Carpinteria is made up of just seven square miles and about 14,000 residents, yet companies including Agilent Technologies subsidiary Dako, silicone manufacturer Nusil and restaurant management firm CKE all call it home.
The Pacific Coast Business Times’ third annual Growth Companies to Watch list provides insight on which companies will spend the year looking to deploy capital on hiring, facilities and innovation.
Lynda.com has now raised more than four times the amount obtained by potential competitors such as Coursera or Udacity.
Carpinteria-based Lynda.com has raised $186 milllion from a group of investors, earmarked for accelerating acquisitions, growth and new content Initiatives at the online learning platform.
Carpinteria-based online education firm Lynda.com has hired a new executive to drive its global expansion and has opened an office in San Francisco to tap Bay Area talent.