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Celebrities Embrace Commercial Cannabis Opportunities

When Seth Rogen’s website for cannabis and related paraphernalia opened to shoppers in Los Angeles last month, it crashed almost instantly from a surge in demand.

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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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AppliedVR Raises $29 Million for Immersive Headsets

Century City-based virtual reality company AppliedVR raised $29 million for headsets to help patients with chronic pain.

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EVgo Partners With Midwest Grocery Store Chain

Sawtelle-based EVGo will install electric vehicle charging stations at 256 Meijer locations.

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XPrize Names Winners of Pandemic Competition

Culver City-based XPrize named two winners in a competition to find AI-based economic solutions during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Startup TutorMe Rides Wave of Remote Learning

Well before the pandemic forced schools to adapt to virtual instruction, Myles Hunter was brainstorming ways to make tutoring more efficient.

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OSI Systems Lands $15 Million Airport Contract

Hawthorne-based OSI Systems has received an order to help upgrade security systems at an unnamed international airport.

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W Tenth Raises $1.5 Million to Promote Women-Owned Businesses

East Hollywood-based startup W Tenth Co has raised $1.5 million to further develop an app to promote businesses owned by women.

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Priceless Moments Plans Events Big and Small

Black Entrepreneurs Month Special Report

Priceless Moments is an event planning and consulting company founded by Latanza Price, 29.

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Impact Enterprises Helps Businesses With Diversity Efforts

Black Entrepreneurs Month Special Report

Business: Impact Enterprises Global Inc. offers what founder Kelly Redmond describes as social impact consultations.

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