Los Angeles Business Journal

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SPECIAL REPORT: Family Offices Offer Special Relationships

Family offices are on the rise, affording the wealthy a more direct relationship with their money.

By Henry Meier June 24, 2016 midnight   $$ Share

Power Players

Los Angeles is a middle-market kingpin, home to thousands of companies valued at less than $1 billion. But don’t let size fool you. These innovative businesses, from tech to manufacturing, are drawing interest from investors at home and abroad to what Jim Freedman called “the most fertile place in the world for … mid-sized and smaller companies.”

Wrinkle in Time

Three habits seem to portend a long and productive life. The fourth key may be harder to grasp.

Eight Over 80: Eli Broad

SPECIAL REPORT: Eight Over 80

L.A. business leader Eli Broad turned 80 this year, but the milestone birthday hasn’t slowed him down: He still puts in 60 hours a week.

Eight Over 80: Elaine Lazar

SPECIAL REPORT: Eight Over 80

Elaine Lazar still lives the same way she did as a girl. In her words: “I tried everything that seemed reasonable and didn’t ask anyone’s permission. I still feel that way today.”

It's Rewarding to Stay in the Game

SPECIAL REPORT: Eight Over 80

L.A. business leader Eli Broad turned 80 this year, but the milestone birthday hasn’t slowed him down: He still puts in 60 hours a week.

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Fuhu: All Grown Up

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Fuhu gets its hands on the top spot of L.A.’s fastest growing private companies thanks to its kids’ tablets.

I.T. Source Corp. - No. 2

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Information technology support for businesses

Babyhaven.com - No. 3

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

E-commerce for baby-related merchandise.

Adcolony - No. 4

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Mobile video advertising

Openx - No. 6

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Advertising technology

Human Healthy Vending - No. 7

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Snack food vending

Scandigital - No. 8

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Photo scanning

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline - No. 9

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Recreation

Modern Everyday Inc. - No. 10

SPECIAL SECTION: Fastest Growing Private Companies

Household appliance e-commerce

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Culver City Surge

REAL ESTATE QUARTERLY

Culver City got projects moving in part by focusing on its transportation advantages such as a Metro line stop.