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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Invested.in Launches New Site For Alternative Investment
Los Angeles-based crowdfunding technology developer Invested.in said Wednesday that it has launched a new site, INVST, a new network for institutional-quality alternative investment funds. Invested. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


Qualcomm Backs Korean Delivery Service Naldo
San Diego-based Qualcomm, via its venture capital arm, Qualcomm Ventures, has invested in a Korean "instant delivery" startup Naldo, in a Series A funding. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


Edgewave Raises $6M For Cybersecurity Efforts
San Diego-based Edgewave, a developer of cloud-based, cybersecurity tools, has raised $6M in a Series A funding, according to the company. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 (More)(Full story)


Microsemi Buys Mingoa
Aliso Viejo-based semiconductor maker Microsemi has acquired Cork, Ireland-based Mingoa, a developer of semiconductor IP focused on accelerated, real-time Ethernet. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


Lionsgate Invests In Finnish Game Developer
Santa Monica-based entertainment company Lionsgate has made an investment in a Finnish game developer, Next Games, as part of a strategic partnership, the studio said this morning. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


BlackLine Systems Names New CTO
Los Angeles-based financial software developer BlackLine Systems said today that it has hired a new, Chief Technology Officer. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


Fandango Launches New Amazon Fire Phone App
Los Angeles-based movie ticketing site and service Fandango said late Tuesday that it has launched a new app, this time on Amazon's new Fire Phone. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


Levine Leichtman Buys FASTSIGNS
Los Angeles-based private equity investor Levine Leichtman Capital Partners announced Tuesday that it has acquired FASTSIGNS International, a franchisor in the custom sign and graphics industry. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


CARD.com Names CFO
Santa Monica-based CARD.com, the custom-branded, reloadable debit card provider, said today that it has named Josh Flowers as the company's new Chief Financial Officer. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)


Teledyne Bolsters Board
Thousand Oaks-based Teledyne Technologies, the diversified electronics, software, aerospace, defense, and other products company, said today that it has named Jane C. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014(Full story)



Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Factual Ties With StrikeAd
Los Angeles-based geolocation data provider Factual has tied with programmatic advertising firm StrikeAd, the two recently announced, to use Factual's data on a global basis. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014(Full story)


PK4 Media Buys Prosperio
El Segundo-based PK4 Media, which develops adveriting technology, said this morning that it has acquired Santa Monica-based Prosperio, a developer of a programmatic direct platform for the display and
posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014(Full story)


OneRoof Energy Ties With Cloud, Digital Services Company
San Diego-based OneRoof Energy, the solar energy services financing and solar installation company led by David Field, said today that it has tied with "digital services" company Elevate. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014(Full story)


Newegg Hails Patent Win Over Acacia Research
Los Angeles-based online e-commerce retailer Newegg is trumpeting a new patent victory, saying that a "notorious troll" has been ordered to pay the company's cost in a patent ruling. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014(Full story)


Edmunds.com Claims Electric Vehicle Travel Record
Santa Monica-based car shopping site Edmunds.com says that it has set a new, electric vehicle travel record using a 2013 Tesla Model S, driven by two of it staffers. According to Edmunds. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014(Full story)


TYLT Rolls Out Travel Charger
Los Angeles-based TYLT, the consumer electronics company related to TYLT Labs, announced today that it has started shipping a new, travel charger which combines a USB wall charger with portable batter
posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014(Full story)


United Online Names New Board Member
Woodland Hills-based United Online said late Monday that it has added a new member to its board of directors. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014(Full story)


Iteris Gets Market Warning
Santa Ana-based Iteris, a developer of technology for the traffic management and transportation industry, reported late Monday that it has received a notice of noncompliance from the NYSE. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, July 22, 2014(Full story)



Monday, July 21, 2014
CheckAlt Wins Another Credit Union
Los Angeles-based payment processing technology provider CheckAlt has signed up another customer, Energy Capital Credit Union, according to the company. Financial impact of the win was not announced. (More info...)
posted on Monday, July 21, 2014(Full story)


Dealflicks Raises $1.7M
Los Angeles- and San Francisco-based Dealflicks, an online service which offers up discounted movie tickets to help theater chains fill empty seats, has raised $1.7M in a seed funding. (More info...)
posted on Monday, July 21, 2014 (More)(Full story)


Allergan To Cut 1500 Jobs
Allergan said this morning that it is cutting 1,500 jobs, or approximately 13 percent of its headcount, as part of a restructuring effort. (More info...)
posted on Monday, July 21, 2014(Full story)


TrueCar's Scott Painter On Entrepreneurship And IPOs
Very few Southern California startups make it from seed funding all the way up through an IPO, and rarely do they do so with their original founder. (More info...)
posted on Monday, July 21, 2014(Full story)


Ayannah Gets $1M More
Ayannah, the mobile payment and remittance startup which is focused on unbanked consumers in the Phillipines and other emerging markets, has raised $1M more in funding, the company disclosed this morn
posted on Monday, July 21, 2014 (More)(Full story)


Fullscreen Launches Live Festival
Los Angeles-based Fullscreen, the YouTube multi-channel-network (MCN), is going live, saying that it has launched a live, "interactive social festival" which will feature YouTube and Vine stars. (More info...)
posted on Monday, July 21, 2014(Full story)


Broadcom Gets Win In India
Irvine-based semiconductor maker Broadcom reported a win today for its cable chipsets, saying that its DOCSIS 3.0 chipset is behind a new broadband deployment in India. (More info...)
posted on Monday, July 21, 2014(Full story)



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