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Drizly Expands On-Demand Beer, Wine To Orange County

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delivery county orange alcohol beer uber ondemand drizlyDrizly is delivering its alcoholic goods from Costa Mesa's Hi-Time Wine Cellars.

First Ever Startup Weekend Orange County Live!

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We are going to do what we do best and bring you all the awesome presentation action live tonight at 5PM PST. He joined Miramar in 2006. Patents.

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 in investments, and Orange County saw $172.81M in funding. invested. READ MORE>>.

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. READ MORE>>.

Andre Bourque: 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. Read more: Slidepollajax , Hackathon , Startups , Tech Startups , Los-Angeles-Tech , Startup Weekend , Orange County , Los Angeles News

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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

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 Think there is a technology investment slowdown? The $1.3 in San Diego.

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. It looks to be startup accelerators.

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

Southern California Firms Raise $762.88M in Q1

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in funding, followed by San Diego with $242.98M in investments, and $209.97M in investments in Orange County. in funding. READ MORE>>.

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

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The MoneyTree report--which is compiled with data from Thomson Reuters--found that so far in 2012, $2.5 in 20 deals; and Orange County had $128.8M

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. According to the report, there were 71 deals worth a total of $663.2M billion funding round for Snapchat.

Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4

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billion in investments in Los Angeles, near $125M in Orange County, and $106.6M Venture capitalists invested more than $1.3 READ MORE>>.

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. Nationally, there was $13.0 READ MORE>>.

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. flywheel taxi rideshare uber lyft sidecar orange county irvine transportation smartphone mobile market READ MORE>>.

Shervin Talieh | The Force Behind a Rising Tech Scene

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So you click the company’s contact on your smartphone which leads you to a listed menu of service options.

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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

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 The most active investors for Q1 in Southern California were DFJ. billion a year ago.

Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013

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On top was OCTANe Launchpad , the Orange County-based accerator for startups in the technology, life science, and clean technology industries.

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, if you happen to read this and want to meet me, just reach out directly.

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 venture funding.

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. invested in Orange County. was invested in the region.

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. 837.3M in funding during Q2 of 2012, down from Q1, and slightly below investments in Q2 of 2011. in investment, then. raised.

Color's SoCal Connection: Peter Pham

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The firm's SoCal connection? Photo: Pham at a Technology Council of Southern California event in Irvine). READ MORE>>.

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. was invested in the region.

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 billion, and Google's Larry Page were number 24 and 25, respectively, with $19.8 billion each. billion in net worth.

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. READ MORE>>.

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. Orange County was second, with $161.9M

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.

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

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The MoneyTree report--which is compiled with data from Thomson Reuters--found that so far in 2012, $2.5 in 20 deals; and Orange County had $128.8M

Here's Who Is Funding Companies In Southern California Today

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Are you a startup looking to find funding in Southern California? Here are the venture firms who have been most active in SoCal (Santa Babrara - Los Angeles - Orange County - San Diego) in the last twelve months, based on the number of deals: 1. Upfront Partners - 11 deals. Greycroft Partners - 10 deals.

SoCalBio Women, Work and Wisdom (W3) Group Meeting

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Thursday, May 10, 2012 -- SoCalBio Women, Work and Wisdom (W3) Group Meeting in Orange County: Building and Nurturing Successful Bioscience Companies in Southern California. See [link] (more

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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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. Southern California Tech Central – Brings together posts from top bloggers around Southern California including John's blog and this blog.

Southern California Tech Companies Raise $709.8M In Q3

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Southern California technology companies raised $709.8M 2013 q32013 moneytree quarterly investment capital venture california southern

Interview with Amir Banifatemi and Kai Tao, K5Launch

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We are in Orange County, but we're also focused more largely on Southern California. What is K5Launch? more) READ MORE>>.

Uber, DogVacay Tie To Help Animal Shelters

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DogVacay said that the $5 for each ride--taken in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Central LA--will go towards the nonprofit group STARTrescue.

SoCal Venture Capital Investments Total $497.8M In Q4

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Southern California venture capital investments total $497.8M, according to the latest numbers from the MoneyTree Report by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and the National Venture Capital Association, which were released this evening, based on data from Thomson Reuters. in a funding round. in investments, followed by $182.7M

Private Equity Firm Puts Epicor Software On Market

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Epicor Software , the supply chain management software company whose roots are in Orange County, has been put up for sale by private equity firm Apax Partners, according to reports Tuesday. Epicor still has operations through Southern California, including in Irvine, and San Diego. Apax paid $976M for Epicor back in 2011.

Amazon Prime Now Expands To Los Angeles, OC

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Amazon.com has expanded its one hour, instant delivery service, Amazon Prime Now , to Los Angeles and Orange County, saying Wednesday that it has begun offering customers in the area with the near-instant delivery of products from Amazon warehouses to Amazon Prime members. READ MORE>>.