Morning News, 02.01.16: Atom Tickets, Hop Skip Drive, Naritiv, Fandango, Grid 110

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THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: see full calendar

Tuesday February 2
Female Funders Breakfast LA
SmartConnected M2M/IoT Roadshow

Wednesday February 3
Investor Festival 2016 (-2/5)
Engage: The LA Digital Storytelling Conference 2016
Dating Apps

Thursday February 4
Chat w/ Stack Exchange CEO Joel Spolsky
YoungStars: Social Entrepreneurs


Here’s what’s new in LA’s tech space:

ATOM TICKETS Gets $50M from Disney, Others (link)

HOP SKIP DRIVE Raises $10M Series A (link)
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NARITIV Raises $3M (link)

FANDANGO Buys M-GO (link)\fandango_logo_detail

THE CITY OF LA Launches GO LA Trip App (link)
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THE CITY OF LA Launches Location-Based Open Data GEOHUB (link)
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WEST HOLLYWOOD Launches Open Data Portal (link)

Watch the SANTA MONICA State of the City (link)

HYPERLOOP TECH Hosts National Competition (link)

STEELHOUSE Triples Revenue, Grows 170% (link)

JUKIN Scores Licensing Deal with Huffington Post (link)

TINDER Adds GIFs via Giphy Partnership (link)

GRINDR Suffers Brief Outage — on a Saturday Night (link)

SNAPCHAT Now Offers URLs for Your Profile (link)

Launches Monthly Gaming Box (link)
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VR Arcade Coming to LA (link)
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SOHO HOUSE Coming to Malibu (link)
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GRID110 Hosted a Demo Day for their First Portfolio Co’s

Opens an Accelerator

DTLA Hosted a Night on Broadway

LOOTCRATE Hosted a Hackathon

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

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