Goleta-based Transphorm, an energy-efficiency company spun out of UC Santa Barbara, said it has been granted two patents that it believes could cover as much as 60 percent of its target market in power-conversion electronics.
Apeel Sciences has raised $1.3 million and is working on a new product for flower growers to complement its existing efforts to prevent fruit and produce losses to pests and spoilage.
A year after commercializing its code, Santa Barbara-based AppScale Systems has released a major update to its cloud-hopping technology and is signing up partners and customers such as IBM and Chico’s.
Cal Poly’s successful SLO Hot House program is welcoming its fourth cohort of companies, and the Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet will soon open its doors.
Lettuce Apps, a spinout out of UC Santa Barbara, has been acquired by financial software giant Intuit for an estimated $30 million. The Los Angeles-based company got its start in UCSB’s Technology Management Program, which has produced a number of successful startups including medical device maker Inogen, now a publicly traded company based in Goleta. Read More →
A team of UCSB graduate students has created an online marketplace where restaurants and fishermen can connect directly to buy sustainable, traceable seafood.
Transphorm, a maker of energy-efficient electronic components, has raised $15 million in additional capital related to its recent partnership with Fujitsu Ltd. of Japan. Tyrian Systems, a firm founded by a pair of longtime infrared sensor entrepreneurs to commercialize thermal vision technology, has raised an $8.3 million Series B investment.