CENTRAL AREA

WEST HOLLYWOOD

Pot Push: Medbox Inc., a West Hollywood maker of marijuana dispensing machines, will get $3.5 million in committed funds from investors, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. The company plans to use the money for working money and general corporate purposes.

BOYLE HEIGHTS

Industrial Acquisition: D & K Properties has sold a Boyle Heights industrial property for $8.8 million to New Territory. The 47,986-square-foot property is at 1151 S. Boyle Ave.

WESTSIDE

WESTWOOD

Sports Play: Westwood’s St. Cloud Capital has announced an investment in Santa Fe Springs sporting goods company Bravo Sports. The investment will support the merger of Bravo and One Industries, a San Diego biking and motorcycle sports company majority owned by Brentwood’s Transom Capital Group. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

CENTURY CITY

Microwave Move: Century City investment firm StoneCalibre announced that one of its affiliates has acquired microwave communications equipment maker Broadcast Microwave Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Poway’s Cohu Inc. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

In the Movies: Kirin Media Ventures, a Century City film finance and management company, has announced its inaugural $25 million fund, backed in part by Chinese investors. Kirin is working on a slate of five movies including sci-fi-fantasy tale “Witch World” and action film “Gungrave.”

LADERA HEIGHTS

Affluent Influence: Evolve Media, a Ladera Heights-based online publisher, has acquired Martini Media, a San Francisco media platform that targets an affluent audience. The acquisition will expand Evolve marketing capabilities. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

MARINA DEL REY

Seed Round: Local ID, a Marina del Rey software company, has raised $1.9 million in a seed round led by Venice’s Crosscut Ventures. Local ID’s software program helps brick-and-mortar store with marketing and management.

TRI-CITIES

GLENDALE

Series A: Glendale software developer ServiceTitan has announced that it received $18 million in Series A funding in a round led by Menlo Park’s Bessemer Venture Partners. The firm’s cloud-based software assists electrical and plumbing contractors to streamline operations and improve customer service. ServiceTitan said it will use the money to expand its business.

SAN FERNANDO VALLEY

NORTH HOLLYWOOD

Checking In: IPC Healthcare Inc., a North Hollywood company that provides doctors to hospitals and nursing homes, has announced it had acquired Extended Care Physicians, a doctors group in Asheville, N.C. IPC estimates that the pickup will add 160,000 doctor visits a year to its total.

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