heated up last week, after the firm's appointment of Peter Chernin and Barry McCarthy to its board. pandora internet radio service merger acquisition
AnyMeeting Offers Free Accounts to SoCal Startups
APRIL 11, 2012
Local startup AnyMeeting is looking to help fellow Southern California startups out, saying this morning that it will provide free, one-year accounts to its premium, ad-free service to any employee of companies within select Los Angeles area incubators and accelerators. READ MORE>>.
Blackstone Expands Student Entrepreneurship Program To SoCal
FEBRUARY 24, 2014
Blackstone said it is supplying a $3.5M The new effort is open to students in any major. READ MORE>>.
How Chinese Startup Tradesparq Is Looking To Grow In SoCal
OCTOBER 10, 2013
What is Tradesparq? Michael Kleist: Tradesparq is a B2B trade platform. We then add things like ratings, and then shipment data. Grow, grow, grow.
SoCal BitCoin Angel Brock Pierce Leads Investment In ZipZap
JULY 30, 2014
Brock Pierce , the Southern California angel investor who is one of the most active proponents and investors in Bitcoin and its startups, has made another investment in the space, leading an AngelList syndicate funding of ZipZap. ZipZap said it raised $1.1M in the funding, bringing its total funding to $2.7M. READ MORE>>.
SoCal React Meetup with Infinite Loop founder Ryan Rogalski
Built In Los Angeles
JUNE 20, 2016
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socalTECH 50: Nominate 2015's Up-And-Comers In SoCal's Tech Industry!
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Who do you think are the top 50 up-and-coming individuals in Southern California's technology industry this year? If you'd like to nominate an individual (not company) for this award, we've just started collecting your nominations online. Nominations will close on Friday, October 10th. Interested in sponsoring the awards?
SocialAnnex Backed By Who's Who Of SoCal Angels
APRIL 24, 2012
Los Angeles-based SocialAnnex , a startup helping online retailers to use social media to spur sales, has scored a round of funding from a who's who of Southern California technology angels, the firm said Tuesday. According to SocialAnnex, Kamran Pourzanjani of PriceGrabber.com, Brian S. Financial details of the investment were not disclosed.
Redfin Expands 3D Home Walkthroughs To SoCal
SEPTEMBER 23, 2014
Wish you could do a 3D, virtual walkthrough of that house you''re thinking about buying in LA? You can--if it happens to be listed with online real estate brokerage Redfin. The view even includes a "dollhouse" view which shrinks properties into a dollhouse-like view, so you can get a better sense of a property. READ MORE>>.
Join Us April 9 for REACH NEXT | A Launch Event!
Tech Zulu Event
MARCH 26, 2015
Press looking to rub elbows with the latest and greatest tech companies from the SoCal area. You won’t want to miss this! Is this you? Feel
Pandora IPO Benefits Socal Investors
JUNE 15, 2011
Champagne glasses must be clinking for a few, lucky Southern California investors and executives this morning, as the IPO of Oakland-based Pandora Media had a rousing welcome on Wall Street. Pandora was trading as high as $26.00 Wednesday during morning trading, after pricing at $16.00 per share last night, well above the $10.00 to $12.00
Three SoCal Firms Top National Entrepreneur of the Year List
NOVEMBER 19, 2012
Three, Southern California companies have topped the annual Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards in three different categories. READ MORE>>. ernst young entrepreneur year award masimo mobilitie blizzard
Seth Godin Is Coming Back To SoCal | And Your Chance to Win A VIP Ticket
Tech Zulu Event
JANUARY 25, 2011
Bryan Elliot is at is again and bringing one of the marketing and new media industry leaders Seth Godin back to Orange County. Last year Bryan hosted an amazing event with Seth Godin where he gave a lecture about “How to be Indispensable” based on his book, “Linchpin: Are You Indispensable.” Visit TechZulu for full story.
SoCal Investors To Benefit, As Pandora Bumps IPO Estimates
JUNE 10, 2011
Pandora Media , the online personalized radio station service based out of Oakland, has bumped its estimated IPO pricing range this morning, and upped the number of shares it is planning to offer in its IPO. READ MORE>>. kraft ubermedia idealab gotcher peter topspin nyse exit acquisition merger radio internet personalized pandora
SoCal Venture Capitalists Shut Out Of Midas List
MAY 3, 2012
Forbes Magazine has just published its annual Midas List , its annual ranking of the top 100 venture capitalists, and -- despite a record number of IPOs and exits last year from southern California technology companies -- Southern California's venture capital community was shut out of the list entirely. READ MORE>>.
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. According to the MoneyTree report, released last night, Orange County led fundraising, with $319.3M raised for the quarter.