Attn: Gets $18.5M For News Site
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
West Hollywood-based Attn: , a company which publishes an online news site focused on social topics like economic mobility, civil rights, education, criminal justice, and the environment, has raised $18.5M in a funding round, the company disclosed on Friday. attn venture capital news publishing content liberal social mobileREAD MORE>>.
Rubicon Project's Big Winners: Clearstone, News Corp., Mayfield
APRIL 7, 2014
rubicon project merger acquisition clearstone news mayfield winners frank addante Who were the biggest winners in the successful IPO of Santa Monica-based Rubicon Project ? Rubicon''s President, Greg Raifman, now holds a stake worth $11.96M; and CFO and COO Todd Tappin''s stake is worth $10.0M.
Tealium Wins News International
JUNE 13, 2012
San Diego-based Tealium , the developer of enterprise tag management software, announced today that it has been selected by News International , the UK publishing division of News Corporation for its online media network. tealium enterprise management software news corp media digital marketingThe firm raised a $1.1M READ MORE>>.
Checkpoints In Lung Cancer, and Other Oncology News From Europe
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Here’s a quick roundup of the major news. The European Society for Medical Oncology’s annual conference wraps up in Copenhagen today.
AllSay Looks To Combine News, Opinion, Action
MARCH 23, 2015
allsay mobile opinion news personalized polling The startup said it has opened up in a select number of U.S. READ MORE>>.
StockTwits Adds Social News Rankings
JULY 5, 2011
San Diego-based StockTwits , the stock-oriented, social messaging site run by Howard Lindzon, said this morning that it has launched a new, social news ranking feature on the service. The new feature is available on news stories listed by ticker symbol. financial finance trading stories ranking news social stocktwitsREAD MORE>>.
Snapchat Targets News Discovery With New Feature
JANUARY 27, 2015
Snapchat, in its launch video, highlighted content from sources such as National Geographic, ABC, Yahoo News, People, the Daily Mail, CNN, the Food Network, and others. The new tool might help Snapchat become a serious player in directing young, mobile users to professional news sources. Launch video embed below. READ MORE>>.
More Great News for #LATech – Crosscut Ventures Raises $75 Million Fund
Both Sides of the Table
JUNE 23, 2015
Crosscut Ventures has just announced their 3rd fund and clocking in at $75 million , which will be focused heavily on Los Angeles – FTW.
Uberpaper, Headed by Dmitry Shapiro, Takes On News Reading
JANUARY 27, 2012
Dmitry Shapiro , the former founder and CEO of Veoh, and later head of MySpace Music and Facebook alternative Altly, said Thursday that he has launched Uberpaper , a new, online news reading service to help people read and navigate news. uberpaper startup news reading social voting reader software altly dmitry shapiro veoh
Frequency Inks Video News Deal With Newsy
FEBRUARY 10, 2016
Los Angeles-based video streaming app and video distribution service Frequency , which is led by Blair Harrison, said today that it has inked a video news deal with millenial-focused video news service Newsy. frequency newsy video news distribution streamingFinancial details of the content licensing deal were not disclosed.
iSideWith Uses Your Political Beliefs To Filter News
JANUARY 30, 2013
If you're a political news junkie, what's the best way to get to the news that will most interest you? READ MORE>>.
Bio Roundup: Trump’s Rx Silence, PCSK9 News, Amgen’s Migraines & More
NOVEMBER 18, 2016
We’ll start the roundup with a slate of news about these cholesterol drugs, called PCSK9 inhibitors, then carry. Speculation swirled this week around the incoming U.S. Read more » Reprints | Share: UNDERWRITERS AND PARTNERS.
Raise money on good news
OCTOBER 22, 2015
That’s the rub. Once at breakeven, the rush to raise more is over, and there are far more options available. Raising money
Bio Roundup: RIP Roger Tsien, Novartis CAR-T Wheel, Zika News & More
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
For more on Tsien and the rest of the week’s news, let’s get to the roundup. A man who helped shed light—fluorescent light—on biology died far too early, at the age of 64. Nobel Prize winner Roger Tsien, a UC San Diego chemist, passed away in Oregon this week. No cause of death has been announced. million grant.
Splash News Acquired By Corbis
JULY 21, 2011
Splash News is known for its celebrity, candid photos -- a staple of gossip magazines and publications, and television shows like TMZ and E!
HitFix Heads To The Big Screen With Theater News Deal
JULY 17, 2013
Los Angeles-based online entertainment site HitFix , which is headed by Jen Sargent, is in a new deal today which will bring the company''s entertainment news to theaters. movie theaters, said they are in a strategic relationship to bring entertainment news to theater screens. Financial details of the deal were not announced.
Bio Roundup: Bristol & Illumina Blues, Sickle Cell News & More
OCTOBER 14, 2016
AND IN OTHER NEWS…. On Aug. 4, shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb closed at $75.32. Today, shares are worth just over $50. That means in three months, Bristol has lost a third of its value, equivalent to about $40 billion in market capitalization. The reason? That story and plenty more in this week’s roundup. TOP STORIES. Here’s more from CNBC.
Bio Roundup: Trump News, Anthem’s Stand, Diversity by 2056 & More
JANUARY 27, 2017
It was a wild week in biotech and on Capitol Hill. A new study showed it may take another 40 years to achieve gender diversity in life sciences. Tensions continued to mount between drugmakers and payers over the rising costs of rare disease drugs. And a group of biotechs led by Jounce Therapeutics were the first to test the IPO market in 2017.
LA Hacker News Meetup
SoCal Tech Calendar
JANUARY 17, 2011
Saturday, January 22, 2011 -- LA Hacker News Meetup. Watch insightful presentations and mingle with like minded hackers and entrepreneurs at our monthly meetups. link] (more
Develop.la | L.A.’s Own Hacker News and Why Now?
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 2, 2012
Hacker News in Silicon Valley is run by Paul Graham of Y Combinator , and they have been killing it for years. The framework in L.A. Sort of.
Tumbleweed Aims At Millenials With News App
NOVEMBER 13, 2015
The company said it is looking to "crack the Millenial news code" to get the younger generation interested and talking about news.
Insights: Raise Money On Good News
OCTOBER 22, 2015
The first rule for raising money is to do it on good news � right when sales are increasing at an increasing rate. More.). READ MORE>>.
Snapchat Eyes News, Advertising
AUGUST 20, 2014
Venice-based Snapchat has plans to add news articles, advertisements, TV, and movie clips to the service, according to reports this week, in a new service called Snapchat Discovery. snapchat news advertising photo messaging disappearing social READ MORE>>.
Univision Acquires The Onion
JANUARY 20, 2016
Los Angeles-based Univision said Tuesday that it has acquired satirical news site The Onion. READ MORE>>.
Move Acquired By News Corp.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
Move, Inc. , the operator of the Realtor.com, Move.com, and other related real estate businesses, is being acquired by News Corp. , in a deal worth approximately $950M, the two companies said this morning. According to the two, News Corp. Move will become an operating business of News Corp., READ MORE>>.
Los Angeles Hacker News
SoCal Tech Calendar
JANUARY 9, 2013
Sunday, January 13, 2013 -- Los Angeles Hacker News Meetup - January. Los Angeles Hacker News Meetup is back, with a great line up of speakers and an opportunity to share what you've been hacking on. See [link] (more
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SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
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OpposingViews.com Grows Readership As It Shifts To Viral News Content
JULY 24, 2015
Los Angeles-based online trending news site Opposing Views said Thursday that it is now seeing an average of more than 23 million unique visitors per month, up from around 14.4 The website features trending, viral news stories and photos and video news. opposingviews opposing views news content publishing viral eytan elbaz
Calacanis Launches News Aggregation Service Inside.com
JANUARY 28, 2014
Santa Monica-based Mahalo , the startup led by tech celebrity Jason Calacanis, apparently is shifting its focus to a new effort called Inside.com , focused on mobile news. inside.com mahalo service aggregation news calacanis jason READ MORE>>.
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JULY 5, 2016
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MediaPass Powers Weekly World News Paywall
JANUARY 16, 2013
Now, MediaPass signed up another big customer for its software this week, Weekly World News. MediaPass is powering a paywall solution for Weekly World News, providing the software which makes it easier for existing online publishers put a pay model into place. READ MORE>>.
Flud Launches Social News Apps For Companies
OCTOBER 9, 2012
Flud , a San Diego startup developing mobile apps to let teams privately share news with their co-workers and others in the company, recently revealed that it is trying to take on that task with its social news platform developed with the backing of a couple of venture capital firms. and Europe for the enterprise product. READ MORE>>.
Agent Ace Powers Service For U.S. News & World Report
AUGUST 21, 2014
News & World Report. marketplace matching agent realestate content publishing publisher report world news Santa Monica-based real estate agent recommendation service Agent Ace , which is led by Mazen Fawaz, has scored a win with the U.S. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Slacker Radio Links With ABC News
JANUARY 8, 2010
The firm said that the firm's listeners will have access to a dedicated news station including ABC News content. READ MORE>>.
Los Angeles Hacker News Meetup
SoCal Tech Calendar
APRIL 18, 2011
Saturday, April 23, 2011 -- Los Angeles Hacker News Meetup. See [link] (more
Pasadena Angels Invest Over $4M in 2014
Ask the Angels
MAY 8, 2015
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Zumbox Signs Mother Earth News
NOVEMBER 9, 2009
Westlake Village-based Zumbox , a startup developing a service to help companies sent electronic notices based on physical, postal addresses, reported today that it has signed on Mother Earth News as a customer. Tags: zumbox postal mail marketing mother earth news Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
AppBuzz.com Takes On Startup News
OCTOBER 29, 2009
The team behind Los Angeles-based DemoPit.com , an online site reviewing new startups, has launched a new, Digg-inspired site focused on user-submitted startup news. According to John Diep of DemoPit.com, the site has just launched AppBuzz.com , a site which allows any startup to submit their own startup news, ideas, and tips.
More Bad News For Fisker As Karma Catches Fire
AUGUST 13, 2012
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Stephan Paternot shares open letter to Facebook’s Zuckerberg
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
” Who is Stephan Paternot, and why is his advice so relevant? Just ask anyone who rose and fell with the Internet bubble. Is Paternot jaded?