Friday, December 30, 2016
Reflections on 2016: Scott Alderton, Stubbs, Alderton & Markiles LLP
All this holiday season, we have been sharing the reflections on 2016 from the Southern California's technology ecosystem. Here, we have the thoughts of Scott Alderton of Stubbs, Alderton, and Markiles LLP (stubbsalderton.com). Stubbs, Alderton, and Markiles is a longtime sponsor of socaltech.com, and represents a wide range of clients, including a significant number of Southern California's most visible startups. You can see all of our holiday reflections here.

What's was biggest news from (More info...)


posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Reflections on 2016: Michael Terpin, Transform Group
All this holiday season, we have been sharing the reflections on 2016 from the Southern California's technology ecosystem. Here, we have the thoughts of Michael Terpin of Transform Group. Michael--despite a recent move to Puerto Rico--is a longtime fixture of the LA technology community, having founded Marketwired here, and is an expert on Bitcoin. He's also a very active angel investor. You can see all of our holiday reflections here.

What's the biggest news from you or your‏ firm thi (More info...)


posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Reflections on 2016: Louise Wannier, True Roses
All this holiday season, we have been sharing the reflections on 2016 from Southern California's technology ecosystem. Here, we have the thoughts of Louise Wannier of True Roses. Wannier is a longtime Southern California entrepreneur, having founded MyShape, Enfish, and co-founding Gemstar, the maker of VCR Plus. She also founded CEO Circle, a confidential forum for early-stage technology CEOs. You can see all of our holiday reflections here.

What's was biggest news from you or your‏ (More info...)


posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Reflections on 2016: Rob Freelen, Silicon Valley Bank
All this holiday season, we have been sharing the reflections on 2016 from the movers and shakers in Southern California's technology ecosystem. Here, we have the thoughts of Rob Freelen of Silicon Valley Bank (www.svb.com). Silicon Valley Bank is big supporter and has been a sponsor of socaltech for many, many years. You can see all of our holiday reflections here.

What's the biggest news from you or your‏ firm this year?


posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Core Innovation Capital Raises $71M In New Fund
Los Angeles-based Core Innovation Capital, the fintech investment firm led by Arjan Schutte and Kathleen Utecht, has just raised $71.5M in a new fund, Core Innovation Capital II, L.P., according to a regulatory filing by the company on Thursday. The fund's target size was $75M, and the filing indicates another $3.47M still remains to be raised in the fund. Core Innovation Capital has been among the most active investors in the Los Angeles area, although the firm invests nationwide in financial t (More info...)

posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Faraday Future Leadership In Turmoil
Los Angeles-based electric vehicle developer Faraday Future--which already has been in turmoil--apparently is seeing even more, on reports that another executive at the company has left, following the departure last week of the company's Chief Brand and Commercial Officer, Marco Mattiacci, and VP for Product Marketing and Growth, Joerg Sommer. Faraday Future--which is promising a big announcement at CES in January--also apparently halted work at its factory in Las Vegas in November. The stealthy (More info...)

posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


SpaceX Gears Up For Iridium Launch
Hawthorne, California-based SpaceX, the Los Angeles area space rocket developer led by billionaire Elon Musk, is getting set for its return to space, and has loaded up ten IridiumNEXT satellites into a Falcon 9 in preparation for a launch in January. According to Iridium, the first ten IridiumNEXT satellites have been stacked and encapsulated into a Falcon 9 fairing, as one of the first milestones to a launch of those satellites into space. Those satellites are expected to launch sometime in ear (More info...)

posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Reflections on 2016: Grant Hosford, codeSpark

This holiday season, we are again sharing the reflections on 2016 from Southern California's technology ecosystem. Today's contribution is from Grant Hosford, the CEO and co-founder of codeSpark (www.codespark.com), the company behind the game The Foos (www.thefoos.com), which teaches kids to learn how to code just by playing the game. You can see all of our holiday reflections here.

What's was biggest news from you or your‏ firm this year?

Grant Hosford: codeSpark's biggest news i (More info...)


posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Reflections on 2016: Jeb Spencer, TVC Capital
All this holiday season, we have been sharing the reflections on 2016 from the movers and shakers in Southern California's technology ecosystem. Here, we have the thoughts of Jeb Spencer of TVC Capital (www.tvccapital.com), a software focused growth equity fund, and has had some great success in the market. TVC Capital has also been a big supporter and sponsor of socaltech over the years.
You can see all of our holiday reflections here.

What's was biggest news from you or your‏ firm (More info...)


posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Reflections on 2016: Michael Root, DogVacay

This holiday season, we are again sharing the reflections on 2016 from Southern California's technology ecosystem. Today's contribution is from Michael Root, the new CTO of DogVacay (www.dogvacay.com)--but longtime Los Angeles tech vet, having most recently been at Riot Games. DogVacay helps connect pet owners with pet sitters and dog walkers. You can see all of our holiday reflections here.
What's was biggest news from you or your‏ firm this year?

Michael Root: Personally, my bigges (More info...)


posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Reflections on 2016: Stephen Stokols, FreedomPop

This holiday season, we are again sharing the reflections on 2016 from Southern California's technology ecosystem. Today's contribution is from Stephen Stokols, founder and CEO of FreedomPop (www.freedompop.com), which offers up free, mobile Internet service. You can see all of our holiday reflections here.
What's was biggest news from you or your‏ firm this year?


Stephen Stokols: FreedomPop raised additional $50 million to expand the business internationally and accelerate US grow (More info...)


posted on Friday, December 30, 2016(Full story)


Sponsored By

 

Recent Interviews

Browse Issues