Digest May 2-8: WINC’s Big Series B, SENSAY Passes 1 Million Users, LA CITY Site Redesigned

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THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: see full calendar

Monday May 9
Cornerstone Convergence (-5/11)
Chris Anderson (TED)

Tuesday May 10
SoCal AgTech
WordPress Pasadena

Wednesday May 11
Jason Nazar
Startup Law
Cloud Security Alliance

Thursday May 12
Startup Accelerator Panel
500 Startups Sean Ellis

Friday May 13
connectLA Mixer

Saturday May 14
Valley Emerging Tech
Mobile Storytelling

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Here’s what’s new in LA’s tech space:

MELINDA MOORE Publishes The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding (link)
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Club W Rebrands as WINC, Raises $17.5 Series B (link)
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SENSAY Passes 1 Million Users (link)
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LA CITY.ORG Gets a Redesign (link)
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THE BOUQS Celebrates a Massive Mothers Day (link)
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SNAPCHAT Aims for $40CPM for Video Ads (link)
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APPETIZE Integrates with FreedomPay for Secure Transactions (link)
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TechCrunch: A Brief History of SPACEX (link)
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Recode Profiles SNAPCHAT CEO Evan Spiegel (link)
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MITU Launched the TACO Challenge to Register 1 Million Latino Voters


FWD.US
Helps Get Out the Vote

FUTURIZEX Launched at UCLA

DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD Focused on VR and Women

DIGITAL GROWTH SUMMIT Hosted Its Spring Event


MILKEN FOUNDATION
Hosted Its Annual Event

STAGE VENTURE PARTNERS Hosted a Shindig at Their Offices

Congrats RUFUS LABS!

Winter is Coming — SF PING PONG TABLE Sales Fall to 2-Year Low

DTLA Celebrated the Life of Prince


HENRY ROLLINS
Interviewed Drag Queens at RuPaul’s DragCon

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

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