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L.A. Launch List: Dec. 24

This week's Launch List: A Spanish-language video service, an Apple Pay-friendly ticketing app and the all-important debate on whether Santa Claus is real.

Timeline Labs Acquired for $22 Million

Timeline Labs, a social analytics company, has been acquired by SeaChange International for $22 million in a cash-and-stock deal, with an additional $2.5 million available in performance earn outs.

Social Reality Buys First Delta

Social Reality, a downtown Los Angeles Internet advertising firm, has acquired Santa Monica ad tech company Five Delta.

CV Studios Signs Exclusive ZTE Distribution Deal

CV Studios Entertainment, a Beverly Hills media and tech solutions company, will be the exclusive reseller of Chinese telecom giant ZTE’s cloud-based business-to-business products.

Zealot Networks Valued at $100 Million

Zealot Networks, led by former Maker Studios chief Danny Zappin, has received an investment that values the digital media startup at $100 million.

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L.A. Launch List: Dec. 19

On this week's Launch List: A new VC fund, a marketing platform and another service from Uber.

Zealot Networks Buys AudioMicro for $20 Million

Danny Zappin’s Zealot Networks has made its first buy. The recently launched digital media company announced Thursday it purchased a majority stake in music licensing firm AudioMicro for $20 million.

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Spokeo CEO Talks Record Growth

Spokeo announced this week it hit $57 million in revenue this year, a 159 percent increase over the last three-year period.

Sony Hack Reveals Snapchat Acquisitions

The hacked emails have turned a spotlight on Snapchat and two previously unknown acquisitions.

Smiletime Launches Interactive Video Platform

Smile for the camera – and talk to your favorite celebrity. That’s what Smiletime is offering to TV fans with its new interactive video platform.

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