A med-device startup that developed a portable home hemodialysis machine closed a $10 million Series A round, according to an early November press release. Diality, with HQ in Irvine, said in the release: "Today only about 12% of the 468,000 dialysis patients
*NEWS: SD Startup With Data Analytics Platform Raises $2.3 M, Including OC Investors Okapi and Cove Fund II
A San Diego startup that developed a data analytics platform for D2C retailers raised $2.3 million in its first round of funding, according to news reports. Daasity launched in 2017. Dan LeBlanc, is the CEO and cofounder. Okapi Venture Capital in OC
*FEATURE – Homeless For a Reason…Codetalk, via St. Joseph in Venice, Helps Women Learn to Code. This Woman Wants to Pay It Forward….
Nakiah Chinchilla does not want anyone else to fall through the cracks. Like she did. Like her husband did. And, like her son almost did. She did whatever she could to save them. One of her saving graces was the St.
*OPINION – Collaboration vs. Competition – Richard Sudek, UCI Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director of UCI Beall Applied Innovation, Gives His Opinion….
This is the fourth in a series of opinion pieces about whether OC’s startup/innovation ecosystem is more prone to collaboration or competition. Today's opinion is from Richard Sudek, UCI chief innovation officer and executive director of UCI Beall Applied Innovation. OCSN:
*NEWS: Irvine Chamber Delegation Trips to U.K. Pays Off. Virtual Workspace Provider Expands to Irvine…
A virtual workspace provider has expanded from the U.K. to Irvine. Oneclick AG selected Irvine for its expansion to the West coast “after extensive research of several technology hubs” in the U.S., according to a Nov. 20 press release issued by
This article was originally published on SoCalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership: In one of the biggest acquisitions out of Southern California's technology startup industry in recent years, Los Angeles-based Honey Science Corporation, which develops a savings "discovery" and price
This article was originally published on SoCalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership: Beverly Hills-based Kairos Venture Partners, which is led by General Manager James Demetriades, is looking to raise $250M in its third fund, Kairos Venture Partners III, L.P., according to a
This article was originally published on SoCalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership: Los Angeles-based venture investor Moonshots Capital is the lead investor in a developer of wireless energy monitoring products, Copper Labs, in a $2M funding round. Copper Labs is based in Boulder,
*OPINION – Collaboration or Competition? Mario Leone, Who Runs Chapman’s Incubator, Gives His Opinion…
This is the fourth in a series of opinion pieces about whether OC’s startup/innovation ecosystem is more prone to collaboration or competition. Today’s opinion features Mario Leone, director of the Ralph W. Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics at
PEOPLE: LA Fintech Startup Hires Former Acorns’ Director of Growth as COO. U-Nest Hires Mike Van Kempen…
A fintech startup that created a mobile app with the goal of making it easier for families to save for college announced some new hires. U-Nest launched its app in 2018. The hires are being funded by approximately $2 million