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CloudBeds Gets $9M For Hospitality Management Software

San Diego-based CloudBeds, a developer of hospitality management software, has raised $9M in a Series B funding, the company disclosed this week. The funding was led by PeakSpan Capital, and also included Nashville Capital, Cultivation Capital, Clear.....»»

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SpaceX BulgariaSat-1 Mission On Track For Tomorrow

Hawthorne-based SpaceX is preparing to put another satellite into space, from Kennedy Space Center, on Friday. SpaceX has scheduled a launch of its BulgariaSat-1 mission at 11:10am PT, if the weather holds and no other issues come up. The launch will.....»»

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GOAT Names Former Twitter COO To Board

Los Angeles-based GOAT, which operates an online sneaker marketplace, said on Thursday that it has named former Twitter COO Adam Bain to its board of directors. GOAT, led by Eddy Lu and co-founded by Daishin Sugano, is venture backed by Accel Partner.....»»

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No, Santa Barbara Did Not Have A Massive 6.8 Earthquake On Wednesday

In more proof you shouldn't believe everything you read on Twitter, the US Geological Survey accidentally sent out an alert for a 6.8 earthquake, centered off the coast of California on Wednesday. The alert--which was erroneously repeated across mult.....»»

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Report: Snapchat Acquires Zenly For $250M To $350M

Venice, California-based Snap Inc., the parent company of Snapchat, has acquired social app startup Zenly, in a deal reportedly worth $250M to $350M in cash and stock. Zenly is the developer of a social, location sharing app which lets you track wher.....»»

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HyperX Signs Endorsement Deal With NBA Draft Prospect

Fountain Valley-based gaming accessory maker HyperX, which is a division of Kingston Technology, has signed another endorsement deal with a sports figure, a videogaming continues to intersect with professional sports. according to HyperX, it has sign.....»»

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EDF Renewable Energy Signs 100 Megawatt Wind Deal In Minnesota

San Diego-based renewable energy developer EDF Renewable Energy says it has signed a 100 megawatt (MW) wind energy project in Minnesota, the company announced on Wednesday. EDF Renewable Energy said it has signed an agreement to supply Southern Minne.....»»

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CurbStand Names New CEO

Los Angeles-based CurbStand, the startup which was developing a valet parking app, says it has named Arya Alexander as the company's CEO. Alexander has been Interim CEO of the company since March 2016, when he stepped in after the departure of former.....»»

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Cast & Crew Taps PayPal Exec As Chief Technology Officer

Burbank-based Cast & Crew Entertainment Services, which provides technology-enabled payroll and production-management services to the entertainment industry, has snagged a PayPal executive to serve as its new Chief Technology Officer. The company sai.....»»

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BlockFraud Finds $5M For Anti-Fraud Software

Santa Monica-based BlockFraud, a developer of machine learning and artificial intelligence software used for detecting mobile fraud, has reportedly raised $5M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed on Wednesday. The funding was led by Palisades.....»»

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Firm Victimized In Netflix Hack Details Breach

The Los Angeles area studio, Larsen Studios which is at the center of the unauthorized release of episodes of Orange Is The New Black, has detailed how an old version of Windows as behind a massive breach of its network. In an in depth interview with.....»»

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FloQast Adds $25M In Series B Funding

Los Angeles-based accounting software developer FloQast has raised $25M in a Series B funding round, the company announced today, bringing its total raised to $33M. The new funding was led by Insight Venture Partners, and also included Toba Capital a.....»»

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SerImmune Scores $8M For Antibody Mapping

Santa Barbara-based SeriImmune, a developer of immune mapping technology, has raised $8M in a funding round to map out the human immune systems, according to the company. The funding was led by Illumina Ventures, and also included Merck and additiona.....»»

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Amionx Gets Funding From Qualcomm

Carlsbad-based Amionx, a developer of technology which is aimed at making lithium-ion batteries safer, has raised a strategic round of funding from San Diego-based Qualcomm, according to the two companies on Tuesday. Size of the investment was not an.....»»

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Oaktree Capital Invests In Shoals Technologies Group

Los Angeles-based private equity investor Oaktree Capital Management has made an investment in Shoals Technologies Group, a developer of junction boxes, wiring, and monitoring products for the solar electrical industry. Size of the investment was not.....»»

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RentSpree Inks Deal With California MLS Group

Los Angeles-based RentSpree, a startup which helps renters search for, view, apply, and sign documents for renting an apartment, has inked a partnership with the California Regional Multiple Listing Service (CRMLS), the company told its supporters on.....»»

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KEYPR Raises $12.8M For Hospitality Management

Los Angeles-based KEYPR announced Tuesday morning that it has raised $12.8M in its Series A1 financing round, which was led by Karlani Capital, and also included Simon Turner (former Starwood Hotels & Resorts President of Global Development) and Rich.....»»

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Immortals Gets Strategic Investment From AEG

Los Angeles-based esports team, Immortals has received an investment from AEG, which said that the Immortals will host its home events at L.A. LIVE. The size of the strategic investment was not announced. According to AEG, the investment will help it.....»»

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FinalPrice Raises $4M For Membership Driven Travel App

Hermosa Beach-based FinalPrice has raised $4M in funding for a new travel startup, which offers up membership-based travel booking for flights, hotels, and car rentals. The funding came from Sistema VC and Almaz Capital. As part of the funding Pavel.....»»

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Carbon by Design Acquired By HEICO

Oceanside-based Carbon by Design, a manufacturer of composite components for UAVs, spacecraft, and rockets, has been acquired by Florida-based HEICO Corporation. Financial details of the acquisition were not disclosed. Carbon by Design was founded by.....»»

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