Uber Driver Killed In Inglewood


The Inglewood Police Department is seeking leads in the Uber case. ondemand murder crime driver death inglewood uberA driver for Uber was shot and killed this weekend, according to the Inglewoood Police Department, while on a trip with a passenger. Andre Jamal Bayyan was killed around 3:45 a.m. on Sunday morning, only a few blocks away from Hollywood Park Casino, and near Morningside High School.

ImaginAb Finds $8M For Immunotherapy Imaging


Inglewood-based ImaginAb , which is developing a cell imaging agent used for imaging changes in cell tumors, has raised $8M in a funding round, the firm said on Monday. The funding was led by Adage Capital, and also included the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy, NVF, Cycad Group, Nextech Invest, and Jim Pallotta of the Raptor Group.

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Silicon Valley Startup To Buy Naming Rights To New LA NFL Stadium For $400M


The new stadium, being build in Inglewood, is the future home of both the Rams and the Chargers, and also is set to host the Super Bowl in 2022. Sofi , a Silicon Valley startup in the personal finance industry, is getting set to buy naming right to the new NFL stadium being built in Los Angeles, according to a report. The naming deal is reportedly worth $400M. Sofi just raised $500M from the Qatar Investment Authority this week, in a deal that gives the company a valuation of $4.3M.

Magnetecs Names CFO


Inglewood-based Magnetecs , a designer of robotic catherization control systems for minimally invasive surgery, announced today that it has named Clive Zickel as the firm's new Chief Financial Officer. Zickel has previously served at JPMorgan Chase, Aircraft Finance Group, Dechert LLP, and other companies. magnetecs executive lifescience cather minimally invasive surgery medical device

Activision Sets Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Beta Launch


The company--which ran its big Call of Duty gathering, the Call of Duty XP event, at the The Forum in Inglewood over the weekend--said the title will first be available on the PlayStaiton 4. Santa Monica-based Activision said over the weekend that it plans to launch its beta of the next expansion to its popular game, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, into a multiplayer, beta launch, on October 14th.

Evercar Plans LA Expansion For EV Rentals For Uber, Lyft Drivers


According to Evercar, it currently has 43 vehicles in the Los Angeles area, including Downtown, West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Inglewood, and Marina del Rey. Los Angeles-based Evercar , a company which is developing an electric vehicle sharing network--starting with Los Angeles--says it plans a major expansion in this market, and plans to add as many as 1,000 vehicles in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Dreaming of Mars, the startup Relativity Space gets its first launch site on Earth

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Ellis and Noone make some pretty remarkable claims about the proprietary 3D printer they’ve built and housed in their Inglewood offices. 3D-printing the first rocket on Mars. That’s the goal Tim Ellis and Jordan Noone set for themselves when they founded Los Angeles-based Relativity Space in 2015. At the time they were working from a WeWork in Seattle, during the darkest winter in Seattle history, where Ellis was wrapping up a stint at Blue Origin.

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Evercar: Making EVs The Vehicles Of Choice For On-Demand Drivers


Right now, we have eight lots, from Hollywood, to Downtown, to the Westside, and Inglewood. In the world of on-demand driving�such as driving for Uber and Lyft--one of the biggest costs for drivers it the cost of owning, maintaning, fueling, and cleaning their vehicles. What if there were a way to lower those costs, and making it more profitable�and easier�for driers?

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