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Anaheim-based Scenario Virtual Project Delivery was acquired by Plantation, Florida-based e-Builder Inc. on undisclosed terms.
TECHNOLOGY: Google latest backer for security software maker
Irvine-based security software maker CrowdStrike Inc. aims to embark on an international expansion plan after securing one of the biggest venture capital rounds in Orange County history last week.
The National Toy Hall of Fame has turned its attention to video games, including the title that made Irvine-based Blizzard Entertainment Inc. famous.
EDUCATION: Biomedical tech, robotics key to programs
Parviz Shams doesn’t plan to expand the Southern California Institute of Technology—at least not directly.
St. Joseph Hoag Health will open a wellness center at the Irvine headquarters of storage products maker Western Digital Corp. this month.
Partner to Link Native Speakers, Sale Prospects
Auction.com LLC in Irvine, an online real estate marketplace that matches buyers and sellers of commercial and residential properties, signed a co-marketing deal with AREAA Global “to expand real estate ownership opportunities for Chinese investors.”
Campaign Focused On Studio System Market Entry
Huntington Beach-based olloclip has launched a new campaign on Kickstarter that builds upon its recent entree into the crowded smartphone case segment.
San Juan Capistrano-based investment firm Frost Data Capital has partnered with security service provider Symantec Corp. in Mountain View to create and seed startups in cyber security analytics, Big Data, and Internet of Things markets.
Mission Viejo-based Hoffman Southwest Corp., which provides underground pipeline inspection and repair services, has been acquired by Chicago-based private equity firm Sterling Partners.
Irvine-based security software maker CrowdStrike Inc. has raised $100 million in a Series C funding round led by Google Inc.’s capital investment arm, Google Capital.
HEALTHCARE: Sees quicker path to market with furry subjects
A Santa Ana-based stem cell company is changing its therapeutic direction from man to man’s best friend.
MEDIA: Ready at Dawn takes aim at virtual reality, proprietary IP
Irvine-based game developer Ready at Dawn could get a jump-start on its push to launch its own titles and control content, thanks to its recently struck agreement to develop video games for the highly anticipated virtual reality headset from Oculus VR Inc.
Irvine-based Drawloop Technologies Inc. recently announced it was acquired by Nintex USA LLC for an undisclosed amount.
Costa Mesa-based consumer financial services firm Payoff Inc. secured up to $250 million in debt financing to help its members pay off credit card debt.
‘Perfect for Me’ Ads Highlight Comcast Brand
Grupo Gallegos’ latest campaign for Xfinity aims to help Latino-American consumers see the brand as “more human, closer to their hearts rather than their minds,” according to Carlos Tornell, the Huntington Beach-based agency’s creative director.