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Culver City’s Jukin Media on Friday named Lee Essner as president and chief operating officer and Jeff Levin as director of talent.
J2 Global Inc. shares jumped 19 percent in after-hours trading Thursday after the Hollywood company reported better-than-expected adjusted profit and gave optimistic future guidance. Oaktree Capital Group on Thursday said its fourth-quarter profit rose 65 percent. VCA Antech Inc. said that it moved to profit in its fourth quarter as revenue from its veterinary clinics and laboratories grew.
Walt Disney Co. said Wednesday that it will invest $1.2 million in early-stage entertainment and media technology through a new business accelerator.
Cheesecake Factory Inc. posted rising fourth quarter profit on Wednesday but said extreme winter weather cut into its same-store sales. Shares of ReachLocal Inc. dropped nearly 15 percent following the announcement of widening losses in the quarter.
Cinedigm Corp. on Wednesday said it will partner with convention organizer Wizard World Inc. to create a new digital network aimed at sci-fi, fantasy and anime fans.
Venice e-commerce and social media company Tapiture announced Wednesday it completed a $2.25 million seed round led by West Los Angeles capital venture firm Jump Investors.
Virtual Piggy Inc. on Wednesday announced a deal with Discover Network enabling transactions at its teen-friendly Oink payment system to take place over the the credit card company's network.
Pasadena’s Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has expanded its presence in Houston and the energy market with the acquisition of oil and gas pipeline specialist Eagleton Engineering.
Santa Monica’s Laffster Inc., which connects comedians and entertainers with fans through live streaming events, changed its name Tuesday to Cogo as part of a rebranding effort.
Los Angeles tech companies took home several Crunchies Monday night as part of website TechCrunch’s annual award show in San Francisco.
FILM: Technicolor looks to hew out a future as a Web pioneer with a social site to help connect filmmakers and crew members.
Westlake Village Internet ad firm Conversant Inc. has acquired SET Media, a San Francisco digital-video technology company.
Flipagram, a popular mobile app that creates video slideshows from multiple photos, is looking to raise $50 million to $60 million in its funding round, valuing the company at $300 million, according to TechCrunch.
Venice crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder announced Thursday it raised $1 million in its most recent round of seed financing.
Rubicon Project has officially kicked-off its long-expected march toward going public.