*socaltech.com <http://socaltech.com> TechNews - Tuesday, February 13, 2018*
Edited by Benjamin F. Kuo
ISSN: 1524-6736
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*Headlines *

   - Pavemint Literally Makes Parking In LA A Musical
   <#m_4321583213557664040_0073727>
   - HyperX Sign's NBA's Joel Embiid As Brand Ambassador
   <#m_4321583213557664040_0073729>
   - Leaf Group Raises $23.3M In Stock Offering
   <#m_4321583213557664040_0073728>
   - Otter Media Snags AT&T Exec As New CEO <#m_4321583213557664040_0073726>
   - Zumasys Gets $7.5M Credit Facility <#m_4321583213557664040_0073724>
   - VIZIO Debuts Skill For Alexa <#m_4321583213557664040_0073725>
   - CoreLogic Buys UK's eTech Solutions <#m_4321583213557664040_0073708>

*Marketplace*

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   - Square 1 Bank <#m_4321583213557664040_ad695>
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   - SoCal IP Law Group LLP - Serving the IP Needs of Technology Innovators
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*Tuesday, February 13, 2018*

*Stradling <http://www.sycr.com>*
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Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (“Stradling”) is a premier business law
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highest quality representation while maintaining the responsiveness and
relationships commonly associated with smaller firms.


*Pavemint Literally Makes Parking In LA A Musical*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073727.html>
Los Angeles-based parking marketplace Pavemint wants to make parking in Los
Angeles like a musical--quite literally. In a promotion for the service,
which connects people with parking spaces with LA residents needing a
space, Pavemint has rolled out a new music video featuring such film and TV
stars as HGTV's Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, KTLA's Liberté
Chan, and Cool Runnings' Rawle D. Lewis, Angelyne and Clipper Darrell, plus
a long list of social media and influencers. (More...
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073727.html>)

*HyperX Sign's NBA's Joel Embiid As Brand Ambassador*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073729.html>
Fountain Valley-based HyperX, the video gaming division of Kingston
Technology, said Monday that it has signed up Philadelphia 76ers center
Joel Embiid as a brand ambassador for the company's headset brand.
Financial details of the endorsement deal were not announced. According to
HyperX, Embiid is an "avid gamer" and frequently plays NBA2K18 or comments
on sports and esports on his social media accounts. (More...
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073729.html>)

*Leaf Group Raises $23.3M In Stock Offering*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073728.html>
Santa Monica-based *Leaf Group <http://www.leafgroup.com>*, which runs such
businesses as Saatchi Art, Society6, EHow, and Livestrong, has raised
$23.3M via a registered public offering of its public stock. The company,
which trades publicly on the NYSE on LFGR, said the funding will go towards
working capital and general corporate purposes, and possibly may also be
used to acquire or invest in complementary businesses, products and
technologies.(More... <https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073728.html>)

*Otter Media Snags AT&T Exec As New CEO*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073726.html>
Los Angeles-based Otter Media, the parent company of such sites as
Fullscreen, Rooster Teeth, and Crunchyroll, has named Tony Goncalves as its
new CEO, the company said on Monday. Otter Media is owned by The Chernin
Group. Goncalves was most recently Chief Executive Officer, Digital Brands
for AT&T, and also had served at DIRECTV. At AT&T, Otter Media said
Goncalves had overseen the Otter Media relationship with The Chernin Group.
(More... <https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073726.html>)

*Zumasys Gets $7.5M Credit Facility*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073724.html>
Irvine-based cloud computing provider *Zumasys <http://www.zumasys.com>*
has received $7.5M in a credit facility from lender Avidbank Specialty
Finance. According to Avidbank, Zumasys has received a working capital line
of credit and term debt that will be used to refinance existing debt and
provide ongoing working capital. Terms on that new credit facility were not
announced.(More... <https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073724.html>)

*VIZIO Debuts Skill For Alexa*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073725.html>
Irvine-based display maker *a href="http://www.vizio.com
<http://www.vizio.com>">VIZIO* said today that it has rolled out a new set
of Amazon Alexa skills for its line of displays, which lets users control
those displays using their voice. According to VIZIO, the new Alexa skill
enables voice control of the 2017 and 2016 SmartCast P-, M- and E-Series 4K
display collections. The new skill works, as all skills do, on Amazon Echo,
Echo Dot, Amazon Tap, Echo Show, and any other Alexa-enabled devices.(
More... <https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073725.html>)

*CoreLogic Buys UK's eTech Solutions*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073708.html>
Irvine-based property information provider *CoreLogic
<http://www.corelogic.com>* announced this morning that it has acquired *eTech
Solutions Limited*, a UK-based provider of mobile surveying and workflow
management software. Financial details of the acquisition were not
announced. eTech was founded in 2005. According to CoreLogic, more than 50
percent of the UK's property appraisals go through eTech's platform.(More...
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0073708.html>)

*Recurring Revenue Conference 2018—April 12, Marina del Rey Marriott
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Presented by Sutton Capital Partners. Join 600+ entrepreneurs, SaaS and
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8am-5:30pm followed by cocktail reception.

Register and use Promo Code: SocalTECH for 20% discount. Grab your ticket
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Questions: n...@suttoncapitalpartners.com

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*Upcoming Events*
Submit your events at least two weeks in advance to:
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February 13, Irvine --
*OCTANe Coffee at The Cove: ABCs of Med Device Funding with Visionary
Venture Fund* OCTANe Coffee at The
Cove: ABC’s of Med Device Funding. Join us Tuesday, February 13th for a
discussion about the ABC’s of med device funding and an inside look at the
Visionary Venture Fund, which was rated top three most active venture funds
in healthcare in 2017 by PWC. Coffee & quality bagels will be provided. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/25995

February 16, Camarillo -- *Writing a Resume* *NEW* .
See http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26003

February 21, Santa moniac --
*Silicon Beach Networking Mixer at The Room In Santa Monica (Limited Free
Drinks)* Silicon Beach
Networking Mixer at The Room In Santa Monica (Limited Free Drinks).
Wednesday, February 21st Starting at 6pm! Meet new people and participate
in lively discussions with outstanding names in the Silicon Beach
community. Make sure to bring your business cards and be ready to make
awesome connections with people across all industries. We always have a
great mix of people from Influencers to Startup CEO's and more. Register
immediately for an early bird ticket. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/25999

February 22, San Diego -- *Fundraising for HealthTech*
Fundraising for HealthTech. San Diego Venture Group. On raising early-stage
capital in HealthTech and Life Sciences — plus a meet-and-greet with
several of San Diego's most interesting HealthTech and Life Science
startups. See http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/25986

March 7, Camarillo --
*Lifelong Happiness: Your Secret Weapon at Work and In Life* *NEW* . See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26004

March 8, Pasadena --
*SCALE 16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern California Linux Expo.* SCALE
16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern
California Linux Expo. SCaLE 16X – the 16th annual Southern California
Linux Expo – will take place on March. 8-11, 2018, at the Pasadena
Convention Center. SCaLE 16X expects to host 150 exhibitors this year,
along with nearly 130 sessions, tutorials and special events. SCaLE is the
largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North
America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/25960

March 8, Los Angeles -- *TechFair LA 2018* TechFair LA 2018.
LA's Largest Technology Job Fair will be returning to LA for an even bigger
and better event for the second year in a row, co-hosted by Comparably,
Annenberg Foundation and Office of Mayor Eric Garcetti. Over 250 most
prominent tech companies in attendence along with 10,000+ job-seekers in
Engineering, Product, Sales, Marketing, Design and more attending. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/25987

March 9, Pasadena --
*SCALE 16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern California Linux Expo.* SCALE
16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern
California Linux Expo. SCaLE 16X – the 16th annual Southern California
Linux Expo – will take place on March. 8-11, 2018, at the Pasadena
Convention Center. SCaLE 16X expects to host 150 exhibitors this year,
along with nearly 130 sessions, tutorials and special events. SCaLE is the
largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North
America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/25961

March 10, Pasadena --
*SCALE 16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern California Linux Expo.* SCALE
16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern
California Linux Expo. SCaLE 16X – the 16th annual Southern California
Linux Expo – will take place on March. 8-11, 2018, at the Pasadena
Convention Center. SCaLE 16X expects to host 150 exhibitors this year,
along with nearly 130 sessions, tutorials and special events. SCaLE is the
largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North
America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/25962

March 11, Pasadena --
*SCALE 16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern California Linux Expo.* SCALE
16x. The Sixteenth Annual Southern
California Linux Expo. SCaLE 16X – the 16th annual Southern California
Linux Expo – will take place on March. 8-11, 2018, at the Pasadena
Convention Center. SCaLE 16X expects to host 150 exhibitors this year,
along with nearly 130 sessions, tutorials and special events. SCaLE is the
largest community-run open-source and free software conference in North
America. It is held annually in the greater Los Angeles area. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/25963
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