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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Vetted Finds $3.47M For In-Home, On-Demand Pet Care In LA


Vetted says it is currently offering its services in Bel Air, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Culver City, Inglewood, Santa Monica, Sherman Oaks, Van Nuys, Venice, and Westwood. Venice, California-based Vetted , a new startup offering up on-demand, veterinary services at your home, has raised $3.47M in seed funding, the company disclosed this week. The funding came from Foundation Capital, Amplify LA, Sterling.VC, and ReImagined Ventures.

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.

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