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THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: see full calendar

Monday January 11
HealthTech Startups

Tuesday January 12
CoFoundersLab Matchup Santa Monica
Mattel: Insights & Analytics
GA Open House: Your Year of Yes

Wednesday January 13
Fintech Accelerator
Cybersecurity Speaker Series – David Chaum
Make in LA Hardware Demo Day
GA: Meet & Hire Devs
LA PHP Docker Talk
Cloud Security Alliance Chapter Mtg

Thursday January 14
How to Get Traction
GA Open House: Your Year of Yes
RECESS Field Trip

Friday January 15
WeHack ( -1/16)


Here’s what’s new in LA’s tech space:

GEM Raises $7.1M Series A (link)
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RHUBARB STUDIOS Raises $1M (link)

ACTIVISION BLIZZARD Acquires eSports League MLG (link)

LA CLEAN TECH INCUBATOR Ranked #3 University-Associated Business Incubator in the World (link)

EPOXY YouTube Network Passes 5 BILLION Monthly Views (link)

RUBICON PROJECT Named Programmatic Ad Partner for Zynga (link)

FULLSCREEN Partners with Group M to Build Influencer Marketing Division (link)

DAQRI Partners with Intel for AR-Enabled Smart Helmet (link)

SNAPCHAT Building Ad Tech Platform (link)

Lots of LA Talent Recognized in FORBES 30 Under 30 (link)
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MED-X is Equity Crowdfunding Cannabis via Start Engine (link)
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GRINDR Livestreams Fashion Show (link)

OCULUS Offers $600 Headset, Internet Freaks Out (link)

Batman, er, FARADAY FUTURE Lays an Egg at CES (link)

LA’s Top Female Tech Talent Gathered at CES

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