Now Charlie Zhang Pursues His Dream
Charlie Zhang built his fortune in the restaurant business when he started fast-casual chain Pick Up Stix in 1989 in Rancho Santa Margarita—growing to 100 locations, then selling it in 2001 to TGI Friday’s owner Carlson Restaurants Worldwide for $50 million.
Rael Raises $2.1 Million In Preseries A Round
Buena Park-based startup Rael wants more women to talk about their periods, and investors are listening.
Edge, MondoTunes To Put Songs on Big Channels
Music video streaming service Edge Music Network wants to help users reach more fans and make more money.
Footwear veteran Joel Oblonsky was named chief executive of Huntington Beach footwear licensee Titan Industries Inc.
Rogers-Kante’s SeneGence Recently Launched New Initiatives
Joni Rogers-Kante is on a mission to help women take control of their lives.
Nicole Suydam Learned, Now Leads Second Harvest
If you asked Nicole Suydam more than 20 years ago to explain hunger in Orange County, she wouldn’t have been able to give you an answer.
Facebook Messenger Puts Virtual Car Anywhere
Want a quick and free way to get a Kia Stinger GT in your driveway? Log onto Facebook.
Hoping Merger of Unequals is Savvy Move
A mix of wine, appetizers and sketches on a napkin sparked a merger between Costa Mesa-based advertising agencies Sunday Brunch and Irvine-based Gigasavvy.
Former Big Sports Execs Join Management Team
The Athletes First sports agency is expanding its arena of services with the launch of Athletes First Partners, an international sales and marketing services company.
EDUCATION: Power lawyer back in power in ivory tower
Framroze Virjee waved goodbye to his colleagues at the prominent Los Angeles-based law firm O’Melveny & Myers LLP and hopped on a plane to live out his retirement in Rwanda.