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StartEngine Brings Crowdfunding to Startups

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After selling his company, Acclaim Games, in 2010, video game industry veteran and former Activision Studios Chairman Howard Marks set his sights on a new goal

SpaceX Launches Final Mission of 2020

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SpaceX closed out a record-breaking year of launches with the completion of its 26th mission for 2020

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Bambee Raises $15 Million for HR Platform

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Santa Monica-based Bambee Inc. has raised $15 million in Series B funding for its human resources platform for small businesses

LA Companies Gear Up for Virtual CES

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For the Consumer Technology Association, the show must go on. The three-day virtual version of the trade show is scheduled to run from Jan. 12 through Jan.

Can You Ask for Office Rent Relief? How to Manage Your Lease During COVID-19

Office leases are one of companies’ largest expenses, and if your whole team is working from home with no clear end in sight, you may be wondering what to do about your lease.

WeeCare Helps Home Day Care Businesses Stay Afloat

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Three years ago, local entrepreneur and expectant mother Jessica Chang received some surprising advice

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Standup Comedy App Laugh Lounge Keeps the Jokes Coming

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It’s been a tough year for Los Angeles comedians, along with the many would-be comedy fans who've had to postpone evenings at live venues shuttered during the pandemic

Local EV Companies Expect Jumpstart From Biden Administration

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With the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden days away, local companies are preparing for an array of proposed policy changes

Brace Raises $15.7M Series B Round for Mortgage Platform

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Brace Software Inc., the Santa Monica-based developer of a digital mortgage servicing platform, announced Jan. 12 that it had raised $15.7 million in a Series B funding round

Virtual CES is Light on Reveals

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The halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center were empty last week as the annual Consumer Electronics Show carried on in a virtual format

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Local EV Companies Expect Jumpstart From Biden Administration

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With the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden days away, local companies are preparing for an array of proposed policy changes

Santa Monica Startup Nacelle Pulls in $18 Million

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Santa Monica-based startup Nacelle Inc. has raised in $18 million in Series A funding led by Inovia Capital

EVgo Announces Partnership with BMW

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Sawtelle-based EVgo Services, which operates a national network of electric vehicle charging stations, announced a new partnership with BMW

LA Companies Play Leading Role in Rising AR, VR Industry

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It may seem redundant to say that a company focused on creating virtual reality experiences is ahead of the curve, but that’s precisely the case for West Adams-based Survios Inc

Water Tech Companies Are Springing Up in LA

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In many areas of the world, there may be no more precious commodity than water — and that’s especially true in Los Angeles

Fitness App Shred Lets Users Work Out With Friends

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With indoor gyms closed for most of the last year, plenty of fitness-focused Angelenos have gotten used to working out from home

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Snap Acquires Mapping Startup StreetCred

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Snap Inc. has reportedly acquired New York-based startup StreetCred Labs Inc., a company that collects location data for app developers

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Belkin Founder Chet Pipkin Steps Down as CEO

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Belkin International Inc. founder Chet Pipkin stepped down as chief executive at the Playa Vista-based consumer electronics company

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Book of Lists Profile: Snap Hits New Heights

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Snap Inc. has been on a roll in 2020, more than doubling its value since the start of the year

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EVgo Announces Partnership With BMW

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Sawtelle-based EVgo Services, which operates a national network of electric vehicle charging stations, announced a new partnership with BMW

For SpaceX, Latest Launch Is a Big Leap

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Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched one of the highest-profile missions in the company’s nearly two-decade history on Nov. 15, sending four astronauts to the International Space Station

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Canoo Makes Nasdaq Debut

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Electric vehicle maker Canoo Inc. made its debut as a publicly traded company Dec. 22, following completion of a reverse merger

Local Tech Companies Work to Get Out the Vote

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Social platforms and media content creators in Los Angeles are leveraging their influence to encourage voting by Gen Z and millennial audiences as registration deadlines approach

Struum Streaming Service To Launch in 2021

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Former executives at the Walt Disney Co. and Discovery Inc. announced a new streaming service called Struum

Relativity Space Raises $500 Million, Plans to Launch 3D-Printed Rockets Next Year

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The short five-year history of Relativity Space Inc. is like something out of a startup storybook

LA’s Burgeoning Agtech Industry Sees Green Acres Ahead

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While plenty of tech companies are interested in filling up consumers’ feeds, some are more interested in feeding consumers

Gulfstream to Relocate Employees to Van Nuys Airport

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Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. will move jobs to Van Nuys Airport from Long Beach as part of a streamlining and modernizing of its customer service

LA’s Thriving Edtech Startups Improve Remote Learning for Schools, Businesses

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While the global pandemic has disrupted almost every industry, some businesses are experiencing accelerated growth during the crisis

Rocket Lab Launches Sixth Successful Mission This Year

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Rocket Lab USA Inc. completed another mission Dec. 15, sending a satellite into space aboard one of the company’s Electron launch vehicles

Startup Mothership Helps Businesses Navigate Shipping Logistics

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It’s no secret that ecommerce surged in 2020 as Americans adapted to doing more working, eating and shopping from home

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J2 Global Closes 4 Acquisitions

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Internet services company J2 Global Inc. finished up 2020 on a buying spree

LA Companies Gear Up for Virtual CES

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For the Consumer Technology Association, the show must go on

Disney Tops 137 Million Streaming Subscribers

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Walt Disney Co.'s s video-on-demand platforms have quickly garnered an impressive number of viewers

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HomeLister Raises $4.5 Million for Commission-Free Real Estate Platform

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Santa Monica real estate software developer HomeLister Inc. has raised $4.5 million in seed funding

Dash Systems Raises $8 Million for Airdrop Technology

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Hawthorne-based DASH Systems Inc. will use the funding to expand aerial shipping to remote and rural areas

SpaceX Launches 25th Mission of 2020

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SpaceX launched its 25th successful mission for this year on Dec. 13, deploying an audio satellite for Sirius XM Holdings Inc

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Esports One Secures $4 Million for Fantasy Esports League

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Santa Monica-based startup Esports One Inc. has raised $4 million in early stage funding to support a fantasy sports platform for competitive video gaming

Belkin Founder Chet Pipkin Steps Down as CEO

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Playa Vista-based consumer electronics company Belkin International Inc. announced a leadership change Jan.

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LA’s Thriving Edtech Startups Improve Remote Learning for Schools, Businesses

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While the global pandemic has disrupted almost every industry, some businesses are experiencing accelerated growth during the crisis

LA Tech Companies Give Mindfulness Apps the Stress Test

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As L.A.'s s tech sector grows, a cluster of companies is taking meditation and mindfulness into a virtual space

Vurbl Wants to Outdo Spotify. Can It Become the YouTube of Audio?

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There’s no shortage of audio streaming apps, but Santa Monica-based startup Vurbl Media Inc. is betting that its newly launched player can compete with established platforms like Spotify

Tech Companies Continue to Bulk Up in LA, Driving Job Growth

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Tech jobs are growing at a rapid clip in Los Angeles, fueled by an increasing appetite from local companies as well as industry leaders that are expanding their presence here

Post-Breakup Apps Help Women Move On

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After going through a difficult breakup, Elle Huerta created what she thought she and others in her situation needed: an app for women who had recently split from their partners

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