There’s been a proliferation of both angel and seed capital over the last couple years, and that’s allowed companies to stay here, build and grow.
Two takeovers in two days are putting a spotlight on Southern California’s role as a hotbed for technology startups.
Facebook Inc. (FB) said March 25 that it agreed to buy the virtual reality company Oculus VR Inc., based in the Orange County city of Irvine, for at least $2 billion in cash and stock. A day earlier, Walt Disney Co. (DIS) plunked down a minimum of $500 million for Maker Studios, a supplier of shows for YouTube that has its headquarters in Culver City, next to Los Angeles…
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