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This Company Helps Create Fundable Prototypes Fast
Q&As

This Company Helps Create Fundable Prototypes Fast

An L.A. accelerator focuses on hardware prototyping.
Los Angeles Becomes Latest U.S. City to Approve a $15 Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage

Los Angeles Becomes Latest U.S. City to Approve a $15 Minimum Wage

The city council backed a plan to increase the minimum wage, by 2020.
Jason Fell
Elon Musk Unveils Clean, Green Batteries to Power the World
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Unveils Clean, Green Batteries to Power the World

'The issue with existing batteries is that they suck," the Tesla founder and billionaire said.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event
Mentors

Mexican Mobster Becomes Business Mentor at LA Event

Sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction.
How This Former Councilwoman Is Helping Vets and the Homeless Find Jobs
Job Creation

How This Former Councilwoman Is Helping Vets and the Homeless Find Jobs

A Los Angeles civil servant explains the challenges related to the work force today.
Lambeth Hochwald
Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month
Uber

Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month

San Francisco and Los Angeles are suing the ridesharing service, the latest events in what's shaping up to be a trying time for the company
Laura Entis
3 Sizzling Stats to Consider About Silicon Beach
Ready To Launch

3 Sizzling Stats to Consider About Silicon Beach

The numbers don't lie: Los Angeles is emerging as a great place for tech and startups.
Matthew Toren
How Grassroots Marketing Put This Craft Brewery On Tap for Success
Beer

How Grassroots Marketing Put This Craft Brewery On Tap for Success

In a little over two years, Golden Road Brewing has become a $15 million-plus business with 155 employees.
Grant Davis
Smoke and Mirrors: Why We Aren't Seeing More Digital Zombies Like Michael Jackson
Technology

Smoke and Mirrors: Why We Aren't Seeing More Digital Zombies Like Michael Jackson

The King of Pop's digitized performance at the Billboard Music Awards gave the world a glimpse into a captivating technology that faces serious hurdles, inside and out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Q&A With Whisper CEO Michael Heyward: We Are Your 'Stranger on a Train'
Ready To Launch

Q&A With Whisper CEO Michael Heyward: We Are Your 'Stranger on a Train'

The CEO and co-founder of Whisper offers an in-depth look at how he launched the anonymous confessional app and why he believes all the secrets shared are real.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries
Amazon

Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries

The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name.
Laura Entis
Tinder Co-Founder Sean Rad on the Hot Dating App's Viral Success
Trep Talk

Tinder Co-Founder Sean Rad on the Hot Dating App's Viral Success

The Los Angeles native lives, breathes and even dreams about his insanely popular app. Here, he discusses the secret to its success and much more.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch
Ready To Launch

5 Sizzling Silicon Beach Startups to Watch

Meet the savvy bootstrappers heating up Los Angeles' exploding startup ecosystem.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Growth Strategies

The Secret Behind This Legendary Hollywood Hotel's 50-Year Run

The Sunset Marquis isn't just a place where entertainment icons stay and play--it's a Hollywood legend in its own right. Here's your all-access pass.
Jason Ankeny