Jessie Yount

Startups Reporter

Phone: 949-833-8373 Extension: 224

Recent Stories

OC’s Cannabis, CBD Sectors in Growth Mode

Funding Rounds, Acquisitions And Store Openings Abound

Orange County’s cannabis industry is cultivating more interest as companies grow and find success

Tease photo

One Medical Grows Primary Care Membership in OC

Fifth Local Office; 100th Office Milestone

Entered Orange County just a year ago, expansion continues with fifth office that opened in June

Tease photo

Imaging Giant Alliance Healthcare Sells for $820M

HEALTHCARE: Florida’s Akumin taking ownership

Alliance Healthcare is about to become an even bigger powerhouse in the radiology and oncology industries

Tease photo


FreightPOP raised $6 million in a seed round led by Mercato Partners of Salt Lake City

Tease photo

CureDuchenne Unveils $1M Data Hub

Connects Patient Samples With Researchers Worldwide

CureDuchenne has released a centralized data platform that connects patient data and biosamples with scientists and drug developers

Tease photo


Current Surgical of Irvine has received a $400,000 investment as part of its acceptance into the SciFounder Fellowship program for early career scientists who want to start their own business

Tease photo

Toca’s Soccer Experience Scores $40M Goal

INNOVATION: ‘Exponential growth’ for sport-social co.

Gearing up for the big leagues with new funding; plans for international debut

Tease photo

Weedmaps Parent Goes Public at $2.6B Valuation

SOFTWARE: Raises $579M; acts like Yelp for pot shops

Chris Beals believes his software company’s recent public listing via reverse merger is a “watershed moment” for the cannabis industry

Tease photo

Midday Stock Roundup

OC healthcare firms traded down

Tease photo

United Way Teams With Providence, Edwards

Targets COVID Shots In Vulnerable Areas

Plans for an additional 50 vaccination mobile clinics at various locations with incentives offered for vaccinations

Tease photo

More stories >>