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Why SoCal Tech?

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Well, why not?

Southern California’s tech/med-tech ecosystem is rich with talent and innovation, offering both cost and lifestyle advantages over markets north along the West Coast. Beyond beaches and movie sets, the region boasts some of the best engineering talent, top-ranked medical research facilities, and a community of investors and innovators working together… Read More

Orange County Tech Investment Overview │ Q1 2018

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JLL Orange County’s latest tech investment overview provides insight and trends on tech companies being funded, leading investors, and a breakdown of industries receiving funding.

Orange County tech funding trends
Quarterly tech investment activity grew 22.5 percent in Orange County compared to 12 months ago, demonstrating capital continues to fund local innovation. Majority of… Read More

Orange County is a top 10 high tech VC market in consecutive quarters

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Orange County chart of the week

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  • In Q3 2016, Orange County recorded $130.61 million in high tech VC funding, making it the tenth highest market in the country. Of the top ten markets, Orange County had the third highest average deal size of $14.51 million.
  • Funding volume increased 3.8 percent year-over-year.
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Irvine leads tech VC funding in Orange County

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Orange County chart of the week

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  • In the first half of 2016, software companies received $229.6 million in VC funding, comprising of 77 percent of year-to-date high tech VC activity in Orange County.
  • Firms that received large investments include Cylance (software) $100M, Greenwave Systems
    (software) $45M, Acorns Grow (software) $30M and Stance
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Medtech VC funding strong in Orange County

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Orange County chart of the week

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  • As of Q2 2016, there were 21 closed investment rounds during the last 12 months for a total of $319.7 million in venture capital funding to Orange County medtech firms.
  • Firms located in Irvine received the largest amount of funding ($195.6M), followed by San Clemente
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