Samson Amore

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Silicon Beach Report Dec. 14: Riot Games COO Suspended

Evacuation at Infinity Ward office; Parker releases shoreline app; Gelb suspended for two unpaid months

Emerald Textiles Acquires MediClean Assets, Plans New Facility

Pacific Avenue Capital Partners and Highland Avenue Funds portfolio company Emerald Textiles announced Dec. 13 its acquisition of the assets of MediClean Linen and Laundry, a healthcare linen service provider. MediClean operates a location in Commerce, Calif., from its headquarters in Anaheim, and Emerald Textiles now operates both.

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Aerospace Cos. Expand Extraterrestrial Offerings

Defense and commercial spending support more local firm’s space programs

Aerospace and defense companies in Los Angeles set their sights on space this year.

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Silicon Beach Report Dec. 13: Vyng Raises $4 Million

Postmates bringing delivery robots to LA; Riot Games leads Hypixel investment; Vyng Series A totals $4 million

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Silicon Beach Report Dec. 12: Greycroft Leads Happiest Baby Series B

Pearl Abyss sets up in Manhattan Beach; Blizzard takes Overwatch League on the road; Happiest Baby Inc. raises $23 million

Razor, Lime Deploy E-Scooters in LA

Four months after announcing its arrival in Long Beach, Cerritos-based Razor USA will bring shared electric scooters to LA, as well.

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Game Developer Pearl Abyss Moves to Manhattan Beach

Pearl Abyss Corp., based in Anyang, Gyeonggi, South Korea, announced Dec. 12 it will move from a temporary office in Irvine, Calif., to establish a full-time U.S. headquarters at the Omni Group Towers in Manhattan Beach.

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Silicon Beach Report Dec. 11: AppOnboard Raises $15 Million

Hulu opens ad bidding; Calibrate Ventures completes inaugural fund; AppOnboard funding totals $35 million.

AppOnBoard Closes $15 Million Series B

Mobile app demo and analytics platform AppOnboard Inc., based in Santa Monica, announced Dec. 11 it completed a $15 million series B funding round led by Breakaway Growth Fund, bringing its total 2018 fundraising to $30 million. To date, AppOnboard has raised $35 million.

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Snap Hires New Communications Officer

Snap Inc., based in Santa Monica, announced Dec. 10 Julie Henderson will join the social-focused camera company as chief communications officer.

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