Natalie covers the technology industry for the Los Angeles Business Journal and writes the Technology column every other week. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
She can be reached at 323-549-5225, ext. 230, or by email: email@example.com.
Mobile payment company Payvia announced Monday it acquired text message marketing platform Mogreet. The companies did not disclose terms of the deal.
LAW: Manatt Phelps sees enough opportunity to create industry division.
Manatt Phelps & Phillips courts digital media firms with a new division that includes a venture fund.
Pheed quietly made the Android version of the app available for download earlier this week.
Manatt announced Wednesday that it has brought on technology entrepreneur and digital media veteran Peter Csathy to run the investment operation, Manatt Digital Media Ventures.
StyleHaul announced Tuesday that it has raised $6 million from RTL Group, a TV and radio broadcaster out of Luxembourg.
Shares of the Beverly Hills Internet dating company closed at their highest price yet on Monday following the news that two investment banks had initiated Spark coverage.
From the creators of an app that helps motorists find parking to furniture made from recycled cardboard, the Business Journal spotlights 20 young entrepreneurs and the ventures that turned them into their own bosses.
Shares of video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. dropped more than 5 percent Thursday following the company’s first quarter earnings report.
Video startup Yekra has raised a $3 million round to further develop its distribution and film marketing tools.
The West L.A. company announced Thursday that it has raised $15 million in a round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers with participation from Mayfield Fund, Nvidia, Shasta Ventures and Occam Partners.