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Ride-Sharing Commerce Company Cargo Enters L.A

Cargo Services Inc., a mobile marketplace headquartered in New York City, announced June 14 that it is expanding to Los Angeles. The company, which allows Uber and Lyft drivers to receive complimentary boxes stocked with retail items, has already bought a warehouse in Ontario, Calif.

Game Gathering

E3 highlights video game industry growth

Consumers join the party at E3, the conference for video game developers and content creators.

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Silicon Beach Report June 14: Influential Secures $12 Million in Series B Funding

Influential secures $12 million in series B funding; Snap Inc. releases API Snap Kit; ZipRecruiter expands in Santa Monica

Silicon Beach Report June 13: Ring Set to Launch Home Security System

After delay, Ring plans to ship DIY security system by July 4; TenantBase pulls in $10.7 million funding round; Revolve contemplates whether to pull trigger on IPO

Silicon Beach Report June 12: Bird Looking to Raise More Cash at $2 Billion Valuation

Bird Scooters seeks $2 billion valuation; cannabis lifestyle media company raises $8 million series A; Phyn adds Devesa to executive team.

Silicon Beach Report June 11: L.A. Football Club Testing Biometric Ticketing

Los Angeles Football Club Testing Biometric Ticketing; Snap Inc. Allows App Users to Delete Messages; Boring Co. Flamethrowers Hit the Streets

LAFC Adds Biometric Options for Gameday Entrance

Fans looking to enter Banc of California Stadium may soon be able to scan their fingerprint instead of presenting a physical or digital ticket.

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Silicon Beach Report June 8: CapLinked Joins with Civic Technologies

CapLinked Partners with Civic Technologies on Digital Security Venture; Bad Robot Partners with Tencent on Gaming Venture; Venice Marketing Startup Signs Up 3,000 Influencers

HyreCar Set for $14.5 Million IPO

HyreCar Inc., a peer-to-peer car sharing company based in Los Angeles, filed June 8 an amended prospectus for an initial public offering that could raise as much as $14.5 million for the company. The company did not set a date for the offering, but said it will list on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol HYRE.

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