Pitching access management on the fly, Los Angeles-based Britive raises $5.4 million

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It seems Los Angeles is becoming an enterprise software hotspot. TC access management ceo chief technology officer Dave Cole identity access management kara nortman Los Angeles Signal Sciences

Snapchat will make Los Angeles a stronger tech hub

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Column Social TC Los Angeles Snapchat PayPal Mafia Evan SpiegelIf you were to write a history of Silicon Valley, you could do it by looking at a series of major diaspora. Companies like Google, Yahoo, Oracle and PayPal attract top talent for years; when they reach maturity or a major liquidity event, their talent disperses and germinates into the next generation of companies. It’s quite possible that Snapchat could do the same for L.A. Read More.

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Los Angeles is a transportation tech powerhouse

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Los Angeles is famous for two things: entertainment and traffic. Column TC Transportation Los Angeles Hyperloop One self-driving cars faraday future TallyGoBack in the 1950s, any association with “stars” and “cars” would be the envy of any modern city. But today, that’s sometimes overshadowed by images of aggressive paparazzi and gridlocked freeways.

SpaceX to build its massive BFR in Los Angeles

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The mayor of Los Angeles confirmed earlier reports that SpaceX will build its largest rocket, the BFR, at the Port of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Harbor Commission must now approve the facility. Space BFR falcon Gwynne Shotwell Los Angeles Mayor outer space spacecraft spaceflight SpaceXThe company intends to build a manufacturing facility on an 18-acre site at Berth 240 and use waterways to transport the massive rocket.

TECHSPO Los Angeles 2020

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Thursday, June 11, 2020 -- TECHSPO Los Angeles Technology Expo - June 10-11, 2020 - Los Angeles, CA. See [link] (more

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Wednesday, June 10, 2020 -- TECHSPO Los Angeles Technology Expo - June 10-11, 2020 - Los Angeles, CA. See [link] (more

The Los Angeles Fire Department wants more drones

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As it looks to modernize its operations, the Los Angeles Fire Department is turning to a number of new technologies, including expanding its fleet of drones for a slew of new deployments. Los Angeles has become an early leader in the use of drones for its firefighting applications thanks in part to an agreement with the Chinese company DJI, which the department inked back in April. In Los Angeles, Fields says he takes those concerns seriously.

Los Angeles-based CREXi raises $29 million for its online real estate marketplace

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Los Angeles is one of the most desirable locations for commercial real estate in the United States, so it’s little wonder that there’s something of a boom in investments in technology companies servicing the market coming from the region. CREXi joins the ranks of startups based in Los Angeles that have raised money to reshape the real estate industry. billion, active in the real estate industry in Los Angeles.

Google Cloud will launch its Los Angeles region in July

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It’s no secret that Google has long planned to open a cloud region in Los Angeles. But as Google announced today , the new Los Angeles cloud region will go live in July, making it the company’s fifth region in the U.S. During an event in Los Angeles today, Google specifically positioned this region as ideal for the media and entertainment industry in the area. Built In Cloud entertainment Google google cloud Los Angeles media

Techstars and Starburst Aerospace are launching a space industry accelerator in Los Angeles

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Air Force, Lockheed Martin, Maxar Technologies, SAIC and the Israel Aerospace Industries company, Techstars and Starburst Aerospace are launching an accelerator focused on the space industry in Los Angeles. Already a major hub for the space and aerospace startup industry, with companies like SpaceX, Relativity Space, Virgin Orbit, Rocket Lab, Phase Four, and others calling Los Angeles home, the new accelerator will provide another booster for LA’s growing startup scene.

With the Los Angeles tech scene exploding, CrossCut Ventures raises $125 million to invest

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CrossCut Ventures, a Los Angeles-based seed investment firm has just closed its fourth (and largest) fund with $125 million in new cash. It’s been a long road for the firm’s three co-founders, who have been investing in Los Angeles since 1997. TC investment finance greycroft partners upfront ventures crosscut ventures Los Angeles

Los Angeles investors and entrepreneurs launch PledgeLA, a diversity and inclusion program

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In an attempt to boost diversity and inclusion efforts and civic engagement between the growing technology industry in Los Angeles and the community that surrounds it, over 80 venture capitalists and entrepreneurs joined the city’s mayor, Eric Garcetti, and the non-profit Annenberg Foundation to announce PledgeLA. Over the past five years, Los Angeles has emerged as one of the top five destinations in the U.S.

Los Angeles-based Frame launches mental health gateway for a pandemic-stricken generation

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Its co-founders, Kendall Bird and Sage Grazer, ran their first business in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles years ago, selling out their entire inventory of lemonade to a captive audience of eager parents. ” TC articles columbia executive founder Health Hims Imran Khan Johnson Los Angeles Louisiana mental health New York Snap SonderMind struck capital telemedicine therapist therapy United States

Verizon names Los Angeles as the second of four cities to receive 5G rollout before 2019

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My boss’ boss’ boss was on CNBC this morning touting Verizon ‘s new 5G services and naming Los Angeles as the second city in America to be treated to a commercial rollout of the new networking technology. McAdam also named Los Angeles as the second of four cities that will receive 5G rollout from Verizon. TC 5g Los Angeles Verizon

A new Tesla Model S can now drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco on a single charge

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Tesla has announced that it has extended the range of its Model S vehicle to 370 miles and Model X to 325 miles on a single charge — extending the range of its flagship car to make the trip from Los Angeles to San Francisco on a single charge. . TC cars driver electric vehicles energy Los Angeles San Francisco Tesla tesla model 3 Tesla Model S

With the Los Angeles tech scene exploding, CrossCut Ventures raises $125 million to invest

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CrossCut Ventures, a Los Angeles-based seed investment firm has just closed its fourth (and largest) fund with $125 million in new cash. It’s been a long road for the firm’s three co-founders, who have been investing in Los Angeles since 1997. TC crosscut ventures finance greycroft partners investment Los Angeles upfront ventures

India’s Haptik acqui-hires Los Angeles startup Convrg in international expansion push

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On Tuesday, Haptik announced it has acqui-hired Convrg, a Los Angeles-based startup that develops chatbots, to serve customers in North America. Apps Artificial Intelligence Asia Funding Fundings & Exits Amazon artificial intelligence Google haptik india Los Angeles oyo reliance jio Samsung sephora Shopify United StatesMumbai-based Haptik, which operates a conversational AI platform , has already won several high profile clients in India.

Meet Lumi, the Los Angeles startup that just raised $9 million for a packaging business

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Fundings & Exits Logistics Startups TC e-commerce eCommerce forerunner ventures Los Angeles lumi online retail online shopping packaging Spark CapitalAlongside co-founder and longtime partner Stephan Ango, Jesse Genet has built a business with Lumi that's already been profitable, and has just raised $9 million in venture funding to boost its growth. .

Los Angeles-based ‘deep tech’ investment firm Riot Ventures is raising a $75M fund

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Riot Ventures , the Los Angeles-based, early-stage and deep technology investment firm is going out to market to raise a $75 million second fund to finance the development of startups in LA and beyond, according to fundraising documents viewed by TechCrunch. Chiefly, they thought that robotics and machine learning were going to transform everything from aerospace to industrial manufacturing and retail, and they saw Los Angeles as a unique location from which to deploy capital.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019 -- TECHSPO Los Angeles Technology Expo - June 12-13, 2019 - Los Angeles, CA. See [link] (more

In Los Angeles, the Women’s March embraces technology to organize and inspire

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The roughly 300,000 marchers that filled the streets of downtown Los Angeles for the third annual Women’s March received more than just an opportunity to hear from some of the state’s high powered politicians, they were also part of a new experiment from local March organizers in bringing technology into the movement. “Any movement encompasses art,” says Women’s March Los Angeles Foundation executive director Emiliana Guereca.

Los Angeles-based Luxury Presence raised $5.4 million for its real estate marketing services

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Real estate is a big business in the sprawling city of Los Angeles, and new technology tools to target the industry continue to attract investor attention. billion, active in the real estate industry in Los Angeles. Real Estate Recent Funding Startups TC Bessemer Venture Partners Estate-Agent Los Angeles Switch Ventures Toba Capital

Elementary Robotics raises cash to expand in Los Angeles’ growing robotics hub

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million in seed funding to begin building a manufacturing facility and expand its presence in Los Angeles as the city continues to grow as a hub for robotics and automation. . Gross and Barnehama met through a mutual friend in the robotics industry in Los Angeles, the chief executive of Embodied, Paolo Pirjanian, Barnehama wrote in an email. ” Recent Funding Robotics Startups TC Elementary Robotics Los AngelesElementary Robotics has raised $3.6

Los Angeles-based childcare and co-working startup Bümo adds more virtual classes for kids at home

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Based in Los Angeles, Bümo had already managed to lock in a $2.4 and infection rates were rising in Los Angeles, the two founders realized that the cash they’d raised to open their first site at a Westfield mall in LA wouldn’t happen. TC Honest Company jessica alba Los Angeles

Keiretsu Forum Los Angeles

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Los Angeles Forum. Angel investor event. Monday, May 20, 2019 -- Keiretsu Forum. See [link] (more

Shopify opens its first brick-and-mortar space in Los Angeles

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Shopify , the provider of payment and logistics management software and services for retailers, has opened its first physical storefront in Los Angeles. The first brick and mortar location for the Toronto-based company, is nestled in a warren of downtown Los Angeles boutique shops in a complex known as the Row DTLA. TC Apple apple store business Chief Operating Officer e-commerce economy Los Angeles Marketing online shopping Shopify toronto vend

Los Angeles-based BuildOps, subcontracting software for real estate, raises $5.8 million

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Software development companies tackling services for niche industries, like commercial real estate subcontracting, continue to find Los Angeles to be fertile ground for development. million in seed financing from some big names in the Los Angeles tech ecosystem. Software for the service industry is nothing new for Los Angeles entrepreneurs.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 -- Keiretsu Forum Los Angeles. Angel investment meeting. See [link] (more

Los Angeles-based Ficto launches its Quibi competitor — with Niantic as a content partner

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TC Los Angeles niantic Pokémon Go Quibi Streaming MediaConsumers now have their first chance to sample the wares of a short-form streaming service — and it’s not Quibi. Ficto , a streaming service without a paywall offering interactive dramas, film adaptations, comedies, documentaries, talk shows, game shows, and news, is now live on iOS and Android.

Tim Draper’s Los Angeles-based blockchain-focused venture studio adds a venture partner

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The Los Angeles-based venture capital studio focused on blockchain and fintech startups which longtime venture investor Tim Draper now calls home has added a new venture partner to its team. We are excited to have him on board as he brings the grit, deep industry insight, and entrepreneurial spirit we need to build the next generation blockchain hub in Los Angeles and beyond,” said Alon Goren, in a statement.

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Los Angeles-based Open Raven raises $15 million from KPCB for its security tech to secure hybrid clouds

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Open Raven , the Los Angeles-based security startup founded by a team of cybersecurity veterans from CrowdStrike and SourceClear, has closed on $15 million in new financing only four months after emerging from stealth and in the middle of a pandemic. .

Los Angeles is using ride-hailing startup Via to shuttle people to public transit

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Los Angeles is partnering with on-demand shuttle-based service Via as part of a pilot program that will give people rides to three busy public transit stations. Cities like Los Angeles are looking for ways to bring to public transit the dynamic, on-demand features that make ride-hailing popular. Transportation arriva chicago Los Angeles Lyft New York public transport transport Uber United Kingdom via Washington D.C.

TechDay Los Angeles

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Thursday, September 27, 2018 -- TechDay Los Angeles. TechDay, the largest startup event series in the United States, is returning to Los Angeles for the fourth annual TechDay LA. TechDay LA will showcase the latest products and services available from hundreds of the most exciting startups and scale ups in the market. See [link] (more

What Los Angeles Is Missing

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tech has clearly hit its growth inflection point, but the City of Angels has yet to get its startup wings. Column Startups TC Venture Capital Los Angeles entrepreneursHere’s the good news: In 2014 alone, we raised more than $3 billion, saw more than $5 billion realized capital across over 80 exits and became the fastest growing startup region in the U.S. Read More.

Los Angeles Digital Summit

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 -- Los Angeles Digital Summit. The Definitive Digital Marketing Gathering. See [link] (more

Los Angeles Digital Summit

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018 -- Los Angeles Digital Summit. The Definitive Digital Marketing Gathering. See [link] (more

WaveOptics Expands into Los Angeles

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17 it will open its first United States operation headquarters in Los Angeles United Kingdom-based augmented reality firm WaveOptics Ltd. announced Sept.

With $12 million more in the bag, the furniture subscription service Feather heads to Los Angeles

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Furniture subscription rental service, Feather , is heading to Los Angeles and Orange County, California with $12 million in new funding and “thousands” of customers in New York and San Francisco. TC bain capital ventures california ceo Kleiner Perkins Los Angeles New York San Francisco Scott Belsky Spark Capital Y Combinator

Los Angeles tech companies take a victory lap with planned tech job fair

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Events TC Job Fair Los Angeles TechFair LA2016 was a good year to be a tech startup in LA, and, with the $25 billion planned public offering for the city’s startup darling, Snap Inc., coming up, the future’s so bright entrepreneurs might want to wear… Spectacles. Last year saw the city reap windfall exits from the acquisition of companies like Dollar Shave Club, and has a number of promising e-commerce companies… Read More.

Los Angeles Auto Show 2019

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