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Atlazo Closes $3.4 Million Seed Financing Round;
 Deal Led by Tech Coast Angels

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Tech Coast Angels announce one of the largest initial raises in angel network’s history, citing “team, tech and traction” as contributors to investment interest

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 11, 2019 — Tech Coast Angels (TCA) closed an oversubscribed $3.4 million Seed financing round for Atlazo on Friday, June 7, 2019.  TCA’s San Diego chapter led the transaction with $2.5 M coming from the angel network’s members.… Read the rest

Parcel Pending Launches Industry-first Parcel Acceptance Security System at PCBC 2019

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Could you have created a “dirty cap table?”

By Dave Berkus, Chairman Emeritus, Tech Coast Angels

Oh, I know. When you started the business, you took investments from friends and family in small amounts just to get you started.  Of course, that worked at the time.  But…

Enter the need for larger investments

When you seek professional investors, whether organized angels or venture capitalists, one of the early questions you are asked is “How have you financed the business so far?”  Investors love to see entrepreneurs who have used their own money to ignite their businesses.  But often, entrepreneurs turn to others for initial capital.… Read the rest

Long-lasting Avocados May Help Combat Food Waste

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MINDBODY CEO and Co-Founder Inducted into the Pacific Coast Business Times’ Hall of Fame

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Sante, GST, BackTracks, 101 Commerce, Plug and Play, & More TX Tech

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Balfour Beatty to Standardize Project Management Across the US with Procore

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Balfour Beatty to Standardize Procore Across All U.S. Projects

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United Fresh Expo reboot becoming a must attend event

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Salarius Pharmaceuticals to Present at the 9th Annual LD Micro Invitational

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CytomX Therapeutics to Present at Upcoming Healthcare Conferences

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Austin companies are attracting new investment

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Robocalls hit 3 million a day in Arizona; help on the way?

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SupplyPike Chooses Fayetteville, Arkansas, for Operations Site

Area DevelopmentRead the rest

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GroundTruth closes UK base amid GDPR pressures

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Day-long food innovation conference tackles food waste, innovations

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MINDBODY CEO and Co-Founder Inducted into the Pacific Coast Business Times’ Hall of Fame

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Congress advancing measure to penalize robocalls

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Form 425 Flex Pharma, Inc. Filed by: Flex Pharma, Inc.

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P2Binvestor Announces the Appointment of Daniel Frydenlund as Executive Chairman of the Board

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Actuate Therapeutics raises $21.7M in Series B funding

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SupplyPike Locating to Fayetteville, Expects to Create 180 New Jobs

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Interplay Learning Raises $5.5 Million to Grow Job-Training VR Products

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U.S. Sen. Capito says robocall bill will hold bad actors accountable

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Green Dot enters $100 million accelerated stock buyback program with Bank of America

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Austin startup training electricians and HVAC technicians with VR just raised $5.5M

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LeaseLock unveils security deposit alternative that lets renters pay a monthly fee instead

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Term Sheet — Wednesday, May 22

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LeaseLock and Boost Insurance Announce Strategic Insurtech Partnership

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Angel Capital Association Announces Pat Gouhin as New Chief Executive Officer

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Interplay Learning lands $5.5 mln Series A

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Software company Interplay Learning lands $5.5M in financing to develop 3D, virtual reality training platform for skilled trades

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Paradigm Diagnostics Raises $15M in Series B Funding

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Interplay Learning Secures $5.5 Million Series A Financing Round Led By S3 Ventures

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A global population boom means that there will soon be billions more mouths to feed. VCs say these 10 startups could shape the future of food.

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CNBC Unveils Seventh Annual Disruptor 50

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The Food Tech 25: Twenty Five Companies Creating the Future of Food in 2019

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Fort Worth Biopharma Actuate Therapeutics Raises $21.7M in Series B Funding

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Term Sheet — Monday, May 20

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Actuate Therapeutics Secures $21.7 Million to Support Phase I/II Clinical Trial

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Actuate Therapeutics Completes $21.7 Million Series B Financing

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Mayor Of Oakland, OUSD Progress In Removing Lead From Water Fixtures

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Beyond the Silicon Valley app: Many of tech’s new disruptive ideas have social missions

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Oh, go ahead and ask for a five-million-dollar investment in your startup.

By Dave Berkus, Chairman Emeritus, Tech Coast Angels

I cannot tell you how many times I have seen executive summaries of business plans in which the entrepreneur seeks $5,000,000 to build the business.

Four reasons you should reconsider.

First, few startups can use that much money today with all the virtual services available and increasingly inexpensive methods of development, prototyping and marketing.… Read the rest

Los Angeles companies are attracting new investment

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2017 Disruptor 50 – Apeel Sciences

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Paradigm Diagnostics Announces the Addition of Industry Executive Mara Aspinall to the Board of Directors as Part of the Series B Extension Closing Totaling $15 Million

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T&G Poll: Do you use spam or robocall-blocker apps on your phone?

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Robocalls: “They are the consumer plague of our time,” says Congressman

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Global Thought Leader in Water Sector, Will Sarni, to Join FloWater Board

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U.S. official to propose new powers for mobile carriers to block robocalls-sources

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Global Thought Leader in Water Sector, Will Sarni, to Join FloWater Board

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US Acquisition for Mindbody

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CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (CTMX) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

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GroGuru to Present at Davos on the Delta in Memphis

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Medical Robotics Company Neural Analytics Raises $22 Million

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Actuate Therapeutics $23.95 million Fundraising

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Schumer backs Senate bill aimed at curbing spam robocalls

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Informed consumers best defense on robocalls

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Neural Analytics raises $22M for robot-assisted brain ultrasound

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Green Dot (GDOT) Surpasses Q1 Earnings Estimates

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MINDBODY Acquires Bowtie.ai

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CytomX Therapeutics Announces First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

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The Best Online Flower Delivery Services That Deliver Nationwide

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Savara Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Provides Business Update

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Oakland Schools Deploy New-Tech FloWater Refill Stations District-Wide to Encourage Schoolchildren to Drink More Water and Less Soda

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Savara Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Provides Business Update

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Keurig and Anheuser-Busch Cocktail Maker Ready to Expand

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Savara Inc. (SVRA) CEO Rob Neville on Q1 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

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MINDBODY Acquires Bowtie.ai

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Neural Analytics, Inc. Raises $22 Million in Series C Financing

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Aristea Therapeutics Appoints Ciara Kennedy, Ph.D. to its Board of Directors

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FCC sounding the alarm about ‘one-ring’ phone scam

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4.9 Billion Robocalls In April, According to YouMail Robocall Index

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Check out these new products vying for United Fresh awards

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Monthly robocall totals show some relief for consumers

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GroGuru to Present at the AGRI Tech Venture Forum in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Neural Analytics Raises $22 Million Series C

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Neural Analytics Continues Its Journey with $22M Financing

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Tech Coast Angels Surpassed Membership Numbers in 2018, Invested $10.8 Million into 53 Companies, and Realized Six Exits

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Angel Network 2018 Year End Report Shows Strong Year in Diverse Sectors
 New Companies and Percentage of Investment in New Companies Near Record Highs

IRVINE, Calif.— May 7, 2019 – Tech Coast Angels(TCA) invested $10.8 million in a total of 53 companies in 2018.… Read the rest

4.9 Billion Robocalls In April, According to YouMail Robocall Index

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Tech Coast Angels Surpassed Membership Numbers in 2018, Invested $10.8 Million into 53 Companies, and Realized Six Exits

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Neural Analytics $27.92 million Fundraising. Artin Davidian Filed May 7 D Filing

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Savara Announces Molgradex Received Fast Track Designation by FDA for Treatment of Autoimmune Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

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Toyota invests $100 million in startups

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Savara Announces Molgradex Received Fast Track Designation by FDA for Treatment of Autoimmune Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

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Apeel Sciences to join Europe’s fight against food waste with shelf-life solution launch

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AG’s applaud rule to crack down on deluge of robocalls

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Investigating GM-CSF in aPAP: A Logical Replacement of a Dysfunctional Protein

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Two Tech Coast Angels’ Portfolio Companies Named as Finalists for Angel Capital Association’s Prestigious Luis Villalobos Award

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GrandPad and Aquacycl recognized as two of three finalists at ACA’s 10thAnnual Awards Ceremony

IRVINE, Calif. – May 3, 2019– Tech Coast Angels (TCA) today announced that two of its portfolio companies were among the three finalists for the esteemed Luis Villalobos Awards at the Angel Capital Association (ACA) Summit on April 25, 2019.… Read the rest

More Than 1,200 Specialty Contractor Companies Now Rely on Procore to Manage Their Business

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Two Tech Coast Angels’ Portfolio Companies Named as Finalists for Angel Capital Association’s Prestigious Luis Villalobos Award

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Connected Signals launches cloud-based V2I systems

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Two Tech Coast Angels’ Portfolio Companies Named as Finalists for Angel Capital Association’s Prestigious Luis Villalobos Award

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Ecosystem Integrity Fund Closes on $100 Million Fund

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Chutes & Ladders—CMO walks out on troubled Immunomedics

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MovoCash Gives Back to the Community at the Cars ‘N Copters on the Coast Event

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Hulu’s “Friends With Benefits” Program Features Hidden Gems That’ll Unlock Prizes

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Sustainability focused Ecosystem Integrity Fund closes on $100 million

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MU30’s 2019 Awards for the Best Financial Products on the Market

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Savara to Report First Quarter 2019 Financial Results and Provide Business Update

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MINDBODY Promotes Booker Exec Josh McCarter to Company President

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Mindbody advises on ways to make fitness centres more eco-friendly

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Rec firms use THIS tech to flag sexist and racist traits among candidates

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Getting tons of robocalls, Tampa Bay? You’re not alone. Florida ranks as a Top 10 state

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Connected Signals Cellular-Cloud Based Signal Priority System Prioritizes Buses, Peds & EMS

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Robocalls hit 3 million a day in Arizona, but help may be on the way

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A Therapeutic Antibody Characterization Trinity Accelerates Drug Development

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Green Dot to Participate at Upcoming Investor Conferences

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Seed is the New Series A, and Series A is the New B

By John Harbison, Chairman Emeritus, Tech Coast Angels

More money is being raised before Series A, and companies which receive Series A rounds are further along in terms of being in revenue and are raising significantly larger rounds at higher valuations.Read the rest

Connected Signals launches cloud-based V2I traffic light priority system

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Connected Signals launches cloud-based vehicle-to-infrastructure system

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Parcel Pending Announces New VP Of Grocery

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Josh McCarter Promoted to President of MINDBODY

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Flex Pharma Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results and merger with Salarius Pharma

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Apeel Sciences to join Europe’s fight against food waste with shelf-life solution launch

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See the new tool in the fight against robocalls

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Connected Signals Launches Cloud-Based V2I Systems to Address Smart Cities’ Transit and Traffic Challenges

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Beating the system: 60% of robocalls are legal, despite increased legislation

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The Best Subscription Boxes for Mom This Mother’s Day

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Angel Capital Association Announces Angel and Company Awards and New Investment Data at 2019 ACA Summit

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Connect, San Diego Venture Group Announce Plan to Merge Operations

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Procore Partner Summit to Bring Together Industry Leaders Focused on Building Connected Solutions for Everyone in Construction

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Mission Bio Scales Executive Leadership Team With Three New Hires

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Parcel Pending Adds Two New Vice Presidents of Retail to Growing Company Roster

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Robocalls more than an annoyance, with a third considered high-risk

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EasyVista 2019 Global User Conferences Will Gather IT Leaders, Focus on Transforming Service for the Future of Work

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EV Connect Launches Certification Program for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

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GroundTruth Names Chris Yamaoka Chief Privacy Officer

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Procore Partner Summit to Bring Together Industry Leaders Focused on Building Connected Solutions for Everyone in Construction

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2019 ACT Expo: EV Charging Network Certification Drive Begins

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Parcel Pending Adds Two New Vice Presidents of Retail to Growing Company Roster

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GroundTruth Names Chris Yamaoka Chief Privacy Officer

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Markey pushes bill targeting robocall ‘plague’

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EV Connect Launches Certification Program for Electric Vehicle Charging Station Manufacturers

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Acer-reinvested GrandPad enjoys exponential subscribership growth

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Bitvore Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

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Single-cell sequencer Mission Bio adds 3 new executives

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Long Beach Area Provides Fertile Ground For Growing Logistics Startup Scene

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Ask yourself these questions before accepting venture capital

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MINDBODY Named to the Pacific Coast Business Times 2019 Central Coast Best Places to Work List

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Irvine-based Parcel Pending has hired Colleen Lambros as its chief marketing officer

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