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Abhishek Agrawal, who heads Vulcan’s growth equity investments, will join TrueCar’s board.
Snapchat, the Venice messaging startup, has filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission saying it has raised another $50 million.
The Culver City company on Tuesday announced that it has appointed Sean Moriarty to lead the business. He replaces interim chief executive Margo Spiritus.
Santa Monica marketing tech startup Shift is making a push into overseas markets with the help of a $6 million capital infusion from London investor DN Capital.
TYT Network, a multichannel network that airs episodes of political talk show “The Young Turks,” last month moved into a 6,000-square-foot office in Culver City.
Internet: Docstoc takes small-business focus to new parent Intuit.
Internet: Online document provider Docstoc signs paperwork to be acquired by financial software company Intuit.
Internet: Tinder gets serious about moving beyond romance.
When it launched last year, Tinder Inc. was just another dating app trying to score at local college campuses. But since then, the West Hollywood startup has vaulted into the pop culture lexicon.
The Playa Vista ad tech firm is looking to debut on the stock market next year and has hired Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to lead the initial public offering, Bloomberg News reported late Thursday.
The round was led by QED Investors, the private fund of Capital One co-founder Nigel Morris.
Terms of the deal, which is expected to close by the end of January, were not disclosed.