Conversations with Richard Chino, pt. 1

Conversations with Richard Chino

Pasadena Angel and entrepreneur Richard Chino discusses taking GoTo.com public, and shares his thoughts regarding emergent opportunities for start-ups and what it means to be an angel.

PA Portfolio Company ShipHawk Scores $5M For Shipping Marketplace

Santa Barbara-based ShipHawk, the online developer of technology for helping connect users with shipping companies, has raised $5M in a funding round.

PA Alumni Bluebeam Software Acquired For $100M

Socaltech.com reports Pasadena-based software developer Bluebeam Software has been acquired by German software company Nemetschek AG, the two said late Friday. According to the two, Nemetschek will pay $100M for BlueBeam, which is a developer of PDF software used for architecture, engineering, and construction. Read more

Insights and Opinions: The Curse of a Modest Exit

For today’s Insights and Opinions article, we have an article from angel investor Steve Reich, who talks about the pros and cons of a modest exit in an investment. Read more

DFJ, Pasadena Angels lead $1.4M funding in Edufii

DFJ Frontier and Pasadena Angels have led a $1.4 million Series A funding in Edufii Inc., the social/mobile platform for skill development. Other participants in the funding round include the Gideon Hixon Fund, Tech Coast Angels, SLO Seed Ventures and coaching industry private investors including Tiger Woods’ first coach Rudy Duran. As part of the […]

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