Tag: SoCalTechNews

  • Griffin Gaming Partners Backs Mobile Game Developer Spyke

    Santa Monica-based venture investment firm Griffin Gaming Partners is the lead investor in Turkish mobile gaming developer Spyke, Spyke said on monday. According to Spyke, it raised $55M in its seed funding round from Griffin Gaming Partners. Griffin i…

  • GigXR Gets Strategic Investment For AR/VR CPR Training

    Los Angeles-based GigXR, a developer of mixed reality simulation training for the healthcare industry, says it has received a strategic investment and partnership with a subsidiary of Northwest Permanente P.C.. Northwest is a physicial-led multispecial…

  • Mustard Gets $3.75M For High Tech Coaching

    Los Angeles-based Mustard, which develops technology which uses artificial intelligence and computer vision to evaluate an athlete’s mechanics and to help with coaching, has raised $3.75M in a seed funding, the company said this morning. According to t…

  • Microsoft To Acquire Activision Blizzard For $68.7B

    Santa Monica-based Activision Blizzard is being acquired by Microsoft in a deal worth $68.7 billion, the two companies announced this morning. According to Microsoft, it will pay $95.00 per share in an all cash transaction to acquire Activision Blizzar…

  • Psomas Buys KPG

    Los Angeles-based Psomas, and engineering consulting firm, said this morning that it has acquired Seattle-based KPG. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. According to the two, they will now be known as KPG-Psomas. The two provide plan…

  • Insightful Science Acquires Omiq

    San Diego-based Insightful Science, a developer of scientific discovery software, said this week that it has acquired OMIQ, a provider of software-as-a-service for high dimensional flow cytometry. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced…

  • Virgin Orbit Has Another Successful Launch

    Mojave-based space launch provider Virgin Orbit successfully launched a new batch of satellites into space, using its unique rocket-launched-from-a-747 system. Virgin Orbit said it launched 7 customer satellites on its mission on Thursday, using its La…

  • ICEYE Launches Satellite Into Space

    Irvine-based ICEYE, which develops synthetic aperture radar (SAR) satellites, says it has launched two new satellites into orbit. According to ICEYE, the satellites were launched on the the recent SpaceX Transporter-3 smallsat rideshare mission. ICEYE …

  • March Capital Backs Gr4vy

    Santa Monica-based March Capital is the lead investor in San Mateo-based Gr4vy, a developer of cloud-based payments orchestration software. According to Gr4y, it raised $15M in a Series A funding, which was led by March Capital, and also included Nyca …

  • IDrive Adds Linux Backup Support

    Los Angeles-based cloud storage provider IDrive said this week that it has added cloud backup support for Linux machines on its IDrive 360 product. The company said the support allows IT admins to schedule and automate backups for all of their organiz…