A SaaS startup with the goal of helping companies grow their inventories has elevated Zack Schiffelbein to the role of CEO. Locate Inventory, with HQ in Laguna Hills, said in a January 21 press release that Schiffelbein will take the
Len Lanzi, has left the Los Angeles Venture Association after 12 years as executive director. He’s now the managing director of the Stubbs Alderton and Markiles’ Preccelerator Program in Santa Monica. The accelerator is for early-stage startups. It's located at the Santa
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
Venture studio Cie, (formerly Cie Digital Labs), has appointed Trent Johnson as SVP of corporate ventures. Earlier this year, Cie and Wavemaker announced a strategic partnership that introduced an “innovative” venture studio model to incubate new ideas and grow established startups.
*PEOPLE: Innovative Thought Leader Bian Li Shares Her TEDx Talk About Futureproofing the Next Generation
Bian Li created the Hungry Lab incubator. See related article on Li and the incubator here. But she's barely ever in OC. She's a globetrotting leader. Here's her latest TEDx talk from India. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2h9B4KrYTrw&t=1s It's a preview into what The Hungry
An Irvine accelerator recently brought on a tech exec to lead a stealth startup that the accelerator is developing. Albert Chow joined Cie (formerly known as Cie Digital Labs). Chow has been a strong leader in building new businesses, as
*PEOPLE: Professor Abe Lee’s Journey to Lab-on-a-Chip. The accomplished researcher and entrepreneur helps establish a UCI department, startup ventures and pivotal research.
This article is reprinted with permission from UCI Beall Applied Innovation. Written by Jackie Connor. Abe Lee is no stranger to pursuing ambitious research and reaching goals. The distinguished professor has over 40 issued patents – several of which have
OC’s luxury apparel and accessories sales are currently $37 billion and continue to exceed the retail sales of neighboring markets and even some of the top five leading fashion capitals. A jewelry startup launched by a local investor is looking
UCI Beall Applied Innovation has named David Tiemeier the managing director for the Research Translation Group, effective September 3. He will report directly to Richard Sudek, Applied Innovation’s executive director and chief innovation officer at UCI. In this role, Tiemeier will
An innovative Irvine company that created lockers to store packages today announced the hire of veteran executive Greg Memo as president. Parcel Pending handles the receipt of more than 1.5 million packages delivered monthly in over 48 states and Canada. Memo will