Digest 6/6 – 12: Big Raises for Spaces VR, Virtual Reality Co, Frequency; Legendary Goes OTT

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THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: see full calendar

Monday, June 13
Table Top Invitational

Tuesday, June 14
E3 ( -6/16)
Hack for LA
Influencer Economy
SM New Tech
Maria Giudice

Wednesday, June 15
BAWSE ( -6/16)
IDEAS LA ( -6/16)
Techsparks Pitchfest

Thursday, June 16
Reaching Hispanic Markets
Wonder Women Tech Mixer

Friday, June 17
Innovate Pasadena
Etsy Party

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Here’s what’s new in LA’s tech space:

SPACES VR Scores $30M Chinese Theme Park Contract (link)
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THE VIRTUAL REALITY CO Raises $23M Series A (link)
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FREQUENCY Raises $11M Series B (link)
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Midroll / Scripps Purchases STITCHER for $4.5M (link)
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LEGENDARY Bringing Nerdist, Geek & Sundry to OTT (link)
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SNAPCHAT Showing Phenomenal Growth (link)
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TINDER Bans Under-18s from Using App (link)
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SPACEX to Reuse Rockets for First Time (link)
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TROY CARTER Heads Artist Relations at Spotify (link)
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LA Aims to Run 100% on Renewable Energy (link)
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AR Firm DAQRI Featured in Wall Street Journal (link)
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RECESS Featured on CNBC (link)
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Snapchat’s #1 Channel ARSENIC TV Featured by Bloomberg (link)
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CEDARS TECHSTARS Featured on KTLA (link)
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Daqri, Snapchat, SpaceX Make CNBC‘s Disruptor 50 (link)
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GOOGLE Moving into Howard Hughes’s Spruce Goose Hangar (link)
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STREAM Conference Came to Santa Monica

RECESS Finals Competition Wrapped at CTRL

GIRLS WHO CODE Comes to Disney

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