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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Aspiring LA Web Developer's Dream To Go To Coding Camp, Pay It Forward
What do you do if you'd like to become a web developer, but can't afford to pay for the courses to learn those skills? One aspiring Los Angeles web developer has come up with a unique idea, an Indiego
posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014(Full story)


Tubular Labs Finds $11M For Online Video Marketing Tools
Tubular Labs, which develops online video marketing tools for AwesomenessTV, Maker Studios, and other local MCNs, said today that it has raised $11M in a Series B funding round. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014(Full story)


Hinge Launches Online Dating App In LA
Los Angeles looks to be a hot market for online dating apps, as yet another, mobile dating app--Hinge, said it has launched in the city. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014(Full story)


OpenX, YP Team On Display Advertising
Los Angeles-based online advertising technology provider OpenX and YP said this morning that the two are in a new, display advertising deal, where YP will offer up programmatic, digital display advert
posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014(Full story)


The Chernin Group, AT&T Invest $500M In Online Video
Los Angeles-based investor The Chernin Group and AT&T said this morning that the two have created a new, joint venture, which will acquire, invest, and launch over-the-top (OTT) video services. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014(Full story)


Allergan Gets Hostile Bid From Valeant
Irvine-based healthcare firm Allergan has received a hostile bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals, in a deal worth around $152.89 per share. Valeant offered to pay $48.30 in cash plus 0. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014(Full story)


Recargo: EV Journey Crosses Finish Line
Venice-based electric vehicle app developer Recargo said Tuesday that Norman Hajjar, its Managing Director of its PlugInsights research division, has completed a record-setting, electric vehicle "road
posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014(Full story)


Jacobs Buys Federal Network Systems
Pasadena-based Jacobs Engineering Group said this morning that it has entered into a deal to acquire Federal Network Systems (FNS), a provider of system integration and communications, information tec
posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014(Full story)


Airwolf 3D Adds Nylon 3D Printing Support
Costa Mesa-based Airwolf 3D, a developer of 3D printers, said today that it has begun shipping a product that allows its 3D printers to print using materials like polycarbonate, Bridge nylon, and Nyl
posted on Tuesday, April 22, 2014(Full story)



Monday, April 21, 2014
Report: LA Should Emulate San Francisco, NYC For Startup, Tech Efforts
A new report, released over the weekend, says that Los Angeles should look towards New York and San Francisco and what they have done to help strengthen the community here for technology startups. (More info...)
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014(Full story)


Taxi Magic Looks To LA Market With Free Rides
Look out, Uber--another, smartphone-driven ride service, Taxi Magic, is looking to get into the Los Angeles market, saying that it will offer up free rides to people in Los Angeles who need a ride, st
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014(Full story)


Beats Music Struggles With Low Subscriber Counts, Says Report
Los Angeles-based Beats Music--the heavily backed, streaming music provider spun out of Beats Electronics--is struggling with its launch, and only has subscriber counts in the "low six figures", accor
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014(Full story)


Oversee.net Sells DomainSponsor
Los Angeles-based Oversee.net said today that it has sold its DomainSponsor domain monetization business. Financial terms of the sale were not announced. Oversee. (More info...)
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014(Full story)


LaunchpadLA Grad Preact Raises $4.6M
Preact, a developer of software to help software companies reduce churn in their subscription customers which came out of Los Angeles-based startup incubator/accelerator Launchpad LA, has raised $4. (More info...)
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014 (More)(Full story)


Nervana Raises $600K For Artificial Intelligence Hardware
San Diego-based Nervana Systems, a startup developing hardware specifically aimed at artificial intelligence software, has raised $600,000 in a funding round. (More info...)
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014 (More)(Full story)


Enplug Gets $2.5M
Los Angeles-based Enplug, a company that develops digital displays which display real time, social media from Twittter, Facebook, Yelp, and elsewhere at retail locations, has raised $2. (More info...)
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014 (More)(Full story)


Southern California Firms Raise $762.88M in Q1
The latest numbers are out on venture capital investments in Southern California from PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association, finding that the region had nearly $762. (More info...)
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014(Full story)


Verdezyne Hits Production Milestone
Carlsbad-based biotechnology developer Verdezyne said this morning that it has hit a key production milestone. (More info...)
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014(Full story)


SONOS Swizzles Wireless Technology
Santa Barbara-based whole home music system developer Sonos said late last week that it has made a big change to the way its products work, removing the need to connect one of its components to a user
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014(Full story)


Bullet Proof iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy S 5? Ask Pelican
Cell phone cases seem to be a dime a dozen nowadays, however, a new set of cases Friday by Torrance-based Pelican Products are worth mentioning. (More info...)
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014(Full story)


BP Logix Wins Fresno County
San Diego-based business process management software developer BP Logix reported a win this morning with the County of Fresno, replace a legacy system in that country for automating business reporting
posted on Monday, April 21, 2014(Full story)



Friday, April 18, 2014
Bringing The Power Of Mobile To The Construction Industry, With TRUCKAST
When you think about hot sectors for startups, the construction industry is not typically the first place you'd expect. (More info...)
posted on Friday, April 18, 2014(Full story)


T+ink Adds New Board Members
Los Angeles-based T-ink, the developer of conductive ink products led by Gary Winnick, said Thursday that it has added two new board members. The company said it has added John C. (More info...)
posted on Friday, April 18, 2014(Full story)


Ixia Plans Restatement Of Two Quarters
Calabasas-based Ixia said late Thursday that its audit committee has determined that its 10-Q quarterly reports for the first and second quarters of 2013 should no longer be relied upon, and that it w
posted on Friday, April 18, 2014(Full story)



Thursday, April 17, 2014
ZEFR Names New VPs
Venice-based ZEFR said Thursday that it has named a new set of VPs. (More info...)
posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014(Full story)



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