Tuesday, August 2, 2005
Kiyon Raises $10M
La Jolla-based Kiyon said yesterday that the company has raised $10M from Siemens Venture Capital and Jacobs Capital Group in a Series B funding. The firm is developing indoor wireless mesh networking products. The company is focusing on the digital home, RFID, and building automation markets with mesh networking software that allows for TCP/IP transmission over a multi-hop wireless network.

posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2005 (More)(Full story)

Mission Ventures Raises $210M Fund
San Diego-based Mission Ventures announced today that it has closed Mission Ventures II, a $210M venture fund, as of July 25th. The venture firm invests in early stage information technology and technology-driven service companies in Southern California. The new fund brings the firm's total funds under management to $500M. Mission said that it plans to make approximately 25 investments, ranging from $3M to $10M with the fund. Mission's more successful portfolio companies included Digital Island, (More info...)

posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2005(Full story)

ESPN.com, Autobytel Launch Auto Site
Irvine-based Autobytel and sports site ESPN.com this morning launched a new ESPN Cars powered by Autobytel section on the ESPN site. The companies said that the new section will offer sports fans access to new vehicle pricing, ratings, specifications, and more. The site will initially be developed by Autobytel, with future content being developed by both sites. The companies said that the site will include features about sports personalities and their cars.

posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2005(Full story)

Streamload, iriver Partner
San Diego-based Streamload and portable digital music firm iriver America said this morning that they have partnered to market Steramload's online file storage service. iriver, a major brand in the portable music market, will give away a free upgraded version of the Streamload service to iriver customers. Streamload provides an online service for the storage of any kind of file, and retrieval over the Internet. The company has recently been focusing on the digital music market as a storage servi (More info...)

posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2005(Full story)

THE POWERMARK GROUP: Fast-Start Marketing for Young Tech Companies
Fast-Start Marketing for Young Tech Companies

THE POWERMARK GROUP, Inc. is a team of proven technology marketers who
can help your company achieve market traction fast. From branding and
public relations to demand generation, Web sites and events, we'll put
our proven processes to work for you. THE POWERMARK GROUP ... because the best technology doesn't always win, but the best marketing does.

Find out more at http://www.thepowermarkgroup.com. Register in our
Contact Us section to receive informative monthly updates.

Technology Executives - Apply For VentureNet 2005
Technology Executives - Apply For VentureNet 2005

Software Council of Southern California is now accepting applications to present at VentureNet 2005. Why present at the conference? Because you get the unique opportunity to reach an audience that includes venture capital firms, angel groups, and investment bankers. The conference also attracts the most influential opinion-leaders in Southern California's technology industry. Just by applying, your business plan will be exposed to a committee of top tier professionals. Applications will be reviewed by Agility Capital, Clearstone Venture Partners, DFJ Frontier, GKM Ventures, Mission Ventures, Publex Ventures, Smart Technology Ventures, Tech Coast Angels, CJ Patrick Company, Deloitte & Touche and Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth.

Friends of socalTECH.com APPLY FOR FREE (Discount Code FRIEND).
Deadline: August 15, 2005. See http://www.venturenet.org

Sponsored By


Recent Interviews

Browse Issues