Slingshot Aerospace was awarded a Space Force contract.

Slingshot Lands Space Force Contract

El Segundo-based startup Slingshot Aerospace has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Space Force.
The EDD call center in May, when L.A. County had 20.9% unemployment.

L.A. County Unemployment Rate Fell to 15.1% in September

L.A. County’s unemployment rate declined to 15.1% in September from a revised 16.4% in August.

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Tiltify Inc. Co-Founder and CEO Michael Wasserman

Tiltify Raises $6.5 Million For Fundraising Platform

Charity fundraising platform Tiltify Inc. has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding.


Levine Leichtman Managing Partner Michael Weinberg speaking with colleagues at the firm’s Beverly Hills headquarters.

Levine Leichtman Closes Second European Fund

Beverly Hills-based Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has closed a $544 million European investment fund.
Tetra Tech is betting on more government contracts.

Tetra Tech Wins $24 Million Asia Contract

Pasadena-based engineering and consulting firm Tetra Tech Inc. was awarded a $24 million water resources contract for Central Asia.

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Net Lease Properties Offer Real Estate Investors Stability in Uncertain Times

With Covid-related uncertainty top of mind for many investors, net lease properties have become one of the most in-demand real estate asset types in Los Angeles.


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LA28 Exec Kathy Carter Goes for the Gold

Kathy Carter knows how tricky it can be to execute a successful plan in the sports business world.


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Halloween Businesses Brace for a Scary Season

When the state’s Department of Public Health “strongly discouraged” trick-or-treating last week, it put a damper on already weak Halloween spending.


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Cannabis Businesses Back Ballot Initiatives

Cannabis is on the ballot in six Los Angeles-area cities this November.


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Gender Parity Remains a Work in Progress for LA Businesses

Gender diversity is one of the most intractable issues in the global economy.


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Slingshot Aerospace was awarded a Space Force contract.

Slingshot Lands Space Force Contract

El Segundo-based startup Slingshot Aerospace has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Space Force.
The EDD call center in May, when L.A. County had 20.9% unemployment.

L.A. County Unemployment Rate Fell to 15.1% in September

L.A. County’s unemployment rate declined to 15.1% in September from a revised 16.4% in August.

People On The Move
Patrick Soon-Shiong (photo by Ringo H.W. Chiu)

ImmunityBio To Begin Phase 1 Trials For Covid Vaccine

Culver City-based ImmunityBio’s Covid-19 vaccine candidate drug has been approved to begin Phase 1 clinical trial testing.
Events
September 23, 2020
Please join us for our 14th annual CFO Awards where we will recognize all nominees and honor L.A. County’s top finance professionals for their ongoing efforts and contributions to their organizations. Our elite panel of industry experts will discuss the ever-changing economic climate, the evolving role of the CFO, the current state of financial affairs, and the overall impact to businesses in Southern California.
Tiltify Inc. Co-Founder and CEO Michael Wasserman

Tiltify Raises $6.5 Million For Fundraising Platform

Charity fundraising platform Tiltify Inc. has raised $6.5 million in Series A funding.
Reader Poll
READER POLL: Have your company’s philanthropic efforts changed in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic?
Companies On The Move

Levine Leichtman Managing Partner Michael Weinberg speaking with colleagues at the firm’s Beverly Hills headquarters.

Levine Leichtman Closes Second European Fund

Beverly Hills-based Levine Leichtman Capital Partners has closed a $544 million European investment fund.

Events

September 23, 2020
Please join us for our 14th annual CFO Awards where we will recognize all nominees and honor L.A. County’s top finance professionals for their ongoing efforts and contributions to their organizations. Our elite panel of industry experts will discuss the ever-changing economic climate, the evolving role of the CFO, the current state of financial affairs, and the overall impact to businesses in Southern California.