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  • Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Moviepilot Links With Entertainment Weekly On Comic-Con Videos

    Los Angeles-based entertainment fan site Moviepilot and Entertainment Weekly said this week that they will be presenting videos from the San Diego Comic-Con, as part of a new content partnership. Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed. The new content will be available both on Moviepilot as well as EW.com. Moviepilot is led by Tobi Bauckhage. Comic-Con runs from July 9th until July 12th.Continue →

     
  • Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Pluto.TV Inks Deals For Content From Hulu, Jukin, Others

    Los Angeles-based streaming media site Pluto TV has inked a deal to stream free content from Hulu, Jukin Media, and a number of others, to bolster the content lineup for the service. Financial details of the various deals were not announced. Pluto.tv operates an online and mobile service which provides curated access to video streaming content, and is venture backed by U.S....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, July 2, 2015

    VUBIQUITY Partners With Rotten Tomatoes

    Los Angeles-based VUBIQUITY, a provider of content monetization technology and services for the entertainment and media industry, has teamed up with movie and TV service Rotten Tomatoes, the two said yesterday. According to the two, they are launching a program which will offer up a curated collection of films available to VUBIQUITY's affiliates for on demand rental....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Interlink Electronics Expands In Singapore

    Westlake Village-based Interlink Electronics, which designs and manufactures touchpads, mouse pointing devices, wireless remote controls, and other products, said it is expanding in Singapore. According to Interlink, it is adding R&D engineers in Singapore, to tap into Singapore's talented engineering workforce and conducive business environment. Interlink also said it is eliminating a number of European VPs, and will instead shift those roles to new hires in Singapore....Continue →

     
  • Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Rocket Lab Sets Up Orbital Launch Site

    Los Angeles-based Rocket Lab, a venture-backed startup which is developing commercial launch vehicles specifically aimed at delivering small satellites into space, said it has set up an orbital launch site. The company said it plans to build a launch site Kaitorete Spit in the Canterbury region of New Zealand's South Island, to support future launches of its launch vehicle. Rocket Lab is venture backed by Khosla Ventures, K1W1, Bessemer Venture Partners and Lockheed Martin....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    NantHealth Raises $200M From Allscripts

    Los Angeles-based NantHealth, one of the life sciences companies that is part of billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong's NantWorks, has scored $200M in an investment from Allscripts, the two said Tuesday. According to the two companies, the investment gives Allscripts a 10 percent stake in Nanthealth. The two also said that NantCapital, the personal investment fund of Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, has made a $100M investment into Allscripts....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    DJO Global Buys Product Line From Zimmer Biomet

    San Diego-based DJO Global, a developer and manufacturer of medical products for the orthopedics area, said this week that it has acquired a number of assets from Zimmer Biomet Holdings. Financial details of the deal were not announced. The acquisition was made via DJO Global subsidiary Encore Medical L.P. DJO Global makes a wide range of medical products, including knee braces and other orthopedic devices.Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Classy Captures $18M For Nonprofit Software

    San Diego-based Classy, which develops cloud-based software used by nonprofits for fundraising, disclosed that it has raised $18M in a new funding round. The funding came from Mithril Capital Management and Salesforce Ventures. Classy was founded in 2006 as StayClassy, and also counts Bullpen Capital and Venture51 as backers....Continue →

     
  • Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    ParkMe Links Into Apple Pay

    Los Angeles-based parking app developer ParkMe said this week that it has released an update to its app software, and added Apple Pay as a form of payment for parking. ParkMe--which helps users find parking spots, and also lets users pay for parking at parking garages and paid parking lots--said the updated app supports Apple Pay on the iPhone 6, iPad Air 2, and iPad mini 3. ParkMe says it now has a database over over 81,000 parking locations....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    HomeHero Gets $23M For Senior Home Care Marketplace

    Santa Monica-based HomeHero, a new startup providing an online marketplace for in-home, senior care services, said Tuesday afternoon that it has raised $20M in a Series A funding round. The funding came from Graham Holding Company, along with Social+Capital Partnership, Tencent Holdings Limited and The Launch Fund. The funding comes on top of an earlier, $3M seed round for the company last year from SocialCapital. HomeHero is led by Kyle Hill....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Chrome River Finds $100M In Funding

    Los Angeles-based enterprise software maker Chrome River, which develops cloud-based software used for expense reporting and automated invoice processing, announced today that it has raised $100M in a Series D funding round. The funding came from Great Hill Partners. Chrome River said it will use the funding to accelerate global growth and support product innovation....Continue →

     
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015

    Nativo Raises $20M For Native Advertising

    Los Angeles-based Nativo the native advertising technology developer led by Justin Choi, said Tuesday morning that it has raised $20M in a Series B funding round. The funding was led by Advance Vixeid Partners (AVP), and also included RezVen Partners and the company's other existing investors. Nativo said it will use the new funding to scale its operations. The funding now brings its total raised to $31.2M....Continue →

     
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