Elijah Chiland

Staff Reporter

Staff reporter Elijah Chiland can be reached at echiland@labusinessjournal.com.

Recent Stories

Snap Acquires Mapping Startup StreetCred

Snap Inc. has reportedly acquired New York-based startup StreetCred Labs Inc., a company that collects location data for app developers.

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By the Numbers: LA Esports, Gaming Industry's Record-Breaking 2020

Even as other industries struggled in 2020, the video game industry continued to grow rapidly, with local companies such as Activision Blizzard Inc. and Riot Games Inc. leading the way.

J2 Global Closes 4 Acquisitions

Internet services company J2 Global Inc. finished up 2020 on a buying spree.

Fitness App Shred Lets Users Work Out With Friends

With indoor gyms closed for most of the last year, plenty of fitness-focused Angelenos have gotten used to working out from home.

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Startup Mothership Helps Businesses Navigate Shipping Logistics

It’s no secret that ecommerce surged in 2020 as Americans adapted to doing more working, eating and shopping from home.

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LA’s Esports Companies Are Poised for Strong Growth in 2021

Video games attracted record-breaking numbers of players in 2020, and the esports industry appears poised to grow rapidly in the year ahead.

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Kindest Aims to Simplify Fundraising for Nonprofits

Every year hundreds of thousands of nonprofits scrounge for donations just to keep the lights on.

LA Companies Gear Up for Virtual CES

For the Consumer Technology Association, the show must go on. The three-day virtual version of the trade show is scheduled to run from Jan. 12 through Jan. 14.

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Belkin Founder Chet Pipkin Steps Down as CEO

Belkin International Inc. founder Chet Pipkin stepped down as chief executive at the Playa Vista-based consumer electronics company.

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Struum Streaming Service to Launch in 2021

Former executives at the Walt Disney Co. and Discovery Inc. announced a new streaming service called Struum

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