Report: Harrison Metal VC Heads To SoCal

A report today from CNN's Term Sheet says that a Silicon Valley venture capitalist, Erik Rannala, is leaving Harrison Metal Venture Capital to set up a new venture capital fund in Southern California. According to the report, Rannala is setting up a separate fund to focus on opportunities in Southern California. Rannala had previously been at TripAdvisor, where he was VP of Product Management and Strategy. He also served at eBay,, and Accenture. No details on the new fund have been announced by Rannala. Harrison Metal's investments have included such firms as Plastic Jungle, Lumos Labs, Yummly, AdMob, and Heroku.