Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 1/23/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
These days, it is almost impossible to find a small business where everything is done at the home location, by full-time employees. We are in the age of outsourcing, by any of many popular names, including subcontracting, freelancing, and virtual assistants. These approaches allow your startup to grow more rapidly, save costs, but costly mistakes […]
The Financial Times reported earlier this year that one of the largest clothing manufacturers, Hong Kong-based Crystal Group, proclaimed robotics could not compete with the cost and quality of manual labor. Crystal’s Chief Executive, Andrew Lo, emphatically declared, “The handling of soft materials is really hard for robots.” Lo did leave the door open for future consideration by […]
Outlook on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, and Investing Trends 2017 was a year in which we continued to see major paradigm shifts in capital raising as institutional quality investments became more accessible online through alternative investment options, as investment platforms leveraged various regulations and technology to support fundraising activities, and as investment advisors received a marketplace […]
People are always amazed when I tell them that my company, a manufacturer of marble window sills and thresholds, is successfully generating millions of dollars. “How did you do it?” they often ask. After completing my graduate studies in industrial engineering, I researched the luxury real estate market and the increasing demand in natural stone. […]
With so much going on in the thriving LA tech and startup ecosystem, it is easy to miss some of the news in the space. We keep you abreast of a few of things that you may have missed in LA Tech news this week including the fundings, exits, and events. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHAT HAPPENED IN LA […]
With Ripple’s fully diluted value at $343 billion, it’s the 10th most valuable company in the U.S., ahead of Bitcoin (not to mention P&Gamble and …). How can that be? I’m reminded of one of the classic lines in movie history, the reason Captain Louis Renault gave Humphrey Bogart (Rick) for shutting Rick’s Cafe in Casablanca: […]
We read headlines about millennials daily, but it’s not every day that brand strategists are able to hear directly from the largest generational group in the US. Brands succeed when they start a conversation that someone wants to join. That’s part of what we do at my company, and that’s what Nielsen did in The Millennials […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the9 US startup largest rounds during the third quarter of 2017. I have included some additional information as well such as industry, date of funding, and investors in the round, to further the analysis. For the purposes of this analysis to maintain a focus on tech-enabled startups, […]
With the current strong economy, and sparked by the last recession, I’m seeing a real resurgence of entrepreneurial spirit, and more startup activity than ever before. I believe the days of the “job work” mentality are thankfully waning, with more people looking to get satisfaction by making the world a better place, rather than just […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 1/19/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.