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HAAWK Finds $2.5M For Rights Management Startup

Los Angeles-based HAAWK, a new startup focused on rights management, copyright enforcement, and content monetization, has raised $2.5M in a seed financing round, according to the company. The funding was led by Rincon Venture Partners, Wavemaker Part.....»»

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Utilligent Acquires Transformory

Los Angeles-based management consulting firm Utilligent has acquired an Australian and New Zealand company, Tranformory Pty Ltd., the company said late Tuesday. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced. According to Utilligent, the acqui.....»»

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Trackstreet Names VP Sales

Santa Barbara-based TrackStreet, a provider of internet brand protection and analytics software, said today that it has named Ryan Erickson as Vice President of Sales. Erickson was most recently Vice President of Sales for Teva North America, a divis.....»»

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Hyundai Capital Links Into AutoGravity For Auto Financing

Irvine-based AutoGravity, and Hyundai Capital America, the car financing company which does business as Hyundai Motor Finance, Kia Motors Finance, and Genesis Finance, have joined to offer up car financing in California, Hyundai said today. AutoGravi.....»»

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mitu Snags Former Nickelodeon Head As CEO

Los Angeles-based mitu, which is developing a digital media brand specifically focused on Latino millennials, has snagged Herb Scannell, the former President of Nickelodeon, as its new CEO. Scannell was also previously co-founder and CEO of Next New.....»»

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Edmunds Jumps On AR Bandwagon

Santa Monica-based car information and shopping site Edmunds has jumped on the augmented reality (AR) bandwagon today, saying it is launching a new AR feature for its iPhone app, which will help shoppers see what a vehicle will look like--and if it w.....»»

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Swagbucks Hits $200M In Cash Back, Gift Cards To Members

El Segundo-based online rewards site Swagbucks--which is owned by Prodege, the company run by Chuck Davis, the former CEO of Fandango and Shopzilla--said today that it has now paid out more than $200M in cash and gift cards to its members. The site p.....»»

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Zefr Taps Former Fox Networks Exec As President

Venice Beach-based Zefr, which provides contextual targeting software for brands advertising on YouTube, has named former Fox Networks executive Toby Byrne as the company's new President, the company said this morning. Byrne was previously President.....»»

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OWNZONES Media Network Names Chief Security Officer

Beverly Hills-based OWNZONES Media Network, a technology and entertainment company which provides products for the motion picture, television and digital content creation industries, says it has named Rob Hopps as Chief Security Officer (CSO), and Se.....»»

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Sixgill Snag $27.9M

Santa Monica-based Sixgill, a developer of Internet-of-Things, sensor software, has raised $27.9M in a Series B funding round, the company said last week. The funding was led by DRW Venture Capital, and also included Mobile Financial Partners. Sensor.....»»

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Up Thursday: Episode 1 Of Tech Scenes, A Look At SoCal"s Startup Ecosystem

Looking to figure out what makes Southern California's thriving technology industry tick? We've partnered with Tech Scenes, produced by Jeff Martin, to help showcase what makes the region such an attractive community for startup entrepreneurs and ven.....»»

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Sonendo Gets $50M For Dental Technology

Laguna Hills-based Sonendo has received $50M in a growth investment, from private equity investor General Atlantic, Sonendo said this morning. According to Sonendo, the funding round also included existing investors Fjord Ventures, OrbiMed Advisors L.....»»

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SpaceX Dragon Returns Successfully From ISS

A SpaceX Dragon capsule--loaded with experiments, trash, and other assorted items from the International Space Station--has successfully splashed down in the Pacific, according to SpaceX. The SpaceX Dragon--which has been docked at the ISS for the la.....»»

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SRAX Names New Board Member

Los Angeles-based advertising technology developer SRAX has named a new member to its board, the company said this morning. According to SRAX, it has added Colleen DiClaudio to its board. DiClaudio is President of 340B Technologies, a healthcare tech.....»»

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Yardi Launches Housing Registry For Hurricane Irma

Santa Barbara-based real estate software developer Yardi says it has launched yet another website to help victims of a hurricane find housing. Yardi said that it has launched a dedicated housing registry for people who were displayed by Hurricane Irm.....»»

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Cie Digital Labs Names Entrepreneur In Residence

Irvine-based Cie Digital Labs (CDL) said this week that it has named Jim Davis as the company's new Entrepreneur in Residence. Davis previously served at at eBay and Pepsi, and is Managing Partner at early stage venture capital investor Rezven Partne.....»»

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Slacker Acquired By LiveXLive

San Diego-based online radio station and music streaming service Slacker Radio has been acquired by LiveXLive, the two companies announced on Friday. Financial terms of the acquisition were not announced, however, an SEC filing indicates the deal was.....»»

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eFTW Takes On eSports Wagering

A new, Los Angeles-based startup is hoping to tie together the world of eSports and wagering, saying that it has launched a new service which lets users wager on eSports matches around the world for free, with the ability to redeem winnings for in-ga.....»»

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Report: Cornerstone OnDemand Hires Investment Bankers For Review

Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand has hired investment banking firms Centerview Partners and Goldman Sachs, in a move that could result in either a sale of the company, or help in fighting off an activist investor, according to a report. Bloomb.....»»

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StartEngine Plans New Equity Crowdfunding Campaign, For Itself

Los Angeles-based StartEngine, the equity crowdfunding site led by serial entrepreneur Howard Marks, told its supporters on Friday that it is planning to launch a new, equity crowdfunding effort: for itself. According to StartEngine, in an email to i.....»»

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