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Orange County employers added 3,800 jobs in April, helping drive down the unemployment rate to 4.1%.
Frost Data Capital, a San Juan Capistrano-based investment firm and start-up incubator, joined other venture investors to back Maana, a developer of big-data search engine technology.
Apex Parks Group, an Aliso Viejo-based owner and operator of leisure parks, has acquired Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Water Park in New Jersey.
National accounting firm Marcum LLP has named John Eckweiler, a partner in its Irvine office, partner-in-charge of tax and business services for its California operations.
Aliso Viejo-based Telogis Inc. has raised another $25 million in venture capital funding.
Irvine-based banking and wealth planning firm First Foundation Inc. has launched a property and casualty insurance brokerage unit.
MARKETING: Pelerin pair behind Positive Energy brand
Positive Energy Beverages LLC is betting that a continued rise in consumer demand for “better-for-you” food products will be better for the Irvine-based startup, too.
21 Firms Have $720M In Locally Generated Revenue
The largest staffing firms in Orange County combined for a modest increase in revenue last year, coming off a small dip in 2013.
Foothill Ranch-based mortgage lender loanDepot LLC doubled its Orange County office space to more than 238,000 square feet to accommodate its growing direct-lending center.
Stock indices were down in midday trading.