Drizly Expands On-Demand Beer, Wine To Orange County

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Drizly , a provider of on-demand delivery of beer, wine and liquor ("Uber for beer"), said Thursday that it has expanded its services to Southern California, starting with Orange County. delivery county orange alcohol beer uber ondemand drizly

First Ever Startup Weekend Orange County Live!

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As you all know TechZulu is a huge supporter of Startup Weekend, and when we had the chance to be part of the very first Orange County (my home town) Startup Weekend we jumped on board.

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Southern California Sees $1.9 Billion In Q1 Deals, Biggest Since Dot Com Boom

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Southern California saw a staggering $1.9 MoneyTree report, which was released this evening, The quarter was the biggest, investment quarter for Southern California since the dot com era. in investments, and Orange County saw $172.81M in funding.

Hackathon Targets Orange County Web Developers

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In one of the newest "hackathons" to hit Southern California, a group of companies are looking to draw Orange County software developers to a new hackathon, geared around WebRTC, the open "Web Real Time Communications" framework aimed at helping developers create voice and video chat applications.

Southern California Companies Raise $1.46B In VC In Q3 2015

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Southern California has seen another, big venture capital investment quarter, with companies raising $1.46 billion invested across Southern California for all of 2015. Orange County saw $340.3M

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? 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.

Southern California VC Totals Drop To $810.5M In Q1

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Southern California startups raised $810.5M Southern California venture totals were down significantly from the $1.38 in funds invested, across 47 deals; Orange County had $158M invested across 15 deals; and San Diego had $253.5M

Southern California Sees Boom In Venture Investments In Q4

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That's definitely not the case in Southern California, which saw a massive, $1.3 Southern California bucked the national trend, where venture investing dollars were down 32 percent in Q4 compared with Q3. in Orange County, and $334.0M The most active Southern California venture investors -- who made most of their investments outside the area -- were Wavemaker Partners (12 investments); Correlation Ventures (11); and DFJ Frontier (4).

Southern California Venture Deals Hit $683.7M in Q4 2012

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was invested across Southern California in Q4 of 2012. The funding brings Southern California's total 2012 investments to $3.2 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

Southern California Firms Raise $762.88M in Q1

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The latest numbers are out on venture capital investments in Southern California from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association, finding that the region had nearly $762.88M invested in companies in the region during Q1 of 2014.

Southern California Firms Get $694M In Q3 2012 Venture Funding

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The latest numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree report finds that companies here in Southern California raised $695.4M The MoneyTree report--which is compiled with data from Thomson Reuters--found that so far in 2012, $2.5

Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4

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billion in Southern California startup, according to the latest MoneyTree Report issued by PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association last night, based on data from Thomson Reuters. billion in investments in Los Angeles, near $125M in Orange County, and $106.6M

Southern California Startups Raise $761.12M in Q2 2014

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The latest venture capital totals from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association''s MoneyTree Report was released this evening, tallying up $761.12M in investments in Q2 of 2014 in Southern California, up from Q2 of 2013, when $616.83M was invested in the region. invested in San Diego, and $66.53M invested in Orange County during the period. finance investor 2014 tally investment survey nvca moneytree capital venture california southern

MoneyTree Report: Southern California Q3 Venture Totals Drop To $663.27M

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Southern California's venture capital totals dropped significantly in Q3 of 2016, to a mere $663.2M Q2 fundings in Southern California were much higher, due to a giant $1.27 in funding in Orange County. in funding, according to the latest numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers MoneyTree report, based on data from Thomson Reuters. According to the report, there were 71 deals worth a total of $663.2M in funding in Q3, down from the much larger, $2.5

Flywheel Expands Into Orange County

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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. The expansion is part of a national expansion by the company, which also included expansion in Oklahoma City, Florida, Northern California''s East Bay, and other locations. flywheel taxi rideshare uber lyft sidecar orange county irvine transportation smartphone mobile marke

Shervin Talieh | The Force Behind a Rising Tech Scene

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Shervin Talieh, founder and CEO of Drumbi , an OC-based startup, is one of the bright tech stars in Orange County who is disrupting telephony through the creation of an innovative communications platform.

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SoCal Gets $739M In Venture Capital In Q2

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Southern California companies raised $739M in venture capital in Q2 of 2011, according to the latest numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) based on data from Thomson Reuters. According to the MoneyTree report, released last night, Orange County led fundraising, with $319.3M Southern California's biggest investment sectors in the quarter were.

Venture Capitalists Invest $493.2M In Southern California In Q1

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The latest venture capital numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters, was released tonight, showing that Southern California had $493.2M Locally, the report totaled $201.28M in deals in the Los Angeles area, $191.89M in the Orange County area, and $100.0M The most active investors for Q1 in Southern California were DFJ.

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Los Angeles Startup Events

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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. So, you may also want to go look at: Los Angeles Startup Events Here are some of the events and meetups that I've spoken at, attended or at least interest me. So, if you happen to read this and want to meet me, just reach out directly.

Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013

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There''s been a lot of activity over the past two years in the Southern California accelerator/incubator market, with numerous groups (Amplify, EvoNexus, K5, LaunchpadLA, MediaCamp, Science, StartEngine, and many, many others) looking to help entrepreneurs start and fund their companies.

Southern California Firms Raise $738M In Q4 2011

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The latest numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture capital Association MoneyTree survey, which is based on data from Thomson Reuters, tallies $738.34M invested in Southern California in Q4 of 2011. Southern California fundraising matched a similar increase nationally, where $28.4 In Southern California, San Diego County took the lead in investment totals, raising $262.1M

Venture Capital Totals $603.2M In Southern California In Q3

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Venture capital investments in Southern California for Q3 of 2011 are up from last year, but down from last quarter, according to the latest numbers from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. was invested in Q 3in Southern California companies, up from the same quarter last year, when only $443.8M invested in Orange County. 2011 california southern capital venture

Q2 Venture Funding Drifts Downward In Southern California

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Orange County, with $203.6M Los Angeles most mostly flat quarter-to-quarter in terms of dollars invested, with both Orange. County and San Diego seeing slightly less funding that the prior quarter. In terms of the venture capital industry in the area, the most active Southern California venture capitalists -- not necessarily the.

Color's SoCal Connection: Peter Pham

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Palo Alto-based Color , the new Silicon Valley startup developing mobile photo sharing and social networking software which appears to have gained unprecedented attention from the press this week at its launch, has a Southern California connection. The firm's SoCal connection?

BIOCOM Orange County Launch Party

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 -- Orange County Launch Party. BIOCOM is excited to be building bridges in Orange County and bringing the Southern California biotech and medical device community together. BIOCOM. See [link].

Southern California Bucks VC Trend, As Firms Raise $924.13M In Q1

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The latest numbers from the MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers, The National Venture Capital Association, and Thomson Reuters have tallied up just under a billion dollars in venture capital investments in the Southern California region in Q1 of this year, a very significant uptick from Q2 of 2011. Southern California's investment totals bucked a downward national trend in venture capital investing. in 48 deals; Orange County had $249.3M

Southern California Tech Billionaires Rank On List

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The top local, Southern California billionaire among the technology related fortunes on the Forbes billionaire list was Patrick Soon-Shiong , who made his fortune in biotechnology with Abraxis, ranked number 196 at $5.2 Others include Orange COunty's David Sun and John Tu , who made their fortune from memory maker Kingston Technology, were both ranked number 440 with $2.6

Who's In Southern California's Unicorn Club?

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The list of technology startups in Southern California who are "unicorns"--valued at more than $1 billion--surprisingly, might not be who you think, and in the sectors you might expect. A look at the companies who are private, backed by venture capital, and are valued at more than $1 billion across Southern California -- from San Diego to Los Angeles to Santa Barbara -- is an interesting contrast in the wide range of types of technology companies across the region.

Southern California Firms Get $587.0M In Venture Capital In Q2

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in venture capital investments in Q2 2013 across Southern California, spread across 80 deals. However, venture dollars invested were above Q1, when Southern California saw $569.1M Orange County was second, with $161.9M

Orange County Investor Commits $1M To Early Stage Startups

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Jason Thanh La , the co-founder and CEO of payment processing company Merchant Services Group , said this week that he has committed to personally fund $1M to early stage companies in Southern California. La said he is specifically seeking early stage companies who are developing better payment processing technology. La said he is looking at payment processing, data analytics, and mobile payments companies.

Southern California Venture Investments See Big Drop In Q1

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Venture capital investments saw a sharp drop in Q1 in Southern California, according to the latest venture numbers from the MoneyTree report. invested in 81 deals in the Southern California region in Q1 of 2013, down from Q4, when there was $674.2M

Southern California Firms Gets $694M In Q3 2012 Venture Funding

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The latest numbers from the PricewaterhouseCoopers/National Venture Capital Association MoneyTree report finds that companies here in Southern California raised $695.4M The MoneyTree report--which is compiled with data from Thomson Reuters--found that so far in 2012, $2.5

All Monetization, No 'Ums' at Orange County's Startup Weekend

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Five teams competed in Orange County this past weekend. Particularly notable in this Southern California version of a San Francisco hackathon was a focus on product viability.