Samson Amore

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Red Six Raises $2.35 Million

Red Six Aerospace Inc. closed a $2.35M seed round April 18, led by Marina Del Rey-based Moonshots Capital Management.

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Silicon Beach Report April 17: Slingshot Aerospace Gains $5 Million

J2 Global acquires four companies; Gen.G raises funds for LA HQ; $5 million raised by Slingshot Aerospace.

Silicon Beach Report April 16: Hulu Buys Back 10% Stake from AT&T for $1.43B

Netflix releases subscriber stats; Hulu buys back AT&T stake; Flowspace finds $12 million.

Silicon Beach Report April 15: SpaceX Wants More Cash

Bird expanding in Europe; SpaceX seeks new funding; SpaceIL shoots for Lunar Lander 2.0.

Silicon Beach Report April 12: Sellbrite Acquired by GoDaddy

SpaceIL awarded $1 million Moonshot prize; Disney outlines subscription plan costs; GoDaddy scoops up Sellbrite

Deals Downturn

Venture capital transaction volume wanes in LA and Orange counties

L.A. venture capital deals down in 2019.

Silicon Beach Report April 11: SpaceIL’s Lunar Lander Lost

Lunar lander lost by SpaceIL; EVGo constructing battery storage; Wag to lay off 54

Wag Lays Off 54 in West Hollywood

Wag Labs Inc. will lay off 54 employees at its West Hollywood headquarters effective June 3, its second round of layoffs in less than six months.

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Tongal Appoints Co-Founder as New Chief Executive

Santa Monica-based Tongal Inc. has named James DeJulio, one of the company’s co-founders, to a new role as chief executive.

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Silicon Beach Report April 10: May Joins Board

FLIR invests in DroneBase; Falcon Heavy taking off tonight; adds Katie May to board

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