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Monday, March 27, 2017
Faraday Future Cancels Plans For Manufacturing Plant In California
Los Angeles-based Faraday Future, the much-hyped developer of next generation, electric vehicles, has decided to shut down efforts to build a manufacturing plant in Vallejo, California, according to t
posted on Monday, March 27, 2017(Full story)


EDF Renewable Services Ups Contracted Capacity to 10 Gigawatts
San Diego-based renewable energy services firm EDF Renewable Services, the operations and maintenance arm of EDF Renewable Energy, says it now has 10 gigawatts of capacity under contract. (More info...)
posted on Monday, March 27, 2017(Full story)


cloudvirga Raises $15M More For Mortgage Automation Tools
Irvine-based Cloudvirga, a developer of automated mortgage lending software, announced this morning that it has raised $15M more in a Series B funding. (More info...)
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The Virtual Reality Company Debuts New VR Series For Families
Los Angeles The Virtual Reality Company said this morning that it has released a new, animated virtual reality (VR) series, called Raising a Rukus. (More info...)
posted on Monday, March 27, 2017(Full story)


Alteryx Sees Solid IPO Debut
Irvine-based data analytics software developer Alteryx had its IPO debut on Friday, debuting at $14.00 per share on the NYSE as AYX, and closing out the day at $15.50 per share. The company rose 10. (More info...)
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Sienna Biopharmaceuticals Names CFO
Westlake Village-based Sienna Biopharmaceuticals said Friday that it has named Richard Peterson as the company's new Chief Financial Officer. (More info...)
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HyperX Debuts New DDR4 Gaming Memory
Fountain Valley-based HyperX, the divisio of Kingston Technology Company which focuses on the high performance gaming market, announced a new DDR4 memory product today called the HyperX FURY. (More info...)
posted on Monday, March 27, 2017(Full story)



Friday, March 24, 2017
Cool Planet Reboots, In Colorado, With $19.3M Series A Funding
Cool Planet, the former Camarillo, California startup working on carbon conversion technology, has resurfaced in Colorado with a $19.3M Series A funding. (More info...)
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Alteryx Prices IPO, To Debut On NYSE Today
Irvine-based Alteryx priced its IPO on Thursday evening, saing that it will sell 9,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock at $14.00 per share. (More info...)
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SpaceX Aims At Re-Launching Rocket With Next Mission
Hawthorne-based SpaceX is getting set to launch its first, ever, reusable rocket stage next week, in what could be a historic moment for spaceflight. (More info...)
posted on Friday, March 24, 2017(Full story)


Shift Launches Online Car Buying, Selling Service In San Diego
Shift, an online car buying and selling startup based in San Francisco, said on Thursday that it has launched buyer operations in San Diego, allowing people to buy and sell cars in the market. (More info...)
posted on Friday, March 24, 2017(Full story)


Western Digital Backs Avere Systems
Irvine-based storage device maker Western Digital has backed Avere Systems, a developer of a file system for the hybrid cloud. (More info...)
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Qualcomm, AT&T, CH2M In Water Management Effort
San Diego-based Qualcomm Intellignt Solutions, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has linked up with AT&T and CH2M to use Qualcomm's modem technology to monitor water usage in Georgia the company
posted on Friday, March 24, 2017(Full story)



Thursday, March 23, 2017
Ignyta Seeks To Sell Off Development Program
San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals developer Ignyta said on Thursday afternoon that it is looking to sell of its taladegib oncology program, after reaching a deal to change licensing terms it has with
posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017(Full story)


FreedomPop Launches New Family Plan
Los Angeles-based mobile service provider FreedomPop has launched a new, pre-paid family plan, and a free family wireless bundle of up to 1GB of free data and free voice calls and texts, the company s
posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017(Full story)


TVPage Adds Investor To $3M Funding Round
San Diego-based TVPage, a startup developing cloud-based technology for monetizing video content, said on Thursday that it has added Greg Silverman as an investor in a recent $3M funding round. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017(Full story)


Water Planet: Our Seed Investor Is Kevin Costner
Los Angeles-based Water Planet, which develops water treatment membrane technology originally developed at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), revealed today that its seed investor is no
posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017(Full story)


Jam City, Family Guy Roll Out New Mobile Game
Los Angeles-based mobile game developer JamCity, and the animated series, Family Guy, said this morning the two have teamed together to launch a new mobile game called Family Guy: Another Freakin' Mob
posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017(Full story)


SPACES Expands Advisory Board
Playa Vista-based virtual reality content developer SPACES announced on Wednesday that it has added Ian Richter, the former EVP of franchise and emerging platform development at Legendary Entertainmen
posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017(Full story)


ServiceTitan Links With ClearPathGPS For Vehicle Tracking
Glendale-based software developer ServiceTitan, which develops enterprise software to help manage residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services businesses, says it has linked up with vehicle tra
posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017(Full story)



Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Pocketwatch Picks Up $6M For Kids Media Brand
Culver City-based Pocketwatch, a startup media brand focused on creating and acquiring content for kids, has raised $6M in a Series A funding round. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017(Full story)


Cubic Wins $20M Navy Contract
San Diego-based Cubic Corporation reported on Wednesday that one of its divisions, Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS), has scored a contract worth more than $20M from the U.S. Navy. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017(Full story)


Lightpost Digital Lands New Funding For Online Marketing Services
San Diego-based Lightpost Digital, a digital agency which provides online marketing services to local businesses, has raised a round of funding, the company disclosed this week. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017(Full story)


Purple Squirrel Raises $2.7M To Help You Network Your Way Into A Job
Venice, California-based Purple Squirrel, a new startup focused on helping people network with employees of existing companies in order to get an inside track on jobs, has raised $2. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 (More)(Full story)


Green Commuter Launches Tesla Model X Vanpool Service
Los Angeles-based Green Commuter said on Tuesday that it has begun its vanpool operation in Los Angeles, using Tesla's Model-X 7 passenger SUVs. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017(Full story)



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