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Snap Inc. IPO Could Come in March

Snap Inc. intends to publicly file for an IPO next week, according to Recode, putting it on track for a March offering.

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Venture Takes Shot With Telemedicine

SnapMD investors check in with $8.5 million to help firm nurse video-streaming consultations.

Funding round gives a shot in the arm to SnapMD’s online doctor consultations.

Silicon Beach Report Dec. 23: Snapchat Launches Filter Game

Snap Inc.’s Snapchat launches filter game.

Silicon Beach Report Dec. 22: Jaunt Launches VR app for PlayStation

Jaunt Launches VR app for PlayStation.

Disney slate looking picture perfect as studio nears record box office.

A Look Ahead: What’s on the agenda for Los Angeles business in the coming week

While there are still a few more days before 2016 comes to an end, the studio set to take the annual box-office crown has been decided – and its margin is only going to get bigger.

Ares Management Beats 3Q Estimates

Century City’s Ares Management reported a third quarter profit of $43.3 million on Monday, or 43 cents a share, for the period ending Sept. 30.

Main Museum Ready to Hang With Art Lovers

NONPROFIT: Institution’s ‘beta phase’ offers visitors early look at development.

The Main Museum of Los Angeles Art is offering visitors a sneak peek at the $50 million work-in-progress after launching in a “beta stage” last month.

Siemer & Associates Acquired by Chinese Firm CEC Capital Group

CEC Capital Group has reached a deal to acquire Santa Monica’s Siemer & Associates, a boutique advisory firm specializing in the media and technology space.

City Hall Event Elects for Deep Focus on Issues

POLITICS: BallotCon to offer videos, debates on all 17 statewide measures.

While Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con is set to overtake the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday, political junkies will have their own chance to geek out the following day at City Hall.

Upgrades to Figueroa Street Ready to Hit Road

DEVELOPMENT: Project’s additions will include new sidewalks; bus, bike lanes.

The city’s long-planned $20 million Figueroa Street overhaul finally has a start date.

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