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Here are startups throughout SoCal that announced receiving investments this past week, July 6 - July 10, 2020. And, also those that opened up new rounds or extensions. And, entities that made investments or started new funds. San Diego saw the

A shopping concierge app that pivoted to serve people at home during the lockdown is now raising a seed round and seeking $1 million. MyShoperoo has already secured 20% of the round from previous investors. It hopes to close the round by

By Reza Rofougaran, cofounder,  CTO and co-CEO of Movandi Movandi is a venture-backed startup based in Irvine with a mission to revolutionize the next generation 5G cellular networks and beyond. In the evolution of cellular networks, 2G enabled text messaging, 3G

As the presidential election in November draws closer, a startup has created an app with resources for voters to stay informed. This app then proceeds to take user data, with their permission, and sells it to a bunch of demographics, including

Here are startups throughout SoCal that announced receiving investments this week, June 29 - July 3, 2020. And, also those that opened up new rounds or extensions. And, entities that made investments or started new funds. Orange County (military defense): Anduril, raised

See this must-read by NBC News here: https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/inside-anduril-startup-building-ai-powered-military-technology-n1061771 Anduril has not responded to inquiries from OCSN. It recently raised $200 million in a Series C round. See related article here: https://www.ocstartupsnow.com/news-socal-funding-roundup-june-29-july-3-anduril-arqlite-springhill-entertainment-airvet-elementary-robotics-tusimple-groupsolver/  

Last week, SD medtech startup Carlsmed announced it had raised $2.5 million. This is an opinion piece written by the company's part-time CFO, Alexander Arrow, a Harvard Medical School-trained doctor. This is his opinion on the significance of this raise

Correction: A company that announced raising $2.5 million was inadvertently left out of the funding roundup. Carlsmed, a SD startup in the spinal implant market, closed an over-subscribed $2.5 million financing round --  250% of its goal of raising $1

A food hall in Santa Ana is undergoing a re-design and plans for a hard re-opening on July 11. It's now in a soft re-opening phase. And it's added a slogan to its original moniker. It's now 4th Street Market:

A digital retail and online vehicle sales platform has been named a certified vendor for the Jaguar Land Rover Digital Certified Program. The certification makes Digital Motors, with HQ in Irvine, a top recommended choice for Jaguar Land Rover retailers upgrading

A startup that developed customer support software has achieved $10 million in annual recurring revenue, a metric for SaaS or subscription businesses with term subscriptions. And, Happy Fox did it with no outside funding at all, which founder and CEO Shalin

Here are startups throughout SoCal that announced receiving investments this week, June 15-19, 2020. And, also those that opened up new rounds or extensions. And, entities/funds that made investments. Of note this week is that inspired by racial injustice and all

A startup that develops glasses for the visually impaired, which use augmented reality(AR)/extended reality(XR) tech, is expanding into new locations and has hired three new execs. Ocutrx Vision Technologies with HQ in Irvine, has opened new locations in Laguna Beach

The "partner-and-pivot." It's not a new dance step. It's what two OC companies have done to help during the pandemic. One is Biogennix, an osteo-biologics startup, which typically manufactures bone graft products. The other is SafeRacks, which typically makes overhead

A molecular testing startup has received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) of its test for the coronavirus. ChromaCode, with HQ in Carlsbad, first launched the test in April for hospitals and labs, in line with the FDA’s EUA regulations. See related article

In the spirit of "we're all in this together," here's an update on the Orange County Startup Council, commissioned by OCSN, written by Logan Orsini and edited by Deirdre Newman…. It's been about a year since Scott Fox launched the Orange

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