I  Business Technology Center of Los Angeles County


     Office Locations:

2400 North Lincoln Avenue
Altadena, CA 91001
Phone: 626-296-6300
Fax: 626-296-6301



  • Early
  • Seed



  • Information Technology
  • Software & Internet



    Opened in 1998, the Business Technology Center of Los Angeles County (BTC) helps start-up and early stage technology companies grow and prosper. The 40,000 square foot technology center (with gated parking and key-pass security system) has 63 individual offices ranging from 125 to 590 square feet. The BTC has a sophisticated telecommunications system, with a current capacity of 54 T1 lines. Each office has multiple telephone and data jacks. Firms have access to conference rooms, a kitchen and an outdoor patio. The BTC is in a state Enterprise Zone, which offers significant state tax credits to businesses. The complex currently houses over 20 high technology companies; member firms have raised over $160 million from angel and venture capital investors.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Christopher Lopez Development Specilaist
    Doug Cohen Admistrator
    Ingrid Goodman Program Specialist


    Portfolio companies include:

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      Acton, Inc
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      ASCII Media
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      College Admissions Counselors
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      Green Street
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      IA Hatchery
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      Icon Apps

      Light Prescriptions Innovators
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      MagicPictures Studio
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      My Fruity Faces
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      MYI Consulting
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      OZNet Systems
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      Pasadena Angels
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      Sachs Management, Inc
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      Spindi Music
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      StereoVision Imaging
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      Veteran Business Concepts
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