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Long Beach-based Rocket Lab USA Inc. has scheduled two dedicated launches for Seattle-based BlackSky Global in November, the company announced Oct. 11.
Brentwood-based independent gaming studio Lucid Sight Inc. raised $2.6 million to launch its cloud-hosting platform for developers.
Less than a month after sending four civilians on a historic three-day journey around the Earth, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. reached another milestone: a valuation of more than $100 billion.
Tatyana Dyshlova and Max Spielberg loved working side by side at Redwood City-based gaming giant Electronic Arts Inc.
The investment brings Universal Hydrogen’s total funding to $85 million.
The acquisition will strengthen Rocket Lab’s space systems portfolio and gives it a presence in Colorado, which has a large aerospace economy.
Relativity aims for Terran 1 to be the first entirely 3D-printed rocket to reach low-Earth orbit.
As an actor with more than a decade of experience, Dylan Mooney was always in need of a scene partner.
Cybersecurity company Orca Security Ltd. scored a massive payday.
2021 Largest Employers Special Report
As the nation’s largest security firm, Orange County and Pennsylvania-based Allied Universal has long been a massive employer both in the L.A. area and globally.
Jurny Inc. raised $9.5 million in capital to fund its global expansion.
PacketFabric will not retain RSTOR’s Saratoga headquarters.
K-pop star Eric Nam and his brothers Brian Nam and Eddie Nam know there is a gap between celebrities’ personal experiences and what fans get to see.
Software company to develop new tool allowing companies to upsell during customer service interactions.
Los Angeles aerospace companies won big in the latest round of Space Force contracts.
In 2014, Igor Vaks knew the creator economy was going to boom — and he wanted to be a part of it.
After a tumultuous 2020, Fair Financial Corp. is looking to get back on the road.
PreciseFP’s eight employees will join Docupace.
The gaming giant, which posted in $2.3 billion in quarterly revenue, also said it's working to upgrade its policies and training to prevent harassment.
Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck said removing space debris is “highly complex" as objects in orbit travel more than 14,500 miles per hour.
The music industry in Los Angeles has grown to encompass far more than just production.
In the 10 months Joel Ifill worked at El Segundo-based Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc., he said he “never felt at ease” making precision kinetic weapons, better known as smart bombs.
El Segundo-based Saviynt Inc. raised $130 million in private equity funding to grow its cloud-based identity security solutions, the company announced Sept. 20.
Culver City-based ecommerce software and data company Assembly has joined L.A.’s tech startup unicorn club.
Syng was founded by Christopher Stringer, a former designer for Apple, and Damon Way, who also co-founded DC Shoes.
Playa Vista-based point-of-sale software developer Appetize Technologies Inc. has been acquired by SpotOn Transact Inc. for $415 million.
For companies that rely on long-term customers, “churn” — a term that refers to the number of canceled or lapsed subscriptions — is a major challenge.
The idea for Greenfly Inc. came to former right-fielder Shawn Green after he hit a record four home runs in a 2002 Los Angeles Dodgers game.
The company's first product, ScheduleIQ, has a 'burnout meter' and keeps track of work-life balance.
The valuation is tied to the company closing its third investment round of the year, through which it brought in $150 million.
Individual investors include Bono, Kerry Washington, Tom Brady and Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.
Inspiration4 proves that the company is making headway on its mission of opening space travel to all.
Space Exploration Technologies Corp. completed its first Starlink launch from the West Coast.
Rocket Lab USA Inc. is soaring on the public markets.
HopSkipDrive plans to use its latest funding round to grow into 30 new markets.
SpaceX is losing money on the satellite dishes and wants to boost production.
If successful, Inspiration4 will become the first human spaceflight mission to orbit Earth with only private citizens on board.
Clients get a payment card for ad buys and access to a data-sharing platform with insights on advertising costs for companies like TikTok and Snap.
Coco partners with 18 local restaurants, including Umami Burger, Jinya Ramen Bar and Alfalfa.
Partners like Influential will have access to first-party TikTok data that can help them identify creators for advertising campaigns.
The ecommerce giant will hire hundreds in L.A. and more than 1,400 in Southern California.
The startup, which has raised $32 million to date, aims to streamline the experience of buying products promoted on social media.
No tech company in L.A. could match Snap's year of explosive growth — and it added to the already impressive fortunes of Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy.
SpaceX delivered 4,800 pounds of hardware, supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station.
Rocket Lab USA Inc. came back to earth in its stock market debut as its share price slipped about 10% on the company’s first day of trading.
Long Beach-based aerospace company Virgin Orbit plans to go public in a merger with Boca Raton, Fla.-based NextGen Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company.
Santa Monica-based mental wellness company Headspace Inc. will merge with San Francisco-based Ginger.io Inc., an on-demand mental health support platform.
Aerospace manufacturer Phase Four Inc. secured a $1.7 million contract with the Space Force.
Wellness company Headspace will merge with on-demand mental health platform Ginger.io.
Hollywood-based virtual reality gaming studio ForeVR Games Inc. raised $7 million in additional seed financing to grow its studio and slate of offerings.