When I look at an established business strategically for the first time, I try to think of ways they could deploy their IP or brand in a different category. For example, the reason I have a signature sneaker with K-Swiss (even though I’m a businessman, not an athlete or a rapper) and the reason many companies have […]
There has been a lot of speculation about how blockchain and cryptocurrency will infiltrate the masses, and Amalgam may just be the solution. This LA startup just entered into a partnership with the LA Clippers and the Staples Center, so Clippers fans now have the option to buy concession food through Amalgampay, which instantly converts […]
A 2008 paper “How Unlucky is 25-Sigma”, describes an interview with Goldman Sach’s then-CFO David Viniar who referred to their flagship fund’s 27% loss in August 2007 as a “25 Sigma event”. The paper goes on to analyze this statement and quickly shows that a 25-Sigma event would take place once in 1.309e+135 years, a […]
Most entrepreneurs are ready to declare success when they get that first surge of traction with a real customer. This is a good sign, but they have no idea that the hard work of scaling the business is still ahead of them.
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 for the week of ending 9/22 including the LA startup fundings, exits, and events.
Each week we bring you some of the notable startup fundings from the previous week in a clear, concise, easy-to-read report to keep you on top of things. This week, we feature the following startups:
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 4/6/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
We are in an era where AI is coming of age and AI-powered solutions are the latest rage. With this awakening, chat bots and live chat functionality has emerged to the forefront, especially in commerce-driven settings. Yet while companies are quick to adopt these nascent technologies, are they effectively measuring and monitoring the conversations taking […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 2/26/18. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.
I started out in business as a techy geek, so I understand why technologists starting a new venture spend so much effort getting the product just right. Yet I’ve learned over time that building the business is all about having the right team members. Thus I’m frustrated when I see founders pushing off recruiting, or […]
Here are the latest venture capital, seed, and angel deals for LA startups for 11/16/17. This page will be updated throughout the day to reflect any new fundings.