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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.
Online investment firm Aspiration wants to democratize the financial services industry.
Santa Monica car sales portal TrueCar Inc. announced in a Monday SEC filing that it plans to sell 6.4 million shares in a secondary offering.
Culver City multichannel network Fullscreen said it would acquire online creative studio Rooster Teeth. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
DogVacay, the site that vets dog-sitters for owners going out of town, has raised $25 million in a Series B round led by OMERS Ventures.
APPAREL: 20Jeans ditches name, $20 price tag as company looks to sew up more sales of its high-quality denim.
Newly renamed jeans maker DSTLD decided its previous $20 price point didn’t fit its expansion plans.