Saturday, May 28, 2022

Startups

Don’t Do This When You’re Interviewing With a Startup

You’ve graduated from a reputable college with a tech degree and top grades, so you think to get a tech job at a startup is a cinch, right? You couldn’t be more wrong, especially if you have to first...

Meet 30 Early-Stage Startups From Top Research Institutions in Southern California

The First Look SoCal Innovation, an annual event put on by The Alliance for Southern California Innovation, highlighted 30 early-stage startups. This event, held September 15, 2020, identified these companies as the best early-stage teams commercializing tech and life...

MathGames, Surges Past 31MM Users as U.S. Distance Learning Ramps Up

Math Games, which offers online games and digital worksheets to make learning math fun for kids, today announced a number of key growth milestones for 2020. As of September, the site has seen more than 31MM students across the...

OXIGEN Closed a $15M Series B Funding Round Backed by Notable Celebs: Kevin Love, Stephen Curry, Brett Eldredge

OXIGEN, the pH balanced water boosted with oxygen, announced today the closing of its $15 million Series B funding round backed by a roster of notable celebrities and global business leaders. OXIGEN is proud to feature a Board of...

Coliving Startup Tripalink at $100M Valuation Seeks New Master Leases in LA After Great Performance Despite the Pandemic

Donghao Li, the founder, and CEO of Tripalink, a 4-year-old coliving company with over 4,000-bed spaces under management, reported an occupancy rate of 98% for 2020, which is only 1.5% lower than its average annual occupancy rate. With such...

The Difference Between IPO and Direct Listing – Explained

When a company “goes public”, it means that they’re using an initial public offering (IPO) to debut. While most companies choose this route more, some tech unicorns are beginning to use a direct listing instead. One of the companies...

How Have You COVID-Proofed Your Business? Learn From 6 Hot Startups at BAM Ventures

Smart entrepreneurs are learning to live with the new-new normal—and many are even thriving amid pandemic. We asked BAM portfolio company founders how they’ve pivoted successfully. When COVID-19 first hit, many referred to the "new normal" we would all soon...

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...

Everything You Need to Know to Start a T-Shirt Business Online

If you’re considering an online business to start, it makes perfect sense. After all, take a look around town and you’ll realize just how many people are wearing T-shirts at any given time. People buy lots of shirts all...

Lemon Perfect Raises $6.6M for its Organic Cold-Pressed Lemon Water

Lemon Perfect, an innovative cold-pressed lemon water brand that has exploded onto the scene in the enhanced water category, announced today the closing of a significant funding round from an influential network of investors across food and beverage, media,...

65 Promising LA Startups You Need to Watch Out, According to VCs

Every day in Los Angeles, another startup launches.  Just like every aspiring actor in Los Angeles believes they are the next Brad Pitt, every startup founder believes they are the next multi-billion-dollar hit.  There have been no shortages of...

The Impact of COVID-19 on E-Commerce Startups

COVID-19 is a pandemic that has affected the whole world economically. Author, entrepreneur, and co-founder of Darkroom, Lucas DiPietrantonio, explains how it has personally affected his company, other companies he has worked with, as well as his colleagues. Darkroom...

Kippo Gets $2M For a Gamer-Friendly Dating App

Video gamers aren’t exactly known as a big-time catch when it comes to dating because of stereotypes about them. But this will likely change in the near future! Among the reasons for the shift: Kippo gets $2 million in...

Brainbase Raises $8 Million For Its IP Licensing Management Technology

Los Angeles-based tech startup Brainbase has bagged $8 million in funding to advance their work in the intellectual property (IP) licensing management platform. Through Brainbase Assist, which is an IP licensing platform, Brainbase helps companies, especially in Hollywood, manage their...

Your Ultimate Guide in Finding The Right Startup to Invest

So you have been struggling with your search for the one startup to invest your dollars in? Have you exhausted all google web page results and still don’t seem to find any? Are you wondering where to find what...

How Zoom Became the Frontrunner of the COVID-19 Quarantine Economy

In dire circumstances we are facing today due to the coronavirus pandemic, businesses are struggling to keep afloat. Most companies have been forced to close their doors, unfortunately, indefinitely. Despite this, some businesses took off since the start of the...

Daqri Lost a $300M Bet on Augmented Reality

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...

Brace Raises $10M For Mortgage Servicing Automation Platform

Digital mortgage-servicing platform Brace announced that it raised around $10 million more in Series A funding. It’s led by Point72 Ventures. The investment round brought the company’s total funds to $15 million within two years. The company will use these...

Canned Water Startup, 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...

50 Hot Startups Hiring in Los Angeles

Looking for a new job at a cool startup in Los Angeles?  Longing to find an environment where you can work, play, and make friends? Here at LAStartups.com, we want to help you find a career you love. That’s why...

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