Silicon Beach Report: Aerospace gets $2.85M, from NASA; PeerStreet Raises $29.5M

PeerStreet raises $29.5 million in Series B; Aerospace Corp. gets $2.85 million grant from NASA; Waze causing accidents on Echo Park’s Baxter Street.

Silicon Beach Report April 4: Fullscreen Acquires Reelio

Fullscreen acquires Reelio; Facebook data breach bigger than initially reported; Spotify opens at $30 billion.

Silicon Beach Report April 3: Snap Discussing Office in Saudi Arabia

Snap discussing office in Saudi Arabia; Grindr caught sharing HIV data with analytics companies; Blackberry to sue Snap.

Silicon Beach Report April 2: Tesla Stock Drops

Tesla stock drops; Spring Labs raises $14.75 million; ESPN to offer streaming service for $5 a month.

Silicon Beach Report March 30: Female-Focused Venture Fund Raises $10.4 Million

Female-focused venture fund raises $10.4 million; Los Angeles tech workers data released; SpaceX gets approval to build satellite-powered broadband network.

Silicon Beach Report March 29: Bumble Countersues Match

Bumble countersues Match; Snap announces additional firing round; Wondery gets $5 million.

Silicon Beach Report March 28: Nabs $5 Million Seed Round nabs $5 million seed round; March Capital invested $5 million in SpyCloud; Beijing-based bike-sharing company ofo responds to Bird’s ‘pledge’ Nabs $5 Million Seed Round, a real-time stream processing company, landed $5 million in seed funding from CrossCut, Pelion Venture and current investor NVIDIA.

Bird Expands to Three New Markets, Announces Pledge

Bird, the Santa Monica-based electric scooter ride-sharing company, announced it has opened operations in San Francisco, San Jose and Washington, D.C. on the heels of a March 13 Series B round that raised $100 million.

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Silicon Beach Report March 27: Foxconn Acquires Belkin for $866 Million

Foxconn acquires Belkin for $866 million; Relativity raises $35 Million; and Snapchat acquires PlayCanvas.

Foxconn Acquires Belkin for $866 Million

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing company that makes iPhones, announced the acquisition of Playa Vista-based Belkin for $866 million. The cash deal includes Belkin’s associated brands Linksys, Wemo and Phyn.

Silicon Beach Report March 26: Study Says SoCal Tech Scene Leaving $100B on Table

Study says SoCal tech scene leaving $100 billion on table; 2018 to bring more deals than 2017; and Chrissy Teigen latest celebrity to abandon Snapchat.

Silicon Beach Report March 23: ServiceTitan Grabs $62 Million in Series C

ServiceTitan grabs $62 million in Series C; Elon Musk pulls Tesla and SpaceX Facebook pages; and MoviePass drops prices again.

ServiceTitan Raises $62 Million in Series C Funding

ServiceTitan, a Glendale-based software app for service professionals, announced $62 million in Series C funding. The funding round was led by Battery Ventures and will be used to expand the company from 400 to 500 employees by the end of the year, as well as for product enhancement and partnership expansion.

Silicon Beach Report March 22: The Boring Company Named Finalist for Chicago Tunnel System

The Boring Company named finalist for Chicago tunnel system; returns; and women in tech pressured to return early from parental leave.