Report: Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura Among Top Spots For CEOs
AUGUST 8, 2014
The Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura metro area has made a list of the top areas where CEOs live , published in this week''s Wall Street Journal. executives ceos jobs employment ventura oxnard oaks thousand READ MORE>>.
Amgen Chops Staff In Thousand Oaks
OCTOBER 19, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen said Wednesday afternoon that it is cutting 380 jobs from the firm, as part of a corporate restructuring. The firm said it is cutting 226 people in its Thousand Oaks headquarters. amgen thousand oaks jobs employment employer layoffREAD MORE>>.
Uber Used In Drug Deal In Thousand Oaks
JANUARY 29, 2015
The Ventura County Sheriff''s department reported this morning that it arrested two suspects in Thousand Oaks, who were using Uber to help conduct deals. uber drug deal thousand oaks ventura county crime criminal mobile Apparently, they had been using Uber to drive them to a drug deal. READ MORE>>.
HARDATA Sets Up Shop In Thousand Oaks
OCTOBER 18, 2012
HARDATA , a developer of workflow management software for the broadcast and entertainment industry, has set up shop in Thousand Oaks, and hired a new President and CEO. The Argentina-based software developer said it has named Philip B. Cox as President and CEO, and opened up its world headquarters in the United States. and 360 Systems.
California Lutheran University Names Executive- and Entrepreneur-In-Residence
NOVEMBER 28, 2016
Thousand Oaks-based California Lutheran University and its School of Management said on Monday that it has named both an Executive-In-Residence and Entrepreneur-In-Residence to the school. Custodio is an alumnus of Cal Lutheran; Cathcart is the author of "Relationship Selling: The Key to Getting and Keeping Customers" and other titles.
Amgen Founding CEO George Rathmann Dies
APRIL 24, 2012
George Rathmann , the founding CEO of Thousand Oaks biotech giant Amgen , has died, the company announced late Monday evening.
Servoy Releases Update
JUNE 12, 2009
Thousand Oaks-based Servoy , a developer of software for creating web-based applications, said Friday that the firm has upgraded its products. Tags: servoy thousand oaks software saas The firm said the latest update, version 4.1, includes over 350 enhancements and fixes.
Ceres Delays IPO
FEBRUARY 10, 2012
Thousand Oaks-based Ceres has delayed its IPO, after lowering its IPO pricing estimates this week. READ MORE>>.
Teledyne Lands Defense Contract
OCTOBER 17, 2014
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies said Thursday that it has scored a major, marine defense electronics contract, as part of a U.S. Navy submarine program. Teledyne did not say how much the contract was worth. The contract covers materials and engineering support for electrical and fiber optic interconnect assembly hardware.
Amgen Leads Investment In SiteOne Therapeutics
JANUARY 9, 2017
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen is the lead investor in a round for San Francisco- and Bozeman, Montana-based SiteOne Therapeutics , SiteOne said on Friday. SiteOne said it raised $15M in a Series B funding round, which was led b Amgen, and also included Next Frontier Capital and insiders. READ MORE>>.
Amgen to Acquire Micromet For $1.16B
JANUARY 26, 2012
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen announced today that it is acquiring Micromet , a biopharmaceuticals firm based in Germany and Rockville, Maryland, in a deal worth $1.16 billion. READ MORE>>. amgen micromet merger acquisition oncology lifescience drug biopharmaceuticals biopharma
Amgen Re-Ups Investment In Sutro Biopharma
MAY 8, 2012
Amgen has been an investor in Sutro since at least 2010. Sutro is based in South San Francisco. READ MORE>>.
Teledyne Buys Bowtech For Underwater Cameras
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne said Monday that it has acquired Bowtech Products Limited , an Aberdeen, Scotland maker of underwater vision systems. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. Bowtech''s cameras are used in remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and other harsh underwater systems, and was founded in 1989. READ MORE>>.
Move Buys SocialBios
JULY 18, 2011
Move is based in Campbell, California, with operations in Thousand Oaks. Online real estate site Move said this morning it has acquired SocialBios , a developer of an online business referral and social search startup. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Socialbios is based in Denver. READ MORE>>.
Amgen Donates $1M For Japanese Disaster Relief
MARCH 15, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen said late Monday that it is donating $1M to the Japanese disaster relief efforts. Amgen said the funds will go to Direct Relief International and the International Medical Corps. The funds come both from Amgen and the Amgen Foundation. READ MORE>>.
Amgen Backs Alector For Alzheimer's Treatment
JANUARY 7, 2016
Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen is the a new investor in a round for Alector , a developer of immuno-modulatory therapies for Alzheimer's disease and other neurogenerative disorders, which announced a $29.5M funding today. READ MORE>>.
Amgen Re-Ups On miRagen
APRIL 24, 2012
and Broadview Ventures. miRagen is based in Boulder, Colorado. READ MORE>>. amgen capita venture biopharmaceuticals biopharma therapeutics miragen
ImmunGene Raises $9M
NOVEMBER 7, 2013
Thousand Oaks-based ImmunGene , a startup biotech company developing antibody-based, protein therapeutics for treating cancer, said today that it has raised $9M in a Series A funding, to advance its early stage development products. According to the company, the funding came from Ally Bridge Group. The startup is led by Sanjay D.
Amgen Gives Teachers $10,000 For Teaching Excellence
JUNE 22, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen said today that it has awarded 34 science teachers with $10,000 each, in its 19th annual Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence. The firm awards the grants each year for "extraordinary" science teachers throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. READ MORE>>.
Xirrus Gets Win In Florida
JUNE 21, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based Xirrus , the developer of Wi-Fi equipment, continues to rack up education wins, saying today that it has added the New College of Florida as a customer. The firm did not detail the financial aspects of the win. READ MORE>>. xirrus wifi wireless hardware education school florida
Teledyne Buys Stake In Optech
APRIL 1, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies said this morning that it has acquired a minority stake in Optech , a developer of three dimensional, lidar-based imaging systems. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Teledyne said the investment was made through its subsidiary, Teledyne DALSA. READ MORE>>.
Move, AOL Expand Real Estate Relationship
JANUARY 14, 2011
Move, which has major operations in Thousand Oaks, said the expanded relationship will expand reach and visibility to AOL's monthly visitors. Move, Inc. , the Campbell-based operator of Realtor.com and Move.com, said Thursday along with AOL that Move has been given the exclusive rights to power AOL's Real Estate homes for sale search.
Eka Technologies Launches Geo-Tagging Products
APRIL 21, 2011
The firm is targeting both amateurs and GIS professionals with the products. READ MORE>>.
Ceres Files For IPO
MAY 23, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based Ceres , the developer of seeds aimed at producing renewable, biomass feedstocks for the biofuels industry, has filed for an IPO.
Amgen's Kevin Sharer Joins Healthcare Venture Capital Firm
MARCH 4, 2013
It might be, on news that Kevin Sharer , the former CEO of Thousand Oaks-based Amgen , has joined venture capital investment firm Foundation Medical Partners. Is Amgen the next source of the healthcare industry's venture capital deals? READ MORE>>. amgen kevin sharer venture capital investment biotech lifescience medical healthcare
Amgen Buys Turkish Pharmaceutical Company
APRIL 25, 2012
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen said this morning that it has acquired Turkish pharmaceuticals firm Mustafa Nevzat Pharmaceuticals. Amgen said the deal is worth $700M in cash. Amgen said the acquisition will help to significantly expand its presence in Turkey. READ MORE>>.
Teledyne Bumps Stake In Optech
APRIL 3, 2012
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies said this morning that it has increased its stake in Optech Incorporated , from 19 percent to 51 percent of the company. Financial terms of the deal were not announced. The transaction came from Teledyne's subsidiary, Teledyne DALSA, Inc. READ MORE>>.
Xirrus Adds Calix CEO Russo To Board
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
Thousand Oaks-based Xirrus , the developer of wireless networking equipment headed by Dirk Gates, has snagged the CEO of networking equipment maker Calix for its board. Xirrus said it has added Carl Russo, President and CEO of Calix, to the position. READ MORE>>. xirrus calix executive networking equipment wifi wireless
Amgen Backs Therapeutic Antibody Firm
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen has backed a developer of therapeutic antibodies, via its venture capital arm, Amgen Ventures. According to Seattle-based Theraclone Sciences , Amgen Ventures was one of the investors in a $10.6M, Series B extension round for the company. READ MORE>>.
Xirrus Launches Chassis-based Wireless Switch
OCTOBER 5, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based Xirrus is expanding its product line today, saying that it has launched a new, chassis based modular wireless switch. The firm said the platform allows users to upgrade radios to higher speeds, scale out radios as needed, supporting up to 32 radios in the entire platform. READ MORE>>.
Xirrus Names New Marketing Head
JUNE 27, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based Xirrus , the developer of wireless networking equipment, said today that it has named Steven Wastie as its Chief Marketing Officer. Wastie has previously served in similar roles at iPass, Juniper Networks, Inktomi, Netscaape, and At&T Online Services. READ MORE>>.
Nexsan Pulls IPO
APRIL 2, 2012
Nexsan, which had filed for an IPO in April of 2008, cited "unfavorable market conditions" for the withdrawal. READ MORE>>.
Ceres Closes IPO
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
The firm said its underwriters exercise their full option to purchase an additional 750,000 shares of common stock from the company as part of the IPO.
Ceres Prices IPO
FEBRUARY 22, 2012
The firm will start trading today on the NASDAQ Global Market as CERE. The IPO was underwritten by Goldman, Sachs & CO., READ MORE>>.
Teledyne Buys Majority Stake In Nova Sensors
MARCH 18, 2011
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies said this morning that it has acquired a majority interest in Solvang-based Nova Sensors. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Nova Research designs camera electronics, infrared camera systems, and integrated circuits. READ MORE>>.
Amgen Gives $1.8M To Teach For America
DECEMBER 17, 2010
Thousand Oaks-based Amgen , via its nonprofit foundation, the Amgen Foundation, said Friday that it is giving $1.8M to the Teach For America effort. According to the two, the funding will go towards increasing the number of math and science graduates who are joining Teach For America's teaching corps by 2013. READ MORE>>.
Teledyne Wins Air Force Contract
FEBRUARY 3, 2012
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies has won a contract from the United States Air Force, for laser eye protection spectacles, initially worth $7.7M, with the potential to be worth as much as $20.4M. The win was made through its Teledyne Scientific and Imaging subsidiary, which has its operations in Thousand Oaks and Camarillo.
Ceres In Alfalfa Breeding Effort
NOVEMBER 2, 2015
Thousand Oaks-based agricultural biotechnology developer Ceres announced this morning that it has entered into a multi-year agreement with Forage Genetics International , to develop and commercialize an improved version of alfalfa. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Amgen Completes Mustafa Nevzat Pharmaceuticals Acquisition
JUNE 13, 2012
Thousand Oaks-based biopharmaceuticals firm Amgen said Tuesday afternoon that it has completed its acquisition of Turkish biopharma Mustafa Nevzat Pharmaceuticals. The acquisition, which had originally been announced on April 25th, was worth $700M in cash. READ MORE>>.
NantWorks Inks Licensing Deal With Amgen
SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
Los Angeles-based NantPharma , one of the companies that is part of Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks companies, said this morning that it has entered into a license agreement with Thousand Oaks-based Amgen. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. The license is the second between NantWorks and Amgen READ MORE>>.