*NEWS: Startup That Developed Career Growth and Development Platform Will Use $2M Recently Raised For Its Own Growth. LeggUP Primarily Backed by WFG Family Ventures….
A professional development platform that connects business coaches with companies has raised $2 million, primarily from WFG Family Ventures. LeggUP, with HQ in Newport Beach, announced the news in a November 21 press release. The startup, which launched in 2017, connects,
*NEWS: Startup in Aesthetic Contouring Market Says It Will Use $14 Million Just Raised to Achieve Regulatory Approval
A startup that develops new technologies for aesthetic contouring said it will use the $14 million it just raised in a Series A round for completing “a pivotal study and performance testing to achieve regulatory clearance.” Recros Medica closed the round
Industrious, a national co-working company, announced today its plans to expand its presence in OC, with a new location in Costa Mesa. Industrious is partnering with EQ Office, which is wholly-owned by Blackstone's real estate funds, on its recently-announced Canvas
This article was first published on SoCalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership: Irvine-based NextGen Healthcare says it has completed its acquisition of Medfusion, which had been announced in November. The deal was worth $43M in cash, according to earlier announcements on the details
This article was first published on SoCalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership: Newport Beach-based Wave Neuroscience, a newly formed startup, says it has acquired a number of assets from Newport Brain Research Laboratory (NBRL), along with "many different onshore and offshore
*OPINION: Collaboration vs. Competition? Fred Haney, Author of The Fundable Startup, Gives His Opinion…
This is the sixth 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 Fred Haney, author of The Fundable Startup: How Disruptive Companies Attract Capital. Haney is also
The San Diego chapter of Tech Coast Angels, a leading SoCal angel investment group, announced its most recent $1 million-plus investments in two startups: Mercato and Discover Echo (formerly Echo Labs). With more than $12 million total invested in 2019,
*OPINION — Collaboration vs. Competition – Tony Sarris, Executive Director of Tech Coast Angels OC Gives His Opinion…
This is the fifth in a series of opinion pieces about whether OC’s startup/innovation ecosystem is more prone to collaboration or competition? Today’s opinion is form Tony Sarris, executive director of the OC chapter of Tech Coast Angels (TCA). Tech Coast
*NEWS: Tensions Between Google and Its Employees Are Worse Than Ever. Yet Irvine Company Says Google Ranks No. 1 as “Happiest Company”….
An Irvine company that ranked the 50 “happiest” companies for 2020 has made its results public. CareerBliss, founded by Heidi Golledge, who made millions from a successful exit with CyberCoders, and more recently founded Jobot, did the survey. (CyberCoders was acquired
A co-working company, with HQ in Irvine, is opening a new location in Anaheim Hills. Premier Workspaces announced in a press release that it “took over management” of the shared workspace located at 155 N. Riverview Drive in Anaheim Hills