Friday, June 10, 2016
Safire Partners Executive Search
Safire Partners is a​ 15-person​​ Los Angeles-based​ executive search firm built for SoCal​'s ​emerging companies working on ~100 searches per year. Clients cross over mobile, adtech, media, gaming, software, ecommerce, services, and consumer products.​ We always want to meet great companies, investors and executives, please reach out via

Cylance Joins The Unicorn Club
Irvine-based Cylance, the cybersecurity software developer which just announced a $100M funding round this week, appears to have joined the rare club of Southern California "unicorns", with that funding round being valued at more than $1 billion, according to several reports. The Series D funding was led by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and Insight Venture Partners, and also included prior investors In-Q-Tel, Capital One, Dell Ventures, DFJ Growth Fund, FairHaven Capital Partners, Khosla Ven (More info...)

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Zadara Rolls Out New Enterprise Cloud Storage Offering
Irvine-based Zadara Storage, which develops enterprise storage-as-a-service hardware, software, and services, said this week that it has launched a new product called the Zadara Cube. According to the company, the new product is based on its existing VPSA Storage Array technology, and connects customers into Amazon Web Services. Zadara said all charges for Zadara Cube show up on a customer's AWS bills, alongside other AWS services. The new Zadara product supports both NAS and SAN operation, and (More info...)

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Digital Domain Holdings Buys Digital Funk Machine For New VR Game Studio
Playa Vista-based Digital Domain Holdings, which is the parent company of visual effects company Digital Domain, said on Thursday that it has acquired videogame developer Digital Funk Machine, and created a new division called Digital Domain Interactive. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Digital Domain said the new interactive unit will focus entirely on development and production of virtual reality content. The new division will continue to be led by Jeremy Airey, the found (More info...)

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EnGenius Rolls Out New MU-MIMO Wireless Access Point
Costa Mesa-based EnGenius Technologies, the developer of wireless networking products, said this week that it has rolled out a new, outdoor Mu-MIMO access point. EnGenius said its ENS620EXT Outdoor 11ac Wave 2 AC1300 Access Point supports the dual band 802.11ac Wave 2 standard, with multiple-user and multiple input, multiple output support for better user capacity, and is designed for outdoor installation. The access point runs on the 5 Ghz and 2.4 GHz band, with speeds of up to 867Mbps on 5Ghz (More info...)

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TriNet - HR Services
TriNet is a leading provider of HR services that takes the stress out of daily HR distractions. Our HR bundled product includes payroll, human capital consulting, compliance laws, benefits, workers compensation and more. Our services are delivered by our expert team of HR professionals enabled by our cloud-based technology platform. We focus on our clients and their employees to streamline their HR transactions anytime and anywhere. Focus on your clients, while TriNet focuses on your HR. For more information, please visit

Introducing KeyCloud
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KeyCloud offers local enterprise cloud with best-of-breed infrastructure. KeyCloud delivers compute, storage, and network through Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS). KeyCloud offers highly secure virtual and dedicated machines in an environment that enables you to run your apps on our carrier grade datacenter for 99.999 percent uptime. Engineered on a pool of highly redundant servers and storage, KeyCloud is available in custom configurations to rapidly respond to your IT needs. These Cloud services will quickly and dynamically scale as your business needs grow without ever having to worry about hardware infrastructure again.

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SAM Precellerator Program Now Accepting Applications!
Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP is one of the leading business law firms in Southern California. We pioneered a fixed fee start-up package making the formation and organization of your start-up as seamless as possible. Our Preccelerator® Program is a platform offered to select start-up companies out of our Santa Monica office that provides interim office space and sophisticated legal services, with the objective of helping you grow your idea from business concept to funded startup. The Preccelerator® Program provides free co-working space and other perks for 5-6 promising young startups.

The perks include:

Free 24/7 access to our co-working space on a rolling basis, including free wireless access to the Internet and access to conference rooms for meetings and presentations
Access to real-time legal advice and transactional legal services on site (under our standard engagement and/or fee arrangements)
Access to in-house educational workshops and activities
Access to our extensive network of mentors
Perks package worth approximately $150K!

For more information about the Preccelerator Program, visit or contact Heidi Hubbeling at (310) 746-9803 or

TechCXO - Los Angeles
TechCXO is a professional services firm that provides experienced,
C-Suite professionals to deliver strategic and functional consulting
services for technology companies. We answer your critical issues
around obtaining capital, increasing revenue, entering new markets and
improving margins. TechCXO partners combine practical experience,
comprehensive resources and best practices to deliver objective,
high-value results.

For TechCXO Los Angeles, please contact:

Tim Noonan
Managing Partner, LA Region

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