Special Report: Supplier Diversity

L.A. Business Journal

Ensuring contractor diversity on a major infrastructure project used to be straightforward: SEt a goal for the percentage of work that goes to minority-owned or women-owned businesses then find those businesses to encourage them to bid.

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SPECIAL REPORT: 2019 Blockchain Outlook — Reality Check

Xconomy

In this Xconomy Special Report , our veteran technology journalists Bernadette Tansey, David Holley, and I bring you deep insights from key industry leaders and observers about what the future holds for. After a breakout year in 2017, the blockchain sector suffered a series of blows in 2018, from crashing cryptocurrency prices to increased regulatory scrutiny of crypto ventures and deepening skepticism about whether the technology was actually useful.

Startups Optimistic About Business Conditions, Despite Uncertainty, Says Report

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A new report issued today by Silicon Valley Bank, says that startups are generally optimistic about their business opportunities, and they plan to raise capital and expand their workforces this year, despite "economic and political" uncertainty across the globe. The Startup Outlook Report--which was issued on Wednesday--polled 1,400 startup founders and executives for its conclusions. SVB posted its full report online. startup silicon valley bank report outlook economy

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Verb Technology Reports First Quarter Earnings

L.A. Business Journal

reported its first quarter earnings May 16, posting a loss despite an overall revenue increase in its first earnings report since going public Hollywood-based interactive video advertising Verb Technology Company Inc.

Raken Gets $2M For Construction Reporting Software

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San Diego-based Raken has raised $2M in a funding round, for the company's construction reporting and compliance software. raken venture capital construction reporting softwareThe funding was led by Rincon Venture Partners , and also included Eniac Ventures and Spider Capital. Raken is led and was co-founded by CEO Kyle Slager and CTO/CPO Dr. Sergey Sundukovskiy.

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Report: Bird Seeing Huge Losses, Seeking $300M

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Despite public pronouncements about big expansion plans today , Santa Monica-based on-demand scooter startup Bird is reportedly burning through cash, and is now seeking $300M more in funding, according to a report published on Thursday. The report--from The Information--says that despite raising $700M in funding over a year and a half, Bird now has less than $100M left due to its burn rate and revenues of only $15M.

Bird's CEO Attacks Report On Losses, Profitability

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The CEO of Santa Monica-based Bird has gone on the offensive, following a report that said the company was seeking $300M and making only around $15M in yearly revenues. In a series of tweets , VanderZanden called the report from The Information "(fake) news" and referred to the site as "DisInformation" and claimed Bird is making $1.75

Qualcomm Offers Up $15,000 Bounty For Vulnerability Reports

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San Diego-based Qualcomm , through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, said it is offering up a $15,000 bounty for vulnerabilities that "white hat" hackers are able to discover and report to the company involving the Qualcomm Snapdragon processor family. qualcomm vulnerability report processor silicon semiconductor snapdragon reporting white hacker hacking

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ReachLocal Expands Reporting Tools

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Woodland Hills-based online marketing services and software developer ReachLocal , which offers up its services to local businesses, said today that it has added a number of analytics and reporting tools to its platform. According to ReachLocal, it has added new third-party campaign result measurement, and multi-location alert and reporting capabilties to its ReachEdge digital marketing product. reachlocal reporting software saas marketing local business

Fire Reported At SpaceX Facility In Florida

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A fire broke out this morning at a SpaceX facility in Florida, where SpaceX is working on its "Starship", reportedly causing around $650,000 in damage. Other details on the fire have not yet been provided by SpaceX. SpaceX, which is based in the Los Angeles area, in Hawthorne, has said that it hopes to launch commercial missions on the Starship in 2021. The Starship is ultimately designed to carry people to Mars. READ MORE>>. fire starship florida space aerospace elon musk

SPECIAL REPORT: 2019 Biopharma Outlook – Facing an Uncertain Future

Xconomy

In this Xconomy Special Report, our veteran biotech journalists Alex Lash and Ben Fidler bring you deep insights, based on conversations with key industry leaders, on what 2019 and beyond hold for biopharmaceutical companies. After years of boom times, the U.S.

LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

Tech Zulu Event

Be Great Partners , a Los Angeles technology incubator, has recently released a report on the startup community in LA and the information shows a positive growth for startups here in LA. The post LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast appeared first on TechZulu.

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Silicon Beach Report May 16: Quibi Seeks Additional $1 Billion

L.A. Business Journal

Virgin Hyperloop One gains $172 million; Crackle reports first quarter earnings; Quibi plans $1 billion raise

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Tech Coast Angels Number Two In Angel Investments Report

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The Tech Coast Angels , Southern California''s largest angel investment group, is ranked number two in the nation this year in terms of the number of deals the group did, according to the latest 2012 Halo Report. cbinsights ranking report capital venture investment angel angels coast tech

As Quibi reportedly seeks another $1 billion, Fiction Riot fills the programming slate for its rival service

TechCrunch LA

Even as Quibi , the short form video platform from Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo , reportedly looks to raise another $1 billion , rival service Fiction Riot continues to steadily build out its pipeline of short form serials.

Honest Co. Responds To Investigative Report

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the natural baby products retailer founded by Jessica Alba, is facing a major crisis after an investigative report published by the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, which claimed the Honest Co.'s honest investigative report sodium laurel sulfate green products ecommerce jessica alba

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Music Reports Inks Major Deal With Pandora

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Woodland Hills-based Music Reports , which provides music rights administration services to the music industry, has inked a big deal with streaming music service Pandora. According to Pandora, it has tapped Music Reports to manage the mechanical licensing and royalty administration for its upcoming interactive streaming service. musicreports pandora music rights administration service reporting

Silicon Beach Report July 19: HyreCar Announces Stock Offering

L.A. Business Journal

ZEFR sells to Vobile; HyreCar prices 3.5 million additional shares; Virgin Orbit to provide RAF launch services

Music Reports In Expansion

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Los Angeles-based Music Reports , the private equity-backed firm which provides music rights administrative services, said Friday that it has made a major expansion of its employees and offices. Music Reports is backed by ABRY Partners. music reports musicreports software reporting online expansion jobs

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Nike debuts its most ambitious SNKRS stash drop for the Championship Tour featuring Kendrick Lamar and SZA

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Tech Coast Angels, Pasadena Angels Among Top Angel Groups In New Report

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A new report, released by the Angel Resource Institute in the last week, has spotlighted the Tech Coast Angels and the Pasadena Angels as among the top four angel groups in California, and the Tech Coast Angeles as number two in the nation in terms of the number of deals in 2016. The rankings were released in the Angel Resource Insitute's 2016 ARI HALO Report. halo report angel investment tech coast angels pasadena deals venture capital

Report: Grindr's Chinese Parent Accessed Sensitive Data

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A report today, from Reuters, says that the Chinese owner of Los Angeles-based gay dating app developer Grind , gave access to its Beijing-based engineers to the data of millions of Americans, despite U.S. According to the report, Grindr's parent company, Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd gave those Chinese engineers access to private messages and HIV status of millions of Americans, and prompted the recent ruling which ordered the firm to sell Grindr as matter of National Security.

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Silicon Beach Report July 16: 100 Thieves Raises $35 Million

L.A. Business Journal

Casetabs nabs $3 million; 100 Thieves plans new L.A. headquarters; Mahmee finds new funding

2012 Software, Internet & IT Infrastructure M&A Report

Technology Council

M&A report ValuationsBy Peachtree Capital Advisors Economic Backdrop – It was not the best of times, it was not the worst of times…2012. Not since the great depression has a sluggish economy and a stubborn unemployment number represented pretty good economic conditions for companies to chart their strategic courses. In 2012, the US economy experienced modest growth with real GDP growing 2.7% [.].

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Report: Bird Negotiating To Buy Scoot

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According to an unconfirmed report on Wednesday, Santa Monica-based on-demand scooter rental startup Bird is in the midst of talks to acquire another, on-demand scooter company, Scoot. According to the report, Scoot was last valued at around $71M, and had raised $47M in total funding. The deal has not yet closed, and financial details of the potential effort were unclear.

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LumaTax Raises $2M For Small Business Tax Reporting Software

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taxient avalara diego filing capital venture reporting business small lumataxLumaTax , a new startup has offices in both San Diego and Seattle, Washington, has raised $2M in a funding, the company said on Thursday. The funding came from Madrona Venture Group, Greycroft Partners, and angels. LumaTax develops software which can be used by small businesses to automate the paperwork required for paying sales taxes. The company is initially launching its product in California.

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Broadcom, Qualcomm Among Happiest Tech Companies, Says Report

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A new report, created by Irvine-based online career community CareerBliss , says that two of Southern California's biggest tech employers-- Broadcom and Qualcomm , are among the top happiest tech companies in the USA. career broadcom qualcomm ranking report employment jobs

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2012 Software, Internet & IT Infrastructure M&A Report

Technology Council

M&A report ValuationsBy Peachtree Capital Advisors Economic Backdrop – It was not the best of times, it was not the worst of times…2012. Not since the great depression has a sluggish economy and a stubborn unemployment number represented pretty good economic conditions for companies to chart their strategic courses. In 2012, the US economy experienced modest growth with real GDP growing 2.7% […].

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MySetLife Adds Content From Hollywood Reporter, FilmContact.com

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The company said it will provide free access to breaking news feeds from The Hollywood Reporter, contact information from FilmContact.com, and access to the crowdsourced funding resources at Invested.in. mysetlife hollywood reporter producer content filmmaker investedin

Silicon Beach Report June 27: Disney Launches Incubator; Faraday Future Fires Furloughed Workers; AEG Links with Lyft

L.A. Business Journal

Silicon Beach Report June 27: Disney Launches Incubator; Faraday Future Fires Furloughed Workers; AEG Links with Lyft

Report: Major Cybersecurity Breach At El Segundo's PCM

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According to a report, from Krebs On Security, El Segundo-based IT services provider PCM has seen a major breach , which allowed attackers to access multiple, client accounts hosted through PCM. According to the report, the intrusion--discovered in mid May of this year--gave attackers the administrative credentials to client accounts within Office 365.

Report: Los Angeles, San Diego Among Top Startup Markets

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Los Angeles and San Diego are among the metro areas with the highest startup activity, based on a new report from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. kauffman angeles diego startup activity report venture capital economy investmentThe foundation ranked Los Angeles as number 3, and San Diego as number 4 in terms of the highest startup activity in the United States, based on the rate of new entrepreneurs, startup density, and other factors. Miami was ranked number on in the nation.

Chrome River, Traxo Tie On Expense Reports

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The two said Chrome River is using Traxo's software to speed up the creation of detailed, expense reports from hotel bills, by automatically parsing out separate expenses on hotel bills for such things are parking, meals, room service, rooms, and taxes. chrome river traxo expense report invoice automation software partnership hotel folio billing

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Report: Snap Acquires Metamarkets

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Venice-based Snap , the parent company of Snapchat , has reportedly acquired programmatic advertising startup Metamarkets , according to unconfirmed reports. Those reports place the transaction value of the buy at less than $100M. Metamarkets is based in San Francisco. Neither Snap nor Metamarkets have yet announced any acquisition. READ MORE>>. snap snapchat metamarkets merger acquisition programmatic advertising

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Silicon Beach Report July 9: LA County Health Services Hacked

L.A. Business Journal

WarnerMedia launches HBO Max; Netflix offering more Chinese content; LADHS victim of data breach