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SteelHouse Revenue Grows 170%

Advertising software company SteelHouse of Culver City grew revenue last year by 170 percent to a $130 million revenue run rate.

Snapchat Adds Cosmopolitan Editor to Board

Snapchat added Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Joanna Coles to its board of directors, reports Women's Wear Daily.

UCLA Anderson Opens an Accelerator

UCLA Anderson School of Management has launched an accelerator.

HopSkipDrive Raises $10.2 Million

Child transportation startup HopSkipDrive of downtown raised a $10.2 million Series A round.

Starbreeze to Open Virtual Reality Arcade

Video game studio Starbreeze of Stockholm, Sweden announced plans on Saturday to launch a virtual reality arcade in Los Angeles.

L.A. Tech Calendar Jan. 25 – Feb. 7

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

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Powering Up

Faraday’s electric cars may hit hurdles on road

Some industry analysts question the map Faraday Future is following to produce electric cars.

Silicon Beach Deal Flow: Jan. 22

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

Silicon Beach Launch List: Jan. 22

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

Tinder Now Includes STD Testing Information

Bowing to pressure from a healthcare group, dating app Tinder of West Hollywood has added a link within its app directing users to testing facilities for sexually transmitted diseases.

Snapchat Opening Office in Seattle

Snapchat of Venice is opening an office in Seattle, according to a report by Geekwire.

FreedomPop Raises $50 Million

Free wireless cellphone company FreedomPop of West Los Angeles has raised a $50 million round.

OpenX Revenue Climbs 40%

Advertising marketplace OpenX of Pasadena brought in more than $140 million in revenue last year, the company announced Tuesday.

SpaceX Water Barge Landing Fails

Following a successful rocket landing last month on land, Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s attempt to land a rocket on a floating barge failed on Sunday.

Internet Brands Buys Demandforce

Internet Brands of El Segundo signed an agreement to acquire marketing platform Demandforce from Intuit Inc. on Friday for an undisclosed amount.