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Dotstudioz Launches Digital Distribution Platform

Dotstudioz, a Burbank entertainment tech company, has released a platform to help new media content creators manage, monetize and distribute their work.

Dollar Shave Club’s Membership Hits 1 Million

No irritating stubble or bumps on Dollar Shave Club’s path of success.

Rightscorp Raises $2.7 Million

Rightscorp, which helps owners of copyrighted intellectual properties get paid, has sold $2.7 million worth of common stock in an effort to bring the Santa Monica company into the black.

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L.A. Launch List: Sept. 26

The Los Angeles Business Journal brings you a weekly roundup of L.A. launches.

BeautyCon Wants to be Vice Media for Girls

The Hollywood startup is in the hands of Chief Executive Moj Mahdara. And Mahdara, whose marketing firm Made with Elastic bought the conference last year, has big plans for this new media company.

Buddytruk on Pace to Triple Monthly Transactions

It’s a familiar story: an on-demand car-service app that hooks up drivers with riders at a discounted price. But Buddytruk of Santa Monica doesn’t move people. It moves their things.

Dollar Shave Club Raises $50 Million

Dollar Shave Club, the razor club that mails blades to subscribers, has raised $50 million in Series C funding, bringing its total funding to date to $73 million.

Science Inc. Shares Mobile Plan After Acquiring PlayHaven

Science Inc.’s acquisition of mobile ad network PlayHaven is yet another sign of its recent push to develop engaging mobile content.

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Snapchat Accused of Misusing Model Photos

Snapchat probably wishes its legal battles could vanish like its photo messages.

Zefr Acquires Ad Tech Firm Engodo

Video monetization platform Zefr has acquired Engodo, a Utah ad tech firm, to help match brands with social media influencers.

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