*NEWS: Good Culture Raises $8 Million in Series B; CEO Jesse Merrill Talks About New Hires Facilitated by This Raise
A startup that’s made innovations in the cottage cheese market recently closed an $8 million funding round, according to a February 26 press release. Good Culture, with HQ at the Eureka Building in Irvine, received the investment in a round led
A talent sharing company in L.A. has acquired a shift-swapping app aimed at giving employees more flexibility over their hours. Forge Technologies acquired ShiftMe, which had prior HQ in Huntington Beach, according to a press release issued Feb. 27. ShiftMe is now
NEWS: Startup That Developed Test for Cancer Seeking $1.2 Million. Paradigm Diagnostics Extends Its Series B Round….
While inroads have been made in treating a variety of cancers, more than 600,000 patients in the U.S. die from the disease every year. For cancer patients, having a certain test -- for late-stage and aggressive tumors -- has the
*NEWS: AI-Powered Chip Startup Demos in Barcelona. Syntiant Intros Its Neural Decision Processors at the 2019 Mobile World Congress…..
First came the keyboard, then the mouse, then the touch screen. Voice appears to be the next medium through which users will interact with their computers and devices. An AI-powered semiconductor company is capitalizing on the voice trend and is
A startup that evolved out of CSUF’s incubators – with locations in Placentia and Irvine -- has secured its first seed round of funding. John Barton, the founder of Point N Save, declined to disclose the lead investor or the
Paciolan has chosen TicketGuardian, the platform from Protecht, as its exclusive insurtech partner for offering consumer ticket insurance. Financial terms of the deal have not bee disclosed. (See related story on Protecht here.) Paciolan powers more than 500 live entertainment organizations, which
NEWS: Silicon Valley Bank Issues 10th annual Startup Outlook Report. Mostly Optimistic, With Some Caveats….
Silicon Valley Bank has issued its 10th annual Startup Outlook Report. The 2019 report includes the perspectives of nearly 1,400 technology and healthcare founders and executives, primarily in major innovation hubs across the U.S., the U.K., China and, for the
A network striving to unify SoCal’s innovation ecosystem raised close to $700 million in capital last year from its founding members, which include OCTANe, the Los Angeles Venture Association and the San Diego Venture Group. OCTANe is a tech and lifesciences
As OC Startups Now first reported on February 8, (see story here), UCI Applied Innovation, (the university's innovation platform), will be moving to the former Broadcom HQ at UCI Research Park. Here are some more details about that move: UCI Applied
NEWS: Software Startup for Referees Raising $2 Million; Whistle Seeks to Transform This Industry With Tech…
More than 100 million amateur sports games that rely on sports officials are played around the country every year. But there’s a shortage of refs that could threaten the future of sports participation. The repercussions on youth sports, in particular, include