Irvine-based Restaurant365, a cloud-based restaurant accounting software, said it’s closed an $88 million minority investment led by ICONIQ Capital, a Silicon Valley-based growth equity firm.
EDUCATION: Largest gift to namesake school
Henry and Susan Samueli last week continued their commitment to funding the region’s next generation of engineers and innovators.
$20.5M Cash Buy of Cryogene
Cryoport Inc. (Nasdaq: CYRX), a provider of cold-chain logistics services for the biopharmaceutical industry, is a hot stock.
Event Follows New Beall Family Donation
Elliot Botvinick, Ph.D., a University of California-Irvine professor who is involved in two startups, took home the prize of Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year at UCI’s Applied Innovation’s second annual award ceremony on May 29.
ESPN2 Showing 4-Part Documentary
University of California-Irvine’s varsity esports team is getting star treatment.
Will Treat Military; Fitness Uses Too
Newport Beach-based cryotherapy chamber manufacturing firm Cryo Innovations has been awarded a government contract through the General Services Administration to provide its product to veterans and military personnel.
Goren Joins Networking Company as Legal VP
David Goren, a member of the management team that pushed Microsemi Corp.’s revenue up to $2 billion prior to its sale last year, and a confidant of that company’s former chief executive, has rejoined former colleague Paul Pickle, in a senior role at Irvine-based networking products maker Lantronix Inc. (Nasdaq: LTRX).
Henry and Susan Samueli have given more than $100 million to their namesake school of engineering—the school’s biggest donation ever—at University of California-Los Angeles.
HOUSING: Arrimus proposes 1,150 Units
A nearly 15-acre industrial campus along Red Hill Avenue in Santa Ana, long used by Ricoh Electronics Inc., is being eyed for a large apartment project by its new owners.
TECHNOLOGY: $1.2B sales beats prior projection
A blockbuster merger with a Midwest competitor last summer has gone faster and better than expected, according to Irvine-based IT services provider and consulting firm Trace3 Inc.
Costelloe, Corbett Covering Tech, Healthcare
Kevin Costelloe and Alexa Corbett have joined the Orange County Business Journal as reporters.
Irvine’s CellOnyx, VolunteerCrowd Present
Aliso Viejo-based life sciences and technology company accelerator OCTANe held its 2019 Technology Innovation Forum at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa last week, with a focus on the evolution of data and technology.
Crowdstrike Holdings Inc., a security software maker that got its start in OC in 2011, has filed plans to go public.
TECHNOLOGY: Still may reach 30% growth
A possible key customer loss and a revenue projection lower than a prior year have zapped some mojo from Cylance Inc. in the wake of its $1.4 billion sale to BlackBerry Ltd.
A new coworking space and business accelerator for women entrepreneurs will open in Irvine this month. Hera Hub has leased 6,000 square feet at 16480 Bake Parkway, near the Spectrum Center mall.