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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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

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

SiLC Technologies Sees $17M

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Monrovia, California-based SiLC Technologies, a developer of machine vision tools, says it has raised $17M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by Alter Venture Partners and Dell Technologies Capital and also included Fluxunit -- OSRAM Ventures, Sony Innovation Fund by IGV, Epson, UMC Capital, Yamato Holdings and Global Brain. partners venture alter tools software intelligence artificial vision machine technologies silc

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

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.

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.

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

TetaVi Raises $20 Million for Hologram Technology

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

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.

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

6 Keys To Translating Technology Into Business Value

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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.

Quibi To Give Up Mobile Video Technology After Lawsuit

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Quibi, the short-lived, short-form-mobile-video startup run by Jeffrey Katzenberg, is transferring its mobile video technology to another company, Eko, after Eko filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Quibi. According to the two, QBI Holdings, the current owner of Quibi's assets, will transfer the intellectual property behind its mobile video technology to Eko. quibi mobile technology turnstyle patent lawsuit legal infringement content hollywood jeffrey katzenberg

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

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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?

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

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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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

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

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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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

AirMap Acquires Hangar Technology

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

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

5 Ways To Validate Your Technology As Market Driven

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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.

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

Technology Rodeo - Federal technologies

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

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

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

Hubble Targets Technology At New Parents

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Los Angeles-based Hubble Connected, a technology products developer, says it is launching a new set of products at at parents, infance, children, and expecting mothers. The company said it has launched a new brand called "Hubble Connected" which includes a baby monitor, infant sleep monitor, and camera. The company says it has created baby monitors marketed under other global brands, and is led by Dino Lalvani. hubble parents baby monitor children electronics

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

Education technology meets its limits

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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.

HCAP Partners Backs TCS Healthcare Technologies In Acquisition Deal

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San Diego-based private equity investor HCAP Partners announced today that it has provided a follow-on investment in TCS Healthcare Technologies, a provider of managed care softare, as part of an acquisition effort by TCS. TCS Healthcare Technologies provides software used by health plans, TPAs, ACOs, and other organizations for compliance, and managing finance and operations. saas compliance software equity private acquisition merger partners hcap technologies healthcare

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.

Aegis Technology Selected For NASA Grant

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Santa Ana-based Aegis Technology , a developer of materials technology, has been selected for a $125,000 grant from NASA , to help develop low cost lithium-ion batteries with more desirable performance, including longer lifespans, NASA said on Tuesday. NASA said that batteries developed with technology from Aegis could benefit hybrid electric or all-electric power generation, and are being developed in partnership with Cornell University.

NEXT Energy Technologies Snags $13.4M In Series C

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Santa Barbara-based NEXT Energy Technologies, a developer of a transparent, photovoltaic coating which turns commercial windows into energy producing solar panels, has raised $13.4M panel solar coating photovoltaic transparent technologies energy nextin a Series C funding. The funding was led by Alon Blue Square Israel, Ltd. and also included GEAR Innovation Network, and Viracon, an architectural glass fabricator, as well as family office Rincon Advisors.

Protomer Technologies Gets Funding For Protein Therapeutics

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Pasadena-based Protomer Technologies announced this morning that it has received funding from both the JDRF T1D Fund, as well as Eli Lilly and Company, in a funding round. jdrf elililly lifescience biotech capital venture therapeutics protein technologies protomerSize of the investment was not announced. The company said Eli Lilly and Company led the funding, with the new investment today from JDRF.

IMT Acquired By Cerium Technology

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Santa Barbara-based MEMs technology developer Innovative Micro Technology (IMT) said early this morning that it has received a majority equity financing from Cerium Technology. Cerium Technology is an investment firm focused on the Internet-of-Things (IoT) market. The company's MEMS technology uses precision scale manufacturing of structure-on-a-chip, which are used for things like force and motion sensors, relays and RF switches, and more.

Dexcom Buys TypeZero Technologies

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San Diego-based DexCom has acquired TypeZero Technologies , a developer of diabetes management systems and technology, the company said late Wednesday. TypeZero Technologies' technology automatically adjusts and regulates insulin delivery. equipment medical lifescience acquisition merger management diabetes technologies typezero dexcom

OpenGate Capital Acquires InRule Technology

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor OpenGate Capital announced this morning that it has acquired Chicago-based InRule Technology , a developer of decision management and business rules management software. management support decision software equity private acquisition merger technology inrule capital opengate

Miso Robotics Partners With PathSpot Technologies

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Pasadena-based robotics developer Miso Robotics says it is partnering with PathSpot Technologies , a developer of technology which scans the hands of employees to make sure they are free of contaminants. robot clean virus hand scan technologies pathspot robotics misoAccording to Miso Robotics, the partnership will allow it to offer PathSpot's hand scanning device for optional integration into its Flippy autonomous kitchen assistant.

MyCivic Acquired By Tyler Technologies

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Seal Beach-based MyCivic , a developer of apps used by local governments to engage with their citizens, has been acquired by Texas-based Tyler Technologies , Tyler Technologies said on Thursday. Tyler Technologies said it expects the management and staff of MyCivic to remain in their positions. acquisition merger local government technologies tyler mycivic