Pete Weitzner


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Morning Angels

Tech Coast Angels are the Blue Angels of angel investing.

Newport Beach Tennis Club Land Trades for $12.4M

REAL ESTATE: Diamond Jamboree owners invest

The land underneath the Newport Beach Tennis Club has been bought by a prominent area retail developer.

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New Shooter for HQ2; Found ‘Superwoman’

New Shooter for HQ2 Breaking late. Big Mike tells me a bid’s coming for Amazon’s HQ2, joint bid of Santa Ana, Garden Grove, and perhaps Orange and Anaheim.

Fashion Show Harvests $1M for Hunger

Anniversaries are good for giving. On the silver anniversary of South Coast Plaza’s Harvesters Fashion Show in the golden-anniversary year of the mall, the show took in more than $1 million.

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Monday. Lunch with Ed. Meeting The Great Ed Thorp is meeting Kareem (sky hook) or Jerry (Grateful Dead) or Steve (iPhone).

NY Hedge Fund Latest to Bet on Alteryx

TECHNOLOGY: Some insiders sell; sales stay hot in hot ‘BI’ space

Life in the public eye got intriguing for one of Orange County’s best tech stories in years, Alteryx Inc., the Irvine software maker that made a splashy Wall Street debut in March.

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Disruptive Innovation

‘Let’s Do It:’ The Redoubtable Joe Kiani Builds Medical-Device Power

People telling the Masimo Corp. story like to compare it to David and Goliath, the surprising victory of a shepherd boy defeating a nine-foot giant—aka a “garage startup” victor over larger device companies. Except, to Chief Executive and Chairman Joe Kiani, there’s nothing surprising about the company’s success.

A Piece of the Action

Mark Mueller’s P1 story “Aluminum” illustrates how a great reporter—who fairly exclusively writes exclusives—broke his latest.

Regulators to Innovators

Irvine Co. debuted the 21-story 400 Spectrum Center Wednesday.

Private Cos. Grow 2-Year Sales 90%, Top $19B

This Year’s Ranks Led by the ‘Big As’ Grew Jobs 30%

In life, in lists, it’s rough to do apples-to-apples comparisons. In culling our weekly lists of every business silo and subsilo, of firms of all ownership forms and makeups, we have several goals: to compile as comprehensive and accurate a roster as possible; to produce features on the best and the brazen; and to analyze beyond a comparison of numbers. As an editor wrote one sentence ago, “It’s very difficult to do apples-to-apples comparisons.”

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