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Sientra to go public, raise up to $86.2M

By   /  Friday, September 19th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Top Stories  /  Comments Off on Sientra to go public, raise up to $86.2M

Santa Barbara-based breast implant maker Sientra filed papers Sept. 19 to raise up to $86.2 million in an initial public stock offering.

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Adornetto named TMP entrepreneurship director at UCSB

By   /  Friday, September 19th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Adornetto named TMP entrepreneurship director at UCSB

Longtime South Coast technology executive Dave Adornetto has been picked to lead UC Santa Barbara’s successful startup contest. The entrepreneurship program is the largest collegiate business-pitch contest in the region and is part of UCSB’s Technology Management Program. The flagship event of the entrepreneurship program, the annual New Venture Competition, is a major on-campus happening. Read More →

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Ad tracking strategy pays off in $2.3B Conversant deal

By   /  Friday, September 19th, 2014  /  East Ventura County, South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Ad tracking strategy pays off in $2.3B Conversant deal

  It took him two years, but John Giuliani is the man who finally made Conversant ready for a sale. And even though his stake in the Westlake Village-based advertising technology firm’s $2.3 billion cash-and-stock merger with Alliance Data Systems announced Sept. 11 will be worth about $96 million, Giuliani has no plans to cash Read More →

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HP jumps into the cloud with Eucalyptus buy

By   /  Friday, September 19th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology, Top Stories, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on HP jumps into the cloud with Eucalyptus buy

While it’s unclear whether the rise and sale of Goleta-based Eucalyptus Systems to tech giant Hewlett-Packard Co. was a major financial success for its investors, one thing is certain: The South Coast is now on the map as having proved the viability of open-source hybrid cloud computing and will have contributed an important component to HP’s cloud strategy going forward.

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Startup leaders talk shift

By   /  Thursday, September 18th, 2014  /  Latest news, South Coast, Technology  /  Comments Off on Startup leaders talk shift

There’s only one thing you can be sure about in business: shift happens. Whether it’s customers coming and going or a competitor rolling out a new product, every business faces change. By their very nature, technology companies face the constant of change more than most, and the ones that succeed are the ones that embrace Read More →

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Farm drones, cricket flour pitched at clean investment summit

By   /  Thursday, September 18th, 2014  /  South Coast, Technology  /  Comments Off on Farm drones, cricket flour pitched at clean investment summit

The sixth annual Clean Business Investment Summit held at UC Santa Barbara was a success, drawing more than 200 attendees and 30 investor groups. The attendees and investors head from a range of speakers and saw presentations from 17 startup teams and two student teams. Over the years, more than 575 startups and growth companies Read More →

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Fielding goes to Washington

By   /  Monday, September 15th, 2014  /  South Coast, Tri-County Economy  /  Comments Off on Fielding goes to Washington

Fielding Graduate University has opened an East Coast office. The Santa Barbara-based institution, which offers master’s degrees, doctoral degrees and certificates in fields such as clinical psychology, human development and organizational development and leadership, said its new office is in Washington, D.C., where it will be able to better its national outreach, build partnerships and Read More →

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