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RepairSmith Announces Its Expansion to Portland and Partnership with Local Nonprofits

RepairSmith officially announces the expansion of its at-home car repair and maintenance service to the greater Portland area. In addition, the company has launched its on-site repair and maintenance service for business fleets in the region. The company is kicking off its launch...

Elementary Robotics Unveils Industry’s First Cloud-Based AI Camera System, Hire New Execs

Elementary Robotics, a rapidly-growing AI vision startup, today announced a new AI camera system for cloud-based inspection. The new system, which combines easy-to-use software, deep learning AI, and camera systems makes it faster and easier for manufacturers to deliver...

First Resonance Raises Fresh Round of Funding to Meet Growing Demand for Factory Operating System

First Resonance, a Los Angeles-based start-up transforming manufacturing with a new Factory Operating System used by cutting-edge hardware companies, today announced a new round of funding led by Blue Bear Capital, which brings funds raised to date to more...

First Resonance Launches Next-Generation Manufacturing Software Platform for Aerospace, Robotics, and Automotive Industries

First Resonance, a Los Angeles-based start-up with a Factory Operating System that hardware engineers trust for speed, collaboration, and traceability, unveiled its ion platform. Already in use by cutting-edge startups including Phase Four, Joby Aviation and Iron Ox, ion is built to...

Revolutionary Audio Platform Vurbl Completes $1.3 Million Pre-Seed Round Ahead of Launch

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world slowed down. One thing that didn’t come to a halt was the Vurbl team and their mission to build a comprehensive and streamlined platform for audio streaming.  Vurbl, the revolutionary online...

Fintech Mobile App UNest Raised $9M Series A Round With Investment From NBA All-Star

UNest, the first-of-its-kind mobile app that helps parents invest in their children’s future, today announced $9 million in financing, led by Anthos Capital and including strategic investments from a new investor, two-time NBA All-star Baron Davis, and returning investors...

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...

What You Should Know About The Coronavirus Disease

According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the current novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak isn’t a global health emergency yet but it’s an emergency in China. He further said that WHO is committed to its end...

4 Daily NBC Shows on SnapChat for 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics

NBC Olympics is once again partnering with Snapchat to provide Olympic content to US viewers eager to watch the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics.  This isn’t really the first time the two brands have teamed up to provide Olympic content. The...

BurgerKing Impossible Whopper Price Cuts Amid Slow Sales

As sales start decreasing, Burger King is slashing the price tag of their Impossible Whopper, a faux-meat burger introduced by the burger joint a year ago. According to Carrols Restaurant Group Inc., their stores only sold 28 Impossible Whoppers each...

Kobe Bryant Dies In Helicopter Crash in Calabasa

TMZ reported this Sunday morning, Kobe Bryant (former NBA player, and co-founded Los Angeles VC firm, Bryant Stibel) died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California - Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, located...

the Skimm Night Out Event is Coming to LA

Membership company, the Skimm, is coming to Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 18 at the El Rey Theatre (5515 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036) to celebrate their founders' new book, How to Skimm Your Life. theSkimm is dedicated to...

100 Must-Read Announcements from Google Cloud Next ‘19

We all know the cloud is where it’s at. The Google Cloud Next '19 conference this month at the Moscone Center in San Francisco was no exception and didn’t disappoint. First, Google introduced customers to new Google Cloud CEO...

Nominations Open for New Book to Highlight Top Players in Los Angeles’ Startup Scene

Entrepreneurs, investors, colleges, accelerators, coworking spaces and experts can now be nominated to be featured in Startup Guide Los Angeles, the first-ever entrepreneurial handbook dedicated to Los Angeles’ startup scene. Based on traditional guidebooks that can be carried around...

Mariel Devesa Joins Tech Startup Phyn

Last month, I had the opportunity to sit down with Mariel Devesa, who had just joined tech startup Phyn as Global Head of Business Development. In the first half of our interview, we covered the basics: Where was she born? Argentina (she...

Weekly Roundup: Snap to Launch Gaming Platform, Tinder Bolsters its Security, Honey sued by RetailMeNot

Los Angeles Weekly Roundup ... Top Headlines Comcast suffers outage of video, broadband services across parts of U.S. ... read on Amazon Buys Online Pharmacy PillPack for $1 Billion ... read on Apple rebuilding Maps in massive overhaul, first results...

Weekly Roundup: GOAT hires COO Lizzie Francis, Embodied Gets $22M for Lifelike Robots

Los Angeles Weekly Roundup ... Top Headlines Instagram launches IGTV app for creators, 1-hour video uploads ... read on IGTV is different in a few ways. First, it’s built for how you actually use your phone, so videos are full screen...

Weekly Roundup: Tesla lays off 9%, Bird to hit $2 Billion valuation

Los Angeles Weekly Roundup ... Top Headlines A federal judge Tuesday cleared the way for AT&T Inc.’s $85.4-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc., creating an entertainment colossus that promises to reshape the media business ... read on Donald Trump and Kim...

2018 Internet Trends Report From Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins

Every year Mary Meeker of VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner release a report on the internet trends, sharing everything from innovations, commerce, workforce, to enterprise software and international competition. Well, it’s that time of the year again when...

Improvements to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

We are updating LAStartups.com’s policies to reflect changes we’ve made to protect your privacy rights and provide greater transparency in the ways we collect, process, and use personal information. As part of that commitment, we’ve updated our Terms of...

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