TECHNOLOGY

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Therabody Acquires PowerDot for $34 Million

Health and fitness technology company Theragun Inc., doing business as Therabody, has acquired PowerDot Inc. for $34 million.

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Virtualitics Raises $18 Million for Data Analytics Software

Pasadena-based data analytics software company Virtualitics Inc. has raised $18 million in a Series B funding round led by North Sound Ventures.

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Tagger Media Raises $9 Million for Influencer Marketing Service

Tagger Media, the Santa Monica-based developer of a software platform for influencer-based marketing campaigns, has raised $8.5 million in Series A funding.

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Zwift Riding High Thanks to Demand

Zwift has raised a total of $620 million. The company plans to use this funding to further develop its app as well as Zwift-branded hardware, which it sells online.

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Players to Know in LA’s Fast-Growing Professional Esports Industry

Most Los Angeles residents are well-acquainted with local teams like the Dodgers, Lakers and Rams — as well as the massive venues where they play their home games.

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Startup Creates Concrete That Reduces Carbon Emissions

Westwood-based startup CarbonBuilt Inc. has a concrete plan for reducing carbon emissions.

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El Segundo Opposes LAX Terminal Plan

El Segundo, which sits on the airport’s southern edge, last month sent in comments opposing LAWA’s proposal to add two new terminals as part of the Airfield and Terminal Modernization Project.

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Cadiz Faces New Suit Over Water Pipeline

Another legal challenge has been launched against a project by downtown-based water infrastructure company Cadiz Inc. to pump and transport water from its desert aquifer.

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Community Lands $40 Million Investment

Community.com Inc., a messaging platform that enables celebrities and brands to communicate directly with fans, has received a $40 million investment.

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Cast & Crew Acquires Expense Management Software Developer

Burbank-based payroll company Cast & Crew announced April 7 that it has acquired LeBog Software, the developer of an expense management system called Digital Purchase Order.

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How Hyperloop Is Prioritizing Passenger Experience

Hyperloop Technologies Inc., doing business as Virgin Hyperloop, is testing a prototype of a transportation system that could carry passengers through nearly airless tunnels at speeds reaching 700 mph.

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Haystack Helps Companies Manage Remote Workers

For large companies with hundreds — or even thousands — of employees, managing human resources functions and communicating with workers can be a challenge.

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Piestro Uses Robots to Make Pizzas

Massimo Noja De Marco has been in the food service and hospitality industry for decades, with stints at Wolfgang Puck Catering, SBE Entertainment Group and Wurstkuche Restaurants.

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Aspiration’s New Credit Card Helps Shoppers Cut Their Carbon Footprint

Each time a user makes a purchase with the company’s new credit card, Aspiration will work with reforestation organizations around the world to plant a tree on the customer’s behalf.

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ServiceTitan Secures $500 Million

Glendale-based ServiceTitan Inc. is quickly becoming one of the most valuable startups in the Los Angeles area.

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