Minecraft Creator Buys $70M Mansion in Beverly Hills
DECEMBER 22, 2014
In the latest, technology-driven real estate deal in Los Angeles, the creator of Minecraft --Markus "Notch" Persson--has spent $70M for a giant mansion in Beverly Hills. minecraft mansion beverly hills markus persson realestate real estate Persson recently sold Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, for $2.5 READ MORE>>.
Fandango Plans Move To New Office In Beverly Hills
DECEMBER 22, 2016
Olympic Boulevard, to a new office in Beverly Hills, the company said this week. fandango beverly hills relocation content hollywood streaming movie tickets ticketingLos Angeles-based Fandango says it is planning to move its office, currently on W. The new office was previously occupied by Fox Interactive Media.
Beverly Hills Ready To Ride Robot Cars
L.A. Business Journal
JANUARY 13, 2017
Beverly Hills hopes to get on board with federal testing of autonomous vehicles
Minecraft Founder's New Beverly Hill Mansion, In Minecraft
DECEMBER 22, 2014
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Minecraft Founder's New Beverly Hills Mansion, In Minecraft
DECEMBER 22, 2014
The latest, high tech mogul to set up in Los Angeles is Markus "Notch" Persson , the creator of Minecraft, after he paid $70M for a huge mansion in Beverly Hills. video estate real realestate persson markus hills beverly mansion minecraft READ MORE>>.
William Morris Gets Exit At Chaotic Moon
JULY 22, 2015
Beverly Hills-based William Morris Endeavor , the talent agency and sometime investor in technology startups, has seen an exit out of its venture activity this morning, over at Chaotic Moon. Chaotic Moon and Accenture said this morning that Chaotic Moon has been acquired by Accenture, to help boot Accenture Interactive. READ MORE>>.
Squeegy Officially Debuts On-Demand Car Wash Service In LA
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
The company--which launched a pilot program in Santa Monica in August--said it now is offering up its service in Beverly Hills, Beverlywood, Brentwood, Century City, Culver City, Mar Vista, Marina del Rey, Pacific Palisades, Palms, Playa Vista, Playa del Rey, Santa Monica, Venice, West LA, Westchester and Westwood. READ MORE>>.
Platinum Equity Bumps Offer For Electro Rent To $382M
JUNE 24, 2016
Beverly Hills-based private equity investor Platinum Equity announced this morning that it has bumped its offer for Van Nuys-based Electro Rent to $15.50 per share in cash, up from an earlier, $13.12 per share offer. The new price bumps the total value of the deal to approximately $382.2M. READ MORE>>.
Flywheel Expands Across LA
OCTOBER 24, 2013
Mobile taxi summoning app developer Flywheel is expanding its coverage area in Los Angeles today, saying that it will now provide coverage in Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and Culver City as well as the Westside and the South Bay. READ MORE>>. flywheel uber lyft sidecar smartphone taxi ride rideshare mobile launch losangeles angeles
Postcard on the Run Links With Hotel Group
APRIL 11, 2012
Lucia and Zihuatanejo, it has linked with PostCard on the Run to offer up the service via the hotel company's own mobile iPhone app, MyViceroy.
Adly Adds Analytics
JULY 8, 2011
Pricing on the new analytics offering was not announced. READ MORE>>. adly celebrity analytics brands twitter tweet analysis
Digital LA - Video Game Panel
SoCal Tech Calendar
MAY 17, 2012
At Beverly Hills Porsche, and play games in the Game Truck before. Wednesday, May 23, 2012 -- Digital LA - Video Game Panel. Speakers from Warner Bros Interactive, IGN, Maker Studios and more describe cutting edge social media marketing tools including influencers, Facebook, events with social tie-in, and more. See [link] (more
Myspace Racks Up Registrations
FEBRUARY 13, 2012
Beverly Hills-based > Myspace is claiming growth in its users, saying that it has added over 1 million new signups to the service, after it launched a new Myspace Music Player. Myspace says it is now adding around 40,000 new registrations a day, driven by its music player. The new music player was launched in December. READ MORE>>.
Mobile Roadie Powers Cristiano Ronaldo App
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
Financial details of the win were not disclosed. READ MORE>>. ronaldo cristiano soccer star mobile iphone android
Influential Raises $5M For Influencer Marketing
JULY 27, 2016
Beverly Hills-based Influential , a developer of influencer marketing software, has raised $5M in a Series A funding, according to the company. The company says it has now raised a total of $9M. The company says its clients include Hershey's, Coca-Cola Company, NBC Universal, Nestle, General Mills and Sony Pictures. READ MORE>>.
Mobile Roadie Powers Beatles LOVE App
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
Beverly Hills-based Mobile Roadie , which develops software used to create and manage mobile applications for the music industry and brands, said this week that it has built an application for Apple Corps and Cirque du Soleil, called The Beatles LOVE app. Financial details of the win were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
BeautyMint Goes Live
OCTOBER 31, 2011
The new startup offers up personalized skin care products, developed in conjunction with Jessica Simpson and Beverly Hills skincare expert Nerida Joy. The site is the third for BeachMint, which also runs StyleMint (with Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen) and JewelMint (with Kate Bosworth and Cher Coulter). READ MORE>>.
Live Nation Buys Analytics Firm BigChampagne
DECEMBER 15, 2011
BigChampagne was based in Beverly Hills, and was founded by Eric Garland; Garland becomes General Manager of LiveNation.com, and co-founder Joe Fleischer becomes SVP of Content & Product Strategy for LiveNation.com. Financial details of the buy were not disclosed.
Myspace Launches New Music Player
DECEMBER 20, 2011
Beverly Hills-based Myspace , the online entertainment site now owned by Specific Media, said this morning that it has released a new music player. The site said its new Myspace Music Player will provide free, unlimited on-demand listening, personalized radio, search, as well as sharing features on both Myspace and Facebook.
United Talent Agency Backs MediaMorph
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
New York-based MediaMorph , a developer of technology used to track media rights for film, television, games and other publishers, said today that it has inked a strategic deal with Beverly Hills-based United Talent Agency , and also scored $2M in funding. Details on those investors were not disclosed.
Mobile Roadie Abandons Blackberry
JUNE 2, 2011
Apparently, Blackberry users aren't that into Facebook and Twitter--at least, according to Beverly Hills-based Mobile Roadie , the developer of branded mobile applications for music artists, celebrities, and others. That compares with over 50 percent of its iPhone and Android users. READ MORE>>.
Sixty-four Southern California Firms On Technology Fast 500
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
1449% Beverly Hills Michael V. 449% Woodland Hills Zorik Gordon. 6225% San Diego Kevin C. Gorman, Ph.D. Gregg 85 RealD Inc. Mogul.
William Morris Invests in Mobile Development Firm
MARCH 12, 2013
Beverly Hills-based talent agency and entertainment giant William Morris Endeavor looks to be busy with investments this week.
What I Learned In 2015: Jeb Spencer, TVC Capital
DECEMBER 30, 2015
Our first investment in the new fund was a $12 million investment in Beverly Hills based MediaPlatform. be the pig and don't get greedy.
Reflections on 2016: Kevin Winston, Digital LA
DECEMBER 23, 2016
This year, at the Streamys Awards recognizing influencers and content creators in Beverly Hills, creator Matthew Patrick won the first VR 360 award, for his GameLabs videos, produced with help from Specular Theory VR company, which has spoken at several of our events. What's was biggest news from you or your firm this year?
Catch Media Lands Investment From Motorola
FEBRUARY 24, 2011
Beverly Hills-based Catch Media , a provider of software used for digital rights management, has scored a strategic funding from Motorola Mobility Ventures , the strategic investment arm of Motorola, the firms said Thursday. Size of the funding was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Flywheel Expands Into Los Angeles, Ramps Up Taxi vs. Rideshare Battle
AUGUST 15, 2013
Flywheel''s service is available across LA except Santa Monica and Beverly Hills. The fight between Los Angeles taxicab drivers and services like Lyft and Uber haas just gotten even more interesting, as mobile app developer Flywheel said it has launched in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.
SoCal Tech Calendar
JUNE 24, 2016
CyberTech Beverly Hills is the premier event for cyber security, threats solutions and innovative technologies, taking place at the Wallis Annenberg Theater in Beverly Hills on June 30th, 2016! Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- Cybertech. See [link] (more
MGM Licenses Content To Amazon
JUNE 13, 2012
MGM is based in Beverly Hills. READ MORE>>. amazon studios content streaming video prime instant
TechZulu Presents: Biggest Legal Mistakes Startups Make II
Tech Zulu Event
APRIL 27, 2011
TechZulu and Walker Corporate Law Group have come together to bring you the must know legal mistakes you could be making when building your startup.
Naki Laundry Expands Into San Jose, Eyes San Francisco
AUGUST 12, 2013
The startup--which currently offers services in Santa Monica, Santa Barbara, and a number of other locations, also said it plans to expand services shortly to Brentwood, Westwood, Beverly Hills and West LA. The startup is based in Santa Barbara. READ MORE>>. naki laundry jose francisco laundering smartphone uber marketplace
MySpace Picks Artists For Promo Program
DECEMBER 21, 2010
Beverly Hills-based Myspace Music , the music side of Myspace, said today along with Fuse , the music television channel, that it has selected the artists for its next "Introducing." showcase of emerging artists. READ MORE>>. myspace music fuse musician promotion artist
LA's Technology, VC, and Entertainment Industry Meet Royalty
JULY 8, 2011
The Los Angeles technology industry appears to have landed as the first stop of Prince William and new bride Catherine in Los Angeles today, as the two are scheduled to present at the Variety Venture Capital and New Media Summit in Beverly Hills. Prince William and Catherine are making a whirlwind stop in Los Angeles over the weekend.
Southern California Linked IPOs Grow
FEBRUARY 9, 2011
which has substantial operations in Westlake Village, Beverly Hills-based RealD , Monrovia-based Green Dot , and Woodland Hills-based ReachLocal. Gevo is just the latest in a surge of companies hitting the public markets which have Southern California links. Other recent IPOs with Southern California roots include Inphi Corp.
RealD Names New CFO
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Beverly Hills-based 3D movie projection system developer RealD announced on Monday that it has named Jeff Spain as the comapny's new Chief Financial Officer. Spain was previously CFO of Rentech Inc. RealD said that Spain has over 20 years of experience with public, venture, and private equity-backed companies. READ MORE>>.
Mobile Roadie Hits The iPad
MAY 1, 2012
Beverly Hills-based Mobile Roadie , the developer of tools which make it easy for artists and brands to create their own mobile apps, said today that it has launched a new native iPad app platform, along with a self-service mobile website product. The new iPad service costs $499 per month or $4,999 per year. READ MORE>>.
Why The Next Generation of Online Video Companies Will be Vertical
Both Sides of the Table
JANUARY 13, 2016
And of course once you dominate a show like Real Housewives of Beverly Hills you get to make derivative versions in Atlanta, New York, New Jersey, etc.
I’m Eric Greenspan, not Eric Greenspan nor Eric Greenspan
JANUARY 7, 2014
little more than three years ago I was on the Private Chefs of Beverly Hills on Food Network. Eric Greenspan, chef. The attorney?”
Myspace Sets Entertainment Head
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Beverly Hills-based Myspace , the online social entertainment site now owned by Specific Media, said this morning that it has named Roger Mincheff as President of Myspace Entertainment. Myspace said that Mincheff will help lead internal production and entertainment efforts, developing original programming and content for the site.
BloomNation's Goal To Empower Your Local Florist, And Improve Flower Delivery
OCTOBER 30, 2013
If you type in flowers in Beverly Hills, you won''t see any organic results for the big businesses. What is BloomNation? Thanks!