| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Billy O'Grady, 31, heads the Southern California technology and venture capital banking group at City National Bank. Based in Santa Monica, O'Grady advises technology start-ups and their employees on banking and wealth management decisions. He...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Online payments company Square announced Monday that it has acquired Caviar, a San Francisco food-delivery start-up. The deal is reportedly worth $90 million, all in stock.
Caviar specializes in providing delivery services for restaurants that do not...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 9:11 PM
The wine makers behind an award-winning Slate Belt vineyard are looking to open a craft distillery in south Bethlehem, among the first proposed for the Lehigh Valley.
The owners of Franklin Hill Vineyards are seeking a limited-distillery license,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Twelve weeks ago, six start-ups from around the world came to Warner Bros. Entertainment in Burbank with one common goal: to develop products for the entertainment industry.
As participants of Media Camp, an accelerator program led by Turner...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:39 PM
Five businesses founded at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and DePaul University were among nine grand prize winners in the inaugural Chicago College Startup Competition, an event presented by digital entrepreneurs’ hub 1871....
| Jul 9, 2014
| 12:55 PM
A new Los Angeles venture capital fund was among 78 funds nationwide to raise money in the second quarter of 2014, the largest number of funds pulling in money since 2007, according to the National Venture Capital Assn. and Thomson Reuters.
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:58 AM
The Maryland Technology Development Corp. has established a $1 million fund to invest in startups launching new cyber security technologies, officials announced Wednesday.
Eligible Maryland companies will be able to apply for investments of up to $100,...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Demand Media Inc., the Santa Monica company behind websites such as eHow.com and Livestrong.com, added Saatchi Art to its collection for $17 million and named the start-up’s top executive as its CEO.
Sean Moriarty said he would bring focus,...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:29 AM
In August 2006, Millennial Media -- a digital advertising company founded in Baltimore just two months prior -- made a move that shaped its future.
The company's three co-founders took up office space inside the Emerging Technology Center (ETC), an...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — In fewer than 140 characters, or 24 words, Twitter Inc. disclosed that it was planning the highest-profile public stock offering since Facebook Inc.
But that was about all it did, leaving stunned investors and analysts scrambling...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:41 PM
NEW YORK — Since it was founded 12 years ago, the Tribeca Film Festival has sometimes swerved between identities like a barfly at happy hour, exuberant but hardly always clear.
The festival looks to change that this time around. Tribeca has...