Carpinteria-based online learning company Lynda.com has purchased Compilr, a Canadian firm that runs a cloud-based platform for programmers to write and test code. Terms of the deal were not announced, but TechCrunch said people close to the transaction valued it at around $20 million. Last year, Lynda.com raised $103 million in its first round of Read More →
Weeks after hiring a group of executives to bolster international expansion, Carpinteria-based online education firm lynda.com said it is expanding to Southeast Asia, offering its instructional video library in Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Lynda.com founder and executive chair Lynda Weinman put new details behind the explosive growth of her digital education company during remarks at the California Lutheran University Corporate Leaders Breakfast.
Carpinteria-based online education firm lynda.com has added four executives to bolster its international growth efforts.
Look for 2014 to be the year of life sciences, the cloud and services for consumers.
During one very short year, the small, coastal city of Carpinteria has gone from an also-ran to the hottest market around when it comes to new job growth and filling commercial space. Research by the Business Times and Mark Schniepp’s California Economic Forecast shows that just two companies — Nusil and Lynda.com are mainly responsible for gobbling up thousands of square feet in Carp, which now is just about as fully leased up as at anytime since the dot-com era.
Congratulations to the 2013 Family Business & Closely Held Companies award winners. The section published Friday, Feb. 22 and is available with the print edition of the Business Times. This year’s winners are: Family Business Titan: Gills Onions, an Oxnard-based onion processing company owned by brothers Steve and David Gill. Legacy Family Businesses • Green Read More →