SpaceX Acquires Swarm Technologies

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SpaceX has agreed to purchase Swarm Technologies, which designs small satellites to manage internet-of-things services

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Heal Launches Technology Platform

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Los Angeles-based Heal, which offers in-home access to physicians, says it is launching a new technology platform, which includes its own electronic health records software, logistics/routing, and enhanced remote patient monitoring. heal technology platform software healthcare health

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Valencia Technologies Names Executives

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Valencia-based Valencia Technologies, which is developing a device for the treatment of urgency urinary incontinence (UUI), said it has named a number of executives this morning. valencia technologies biotech lifescience executive schloffman crines rascon decker

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Shows Off Capsule Design

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Playa Vista-based transportation technology developer Hyperloop Transportation Technologies is showing off what it calls its "completed hyperloop capsule passenger experience", which it designed in conjunction with design firm ICONA Design Group. Hyperloop Transportation Technologies said the design includes such features as an artificial skylight, advanced air purification system, interactive displays, digital wayfinding, personal tablets, and biometric sensors.

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SpaceX Buys Swarm Technologies

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Los Angeles-based rocket and spacecraft developer SpaceX has acquired Swarm Technologies, a developer of "smallsat" (small satellite) technology. spacex swarm technologies merger acquisition satellite cubesat smallsatFinancial terms of the buy were not announced, and no details of the acquisition were announced. The deal was uncovered via a series of filings with the FCC. Swarm has a network of 120.

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Halo Technology Buys ARIA Technologies And Solid Optics

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Irvine-based Halo Technology Group, a manufacturer of fiber optic transceivers and high speed cabling, said last week that it acquired two companies, Aria Technologies and Solid Optics. halo technology merger acquisitio aria technologies solid optics hardware networking

Metropolis Technologies Raises $167M For AI Driven Parking Systems

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Los Angeles-based Metropolis Technologies, a startup that develops computer vision and machine learning driven systems for allowing people to drive in and out of parking facilities, without having to swipe a credit card or phone, has raised $167M in a Series B funding roudn. Alex Israel is cofounder and CEO of Metropolis Technologies.

Heliogen Raises $108 Million for Solar Energy Technology

L.A. Business Journal

Pasadena-based energy technology company Heliogen Inc. has raised a total of $108 million in two funding rounds to help develop its industrial solar energy technology, the company announced June 15

Karman Systems Acquires Systima Technologies

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Los Angeles-based Karman Missile & Space Systems, a developer of flight hardware and sub-assemblies for the space market, said Friday that it has acquired Systima Technologies, a provider of integration of mission critical space and hypersonic systems. karman systems systima technologies merger acquisition launch space spaceflight aerospace

Clearlake Capital Buys Confluence Technologies

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital said this morning that it is acquiring Confluence Technologies, a developer of software which is used by the investment industry to automate business processes at asset managers and service providers. Confluence Technologies was owned by another private equity investor, TA Associates. Confluence Technologies will continue to be led by current CEO Mark Evans.

Newlight Technologies Finds $45M

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Huntington beach-based Newlight Technologies , a developer of an ocean-degradable biopolymer, which can be used like plastic but decays with exposure to seawater, has raised $45M in the company's Series F funding round. newlight technologies ocean biopolymer degradable cleantech clean venture capital plastic polymer

Divergent Technologies Takes $160M For Industrial 3D Printing

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Los Angeles-based Divergent Technologies, a developer of industrial 3D printing systems, said this week that it has raised $160M in its Series C funding round. Divergent Technologies previously raised $200 million from investors including Horizons Ventures and Altran Technologies. divergent technologies industrial printing venture capital goldman sachs vehicles automotive auto

Sienza Energy Snags Series A For Battery Technology

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Pasadena-based Sienza Energy, a startup working on lithium battery technology, said on Thursday that it has raised part of a Series A funding round from billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong. Sienza Energy says it is developing new 3D electrode technology for lithium batteries. The company's technology comes out of Caltech, where it was incubated. sienza energy battery technology caltech lithium cleantech venture capital

OnSite Waste Technologies Finds $3.5M

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Newport Beach-based OnSite Waste Technologies has raised $3.5M The startup says it is developing technology for immediate sterilization of medical waste. Onsite Waste Technologies is led by CEO Brad Barnes; the company is aiming its onsite sterilization technology at long-term care facilities, family practices, dermatologists offices, urgent care clinics, and other small waste producers. onsite waste technologies venture capital medical lifescience sterilization

8 Ways Entrepreneurs Find Disruptive New Technologies

Startup Professionals Musings

The key here is to resist the temptation to pay more attention to the technology solution than the problem. What sparks paradigm-shifting and disruptive innovation in any business?

6 Keys To Translating Technology Into Business Value

Startup Professionals Musings

Young entrepreneurs often are so excited by new technology or their latest invention that they forget to translate it into a value proposition that their customers or potential investors can understand and relate to. Don’t assume their understanding of technology is commensurate with yours.

H2U Technologies Picks Up $11M For Green Hydrogen Effort

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Los Angeles-based H2 Technologies, which is developing energy technology to produce green hydrogen, says it has raised $11M in a Series A funding round. H2U Technologies is led by President and CEO Mark McGough. technologies green hydrogen energy venture capital cleantechThe funding was led by Jerico Energy Ventures, Freeflow Ventures, VoLo Earth Ventures, and Hess Corporation.

Fralock Acquires Career Technologies USA

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Valencia-based Fralock , which designs and manufactures specialty components for the aerospace, electronics, industrial life science, medical, satellite, and semiconductor equipment manufacturing industries, has acquired Chatsworth-based Career Technologies USA READ MORE>>. fralock career technologies semiconductor electronics manufacturing merger acquisition private equity

Frontier Water Systems Acquired By Evoqua Water Technologies

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frontier water systems evoqua technologies merger acquisition equipment hardware processSan Diego-based Frontier Water Systems, a developer of equipment for removing selenium, nitrate, and metals in water and wastewater, has been acquired by Pittsburgh-based Evoqua Water Systems. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. Evoqua had already a majority position in Frontier Water Systems, via an investment in October of 2019.

Vance Street Capital Acquires Carmanah Technologies

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Vance Street Capital said today that it has acquired Carmanah Technologies Corp, a developer of solar LED pedestrian and traffic safety products. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. According to Vance Street, it will combine Carmanah along with Polara Enterprises, a company it acquired in December of 2021, to form a new traffic and pedestrian safety business. Carmanah is based in Victoria, BC.

Oracle Agreement for TikTok Sets Technology Partnership

L.A. Business Journal

Facing a Sept. 20 deadline from the White House to find a buyer for its U.S. operations, TikTok parent company ByteDance Ltd. has accepted a bid from Oracle Corp

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Welcome Technologies Secures $8 Million

L.A. Business Journal

Welcome Technologies, a Brentwood-based software technology company, raised an additional $8 million in institutional funding

Education technology meets its limits

TechCrunch LA

This week has been a good one for those who like to talk about the limits of technology. Over in the UK, a prankster managed to fool Trip Advisor into naming his shed the #1 ranked restaurant in London. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, a city struggling to manage several wind-fueled wildfires, the L.A.P.D. has asked drivers to refrain from using navigation apps because they’re steering… Read More.

Fair Technologies Pivots, Plans 2022 Relaunch

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The company said it will officially be called Fair Technologies. fair technologies auto automotive marketing ecommerceBeverly Hills-based Fair, which was most recently focused on letting people lease vehicles on as short as a month-to-month basis, said Tuesday that it has adopted a new strategy, and plans to change its name for an early 2022 relaunch.

TetaVi Raises $20 Million for Hologram Technology

L.A. Business Journal

raised $20 million in a Series A funding round toward the development of its hologram technology TetaVi USA Inc.

Corent Wins MapR Technologies

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Aliso Viejo-based Corent Technologies , which develops cloud migration software, and AI and data analytics software developer MapR Technologies said this morning that MapR Technologies has selected Corent's SurPaaS platform to help customers access MapR's Data Platform for AI. corent mapr technologies migration cloud data analytics software saas

Technology Rodeo - Federal technologies

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 -- Tritech Technology Rodeo. NASA, Navy, University Technologies. Why attend.

Levine Leichtman Acquires Legal Software Developer Iridium Technology

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Levine Leichtman announced this morning that one of its portfolio companies, BigHand Ltd, has acquired legal software developer Iridium Technology from private equity investor Polaris Growth Fund. Iridum Technology was founded in 2009, and develops legal business intelligence and analytics software for law firms. bighand leichtman levine equity private technology iridium

Oracle Agreement for TikTok Sets Technology Partnership

L.A. Business Journal

Facing a Sept. 20 deadline from the White House to find a buyer for its U.S. operations, TikTok parent company ByteDance Ltd. has accepted a bid from Oracle Corp

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Smart Earth Technologies Acquired By CrescoNet

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Carlsbad-based Smart Earth Technologies (SET), a developer of LTE and 5G products for the water utility market, has been acquired by San Francisco-based CrescoNet. smart earth technologies cresconet merger acquisition meter cleantech utility hardware telecomFinancial terms of the acquisition were not announced.

Claiming a landmark in fusion energy, TAE Technologies sees commercialization by 2030

TechCrunch LA

In a small industrial park located nearly halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, one company is claiming to have hit a milestone in the development of a new technology for generating power from nuclear fusion. Image Credit: TAE Technologies. A “safer” fusion technology?

5 Ways To Validate Your Technology As Market Driven

Startup Professionals Musings

Technical entrepreneurs love their technology, and often are driven to launch a startup on the assumption that everyone will buy any solution which highlights this technology. Customers buy solutions, not technology. New technology does not necessarily make better solutions.

Airspace Technologies Finds $8M For Logistics Technology

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Carlsbad-based Airspace Technologies , which is developing technology for the logistics market, says it has raised $8M in a Series A funding round. According to Airspace, it is providing "time definite" delivery and supply chain services to the healthcare, technology, and aerospace sectors. airspace technologies venture capital logistics qualcomm cross culture supply chain

OnSite Waste Technologies Signs Supplier To Senior Living Industry

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Newport Beach-based startup OnSite Waste Technologies , which is developing counter-top, on-site medical waste sterilization products, says it has signed on a supplier of products for the senior living industry. onsite waste technologies lifescience medical sterilization distributor distribution

Education technology meets its limits

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Developing skills-based online courses and credentials is the easy part. The hard part is getting employers to pay attention. Column Education TC Coursera edtech flatiron school Galvanize London Los Angeles MIT mooc Software Thinkful udacity United Kingdom WeWork

Framework Benchmarks

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Let go of your technology prejudices. We discuss technology, development processes, the challenges faced by our clients, and the solutions weve put to use on real projects. About What we do Portfolio People Blog Contact. You are viewing a single entry. Please also check out the most recent entries. March 28, 2013. Framework Benchmarks. How much does your framework choice affect performance? The answer may surprise you.

Chief Technology Officers on Emerging Technologies

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Los Angeles Sets Up Transportation Technology Zone

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The City of Los Angeles and Mayor Eric Garcetti said this week that it is launching a new Transportation Technology Innovation Zone , which Garcetti said will allow innovators to test their transportation technology solutions. angeles transportation technology zone delivery innovation startup

AirMap Acquires Hangar Technology

L.A. Business Journal

a Santa Monica-based drone flight management software developer, acquired drone automation company Hangar Technology Inc. AirMap Inc., on Sept.

Advertisers Stick With GumGum’s AI Technology

L.A. Business Journal

After more than 15 years working in the advertising industry, Charlotte Cochrane understands the power of a well-placed ad to boost a brand’s sales

Amionx Finds Funding For Lithium-ion Battery Technology

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Carlsbad-based mionx, a developer of lithium-ion battery technology, says it has received a Series B financing round. The company said the funding will go to accelerate transfer of its technology to lithium-ion battery manufacturers. The company said its battery technology helps prevent thermal runaway issues in lithium-ion batteries. cleantech capital venture technology battery lithium amionx

Halo Technology Group Buys Skylane Optics

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Irvine-based Halo Technology Group, a manufacturer of fiber optic transceivers and high speed cabling, said today that it has acquired Skylane Optics, a manufacturer of optical networking products. Halo Technology said the acquisition will add new products, including CFP-DCO coherent products. halo technology skylane optics merger acquisition networking private equity inflexion optoelectronics hardware

Clearlake's Zywave Buys Insurance Technologies Corporation

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Santa Monica-based private equity investor Clearlake Capital Group said this morning that one of its portfolio firms, Zywave , has acquired Insurance Technologies Corporation (ITC). Insurance Technologies Corporation is a provider of marketing, rating, and agency management software for the insurance industry. clearlake capital merger acquisition private equity zywave insurance technologies corporation