Alto raises $40 million to help individuals make tax-savvy investments in assets like crypto and artwork
Alternative investments are having a moment. Their popularity has surged over the last decade, with the asset class growing from just over $3 trillion in 2008 to more than $10 trillion in 2019, accord
Cross-selling startup Carro secures $20M to connect brands with each other, influencers
Carro enables brand partnerships to sell each other’s products without having to purchase inventory or manage logistics and returns.
Alpha Edison leads customer service platform Thankful’s $12M round
Customer service is thought of as “the caboose” of a business, but Thankful believes it should be the driver of a brand's post-purchase strategy.
NBA All-Star Chris Paul joins digital media startup Greenfly’s growth round
Greenfly is building a workflow to provide sourcing, creation and automated distribution of short-form photos and videos created for social media.
Microsoft, Amazon back a SoCal company making microchips specifically for voice-based apps
Microsoft’s venture capital fund, M12 Ventures, has led a slew of strategic corporate investors backing a new chip developer out of Southern California called Syntiant, which makes semiconductor
Aspiration, the LA-based fintech focused on conscious consumerism, raises $135 million
When former Bill Clinton speechwriter and political wunderkind Andrei Cherny launched Aspiration four years ago, the upstart fintech startup was one of Los Angeles’ early entrants into a finan
United Dwelling is one startup building something to solve California’s housing crisis
The acute pain of California’s housing crisis can be measured in the human toll it takes on the increasing numbers of families made homeless by rising rents and the billions of dollars the state
This new modular construction company just raised $4.2 million in Series A funding
Building blocks are a fascination that most people eventually outgrow. Not Noel Maxam, an Emmy-award-winning producer, director and writer who more recently leapt into the world of modular constructio