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Triple AAA has long been the ubiquitous go-to call for stranded drivers. But the auto insurance company’s customer is much older these days, and that’s why Honk is squarely aimed at its business.
JusTagMe hopes to ride the feel-good wave set by this past summer’s ALS ice bucket challenge.
Snapchat, in partnership with financial services startup Square Inc., has unveiled a peer-to-peer mobile payments product called Snapcash.
Automated advertising provider Rubicon Project has announced it will acquire two ad tech firms for a total of less than $30 million in mostly stock deals.
Seriously, the mobile game studio by former Rovio execs, has secured an additional $5 million from existing investors Upfront Ventures, Sunstone Capital and Daher Capital.
ONLINE: Thrive plans to deliver with natural foods sold at wholesale prices.
Thrive Market hopes its Amazon-style delivery clicks with shoppers.
INVESTMENT: Tony Potts plans to tap connections to fund early stage firms.
The lines between Silicon Beach’s vibrant tech scene and the entertainment industry have been blurring for some time, and they’re about to get even fuzzier.
NBCUniversal’s Media Labs, another entry in the studio accelerator arena, is looking for “new forms of storytelling driven by technology.”
Big Frame, a YouTube talent management company, has added 11 content creators to its clientele.
The Los Angeles Business Journal brings you a weekly roundup of L.A. launches. On this week's Launch List: Curbstand, FreedomPop, Beats by Dr. Dre and more.
Mandalay Digital Group, a Hollywood mobile software products company, is buying mobile user acquisition network Appia.
Scopely, a mobile game and entertainment company, has raised $35 million in a Series A round led by Evolution Media Partners and Highland Capital Partners.
The ephemeral messaging app is taking a permanent stand against third-party apps.
FreedomPop, a West L.A. wireless phone carrier, is in talks with Sprint about a possible acquisition or investment, according to USA Today.
Will Ferrell’s comedy video website might be looking to sell, according to Bloomberg.