Templar Capital does asset-based lending and recently launched Vintners Capital, a lending arm that caters specifically to wine-related businesses by lending against wine-club subscriptions and equipment, along with other collateral.Read More →
Richard Sanford, free of a crushing debt burden, says he is excited about the future of Alma Rosa Winery and Vineyards and his role there, even though he has lost ownership.Read More →
DenMat has acquired most of the dental assets of Fort Collins, Co.-based Zila and will move some of that firm’s operations to its Lompoc headquarters, the company said Feb. 20. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Read More →
The $56 million deal will make Heritage Oaks the largest community bank in the Tri-Counties, with about $1.6 billion in assets.Read More →
San Luis Obispo-based Mindbody has raised $50 million in new capital, its largest amount to date, that will used to fund global expansion and mobile product development. The raise brings its total venture capital raised thus far to more than $110 million and likely marks the largest-ever raise in San Luis Obispo County.Read More →
Ventura-based digital advertising firm Connexity has been purchased by Shopzilla, an online comparison shopping website out of Los Angeles, for an undisclosed sum.
The deal marks the first exit for a business that had operated out of the Ventura Ventures Technology Center, the city of Ventura’s startup incubator.Read More →