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Meet, greet and click: Firm connects event planners, conference centers

By   /  Friday, February 14th, 2014  /  Special Sections, Technology, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Meet, greet and click: Firm connects event planners, conference centers

Elite Meetings International is a company that started out aiming to make it easier for corporate planners to find a good luxury hotel but ended up helping those same hotels do more business by creating better booking software.

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Inogen IPO raises $70.5M, prices at low end

By   /  Thursday, February 13th, 2014  /  Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Public Companies  /  Comments Off on Inogen IPO raises $70.5M, prices at low end

Goleta-based Inogen has raised $70.5 million in an initial public offering of 4.4 million shares priced at $16, the bottom of the expected $16 to $18 a share range, according to IPO investment firm Renaissance Capital.

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Ventura backs out of its brief adventure in venture capital funding

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  Columns, Technology  /  Comments Off on Ventura backs out of its brief adventure in venture capital funding

The city of Ventura is near the end of its relationship with DFJ Frontier, a venture capital fund associated with Draper Fisher Jurvetson with an outpost in Santa Barbara.

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REC spinout could expand SLO solar jobs

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  Central Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on REC spinout could expand SLO solar jobs

San Luis Obispo can expect to see a slight increase in solar-power industry jobs with a recent deal that split up REC Solar and sold off its residential installation business to a San Francisco firm.

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Resonant’s $13.8M IPO sets stage for push into iPhones

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Resonant’s $13.8M IPO sets stage for push into iPhones

Resonant’s planned initial public offering is small at $13.8 million, but there’s a chance that the Santa Barbara-based company’s development deal with a major supplier to Apple’s iPhone and every other mobile handset-maker could become very large, very quickly.

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Cloud farming : SLO firm brings sensor technology to the fields

By   /  Friday, February 7th, 2014  /  Agribusiness, Small Business, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Cloud farming : SLO firm brings sensor technology to the fields

The Tri-Counties may or may not see many rain clouds this year, but farmers around the region will be using cloud computing to manage their irrigation with San Luis Obispo-based Hortau.

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Inogen IPO is subject to looser SEC rules

By   /  Friday, January 31st, 2014  /  Banking & Finance, Banking Industry, Central Coast, East Ventura County, Law, Personal Finance, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy, Tri-County Public Companies, West Ventura County  /  Comments Off on Inogen IPO is subject to looser SEC rules

If Goleta-based Inogen goes public this year, it will be the first firm in the region to do so under new securities rules that make it easier for small companies to become listed on the major exchanges but also allow them to reveal less information to investors than their larger counterparts.

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