James Cutchin

Reporter (Finance)

Banking and finance reporter James B. Cutchin can be reached at jcutchin@labusinessjournal.com.

Email: jcutchin@labusinessjournal.com
Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 232

Recent Stories

PayPal Invests in Local Black, Latino VCs

Payments giant PayPal Holdings Inc. has invested $10 million in two Black- and Latino-led venture capital funds based in Los Angeles.

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Upfront Names New Co-Managing Partner

Santa Monica-based Upfront Ventures has named Kara Nortman as co-managing partner.

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Retooled Zest Finance Raises $15 Million

ZestFinance Inc., a Burbank-based credit technology company doing business as Zest AI, has raised $15 million in new capital from software-focused venture firm Insight Venture Management.

LA Banks Show Some Gains in Q3 Earnings

While the earnings picture improved for Los Angeles-area banks during the third quarter, most did not match the performance levels of the largest U.S. banks.

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Cannabis Ecommerce Company Amuse Raises $12 Million

Culver City-based cannabis ecommerce company Amuse Holdings Inc. has raised $12 million in Series A capital. The round was funded by Santa Monica-based cannabis industry private equity firm Gotham Green Partners.

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Ares Backs $2.4 Billion Deal for Front Yard Residential

Century City-based asset manager Ares Management Corp. has partnered with New York-based Pretium Partners to purchase single-family housing rental company Front Yard Residential Corp.

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Colony Capital’s Databank Makes $30 Million Investment

Colony Capital-backed Databank Ltd. has invested $30 million in edge data center business EdgePresence.

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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Tiltify Raises $6.5 Million For Fundraising Platform

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

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