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Video Games: Demand for live events directs new business to NCompass.
Video Games: NCompass International works to help live e-sport competitions score a higher profile.
Ben Kusin was anxious about an important meeting so he took a smoke break to calm his nerves. It was from that one innocuous moment that Kusin started to conceive what would eventually become Reviver, a producer of odor eliminating dry swipes.
The Los Angeles Business Journal brings you a weekly roundup of L.A. launches. On this week's launch list: Book of Life: Sugar Smash, Raw Science and more.
As his time in the White House enters its closing chapter, Obama already has a job offer waiting for him: to work for Ariel Jalali at his Santa Monica startup Sensay, a help app which aims to monetize people’s advice.
Snapchat will be ad-free no more.
Mandalay Digital Group, a Hollywood mobile software products company, has bought app search engine Xyo.
Seriously, a mobile-first entertainment startup founded by former Rovio execs, has launched its first product, Best Fiends.
Crowdfunder, an equity crowdfunding platform commonly used by tech and digital media startups, has raised $3.5 million in a Series A round.
ZipRecruiter, a hiring platform for businesses, has recruited a new chief financial officer.
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday voted to extend the major reduction in business tax rates for Internet companies for four more years.
Cornerstone OnDemand, a cloud-based software provider for businesses, has acquired big data platform Evolv Inc. for $43 million in an all-cash deal.
Evolve Media, a Ladera Heights digital media publisher, has acquired lesbian lifestyle site AfterEllen.com from Viacom Inc.
Social Gaming Network and Fox Digital Entertainment have partnered to simultaneously launch a gaming experience with the studio’s upcoming animated film “Book of Life.”
BloomNation.com has raised $5.6 million in Series A funding, money that will go toward expanding its team and further developing its online marketplace for florists.
Bluebeam Software Inc., a PDF solutions provider for the architecture, engineering and construction industries, has been acquired by Nemetschek Group for $100 million.