Video-Sharing App Triller Acquires Halogen Networks
L.A. Business Journal
JULY 15, 2020
Video-sharing platform Triller, which is owned by Century City-based Proxima Media, has completed the acquisition of Halogen Networks.
Startup Professionals Musings
JUNE 9, 2023
Many business owners and professionals I know claim they are too busy in their jobs and not interested in taking part in any networking events. In addition, relationships found through networking can make your life a lot more satisfying as well as more productive. Resist airing negative concerns during networking.
JULY 31, 2020
Los Angeles-based streaming media distribution and immersive training technology provider IntelliMedia Networks has acquired Canadian company GlobalMLX , the companies said this week. IntelliMedia Networks said the acquisition will help it extend its cloud-based training platform. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced.
MARCH 15, 2018
Westlake Village-based Pray.com , which develops social networking applications for religious communities, has raised $14M in a Series A funding, the company said this week. The funding was led by TPG Growth, and also included Science Inc. and Greylock Partners.
L.A. Business Journal
JULY 1, 2019
Culver City-based social networking startup Sgrouples Inc., doing business as MeWe, announced it raised $4.5 million in a venture round, bringing its total funding to $15 million since launching in 2012.
Startup Professionals Musings
NOVEMBER 20, 2020
There is no skill more vital to an entrepreneur than effective networking. You can’t build your business alone, and networking is the best way to open doors, professionally and personally. In business networking settings, it’s not very memorable to talk only about business. Networking and relationship building should be fun.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2020
Manhattan Beach-based Pod Network LLC , which develops a social networking application, announced this morning that it has merged with STEMconnector , which runs a professional services firm focused on creating a STEM-ready workforce. Financial details of the deal were not announced.
MAY 22, 2020
SiFi Networks , which develops open access fiber optic networks, which it offers up to Internet Service Providers (ISPs), says it has received $50M to build out its network in the United States. SiFi says it offers up its fiber networks to ISPs, 4G/5G carriers, and others. The company is led by founder Mike Harris.
Both Sides of the Table
MARCH 11, 2019
Photo by Juliette F on Unsplash Networking is a critical part of relationship building and there is no event more valuable to building relationships than the proverbial “breaking of bread” with people. You should allow a period for general networking, a chance to eat your first bites of food and some casual catch ups. It matters.
NOVEMBER 3, 2020
Los Angeles-based Boingo says it has been selected to provide the cellular network infrastructure for the new, San Diego State Aztec Stadium. According to Boingo, it has been selected to design, build, operate and maintain a 5G-ready, neutral host cellular DAS network for the new stadium.
FEBRUARY 23, 2021
Archer Aviation, the electric aircraft startup that recently announced a deal to go public via a merger with a blank-check company, plans to launch a network of its urban air taxis in Los Angeles by 2024.
AUGUST 13, 2021
Los Angeles-based ENVOY Network, a new startup focused on Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), says it has raised $2.5M ENVOY Network said its advisors include Austin Kramer (former Head of Dance, Spotify), Miranda Huybers (Nvidia, Activision, Paul Doherty (AIA President and CEO, The Digit Group, Inc.), in a funding round. and Maven Capital.
JANUARY 6, 2021
Santa Barbara-based QAD, which develops software for the manufacturing sector, said Tuesday afternoon that it has completed its acquisition of Allocation Network GmbH. Allocation Network GmbH was based in Munich, Germany. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced.
SEPTEMBER 29, 2021
Los Angeles-based Happy Returns, which provides both retail locations for returns, as well as handles the logistics for e-commerce return processing, is expanding its network in a partnership with Staples, the company said today. Financial details of the partnership were not announced.
APRIL 30, 2019
Los Angeles-base information technology services provider ISSQUARED , which provides security, hybrid cloud infrastructure, networking, and software services, said this morning it has acquired Network Computing Architects (NCA), a provider of IT services to the small and mid-sized business market. ISSQUARED is led by CEO Bala Ramaiah.
APRIL 25, 2019
According to Semtech, IDK Corporation, a developer of professional A and broadcast equipment, is linking its audio networking with Software Defined Video Over Ethernet (SDVoE) using its BlueRiver products. Shipment volumes and expected financial impact of the win were not announced.
JULY 23, 2021
A new startup, Richie Knows, says it is launching new, social network targeted at gamers, in Los Angeles. According to the company, the startup is looking to match up players with new friends and competitors as they travel.
MAY 6, 2022
Deliverr ships over one million orders monthly and gaining its network will more than double the size of Shopify’s fulfillment team. Get the latest news delivered to your inbox faster than Shopify's fulfilment network. Deliverr has an asset-light infrastructure while Shopify owns a “network of large-capacity, self-operated hubs.”
DECEMBER 17, 2020
Santa Barbara-based QAD , which develops enterprise software used in the manufacturing sector, says it is in a definitive agreement to acquire a German company, Allocation Network GmbH , which provides strategic sourcing and supplier management. The deal is expected to close by the end of 2020.
JULY 30, 2021
says it will be making a $10M investment in a European electric vehicle charging network operator, Allego B.V., Los Angeles-based electric vehicle maker Fisker Inc. as part of a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) merger between Allego and Spartan Acquisition Corp. According to Fisker, it will invest $10M in the PIPE.
Both Sides of the Table
MARCH 23, 2014
The critical skill is not just your immediate network but the network beyond that you can tap into if you’ve earned the right through nurturing your 1-degree relationships. Building Your Network. Either you have a well established network or you don’t. It always struck a chord with me. How did I get here?
JANUARY 30, 2020
Ventura-based 3D printer developer Nexa3D says it is expanding its reseller network, and added a new reseller covering the Eastern United States. Nexa3D said that it has partnered with Cimquest , a provider of 3D pritenrs, manufacturing, and design products.
OCTOBER 4, 2019
Santa Monica-based Vertical Networks , a "mobile-first" content studio which was backed by Snap , has been acquired by New York-based entertainment and sports media company Whistle. Vertical Networks was founded by Elisabeth Murdoch. Both Veritlca Networks and Whistle develop content for Snap. READ MORE>>.
OCTOBER 19, 2021
El Segundo-based EV Connect, which operates a network of electric vehicle charging stations, says it has rolled out an application programming interface (API), which allows its customers to integrate into its network.
OCTOBER 14, 2019
El Segundo-based CUJO AI , a developer of artificial intelligence software, has launched a new product aimed at providing network analytics to broadband operators. The company said the tool helps provide data on connected devices, applications usage, content access, security threats, and privacy challenges.
Southern California Edison Blog
DECEMBER 8, 2021
Networks play a vital role in supporting tech startup growth objectives. However, many small businesses may struggle with operational costs and scaling their networks effectively. Below you will learn about how managed solutions address the largest network-related challenges facing tech startups. Managing Network Costs.
MARCH 5, 2020
Camarillo-based analog and mixed signal semiconductor developer Semtech says it has linked with peer-to-peer wireless network operator Helium , to develops a nationwide network supporting its LoRaWAN protocol.
SEPTEMBER 24, 2019
Irvine-based wireless technology developer Vubiq Networks , which develops millimeter wave wireless broadband technology, has named Alan Bartky as its new Vice President of Engineering.
JANUARY 21, 2021
Los Angeles-based OpenDrives, a developer of network attached storage (NAS) products for the enterprise, said on Thursday that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by IAG Capital Partners. According to the company, the new funding will go to grow the company and accelerate product development.
SoCal Tech Calendar
JUNE 23, 2021
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 -- Long Beach Small Business Online Networking Event. The Long Beach SBDC is hosting a virtual networking event on Tues. 29/6/2021 at 4:30pm PDT for business owners interested in exchanging ideas. See [link].
JANUARY 9, 2020
Irvine-based Advantage Solutions , which provides technology-enabled sales and marketing services to manufacturers and retailers, has acquired Quantum Networks , a New York City-based e-commerce retailer and agency. Advantage Solutions says Quantum Networks also is on eBay, Newegg, Walmart.com, Reverb, and Google Shopping.
JANUARY 21, 2022
in a Series A funding round, the company said this week, to launch what it says is a national network of community physicians to expand access to clinical drug trials. Los Angeles- and New York-based Topography Health has raised $21.5M The investment was led by Bain Capital Ventures, and also included Andreessen Horowitz.
MARCH 3, 2021
Los Angeles-based URB-E, a startup developing a "last mile" urban delivery network based on containers and bicycles, has raised $5M in a Series A funding round, the company said today. According to the company, the funding was led by UBS Group.
OCTOBER 9, 2020
Camarillo-based wireless internet services provider (WISP) GeoLinks said on Friday that it has acquired the network assets, including fixed wireless infrastructure and spectrum licenses, from TPx Communications (TPx). In addition, the company said the acquisition will help it expand its network footprint in the Bay Area and Las Vegas.
JANUARY 7, 2019
Brea, California-based networking products maker TP-Link is expanding its lineup of home "mesh" networking devices, saying today that it is rolling out the TP-Link OneMesh and Deco X10 mesh networking products. for a 2-pack. READ MORE>>.
AUGUST 3, 2020
Los Angeles-based electric vehicle charging network operator EVgo has inked a deal with General Motors , to build out its network of electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers, the two said late last week. The move will triple EVgo's network of fast chargers.
SoCal Tech Calendar
JULY 14, 2019
Saturday, July 20, 2019 -- Tech in the Sun: Summer Networking Party. StartOut LA and Podshare present "Tech in the Sun: Summer Networking Party" a intergenerational networking event for new and seasoned entrepreneurs.
NOVEMBER 6, 2019
Los Angeles-based Valence , which is developing a social network specifically for black professionals, has raised $2.5M The company says it is creating a database and network of black professionals. in funding, the company said this week. The company was co-founded by Upfront's Kobie Fuller, along with La Mer Walker and Emily Slade.
DECEMBER 21, 2017
Los Angeles-based Zenlayer said this week that it acquired the majority of the assets of C3 Networks , a provider of network services. Zenlayer is a provider of software defined networks and services, and is venture backed by F&G Venture and NSFOCUS. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. READ MORE>>.
JANUARY 22, 2018
Culver City-based PacketFabric , a startup working on connecting major, carrier-neutral colocation facilities with terabit-scale network technology, has raised $25M in a Series B funding, according to the company. The funding came from NantCapital, the venture investment arm of billionaire Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong and his NantWorks effort.
JULY 15, 2020
Manhattan Beach-based Pod Network , which says it is developing a mobile, social media network which connects users based on their physical location, plus professional and personal interests, has raised $5M in a seed funding. The company said the round was led by PACA Ventures and Anthony Misitano, founder of Post Acute Medical.
NOVEMBER 4, 2019
Anaheim-based networking equipment maker Zyxel said today that it has launched a new, powerline networking product, which provides Gigabit Ethernet speeds through a home's wiring. According to the company, its new PLA6546 G.hn The company's products, sold in sets of two, retail at $99.99.
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