Digest 5/23-30: Snapchat’s $1.8B Raise, March Capital’s $240M Fund, Victorious $25M Series B

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THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: see full calendar

Tuesday May 31
Hack for LA
Future of Transportation

Wednesday June 1
IBM Watson

Thursday June 2
QuePasa DTLA
LA Datatech Monthly MixR
Accelerating IoT

Friday June 3
Mobile App Hackathon (-6/4)
Innovate Pasadena

Saturday June 4
JPL Open House SignUp
Women & Girls in Tech

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Here’s what’s new in LA’s tech space:

SNAPCHAT Raises $1.8B Series F (link)
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MARCH CAPITAL Opens LA Shop with $240M Fund (link)
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VICTORIOUS Raises $25M Series B (link)
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KELLY SLATER Sells Man-made Wave Co to World Surf League (link)
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AMPLIFY Publishes Its State of LA Tech (link)
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Mark Suster Launches SNAPSTORMS (link)
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Students & Educators — Win $25k in THE MAYOR’S CUP (link)
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BELKIN Launches PHYN to Apply Water Conservation to IoT (link)
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TASKUS Makes Inc’s 30 Under 30 (link)
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Tour RYOT‘s Venice HQ (link)
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EVA HO Featured in LA Times (link)
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VNTANA Spoke at Innovate Pasadena

STARTUP NEXT Presented Demo Day at Cross Campus

FAST COMPANY Hosted Its Creative Conference


HACK FOR LA
Met Up to Address Homelessness

UCLA ANDERSON Hosted a VR / VC Event

EXPERT DOJO Hosted Investor Fest

SHIFT Gathered Women in VR

Congrats to UCLA Computer Science Grad JUSTINE BATEMAN!

FIREWORKS ON THE PIER!

And if you ever needed a reason to live in LA…

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Scott Perry -- LA Tech Digest founder

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