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INVESTMENT: Ex-Marine Paige Craig enlists others’ money for seed funding.
Angel investor Paige Craig looks to spread his wings with his new venture firm, Arena.
INTERNET: AlphaDraft offers fantasy league play; Mobcrush moves on mobile.
Watching other people play video games is becoming a huge business. Really.
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Mobcrush, an iOS app that streams video of people playing mobile games, has raised a $4.9 million seed investment round.
Eager to get a slice of the next thing in fantasy sports, over a dozen investors have taken a stake in Venice’s AlphaDraft, an online fantasy contest for video game competitions.
Hinting at its ambitions original to enter the publishing realm, digital agency Zealot Networks of Venice has purchased Hutch Media, a small network of websites, for an undisclosed amount of cash and equity.
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Santa Monica’s Shift, a startup that helps marketers manage advertisements on social media platforms, sold Thursday for $50 million in cash and equity to its Boston rival Brand Networks.
Two Science Inc. portfolio companies came together today, as FameBit, an online marketplace where advertisers buy endorsements from popular YouTube video creators, acquired social media marketing agency Refame.
After nearly a decade of changing products and chief executives, video embedding slide show app company Slipp of Santa Monica told users via email that it “is going away.”
As part of a growing effort to take market share from YouTube, music video streaming company Vadio yesterday appointed former Sony Pictures Entertainment Vice Chairman Yair Landau as chairman and chief operating officer.
Digital studio Zealot Networks of Venice is buying again.
Grindr, the pioneering dating app for gay men, is reported to have hired an investment bank to advise it on a possible sale.