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Patch of Land Names New CEO

Real estate crowdfunding site Patch of Land has hired Paul Deitch as chief executive.

Faraday to Lend Factory to China’s LeEco

Faraday Future will lend its Las Vegas electric car factory to Chinese carmaker LeEco.

Brothers Aim to Launch New Families of Products

INVESTMENT: Reums to tap funds from vodka deal to back consumer goods.

Reum brothers look to tap their tech industry experience to charge up consumer goods startups.

Silicon Beach Deal Flow: April 22

A weekly roundup of must-read L.A. tech investments and acquisitions.

Silicon Beach Launch List: April 22

A weekly roundup of L.A. tech company and product launches.

Huffington Post Buys Virtual Reality Startup Ryot

AOL Inc.’s Huffington Post has acquired Ryot Corp., a virtual reality news and documentary producer, for an undisclosed amount.

Snapchat Suffers Blackface Uproar

An effort by Snapchat to honor Bob Marley on Wednesday, referred to by some as National Weed Day, backfired when the company was swamped by accusations of racial insensitivity.

Dentist Marketplace Brighter Raises $21 Million

Online dentist marketplace Brighter has raised a $21 million round.

Prodege Buys MyPoints for $13 Million

Shopping rewards company Prodege has acquired rewards site MyPoints from United Online Inc. for $13 million in cash.

L.A. Tech Calendar: April 18 - May 1

Roundup of L.A. tech events in the next two weeks.

Honest Co. Reportedly Considering Sale

Wary of weakening appetites for initial public offerings, Honest Co. is reportedly considering a sale.

Silicon Beach Launch List: April 15

A weekly roundup of L.A. tech company and product launches.

Silicon Beach Deal Flow: April 15

A weekly roundup of must-read L.A. tech investments and acquisitions.

Faraday Future Breaks Ground on $1 Billion Factory

Electric car manufacturer Faraday Future broke ground on its $1 billion factory in North Las Vegas on Wednesday.

ESPN Announces Drone Racing Distribution Deal

Step back, Superman: the next popular racing sport is flying above you. And it doesn’t require a superhero.