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Insights and Opinions: The Wisdom of Differentiation

In our Insights and Opinions section today, we feature an article from Ivan Nikkhoo, an entrepreneur, investment banker and VC at Siemer & Associates, talking about The Wisdom of Differentiation.

"America has believed that in differentiation, not in uniformity, lies the path of progress. It acted on this belief; it has advanced human happiness, and it has prospered." - Louis D. Brandeis

Differentiation is defined as "The act of distinguishing or describing a thing, by giving its di (More info...)

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Netlist Raises $15M
Irvine-based Netlist, a publicly listed developer of memory for the cloud computing and storage market, announced Thursday that it has raised $15M in credit financing. The funding came from Fortress Investment Group. According to Netlist, it will use the new funding to support ongoing development of its product and patent portfolio. Both Netlist and Fortress said that the focus of the investment would be to bolster its intellectual property and patent assets, and capitalize on those patents. Net (More info...)

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Southern California Firms Get $587.0M In Venture Capital In Q2

The latest numbers from the MoneyTree survey came out this evening, tallying up $587.0M in venture capital investments in Q2 2013 across Southern California, spread across 80 deals. Those numbers reflected a drop from Q2 of last year, when there was $868.98M in investments across 97 deals. However, venture dollars invested were above Q1, when Southern California saw $569.1M in investments across 90 deals. The report comes every quarter from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Ve (More info...)

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