*socaltech.com <http://socaltech.com> TechNews - Monday, April 16, 2018*
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*Headlines *

   - General Assembly Acquired By Adecco For $412.5M
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   - CBRE Invests In Energy Services Startup Redaptive
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   - Mobile Styles Aims On Demand App At Health, Beauty Industry
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   - Green Hills Software Expands In Japan <#m_3227745533608409679_0074429>
   - Glaukos Sues Ivantis Over Patents <#m_3227745533608409679_0074431>
   - Fika Ventures Backs PullRequest In $8M Funding
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   - EVgo Signs General Motors' Maven For Fast Charging Network
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*Monday, April 16, 2018*

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*General Assembly Acquired By Adecco For $412.5M*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074433.html>
General Assembly, the provider of technology education which is very active
in Los Angeles, has been acquired by Swiss staffing company Adecco Group,
in a $412.5M acquisition deal. Adecco Group said it would acquired General
Assembly to help complement its existing solutions, plus to position it in
the fast growing "up-/re-skilling" segment of the market. Adecco said that
General Assembly had 2017 revenues of approximately $100M. Adecco Group is
based in Zurich, Switzerland. (More...
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074433.html>)

*CBRE Invests In Energy Services Startup Redaptive*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074432.html>
Los Angeles-based real estate services and investment firm CBRE Group has
made a strategic investment in San Francisco-based energy services startup
Redaptive, CBRE announced this morning. Redaptive provides integrated
energy efficiency solutions and energy financing for building owners and
occupiers. According to CBRE, Redaptive offers a "new and compelling
service" for CBRE clients, and will help its clients reduce their costs and
improve their sustainability. (Funding Details
<https://www.socaltech.com/intelligence/index.php?action=showco&id=57396>)(
More... <https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074432.html>)

*Mobile Styles Aims On Demand App At Health, Beauty Industry*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074430.html>
Glendale-baesd Mobile Styles, a new, on-demand startup focused on health
and beauty, says it has launched a new mobile app and on-demand service
which connects consumers with licensed stylists. According to Mobile
Styles, its app allows consumers to get access to on-demand services,
including hair, barber, nails, massage, tanning, as well as kids' hair and
events like weddings or bachelorette parties. (More...
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074430.html>)

*Green Hills Software Expands In Japan*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074429.html>
Santa Barbara-based Green Hills Software, which develops embedded, real
time operating systems software, says this morning that it is expanding in
Japan. According to Green Hills, it has opened up a new subsidiary, Green
Hills Software G.K., which will be based in Tokyo and will help support the
company's rapidly growing Japanese business. Green Hills says it is working
closely with its Japanese distributor, Advanced Data Controls Corporation,
on the effort. (More... <https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074429.html>)

*Glaukos Sues Ivantis Over Patents*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074431.html>
San Clemente-based Glaukos, which is developing medical technology for the
treatment of glaucoma, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against
Ivantis. According to Glaukos, it filed the patent infringement suit in the
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Southern
Division. The suit alleges that the Ivantis Hydrus Microstent device
infringes on patents held by Glaukos covering its core glaucoma
technologies. (More... <https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074431.html>)

*Fika Ventures Backs PullRequest In $8M Funding*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074427.html>
Los Angeles-based venture investor Fika Ventures is part of a number of
investors which backed code review services provider PullRequest this week,
in a $8M Series A funding. PullRequest--which is based in Austin,
Texas--said the funding was Google Gradient Ventures, and also included Y
Combinator, Fika Ventures, Lynett Capital and Defy Partners. Fika Ventures
is a relatively new, $40M venture capital fund run by Tx Zhou, Eva Ho, and
Arteen Arabshahi. (Funding Details
<https://www.socaltech.com/intelligence/?action=showdeal&id=91547>)(More...
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074427.html>)

*EVgo Signs General Motors' Maven For Fast Charging Network*
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074425.html>
Los Angeles-based EVgo, which operates a network of public, electric
vehicle (EV) fast charging stations, has inked a deal with General Motors
and its Maven car sharing brand. According to EVgo, it will construct a
nationwide, dedicated, DC fast charing network for Maven Gig Chevrolet Bolt
EV drivers. The network is an extension of an ongoing pilot program that
EVgo has with Maven in seven major US cities. (More...
<https://www.socaltech.com/fullstory/0074425.html>)

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April 17, Santa Monica --
*Equity & Alternative Compensation Structures for Startups with Louis
Wharton at the Preccelerator*
Equity & Alternative Compensation Structures for Startups. Precellerator
Program. For a company founder, it is easy to understand the benefits of
providing stock or stock options to employees. It’s a way of compensating
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invested in the future success of the company. Join us to get insights and
wisdom about maximizing oppourtnities and minimizing mistakes in creating
equity compensation. See http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26065

April 19, Santa Monica -- *Advancement of Women in STEM*
WITI: Advancement of Women in STEM. In an era when women are more and more
prominent in fields such as business, law, and medicine - why are there so
few women pursuing career in Information Technology, Engineering and
Science? Our panelists for our upcoming event "Advancement in STEM" are
phenomenal women who are making significant contributions to technical
communities that improve and impact our society through education,
entertainment, and engineering. See
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April 19, Glendale --
*HR101: Hiring, Onboarding, and Paying Employees* HR101: Hiring,
Onboarding, and Paying Employees. SCORE.
The SCORE/Paychex seminar, HR101: Hiring, Onboarding, and Paying Employees,
helps entrepreneurs select and develop productive and engaged employees.
See http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26049

April 20, Santa Monica --
*StartEngine ICO 2.0 Spring Summit* StartEngine ICO 2.0 Spring Summit. The
ICO marketplace has
continued to grow exponentially; over $1.2B has already been raised in
2018; well on the way of passing the 2017 benchmark of $3.2B! The
StartEngine ICO 2.0 Spring Summit will bring together hundreds of devoted
cryptocurrency and blockchain investors, companies and influential keynote
speakers to discuss a myriad of topics. See
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April 24, Irvine -- *Gemalto KeySecure Certification course*
Gemalto KeySecure Certification course. See
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April 25, Thousand Oaks --
*IEEE Buenaventura EMBS Talk on Vivonetics: Progressing Clinical Research
with Wearable Technology*
IEEE Buenaventura EMBS Talk on Vivonetics. Wearable sensors have become
ubiquitous in the world of fitness tracking and quantified self, but data
from these devices is limited to basic analysis. Vivonoetics, with our
software platform VivoSense, enables continuous data to be analyzed with
accuracy and repeatability. VivoSense is a sensor agnostic software that
combines multiple sensor data onto one analysis platform. Sensor data can
be synced together, making data collection possibilities for academic and
clinical research boundless. This presentation will give an overview of the
VivoSense software, how it meets the needs of a universal physiological
data analysis program and its built in algorithms that provide quality
physiological end points for research. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26067

April 26, Los Angeles -- *Growth Capital Conference* Network
with capital sources: Angels,VCs,High Net Worths,advisors and 100
entrepreneurs seeking capital & counsel. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26034

April 28, Irvine -- *Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching*
Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching. Perfect your 60-second pitch with
valuable coaching from Tech Coast Angels investors and startup experts.
Participate in friendly competition and win bragging rights and special TCA
recognition with plaques and digital website badges awarded to category
favorites and participants.
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April 29, Irvine -- *Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching*
Tech Coast Angels: EXTREME Coaching. Perfect your 60-second pitch with
valuable coaching from Tech Coast Angels investors and startup experts.
Participate in friendly competition and win bragging rights and special TCA
recognition with plaques and digital website badges awarded to category
favorites and participants.
Incredible networking and exposure to media and active investors of Orange
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coaches offer their suggestions for the most impactful strategies for
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April 30, Los Angeles -- *Crypto Invest Summit* Crypto
Invest Summit. CRYPTO INVEST SUMMIT is an exclusive, curated, high-impact,
informative and thought-provoking summit presented by some of the world’s
foremost innovators, change makers and prominent leaders in the blockchain
and crypto ecosystem. See http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26046

May 1, Los Angeles -- *Crypto Invest Summit* Crypto Invest
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informative and thought-provoking summit presented by some of the world’s
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May 2, Los Angeles -- *Crypto Invest Summit* Crypto Invest
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May 5, Encino -- *First Time Entrepreneur Workshop* First
Time Entrepreneur Workshop. LAVA. Workshop for entrepreneurs that are
starting companies in areas that are likely to draw venture capital
investment. During our five hour program, you will learn how to: Determine
the value of your company Put together a capitalization table Understand
how VCs screen potential investments Understand the differences between
trademarks, copyrights and patents and when you need them Choose
co-founders Network at startup events — the right way. See
http://www.socaltech.com/calendar/eventid/26058

May 7, San Diego -- *Technology Services World (TSW) 2018*
Technology Services World (TSW) 2018. TSW is an unrivaled source of peer
learning, networking, and idea sharing. Learn how technology companies are
leveraging the expertise of both their Sales and Service teams to land,
retain, and grow customers. See
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May 11, San Diego --
*SANS Cyber Security Training in San Diego, California* SANS Cyber Security
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