Miramar Venture Partners Backs eRelevance

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Corona del Mar-based Miramar Venture Partners is one of the backers in marketing automation software developer eRelevance , in a $5.1M eRelevance, which is based in Austin, Texas, said the round was led by Rally Ventures and also included Chicago Ventures, Miramar Venture Partners, Martin Investment Holdings and Capital Factory. miramar venture partners erelevance marketing automation software

Domain Associates Re-Ups On Miramar Labs

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San Diego-based biotech investor Domain Associates has re-upped its investment in medical device manufacturer Miramar Labs. Miramar Labs said Wednesday that it has raised $10M in a Series D funding, from Aisling Capital, Cross Creek Capital, Domain Associates, Morgenthaler Ventures, and RusnanoMedInvest. Miramar Labs develops medical devices used to reduce the production of unwanted underarm sweat. Domain was previously an investor in Miramar Labs.

Miramar's Maneesh Goyal Departs Firm

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Corona del Mar-based venture capital investment firm Miramar Venture Partners is losing one of its Managing Director, Maneesh Goyal , who is departing to a new early and growth stage healthcare technology investment firm. miramar venture partners capital executive mergertech

Miramar, Okapi Back Healthcare Software Developer

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in a Series B funding round, which came from Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners and New Enterprise Associates (NEA), along with existing investors Miramar Venture Partners, Okapi Venture Capital and TriZetto Corporation. welltok health wellness venture capital healthplan plan program okapi miramar

Miramar Backs SwiftTest For IT Testing Tools

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Corona del Mar-based venture investor Miramar Venture Partners has backed portfolio firm SwiftTest in its Series B funding, according to SwiftTest. It's unclear when Miramar first invested in SwiftTest.

Miramar Inks Deal With Netflix

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netflix miramar streaming video license hollywoodMiramax and DVD rental and streaming firm Netflix announced this morning that the two have inked a streaming deal, covering the United Kingdom and Ireland. According to the two, the multi-year, digital licensing covers Miramax films, and will allow Netflix members in the UK and Ireland to stream titles starting in early 2012. Financial details of the deal were not announced. READ MORE>>.

What Mattered in 2010: Bruce Hallett, Miramar Venture Partners

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Last week, we asked with Jim Armstrong of Clearstone Ventures about his opinions, and today, we're featuring the thoughts of Bruce Hallett , a venture capitalist at Miramar Venture Partners. miramar venture partners bruce hallett 2010 year capital

Former Miramar Ventures' Partner Goyal Heads New $50M Healthcare IT Fund

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Maneesh Goyal , formerly a venture capitalist at Corona Del Mar-based Miramar Venture Partners, is now officially head of his own fund--a $50M, healthcare IT fund called MergerTech Capital. Goyal had told contacts in Southern California in early November that he had decided to depart Miramar for the chance to run his own fund. miramar ventures maneesh goyal healthcare venture capital

Entrepreneurship Speaker: Bob Holmen, Miramar Venture Partners

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Holmen, Managing Director, Miramar Venture Partners. Tuesday, February 8, 2011 -- 2011 Entrepreneurship Speaker Series. UCI CalIt2. Speaker: Robert R. Contact Goran Matijasevic at goran@uci.edu.

UCI Entrepreneurship: Robert Holmen, Miramar Venture Partners

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Holmen, Managing Director, Miramar Venture Partners Entrepreneurship Course, 2012 Guest Speaker Lectures, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UC Irvine. Tuesday, February 7, 2012 -- Robert R. Free and open to the public. This series is part of a course on Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers, but enrollment is not necessary to attend these guest speaker lectures Email goran@uci.edu for details.

The Montgomery Summit

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The event features two days of presentations, keynotes, panels, and salons at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. Thursday, March 8, 2018 -- The Montgomery Summit. The Montgomery Summit gathers an invited group of entrepreneurs, senior investors, and leading executives to discover the most important innovations in business and technology. See [link] (more

The Montgomery Summit

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The event features two days of presentations, keynotes, panels, and salons at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif. Wednesday, March 7, 2018 -- The Montgomery Summit. The Montgomery Summit gathers an invited group of entrepreneurs, senior investors, and leading executives to discover the most important innovations in business and technology. See [link] (more

Jeda Networks Takes On Storage Networks

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Venture Partners and Miramar Venture Partners. Financial details of the funding from USVP and Miramar were not announced, however, Winston Fu of USVP and Heiner Sussner of Miramar Venture Partners now sit on the company's board of directors.

Solarflare Raises $22.2M More

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Details on that funding have not been announced by the company, whose investors include Oak Investment Partners, Anthem Venture Partners, Acacia Capital Partners, and Miramar Venture Partners. Irvine-based Gigabit Ethernet semiconductor developer Solarflare Communications has raised $22.2M more in a funding round, according to a regulatory filing by the firm on Tuesday.

Venture Capital Process and Trends

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Holmen, Managing Director, Miramar Venture Partners on "Venture Capital Process and Trends". Thursday, January 24, 2013 -- Venture Capital Process and Trends. UCI Chief Executive Roundtable. Robert R. See [link] (more

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Sientra Swaps CFO

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Williams is also on the board of Miramar Labs. Santa Barbara-based medical aesthetics developer Sientra said on Thursday that it has named a new CFO. The company said that Patrick F. Williams has been named Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President, and Treasurer. Williams replaces Matthew Pigeon, who the company says is leaving to "pursue other opportunities". Williams has previously served as SVP and CFO of ZELTIQ, and previously served at NuVasive.

Trio Of SoCal Investors Back Welltok

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Three, local venture capital investors -- Miramar Venture Partners , Okapi Venture Capital , and Qualcomm Ventures -- are part of a group investing $22.1M Miramar and Okapi are in Orange County, and Qualcomm is in San Diego. Series C funding from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), IBM--via its new "Watson Fund"--and Qualcomm Ventures, along with existing investors Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, Miramar Venture Partners and Okapi Venture Capital.

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Tarzan To The Beatles: 4 Of The All-Time Greatest Business Deals

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VC Shut Down – Software startup Miramar Systems negotiated a seven year provision with their venture capitalists which gave the company an option to refund the their investors’ money, if the company was not sold within seven years. A version of this article previously appeared on Forbes.

Cirro Finds $8M For Big Data Software

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The round was led by Toba Capital, and also included Frost Venture Partners and Miramar Venture Partners. San Juan Capistrano-based Cirro , a developer of software for data access, exploration, and analysis, announced this morning that it has raised $8M in a Series A funding round.

Predixion Software Snags Series D

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Predixion Software is led by Simon Arkell, and has previously also raised capital from Accenture, Frost Venture Partners, DFJ Frontier, EMC, Miramar Venture Partners and Palomar Ventures. Aliso Viejo-based Predixion Software announced this morning that it has raised a Series D funding round. Size of the round was not announced.

Startup Surge in Los Angeles

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That seemed to be the mood running through the cloud at the more-than-sellout crowd at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica Thursday at the first LA Demo Day. Ben Kuo just posted on SoCalTech: Are the good times for startups back? At the event, the enthusiasm for startups was palpable.

Cirro Gets Win At WildTangent

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Cirro is one of the companies out of the big data incubator headed by Stuart Frost, Frost Venture Partners; the company''s venture backers include Toba Capital (the venture fund of former Quest Software CEO Vinny Smith) and Miramar Venture Partners.

OptionEase Ups Funding To $3.5M

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The round came from Miramar Venture Partners. Bruce Hallett of Miramar joins the firm's board as part of the funding. San Juan Capistrano-based OptionEase , a developer of software-as-a-service for managing stock options and fair value accounting and compliance, announced today that it has raised another $1.0M in venture funding in its Series A round, bringing the total to $3.5M. OptionEase had raised $2.5M in the Series A back in May, from GADS Options Fund and others.

OptionEase In Strategic Partnership

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OptionEase is headed by Kim Kovacs, and is venture backed by GADS Option Fund, Miramar Venture Partners, Pasadena Angels and the Tech Coast Angels. Mission Viejo-based OptionEase , the developer of stock option tracking and accounting software-as-a-service, reported Wednesday that it has inked a strategic alliance with a provider of equity compensation plans administation, AST Equity Plan Solutions. Financial impact of the deal were not disclosed.

How Tos of Equity

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Our panelists are: Bruce Hallett, Managing Director of Miramar, Kim Kovacs, CEO, OptionEase and Dave Key, Principal at Cloud Strategies See [link] (more Tuesday, October 18, 2011 -- On Tuesday, October 18th, join business leaders and entrepreneurs to hear a lively panel discuss the intricacies of equity ownership and answer your most pressing questions.

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Holiday Shopping Plans, Factual Style

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For most of us, our holiday shopping plans are mostly governed by the malls and stores we normally visit, or by the recommendations of friends and family. However, if you''re a Data Scientist working over a Los Angeles-based Factual , you might approach your holiday shopping plans slightly different.

Predixion Software Adds $3M

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Predixion's board includes Bob Holmen of Miramar Venture Partners and Jim Schraith of DFJ Frontier, as well as former DatAllegro CEO Stuart Frost. According to a report today from VentureWire, Aliso Viejo-based Predixion Software has added $3M to the firm's Series A funding round, from Palomar Ventures. Predixion is developing data mining and analytics software, and is headed by Simon Arkell, formerly of Triton Pacific Capital Partners and Gramercy Ventures.

Independa Rolls Out On Samsung Galaxy Tablets

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Independa is backed by City Hill Ventures, LG Electronics, and Miramar Venture Partners.

SolarFlare Raises $22M More

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SolarFlare's current investors include Oak Investment Partners, Anthem Venture Partners, Acacia Capital Partners, and Miramar Venture Partners. SolarFlare , the developer of high speed networking devices, has raised a new, big $22.0M funding round, according to a regulatory filing from the firm. According to the filing, the firm has raised $22.0M out of an ongoing $23.8M funding round, which opened December 21st.

Greenwave Systems Acquires Predixion Software

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Predixion Software was venture backed by GE Software Ventures, Accenture, Frost Venture Partners, DFJ Frontier, EMC, Miramar Venture Partners and Palomar Ventures, and had raised somewhere north of $33M in funding. Irvine-based Internet-of-Things (IoT) software developer Greenwave Systems announced this morning that it has acquired Aliso Viejo-based Predixion Software. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced.

Predixion Taps Microsoft Exec For Advisory Board

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The firm is venture backed by DFJ Frontier, Miramar Venture Partners, and Palomar Ventures. Aliso Viejo-based Predixion Software , the provider of cloud predictive analytics run by Simon Arkell, said this morning that it has added a former Microsoft executive as an advisor.

Factual Finds $35M In Series B

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The funding came from Altpoint Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, Haystack Partners, Heritage Group, Index Ventures, Miramar Ventures, Tamarisk Global, and Upfront Ventures, plus Saif Mansour, Michael Ovitz and Tom Unterman.

Santa Monica To Get Silicon Valley Coffee Chain Philz Coffee

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Predixion Software Rolls Out Developer Edition

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Predixion is headed by Simon Arkell, and is backed by DFJ Frontier, Miramar Venture Partners and Palomar Ventures. San Juan Capistrano-based Predixion Software said today that it has launched a free, developer edition of its software, aimed at making it easier for developers to try out its software.

Practice Technologies Becomes RealPractice, Moves To OC

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RealPractice is venture backed by Miramar Venture Partners and Rustic Canyon Partners. Practice Technologies , a developer of software for attorneys and law firms, is announcing today that it has renamed itself RealPractice , moved its headquarters to Santa Ana, and also hired Carey Ransom as its new CEO. Ransom was most recently VP of Business Development at Brand Affinity Technologies, and also served at Webvisible and other firms. READ MORE>>.