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CarsDirect Targets Former Chrysler, GM Dealers


El Segundo-based CarsDirect , the online automotive shopping and information site owned by Internet Brands, said Thursday that the firm will offer free online used car inventory listings to the unfortunate Chrysler and General Motors franchise dealers who were recently terminated by those auto brands. READ MORE>>.

Zag: "Strongest Sales So far This Year"


Painter was previously CEO of CarsDirect, and is now involved with such firms as TrueCar and SharesPost. READ MORE>>.

Zag Gets Investment From USAA


USAA did not provide financial details behind the investment. USAA has been offering Zag's services to its members since 2007. READ MORE>>.

SharesPost: Sales In Escrow, New Research


Brighthouse is a technology incubator headed by both Brogger and Scott Painter, who also co-founded Zag and CarsDirect. The firm--which launched in early June--also said that that it now has offers to sell Facebook, Tesla, XDx, eHarmony, and LindenLab shares, as the firm's marketplace starts to gear up. READ MORE>>.

SharesPost Launches Private Equity Marketplace


SharesPost was founded by Greg Brogger; the firm is one of the companies incubated by Scott Painter and his BrightHouse incubator; Painter is the former CEO of CarsDirect, currently founder at Zag, and has been quietly helping to fundraise and incubate a number of local startups through BrightHouse. READ MORE>>.

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Scott Painter , founder of CarsDirect has created two new generation LA startups (Zag and TrueCar, both backed by GRP Partners). Los Angeles.