LA Startups Crew

LA Startups Crew is a digital lifestyle publication that covers the culture of startups and technology companies in Los Angeles. It is the go-to site for people who want to keep up with what matters in Los Angeles’ tech and startups from those who know the city best.

MissGrass, Alternative To Stoner Bro Content For The Chics Who Are Embracing The ‘High’ Life

With cannabis products now legal to buy and use for various applications in many states, it’s not surprising that the market has shifted and expanded. Back in the day, you’ll only really find stoner dude content but with the legalization, the other markets of the said substance are coming out and making their voices heard. Miss Grass is an excellent representation of one of these emerging markets. Their female-focused platform...

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Daqri Lost a $300M Bet on AR

Daqri an LA-based startup that rode the hype of augmented reality (AR) is gone. About $300 million in funding, they made a series of half-baked products before they failed marvelously. With everything going wrong, this company shut down last year. Snap made a recent acquisition of one of the last remnants of Daqri. They confirmed that they took some of the assets of the late company, as well as around two-dozen...

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Liquid Death Raised $9M in Series A

Liquid Death won over a lot of investors due to its promise of murdering your thirst.  This startup announced that they already raised around $9 million in their Series A funding. This company uses a tallboy aluminum can to sell its water. Right now, Liquid Death plans to expand its lineup with sparkling water, expected to ship in March. Its 12-pack costs around $18.99, regardless of whether it’s regular or...

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The Newbie’s Guide to Starting a CBD Business

CBD in its many forms has become more popular all over the US, and it is legal in many states. One form of (the CBD oil derived from hemp) is absolutely legal in every state. All these mean that there’s a demand for the product for which you can build a company, and there aren’t really any legal impediments to success. The potentials for-profits are staggering, as by 2024 some...

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Important Ad Metrics Every Digital Marketer Should Be Tracking

How do you value the metrics you obtain? Here’s a way to make sense of all these impressions, clicks, and conversions. The nice thing about online marketing and advertising is that you can get hard data regarding the success of your marketing strategy. You know if it’s working or not. It’s not like a radio or TV ad. With these advertisements, you don’t really know how many people saw or...

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How to Hire ‘Great’ Employees For Your Startup

What makes a great company? Is it their products or services, how they impact the economy, their contribution to the environment, or the sociological advancements they provide? What is it that really makes people say: that is a great company? In short: People People are the business. They are the people answering the phone, creating the products, and building the software. The ones representing the tangible form of the business,...

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Disney Sells FoxNext Games to Mobile-Games Developer Scopely

Disney’s recent announcement states that they sold FoxNext Games, Los Angeles, to Scopely, a company specializing in interactive entertainment and mobile games. This game studio made “MARVEL Strike Force” as well as some other titles. They also sold Cold Iron Studios in San Jose to the same company. Disney acquired these studios back in 2019 from 21st Century Fox due to their $71.3 billion deal. But they aren’t discarding the entire...

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How to Raise a Series A: 5 Tips and Tricks

The modern world gave us dating apps, social media, and instant communications. It’s convenient, but it destroyed the art of courting. The good news is that finding a startup investor keeps these traditions alive since it often has similarities with courting a possible lover. Most experts agree with this comparison. As such, if you’re trying to raise your Series A in a startup funding, here are some tips and tricks...

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15 Real Ways to Grow YouTube Subscribers Yes, you can buy YouTube subscribers to inflate your numbers. But that’s bad in so many ways. Still, you can increase these numbers with these simple steps. If you post videos on YouTube, it feels so much better when you get a lot of subscribers. It’s a validation of all your efforts, and truth be told it’s great to boast about it. Why Do You...

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Aircam Let's You Easily Share Photos at Events

Living in the moment nowadays also involves sharing photos in real-time. Doing so, however, can take people away from the party as some might be too engrossed in taking snapshots of an event instead of enjoying the celebration. Some will argue that this is the very reason why professional photographers are hired. But since they can’t really send you the photos they took right away so you might still want...

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