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Thursday, May 25, 2017
Wemo To Connect To Apple HomeKit
Playa Vista-based Wemo, the smart home products brand which is owned by Belkin International, announced this morning that it will be connecting its products to Apple's HomeKit. (More info...)
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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Circle Media Gets $10M For Connected Device Management
Cypress, California- and Portland, Oregon-based Circle Media has raised $10M for a gadget--called the Circle with Disney--which helps parents manage the content and Internet use of their families. (More info...)
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Factual Snags Marketing Exec From Telesign
Los Angeles-based mobile location data provider Factual announced on Wednesday that it has named Brian Czarny as its new SVP of Marketing. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017(Full story)


Resolve Systems Acquired By Insight Venture Partners
Irvine-based Resolve Systems, which develops enterprise incident response and automation software for the cybersecurity, IT, and network operations markets, has been acquired by Insight Venture Partne
posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017(Full story)


Disney Accelerator Link Pays Off Again With Lightning McQueen Toy
A link, first forged at the Disney Accelerator in Burbank, has paid off for robotic toy developer Sphero, with another Disney-themed toy for the Disney Accelerator graduate. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017(Full story)


Sonos Suggests Ways To Battle "Sonos Rage" At Work
Santa Barbara-based whole home music systems developer Sonos, battling reports of "Sonos rage" in offices which have installed its systems, released a list of ground rules for using its systems in off
posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017(Full story)


PodSearch Takes On Podcast Discovery
A new, Los Angeles-based startup, PodSearch, is hoping to connect listeners with new podcasts, through a new interactive, online directory. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017(Full story)


Fetch Aims Software At Veterinarians
Irvine-based Fetch, a new software platform aimed at veterinary practices, said it has launched, aimed at helping veterinarians with managing their businesses and communicating with clients. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017(Full story)


Jam City Rolls Out Cookie Jam Sequel, Cookie Jam Blast
Los Angeles-based mobile game developer Jam City has rolled out a sequel this morning to its immensely popular game Cookie Jam, called Cookie Jam Blast. (More info...)
posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2017(Full story)



Tuesday, May 23, 2017
HubHaus $1.4M To Match Professionals With Shared Housing In LA
HubHaus, a startup which operates an online marketplace which lets people find shared housing with people with similar professional and other interests, has raised $1. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017(Full story)


Mindbody Plans To Raise $120M In Secondary Offering
San Luis Obispo-based software maker Mindbody said on Tuesday that it plans to launch a secondary offering, selling 4,400,000 shares of its stock, or approximately $120M. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017(Full story)


HIPPEAS Picks Up Funding Round From Leonardo DiCaprio, Others
Los Angeles-based natural snack food company HIPPEAS, which makes organic snack food made out of chickpeas, has raised a round of equity funding, the company announced on Tuesday. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (More)(Full story)


Embrace.io Raises $2.5M For Mobile Performance Feedback
Los Angeles-based Embrace.io, which is developing software to help provide performance feedback for mobile apps, is announcing this morning that it has raised $2.5M in a seed funding round. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (More)(Full story)


Interview with Jonathan Zweig, AppOnboard
Our interview this morning is with Jonathan Zweig, the CEO of Los Angeles-based AppOnboard (www.apponboard. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017(Full story)


Carpe Data Finds $6.6M
Santa Barbara-based Carpe Data, a new startup developing predictive data software for the insurance industry, has raised $6.6M in a Series A funding round. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (More)(Full story)


TP Therapeutics Raises $45M
San Diego-based biopharmaceuticals firm TP Therapeutics announced this morning that it has raised $45M in a Series C funding round. Lilly Asia Ventures (LAV), OrbiMed Advisors, LLC, and S.R. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 (More)(Full story)


NantHealth Snags COO From BlackBerry
Culver City-based personalized medicine developer NantHealth announced this morning that it has appointed Ronald A. Louks as its Chief Operating Officer. (More info...)
posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017(Full story)


EDF Renewable Services, 3M In Wind Turbine Deal
San Diego-based EDF Renewable Services, a provider of third-party renewable operations and maintenance services for the energy industry, has joined with 3M, in a deal to install wind turbine enhanceme
posted on Tuesday, May 23, 2017(Full story)



Monday, May 22, 2017
Avery Dennison Buys Finesse Medical
Glendale-based Avery Dennison announced this morning that it has acquired Finesse Medical Ltd., an Irish company which develops products use for wound care and skin condition management. (More info...)
posted on Monday, May 22, 2017(Full story)


ViaSat Selected By Icelandair
Carlsbad-based satellite internet provider ViaSat is powering high-speed, Internet streaming for Icelandair, Icelandair said this morning. (More info...)
posted on Monday, May 22, 2017(Full story)


MabVax Therapeutics Raises $4.1M In PIPE
San Diego-based MabVax Therapeutics has raised $4.1M in a Series G funding round, the company announced this morning, in a public offering of common stock and Series G Preferred stock. (More info...)
posted on Monday, May 22, 2017(Full story)


NantKwest Names VP Of Adult Medical Affairs
Culver City-based immunotherapy developer NantKwest, which is led by biotech billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong, MD, said last week that it has named John Lee, MD FACS, as Senior Vice President fo Adult
posted on Monday, May 22, 2017(Full story)


Webspectator Names CEO
Santa Monica-based Webspectator, the operator of a real-time Internet advertising market, has named Andy Batkin as its CEO. (More info...)
posted on Monday, May 22, 2017(Full story)


Activision, Razer, Bungie Tie On Destiny 2 Peripherals
Gaming accessory maker Razer, game studio Bungie, and Santa Monica-based game publisher Activision said last week that Razer will release a suite of Destiny 2-themed products, including a mouse, keybo
posted on Monday, May 22, 2017(Full story)



Friday, May 19, 2017
Hulu Inks Exclusive Streaming VOD For ABC's Fresh Off the Boat
Los Angeles-based Hulu has inked an exclusive, streaming video-on-demand deal for the ABC comedy Fresh Off the Boat, Hulu said on Friday. (More info...)
posted on Friday, May 19, 2017(Full story)



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