Jun Group Expands In Orange County, Los Angeles
JUNE 5, 2015
New York-based mobile ad platform developer Jun Group is expanding in both Orange County and Los Angeles, saying it is looking to tap into a hotbed of engineering talent in Orange County. The company also said it has bolstered its Los Angeles office with a new Account Executive, Michelle Dermer.
HopSkipDrive Expands To Orange County
APRIL 5, 2016
Los Angeles-based on-demand, ride service for kids, HopSkipDrive said this morning that it has expanded its service into Orange County. Orange County is the second market for the service, which background checks and fingerprints all of its drivers. The service previously was only available in Los Angeles.
Orange County Gets New Incubators
APRIL 26, 2012
The moves are sure to be welcome news to Orange County entrepeneurs, who have not had as many options as companies in the Los Angeles and San Diego areas, in terms of incubation/acceleration programs. orange county incubator accelerator startup entrepreneur
Los Angeles Startup Events
MAY 22, 2012
I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. I realized that it has been a little while since I posted about the Los Angeles Startup Community and so needed to update my list of startup events that will be out of date almost before I finish publishing it.
Southern California Sees $1.9 Billion In Q1 Deals, Biggest Since Dot Com Boom
APRIL 17, 2015
The Los Angeles area saw a total of $1.476 billion in Q1 deals--including that giant round for SpaceX--San Diego saw $270.1M invested.
Coding Dojo Boots Up Camps In Orange County (Update: Not So Fast)
MARCH 16, 2017
Coding bootcamp operator Coding Dojo had said this week that it was starting its first day of classes in Orange County on Monday, the first time the bootcamp operator has run a program in Orange County. The company also has campuses in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and Washington DC.
Coding Dojo Boots Up Camps In Orange County
MARCH 16, 2017
Coding bootcamp operator Coding Dojo says it is starting its first day of classes in Orange County on Monday, the first time the bootcamp operator has run a program in Orange County. The company also has campuses in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Seattle, Silicon Valley, and Washington DC. READ MORE>>.
GrubHub Buys OC's Restaurants On The Run
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
Online dining ordering service GrubHub has acquired Aliso Viejo-based Restaurants On The Run , the provider of restaurant delivery services which serves Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, San Diego, Houston, Seattle, Las Vegas and Tulsa Oklahoma. Financial terms of the buy were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Flywheel Expands Into Orange County
MAY 22, 2014
Flywheel , one of a number of mobile app developers offering up smartphone-driven, transportation-on-demand in Southern California, said this week that it has now expanded to Orange County. flywheel taxi rideshare uber lyft sidecar orange county irvine transportation smartphone mobile market READ MORE>>.
Groupon Now Hits The OC
JULY 7, 2011
Daily deals giant Groupon said Thursday that it has expanded its real-time, deal venture, Groupon Now, into Orange County. READ MORE>>.
Brighter Expands Dental Care Marketplace Into Orange County
MARCH 13, 2014
Brighter.com , the online marketplace for dentists which is looking to bring upfront pricing to the dental market, said Thursday that it has expanded beyond Los Angeles and into Orange County. Brighter said the expansion adds about 350 dentists in Orange County to the service. READ MORE>>.
Whole Foods, Instacart Plan Expansion Into Orange County
MARCH 10, 2016
Natural and organic goods supermarket Whole Foods Market and sam day delivery service Instacart announce today that they will be expanding into Orange County, one of the first markets in a national expansion which will allow consumers to order groceries from Whole Foods Market for same day delivery. READ MORE>>.
Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California
OCTOBER 6, 2009
He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. TechBizConnection – Orange County monthly events. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. Great post by John Shiple.
LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Los Angeles is 3 rd in the global startup ecosystem, behind Tel Aviv and Silicon Valley. Los Angeles has a diverse area of startups.
Southern California VC Totals Drop To $810.5M In Q1
APRIL 14, 2016
Los Angeles had $399.1M in funds invested, across 47 deals; Orange County had $158M invested across 15 deals; and San Diego had $253.5M
Uber, DogVacay Tie To Help Animal Shelters
AUGUST 19, 2014
DogVacay said that the $5 for each ride--taken in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Central LA--will go towards the nonprofit group STARTrescue.
Southern California Startups Raise More Than $598.4M In VC In Q4
JANUARY 17, 2014
Southern California''s venture capital investments totaled a little more than $598.4M The investments were a drop from Q4 of 2012, $711.8M For Q4, $8.4
Southern California Sees Boom In Venture Investments In Q4
JANUARY 19, 2016
The PwC/NVCA MoneyTree report, which uses data from Thomson Reuters, tallied $693.17M in deals in the Los Angeles region; $276.1M in Orange County, and $334.0M Think there is a technology investment slowdown? That's definitely not the case in Southern California, which saw a massive, $1.3 The $1.3 in San Diego.
Southern California Companies Raise $1.46B In VC In Q3 2015
OCTOBER 15, 2015
Los Angeles led the region, with $693.0M Orange County saw $340.3M in 108 deals. There has now been $4.93 in 31 deals.
Interview with Amir Banifatemi and Kai Tao, K5Launch
OCTOBER 27, 2011
We are in Orange County, but we're also focused more largely on Southern California. But, Orange County is a wonderful place to live.
Energous Sets Up Engineering Office In Costa Mesa
AUGUST 5, 2015
The company said the new location in Orange County will help it tap into the talent residing in southern Los Angeles, Orange County and northern San Diego Counties. energous engineering office jobs employment wireless charging electronics orange county expansion growthRizzone.
Heal Expands Into Back To School Physicals, Stitches
AUGUST 4, 2015
The startup--led by Dr. Renee Dua--is targeting families with the service, which currently is available in Los Angeles, Orange County and San Francisco. Heal said the service will conduct in-home, back-to-school physicals, along with such other services and tests and rapid testing, ingrown toenail removal, and much more.
Amazon Extends Prime Now to San Diego
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
and two hour deliveries for free; Amazon.com had launched Prime Now in both Los Angeles and Orange County back in September. Amazon.com is extended its Prime Now service to San Diego today, offering up one hour delivery for a long list of items to its customers in the city from local stores and Amazon's own warehouse.
MoneyTree Report: Southern California Q3 Venture Totals Drop To $663.27M
OCTOBER 14, 2016
The most amount of investment came for the Los Angeles-Long Beach MSA, which saw $247.6M in funding in Orange County. Southern California's venture capital totals dropped significantly in Q3 of 2016, to a mere $663.2M According to the report, there were 71 deals worth a total of $663.2M billion funding round for Snapchat.
Accelerator Crazy In Southern California
OCTOBER 20, 2011
K5Launch , which was announced yesterday, is headed up by Amir Banafatemi, Ray Chan, David Cheng, and Kai Tao, four Southern California angel investors. Similarly, the firm is using a Y-Combinator/TechStars model to startups, and covers Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. It looks to be startup accelerators.
ZUM: On-Demand Rides and Child Care for Busy Parents
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
ZUM is already operational in seven counties in California (Bay Area and Orange County) and will be coming soon to Los Angeles. Some of them are Lyft investors as well as the Stanford Angels and entrepreneurs. Narayan was working for eBay when she caught the entrepreneurial bug. million seed round.
Hulu Halts Use Of Kissmetrics On Security Report
JULY 29, 2011
A report, published Friday by Wired, says that Los Angeles-based video streaming site Hulu has cut its use of web analytics service Kissmetrics -- a startup founded by former Orange County entrepreneur Neil Patel -- after U.C. Berkeley security researchers detected the use of undetectable cookie code by Kissmetrics.
Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4
JANUARY 16, 2015
billion in investments in Los Angeles, near $125M in Orange County, and $106.6M Venture capitalists invested more than $1.3
Girls Scouts Go High Tech with iPhone Cookie Sale App
MARCH 23, 2011
Unfortunately for Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange County, San Diego, and other area residents, all of those Girl Scout cookie sale events recent ended.
Southern California Startups Raise $761.12M in Q2 2014
JULY 17, 2014
According to the report, there was $472.15M invested in Los Angeles, $222.4M invested in San Diego, and $66.53M invested in Orange County during the period. The numbers are based on data provided to the two by Thomson Reuters. for its consumer loyalty and advertising efforts; nearly $49.0M Nationally, there was $13.0
Founder Institute Expands To Los Angeles
JANUARY 25, 2010
The Founder Institute , the business incubation and mentoring program started by TheFunded's Adeo Ressi , is expanding into the Los Angeles area, and is accepting applications for entrepreneurs for a Spring session, the group said late last week. The Los Angeles effort is being headed by Ken Rutkowski.
AllSay Looks To Combine News, Opinion, Action
MARCH 23, 2015
cities, including Los Angeles, San Diego, and Orange County. The startup said it has opened up in a select number of U.S.
K5Launch Launches Venture Accelerator
OCTOBER 18, 2011
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Southern California Venture Deals Hit $683.7M in Q4 2012
JANUARY 17, 2013
Los Angeles had a total of $311.25M in deals for the quarter, followed by Orange County with $197.8M, then San Diego, with $174.6M
Los Angeles Among Top Areas For Green Jobs
OCTOBER 15, 2009
finds that the Los Angeles-Riverside-Orange County metro is number two on the list of geographies with the most clean-tech job activity. Tags: angeles clean technology cleantech green jobs A report released this week from analyst firm Clean Edge, Inc., San Diego ranked at number 11.
LifeCrowd Expands, Launches Out Of MuckerLab
MARCH 26, 2012
Santa Monica-based LifeCrowd , the social activity discovery site headed by Bong Koh, said Friday that it has expanded into three new regions, and launched officially out of Los Angeles accelerator MucherLab. LifeCrowd has been offering up its service in Los Angeles since September. MuckerLab is headed by Erik Rannala.
Surf Air Takes Flight, Starts All-You-Can-Fly Shuttles To Silicon Valley
JUNE 12, 2013
The service arguably makes Silicon Valley closer for those in Los Angeles, timewise, than even a drive between Los Angeles and Orange County during rush hour, in part by reducing the long time spent at airline terminals before a flight. READ MORE>>.
Southern California Firms Raise $762.88M in Q1
APRIL 21, 2014
According to the MoneyTree Report, based on data from Thomson Reuters, Los Angeles led the region with $309.9M in funding. READ MORE>>.
Southern California Firms Raise $738M In Q4 2011
JANUARY 19, 2012
In Southern California, San Diego County took the lead in investment totals, raising $262.1M Orange County--boosted in a large part by a funding for Fisker Automotive--racked up $242.45M in funding. Los Angeles had $226.75M invested in companies. The amount is up from $528.0M in venture funding.
Clearwire Expands Coverage In LA
MARCH 22, 2011
Broadband wireless service provider Clearwire said this week that it has expanded its coverage in the Los Angeles area. According to the firm, its Los Angeles service area now covers more than 1,900 square miles. broadband angeles clear wirelessClearwire has been providing 4G in LA since November. READ MORE>>.