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Tocagen Plans IPO to Finance Trials of Gene Therapy in Brain Cancer

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TroopSwap.com Gets Boost From SoCal Angels, Expands In San Diego

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Washington, DC-based TroopSwap.com , an online site offering daily deals to military families, has scored a new round of funding from a number of Southern California investors, the firm said this week. The firm said the funding will go towards expansion of its operations, to both Washington, DC and San Diego. READ MORE>>.

San Diego, Irvine Tops For Engineering Job Demand, Says Report

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Two, Southern California markets-- San Diego and Irvine --are among the top ares for engineering job demand, according to a report today.

Google Offers Launches In San Diego

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Google Offers , the daily deals service in beta at Google, has expanded into Southern California, starting in San Diego, Google said Wednesday. Google said it has added San Diego, along with Balitmore, Minneapolis, and San Jose to a beta of the service. READ MORE>>.

Forbes Midas List Gives Cold Shoulder To SoCal VCs

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The latest annual ranking of venture capitalists by Forbes has given a cold shoulder to Southern California venture capitalists.

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At “The Vine,” Developer Builds a Vertical Campus for Tech Startups

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In San Diego, the Irvine Company provided the entire second floor of its Broadway Street building at no cost for the downtown EvoNexus incubator.

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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We''re proud to announce the Socaltech 50 , our list of the 50, up-and-coming people in Southern California''s technology ecosystem.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California. MYTH 1: SoCal’s nothing but beaches, Housewives, and Mickey Mouse.

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San Diego Tech Coast Angels Honor John G. Watson With Memorial Fund

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Watson Foundation , which will support entrepreneurism in the San Diego region. and was president of Ionian Technologies in San Diego.

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 in 108 deals. in 31 deals.

Sixty-four Southern California Firms On Technology Fast 500

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A very healthy list of Southern California companies made the list, with a total of 64 companies in the region ranked in the list. list.

Southern California Startups Raise More Than $598.4M In VC In Q4

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Southern California''s venture capital investments totaled a little more than $598.4M was invested in the region. For Q4, $8.4

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

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 San Diego. survey capital venture 2015 investors investment moneytree california southern

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>>.

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.

Uber Expands In San Diego

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Uber , the technology-enabled, private car service which uses smartphones to allow users to summon a private car, is further expanding its Southern California efforts, saying today that it has launched in San Diego. uber diego limo private automobile transportation serviceREAD MORE>>.

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

DFJ Mercury Promotes Venture Partner In San Diego

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Google Invests $103M In Southern California Solar Project

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The plant is expected to be fully operational in 2014, and will supply power to San Diego Gas & Electric. 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 was raised. raised. in investments.

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>>.

Southern California Venture Investments Top $1.3 Billion In Q4

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in investments in San Diego. San Diego''s largest deal was nearly $22M invested in BioNano Genomics. The report tallied $1.09

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 for San Diego, then $189.0M in funding, and Rox Medical , in San Clemente, raised $40M in funding. in funding in Orange County.

K5 Brings yCombinator Model Accelerator To Orange and San Diego County

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Exciting times in the Southern California tech community. SoCal is home to some of the greatest startup success stories.

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 in San Diego. The most active investors for Q1 in Southern California were DFJ.

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. in funding, and San Diego $198.18M in investments. raised for the quarter.

Amyloid Hypothesis Lives On—Solanezumab, Too, Despite “Siren Song”

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When Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY ) reported the day before Thanksgiving, that its Alzheimer’s treatment solanezumab failed to significantly improve the condition of people with a mild form of the disease , some observers immediately called it a final blow for the drug. But research continues on solanezumab; the.

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.

Report: Amazon Launching New Game Studio In San Diego

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Amazon.com is launching a new game studio in San Diego, according to reports , in an effort being led by former Sony Online Entertainment chief John Smedley. Southern California is already home to Amazon Studios, the television, movie, and content development arm of Amazon, which operates out of Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.

SoCal Investors Score With Klout Acquisition

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A number of Southern California angel investors, and one of its venture firms, have scored an exit over at social media influence measurement startup Klout , as the San Francsco company said Thursday that it is being acquired by Lithium Technologies. The deal is reportedly worth $200M. READ MORE>>.

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Here are four startup founders, who are among the hottest companies in the technology world, who got their start in Southern California.

IPO Filings Keep Coming In Southern California

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The filing of an IPO by Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless on Friday seems to indicate the interest in public markets by venture-backed, Southern California firms has not abated. Firms which successfully reached the markets in the past year include Green Dot , RealD , Maxlinear , Inphi Corp. , and ReachLocal.

Southern California Linked IPOs Grow

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The number of Southern California related initial public offerings is growing steadily upwards, as Gevo --originally started in Pasadena, and based on technology out of Caltech and UCLA--hit the market this morning. Gevo is just the latest in a surge of companies hitting the public markets which have Southern California links.

WSJ Top Startups List: SoCal Matches Silicon Valley On IPOs

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The number of IPOs of companies on the Journal's list from 2011 from Southern California matched the number of IPOs of Silicon Valley companies.

SoCal Sees Summertime Surge In Exits

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In what looks to be an unprecedented surge in high profile, high value exits for high tech companies in Southern California, there have now been six big exits in the region over the last month worth over $100M. southern california merger acquisition dollarshave vizio nervana touchcommerce aurrion orbiteraREAD MORE>>.

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. in San Diego, and $141.4M was invested in the region.

Q2 Venture Funding Drifts Downward In Southern California

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in funding, followed by San Diego, with $304.7M 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. 837.3M in investment, then. in funding. raised.

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 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. in investments across 90 deals. invested.