Wednesday, December 28, 2016
Hulu, Disney Ink Video-On-Demand Deal
Santa Monica-based television- and video-streaming service Hulu and Walt Disney Studios said earlier this week that the two are in a subscription, video-on-demand deal which make over 50 popular titles available for streaming on Hulu. The titles include such major titles as Lilo & Stitch, Tarzan, The Princess and the Frog, Pocahantas, and Mulan, along with such titles as Con Air, Gone in 60 Seconds, Pearl Harbor, and The Mighty Ducks. Financial details of the theatrical title deal were not anno (More info...)

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Reflections on 2016: Lawrence Ng, OnRamp Fund

This holiday season, we are again sharing the reflections on 2016 from Southern California's technology ecosystem. Today's contribution is from Lawrence Ng, serial entrepreneur who, last year, founded OnRamp Fund, a $10 million incubator that invests in early stage startups. You can see all of our holiday reflections here.


What's was biggest news from you or your‏ firm this year?

Lawrence Ng: Our biggest news was growing our global incubator, OnRamp. The introduction of KidGuard, (More info...)


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Reflections on 2016: Richard Wolpert, HelloTech

This holiday season, we are again sharing the reflections on 2016 from Southern California's technology ecosystem. Today's contribution is from Richard Wolpert, the co-founder of HelloTech (www.hellotech.com), an in-home, technology and IT support service. Wolpert is also a longtime angel investor in Southern California's technology industry, helps to run technology accelerator Amplify, and has been involved in countless other startup ventures.

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Report: Snapchat Buys Cimagine Media
Venice-based Snap, Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, has reportedly acquired Israeli startup Cimagine Media. The deal is reportedly worth between $30M and $40M. Cimaging Media develops augmented reality technology. The acquisition was first reported by a local Israeli financial daily. Cimagine was founded in 2012.

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