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Honesty just might be the best policy – at least it is for the Honest Co. and its eco-friendly, non-toxic baby products. The Santa Monica company announced Tuesday it raised $70 million in Series C funding as it prepares to file an IPO.
Google is waiting in the hangars for a piece of L.A real estate, according to a Wall Street Journal report that says the company wants to expand its corporate offices in Los Angeles.
The Honest Co., co-founded by actress Jessica Alba and L.A. entrepreneur Brian Lee, has raised $70 million as it prepares to file for an IPO.
Early-stage VC firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers has invested in Snapchat, giving the photo and video messenger app a valuation just shy of $10 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Southern California’s tech scene is getting federally funded. The National Science Foundation has awarded a three-year $3.75 million grant to establish an innovation hub, or “node,” in Southern California.
Evolve Media, the digital publisher behind men and women’s lifestyle sites CraveOnline and TotallyHer, has hired Moat to audit its metrics for display and video ads.
ZipRecruiter, a hiring platform for small- and medium-sized businesses, has secured $63 million in Series A funding, the first raise for the Santa Monica company since launching in 2010.
In a transaction with potential local implications, Amazon announced Monday it will buy live-streaming video game site Twitch for $970 million in cash.
TECHNOLOGY: Shares of International Rectifier rise as suitor pursues coating.
German suitor sparks to International Rectifier’s high-voltage product for semiconductor chips.
Moonshark, a mobile entertainment publisher, has been acquired by Bowling Green, Ky., mobile game studio Hitcents.
The Los Angeles Business Journal brings you a weekly roundup of L.A. launches.
Mayor Eric Garcetti has appointed the city’s first chief data officer as part of his initiative to boost Los Angeles with tech-driven policies.
One important lesson from the workshop dealt with ways to customize content for targeted customers. However, it left some wondering where to draw the line between maximizing social media marketing and protecting customer information.
Tablet and children’s app developer Fuhu has topped the Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in the country, for the second year in a row.