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Thursday, July 2, 2015
Rocket Lab Sets Up Orbital Launch Site
Los Angeles-based Rocket Lab, a venture-backed startup which is developing commercial launch vehicles specifically aimed at delivering small satellites into space, said it has set up an oprbital launc
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015
NantHealth Raises $200M From Allscripts
Los Angeles-based NantHealth, one of the life sciences companies that is part of billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks, has scored $200M in an investment from Allscripts, the two said Tuesday. (More info...)
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DJO Global Buys Product Line From Zimmer Biomet
San Diego-based DJO Global, a developer and manufacturer of medical products for the orthopedics area, said this week that it has acquired a number of assets from Zimmer Biomet Holdings. (More info...)
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Classy Captures $18M For Nonprofit Software
San Diego-based Classy, which develops cloud-based software used by nonprofits for fundraising, disclosed that it has raised $18M in a new funding round. (More info...)
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ParkMe Links Into Apple Pay
Los Angeles-based parking app developer ParkMe said this week that it has released an update to its app software, and added Apple Pay as a form of payment for parking. (More info...)
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
HomeHero Gets $23M For Senior Home Care Marketplace
Santa Monica-based HomeHero, a new startup providing an online marketplace for in-home, senior care services, said Tuesday afternoon that it has raised $20M in a Series A funding round. (More info...)
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Chrome River Finds $100M In Funding
Los Angeles-based enterprise software maker Chrome River, which develops cloud-based software used for expense reporting and automated invoice processing, announced today that it has raised $100M in a
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Nativo Raises $20M For Native Advertising
Los Angeles-based Nativo the native advertising technology developer led by Justin Choi, said Tuesday morning that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. (More info...)
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Inari Medical Finds $12.4M
Irvine-based medical device developer Inari Medical has raised $12. (More info...)
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Quarterly Gets Funding From Science
Los Angeles-based subscription box service Quarterly, which develops unique gift boxes every three months from such influencers as Pharrell Williams, Bill Nye the Science Guy, and actress Rosario Daws
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Semtech Sees First Low Power Networking Chip Deployment
Camarillo-based Semtech said today that it has seen its first deployment of its low power, wide area networking chipsets in North America, via network-as-a-service provider Senet. (More info...)
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Linksys Ships New High Gain Wi-Fi Antennas
Irvine-based Linksys, the unit of Belkin which develops home and business networking equipment, said today that it has launched a new, high gain antenna for Wi-Fi networks. (More info...)
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AnaptysBio Names Board Members
San Diego-based therapeutic antibody developer AnaptysBio announced this morning that it hass named two new board members. (More info...)
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Monday, June 29, 2015
Ixia Expands Board
Calabasas-based Ixia, which provides network and application performance testing hardware and software, said Tuesday that it has expanded its board of directors. (More info...)
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Cast & Crew Acquired by Silver Lake
Burbank-based Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, a provider of technology and payroll services to the entertainment industry, said today that it has acquired by private equity investor Silver Lake. (More info...)
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SpaceX Sees Catastrophic Failure As Rocket Explodes On Launch
In a huge blow to what had been an unstoppable local success story, Hawthorne-based rocketship developer SpaceX saw a catastrophic failure on Sunday morning, which resulted in the explosion and destru
posted on Monday, June 29, 2015(Full story)


CapLinked Adds Live Document Editing
Los Angeles-based CapLinked, which develops virtual data room software for managing deals, said last week that it has launched a new, Live Document Editing feature for its software. (More info...)
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Aerie Pharmaceuticals Bolsters Board
Irvine-based Aerie Pharmaceuticals said today that it has named two new members of its board of directors. (More info...)
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ViaSat Expands Into Government Cybersecurity
Carlsbad-based satellite and wireless broadband technology developer ViaSat said today that it is expanding its business, and has added new cybersecurity services and products aimed at the government. (More info...)
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RealtyMogul Names General Counsel
Los Angeles-based peer-to-peer real estate investment marketplace RealtyMogul.com said today that it has named Ryan Sakamoto a its new, in-house General Counsel. (More info...)
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Friday, June 26, 2015
Invoca Plans IPO, Hires New CEO
In the latest, Central Coast IPO move, Santa Barbara-based Invoca, a maker of call marketing automation tools, says it is prepping for an IPO in 2017, and has hired a new CEO with experience running t
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Prevoty Launches New Products For Java, .NET
Los Angeles-based Prevoty, a developer of enterprise security tools, said Thursday that it has rolled out two new products, which plug into apps running on Java and .NET. (More info...)
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iRise Partners With Tasktop
El Segundo-based iRise, which develops a tool used for visual prototyping of enterprise software applications, has tied with open source software developer Tasktop, the two said this week. (More info...)
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
Tinder Heads Down IPO Path, Albeit With The Rest of Match.com
Los Angeles-based mobile dating app developer Tinder, which is currently owned by IAC, is aiming at an IPO, according to IAC Thursday, although the hot dating app developer will be bundled with the re
posted on Thursday, June 25, 2015(Full story)


Curbside Plans Expansion To SoCal With On Demand Pickup Service,
On-demand pickup service Curbside, which develops a mobile, on-demand app and associated service that lets users buy products from retailers such as Target and Best Buy, and pick them up later that da
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