Los Angeles Business Journal

Natalie covered the technology industry for the Los Angeles Business Journal. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California.

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Ex-Phone Exec Placed on Hold

Technology: FTC alleges Lin Miao ran ‘cram’ bill scam.

Internet – Cellphone scam allegations could trip up tech incubator founder’s businesses.

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Movie App Raises Seed Round

West Hollywood’s MyLingo announced Thursday it has raised $750,000 in seed funding from unnamed angel investors.

Temporary Message App Speaks to Surprise Investor

INTERNET: Snapchat pulls in $50 million from fund that rarely backs tech.

Temporary message app Snapchat connects with surprise investor to raise $50 million.

CallFire Names New CEO

The company said Friday it has promoted Ron Burr, formerly the company’s chief revenue officer. He replaces CallFire co-founder Dinesh Ravishanker, who has left the company.

TrueCar Raises $30 Million

Abhishek Agrawal, who heads Vulcan’s growth equity investments, will join TrueCar’s board.

Snapchat Raises Another $50 Million

Snapchat, the Venice messaging startup, has filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission saying it has raised another $50 million.

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Saatchi Online Taps New Chief

The Culver City company on Tuesday announced that it has appointed Sean Moriarty to lead the business. He replaces interim chief executive Margo Spiritus.

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Shift Raises Round for International Expansion

Santa Monica marketing tech startup Shift is making a push into overseas markets with the help of a $6 million capital infusion from London investor DN Capital.

Young Turks Crowdfund New Studio

TYT Network, a multichannel network that airs episodes of political talk show “The Young Turks,” last month moved into a 6,000-square-foot office in Culver City.

Document Site Deal Good on Paper to Buyer

Internet: Docstoc takes small-business focus to new parent Intuit.

Internet: Online document provider Docstoc signs paperwork to be acquired by financial software company Intuit.

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