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‘Shark Tank’ Investment, Beach Cleanup Lift Brand
A startup that created a brand of handboards, a one-handed surfboard that straps to a surfer’s hand for bodysurfing, started its summer tour over Memorial Day weekend.
Irvine-based security software maker Cylance Inc. has raised $100 million in a Series D funding round led by Blackstone Tactical Opportunities and Insight Venture Partners.
Arbonne International LLC in Irvine said it expanded its skincare, cosmetics and nutrition business into New Zealand.
Irvine-based N2 Imaging Systems LLC has been awarded a five-year, $81 million Defense Department contract to develop and manufacture sniper scopes.
Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment Inc. today announced a partnership with Facebook Inc. that aims to connect millions of gamers while boosting content on the world’s largest social network.
Automaker’s Research Indicates NBA Ties Lift Brand
Kia Motors America Inc. is playing some impressive moves on the sponsorship court.
HEALTHCARE: Keys on talent pool fostered by former employer
Drug development startup Chase Pharmaceuticals Corp. is now being led from Irvine with a familiar face at the helm—Chief Executive Douglas Ingram, a former president of Allergan Inc.
HOSPITALITY: Move came as Parques Reunidos prepped IPO
Palace Entertainment Holdings LLC President and Chief Executive Fernando Eiroa has taken on chief executive duties at its parent company.
San Clemente-based Stance Inc. now provides the official Major League Baseball sock.
Newport Beach-based Windjammer Capital Investors, one of Orange County’s long-standing private equity firms, sold Irvine-based electronics components supplier Infinite RF Holdings Inc. on undisclosed terms to San Francisco-based private equity firm Genstar Capital.
San Juan Capistrano-based data-analysis software maker NarrativeWave Inc. received $1.4 million in new funding, bringing its cumulative amount raised to $2 million.
Drug Will Treat Crow’s Feet in Those Up to 65
A product developed by Allergan PLC’s medical aesthetics hub in Irvine has a new use in the fast-growing Japanese market.
2,100-SF Shop Opens With Exhibit on Grant Recipients
Rolex helped watch retailer Baron & Leeds celebrate the reopening of its 2,100-square-foot boutique at South Coast Plaza with a photo and video exhibit showcasing Rolex Awards for Enterprise recipients in the Costa Mesa-based shopping center’s Jewel Court.
37-Year Company Vet Ran Medical Systems Unit
The executive in line to take over Toshiba Corp.’s struggling global operation and tarnished brand spent six years in Orange County leading a key U.S. unit based in Tustin during his long tenure with the Japanese conglomerate.
Irvine-based Kia Motors America Inc. and Chino-based Hyundai America Technical Center Inc. will work with the Advanced Power and Energy Program at University of California-Irvine.