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.
Fullscreen acquires Reelio; Facebook data breach bigger than initially reported; Spotify opens at $30 billion.
Snap discussing office in Saudi Arabia; Grindr caught sharing HIV data with analytics companies; Blackberry to sue Snap.
Tesla stock drops; Spring Labs raises $14.75 million; ESPN to offer streaming service for $5 a month.
Female-focused venture fund raises $10.4 million; Los Angeles tech workers data released; SpaceX gets approval to build satellite-powered broadband network.
Bumble countersues Match; Snap announces additional firing round; Wondery gets $5 million.
Fastadata.io nabs $5 million seed round; March Capital invested $5 million in SpyCloud; Beijing-based bike-sharing company ofo responds to Bird’s ‘pledge’
Fastdata.io, a real-time stream processing company, landed $5 million in seed funding from CrossCut, Pelion Venture and current investor NVIDIA.
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.
Foxconn acquires Belkin for $866 million; Relativity raises $35 Million; and Snapchat acquires PlayCanvas.
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.
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.
ServiceTitan grabs $62 million in Series C; Elon Musk pulls Tesla and SpaceX Facebook pages; and MoviePass drops prices again.
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.
The Boring Company named finalist for Chicago tunnel system; Kozmo.com returns; and women in tech pressured to return early from parental leave.