Gevo, With Ties To Caltech and UCLA, Files For IPO


Gevo--which is now based in Englewood, Colorado--was started in Pasadena, and has licensed technology from both the University of California, Los Angeles, and Caltech. coli) bacteria, as well as technology from Caltech from the lab of Dr. Frances Arnold. Gevo moved to Colorado in 2008, due to what CEO Pat Gruber attributed to issues with local permitting and regulations, in an interview with socalTECH at that time.

FastSoft Sign BPO Firm


Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinoff which is developing Internet acceleration devices, has recently signed on ReSource Pro, a business process outsourcing firm for the insurance agency, the firm told socalTECH. FastSoft is venture backed by Miramar Venture Partners, Caltech, and angel investors. Tags: fastsoft fasttcp caltech business process outsourcing software

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California


CalTech MIT Enterprise Forum – Great events on various topics – there's one this Saturday that would be great to go to. And here's where you can find more events: SoCalTech Calendar – A great aggregation of events around Southern California that has been pulled together for years by Ben Kuo. Great post by John Shiple. He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California.

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