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HEALTHCARE: $22M for blindness prevention medicine
San Juan Capistrano-based startup Allegro Ophthalmic LLC is aiming to take on a major cause of blindness and has an enriched war chest to do it with.
Irvine-based Toba Capital, headed by former Quest Software Inc. Chief Executive Vinny Smith, recently led a $15 million venture capital round for Sauce Labs Inc., a fast-growing provider of cloud-based Web and mobile application testing services.
CFO Helped Electronics Maker Hit $3.5B in Sales in Tough Market
Kurt Binder knew the books on Vizio Inc. well before he joined the company as vice president and corporate controller in April 2010.
Rosolowski Helped Razor USA Grow Rapidly, Create Better Procedures
Larry Rosolowski joined kick scooter maker Razor USA LLC in 2006 when it was still a budding business.
Trulia Review Shows OC Homes Have Most in US
Italian philosopher, astronomer and mathematician Galileo reportedly once said, “Wine is sunlight, held together by water …” —and it appears those who call Orange County home agree with that idea.
Cites Continued Core Revenue Growth for Both
Executives of Washington, D.C.-based conglomerate Danaher Corp. highlighted a pair of its businesses with a significant Orange County presence when discussing the company’s 2014 performance.
Lauds ‘Iconic’ Surfers Who Inspired OC Brand
Quiksilver Inc.’s Roxy division is celebrating its silver anniversary by highlighting achievements of its “most iconic” athletes—Lisa Andersen, Kelia Moniz and Stephanie Gilmore—who have collectively won 12 world surfing titles.
Will Resell Rambus IP That Prevents Data Theft
Microsemi Corp.’s latest partnership with Sunnyvale-based Rambus Inc. provides a deeper look into how the company has maintained a strong position in the military and defense markets.
Orange County brands dominated the Aliso Viejo-based Surf Industry Manufacturers Association’s 12th annual Image Awards Thursday evening, winning in the nine out of 13 categories.
Irvine-based Broadcom Corp. and the University of California-Irvine will produce a one-day technology and entrepreneurship competition on Saturday, Feb. 28 at UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business, Broadcom said.
Irvine-based Newport Corp. after the close of intraday trading reported fourth quarter earnings that beat Wall Street expectations and provided a revenue and profit outlook for the current quarter.
Irvine-based business software maker Kofax Ltd. will delist its shares on the London Stock Exchange next month, the company announced today.
Healthcare is more often being delivered outside of traditional hospital walls, a trend that has been driven to some degree by the Affordable Care Act, as well as by technological improvements. Orange County hospitals are no stranger to the shift. The Business Journal’s Vita Reed talked to several hospital executives to discuss outpatient offerings and their purposes. Edited excerpts of their answers follow.
TECHNOLOGY: Plans to debut audio product in Q2
A startup led by a former engineering head at Broadcom Corp. and a private equity veteran and has attracted an eclectic mix of early investors as it vies for a spot in the crowded accessories market with a high-end smartphone case that also functions as a speaker and charger.
Credits Bigger Post-Reform Medicaid Enrollee Numbers
Tenet Healthcare Corp. (see story, page TK), which owns three Orange County hospitals, should get a bump this year from increased Medicaid enrollment fueled by healthcare reform, according to one analyst.