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  • Box Inc. publicly files for hotly anticipated IPO

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Box Inc. has made public its plans to raise up to $250 million in an initial public offering, setting the stage for one of the most hotly anticipated offerings to come out of Silicon Valley so far this year. Box said it plans to list...
  • Pasadena's mature tech scene aims to emerge from Silicon Beach shadow

    Pasadena's mature tech scene aims to emerge from Silicon Beach shadow
    Ask anyone about L.A. tech these days and they'll almost certainly point to Santa Monica and Venice, where hundreds of start-ups have emerged in the last few years. So-called Silicon Beach is home to Snapchat, sizable Google and Microsoft offices, and a...
  • New Silicon Beach venture capital firm Tylt Lab raises $20 million

    New Silicon Beach venture capital firm Tylt Lab raises $20 million
    Tylt Lab, a new Santa Monica venture capital firm, has raised $20 million for early-stage start-ups in Silicon Beach. The fund will support local entrepreneurs through seed to series A investments, Tylt said, estimating that this year it will be...
  • Online storage service Box is courting Hollywood, music industry

    SAN FRANCISCO — Aaron Levie, the 29-year-old chief executive of Box Inc., walked the red carpet at the Oscars this year in a dark suit and tie, pressed white shirt and his trademark neon blue sneakers. "I asked about the sneaker dress code,"...
  • Digital Service Helps Users Share Letters — With One Person Or The Masses

    Digital Service Helps Users Share Letters — With One Person Or The Masses
    Dear reader, Do you have a box full of saved letters under your bed, like I do? Did you find decades-old love letters in your relative's bedroom closet, as we did when my grandma died? Drew Bartkiewicz, 47, of Canton started thinking six years ago...
  • Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators

    Bitcoin exchange's collapse is probed by U.S. and Japanese regulators
    U.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world's largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying products and services online. The separate investigations...
  • Connecting startup firms, bright graduates

    Connecting startup firms, bright graduates
    Peter DiPrinzio interviewed for jobs with big finance and consulting firms in his senior year of college in Vermont. Then he heard about a fledgling effort to send talented new graduates in a different direction — to jobs at startup companies in...
  • Starter Studio beats $10,000 crowdfunding goal

    Starter Studio beats $10,000 crowdfunding goal
    Orlando's Starter Studio program for new entrepreneurs cleared its fundraising hurdle Thursday morning, beating its goal of $10,000 in contributions through Kickstarter.com. The Silicon-Valley-styled "accelerator" for tech startups weighed in with $10,...
  • Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales

    Stella & Dot founder saw a way to dress up direct sales
    The gig: Jessica Herrin is founder and chief executive of Stella & Dot, a fast-growing company that sells fashion jewelry, handbags and other accessories online and via direct sales. Stella & Dot salespeople, called stylists, pay a minimum of $199 for a...
  • Startup Expo planned for Boca Raton

    A Boca Raton venture group that has been presenting startup companies to investors for some 30 years will hold its first startup Expo on Feb. 26, the group announced Wednesday. The Expo, which will feature startup companies from around the state, is...
  • Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program

    Walt Disney Co. creates accelerator program
    Walt Disney Co. is giving 10 startup companies the chance at $120,000 to develop their ideas and receive mentoring from top company executives. The three-month mentorship and seed-stage investment program, called Disney Accelerator, begins June 30,...