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LA Tourism Selects Burke as CEO

The Los Angeles Tourism and Convention Board named Adam Burke as the organization’s new president and chief executive.

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SpaceX Completes Successful Manned Mission

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon spacecraft made a successful return to Earth, wrapping up the Hawthorne company's historic manned mission to the International Space Station.

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Black Business Matters: Digital News Platform ‘The Grio’ Launches New Black Entrepreneur Series

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Byron Allen’s Allen Media Group digital news division — The Grio – recently announced a new video series for Facebook Watch.

Black Business Matters: Community Leadership: A Look at the History and Work of the GLAAACC

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The Greater Los Angeles African American Chamber of Commerce (GLAAACC) was established in 1991 by a group of business owners and executives led by Gene Hale, President of G&C Equipment Corporation and the late Homer Broome, former president of Marvid Associates.

Black Business Matters: Health Equity Matters

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Many of us, who care deeply about health equity, are struggling to re-attain our “balance.” We continue to reel, as the acute, formidable challenges of the Coronavirus Disease 201

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Black Business Matters - How the Black Cooperative Investment Fund Makes a Meaningful Impact

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The Black Cooperative Investment Fund is a 501(c)3, community-based organization that provides microloans to Black Americans through pooled dollars and raises awareness about the importance of economic empowerment, equity, and wealth building for the Black American community, with a specific focus on communities in the Southern California Region.

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Black Business Matters: Publisher's Letter

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Los Angeles boasts a blend of cultures and is a perfect example of how people from different backgrounds come together to make our various industries and communities thrive.

Young Investors Drive Increased Use of Investing Apps

Amid the market volatility caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, fintech and investing apps are reporting a rise in user activity as amateur investors enter the market.

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X Marks the Spot

XPrize, which for years has been blending entrepreneurial enthusiasm, improve-the-world initiatives and good old-fashioned cash rewards, has turned its attention to one of our most pressing problems: Covid-19 testing.

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Chateau Marmont, The James Make Upscale Transitions

Two iconic hotels are shifting their focus.

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Tinder Taps Former CBS Exec Lanzone as CEO

Dating app owner Match Group Inc. has named Jim Lanzone, the former president and chief executive of CBS Interactive, as the new chief executive of West Hollywood-based Tinder, effective Aug. 3.

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Captiva, Avalon Acquire Atwater Village Warehouses

Captiva Partners, Avalon Investment Co. and a private investor purchased two warehouses totaling 189,000 square feet in Atwater Village for $38 million, records show.

Auto Parts Company Signs Lease in City of Industry

A wholesale auto parts distribution company has signed a lease for roughly 132,000 square feet in an industrial building in the City of Industry.

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Houlihan Lokey Posts Mixed Earnings Results

Century City-based investment bank Houlihan Lokey Inc. reported mixed results in its 2021 fiscal first-quarter earnings.

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LA City, County Lead the Way on Minimum Wage Increases

Workers in the city of Los Angeles and in unincorporated areas of L.A. County got a bigger paycheck last month.

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ADC Acquires Clear Capital

Sawtelle-based merchant bank American Discovery Capital has acquired Century City-based investment bank Clear Capital Advisors.

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Wi-Fi Provider Global Eagle Files for Bankruptcy

Westchester-based media and satellite Wi-Fi company Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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Wealth Manager LSIA Names Pasadena-Based CEO

Wealth management firm LS Investment Advisors, doing business as LSIA, has named Pasadena-based Karen McClintock as its president and chief executive. McClintock is the first woman to hold either role in the firm’s 12-year history.

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Popl Provides New Ways to Trade Social Info

When in-person business events and social gatherings resume, Sawtelle-based Popl Co plans to be ready.

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GoodRx Adds Telehealth to Its Comparison-Shopping Platform

Santa Monica-based GoodRx Inc., which rose to prominence through its app allowing consumers to comparison shop pharmacies for prescription drugs, now wants to give consumers the power to lower their overall health care costs.

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