Ecwid Scores $5M In Series B

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San Diego-based e-commerce software developer Ecwid said this morning that it has closed a $5M, Series B funding round. According to Ecwid, the funding was led by iTech Capital, and also included Runa Capital. The firm got its start as X-Cart, a PHP shopping cart.

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5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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Huge news: Millions of PHP developers can now build mobile apps for iOS and Android — in PHP. Venture capital. The San Diego-based company is one of 53 California companies ranked on the Fortune 500, 22 of which are SoCal companies.

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Interview with Michael Witz, Mob Science

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For San Diego-based Mob Science (www.mobscience.com), an injection of cash, some key advisors--and a deal with Zynga. As a result of that, we decided to raise capital from strategic angels, to really accelerate the opportunity there to develop our partnership with Zynga.

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