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CardBlanc, a social e-commerce app, has launched a mobile payment platform that lets users shop curated listings from hundreds of retailers.
Williams Data Management, which helps small- and medium-sized businesses protect their data assets, has acquired Pasadena information storage firm Files On Call.
Legendary Entertainment has purchased Smart Girls at the Party, a site founded by comedian Amy Poehler.
Speakr, the social influencer marketing company formerly known as twtMob, has raised $2.9 million in seed funding to expand its marketing platform and tech team.
Technology: Accelerator offers early look at promising products.
Technology: Disney’s accelerator program offers startups a shot at a Hollywood ending.
Internet: Ora TV looks to expand online network with shows built around Larry King and other celebrities.
Internet: Ora TV aims to expand its online network with stable of celebrity-anchored shows.
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.