Morning News 6/4: Parachute, Sphero, DogVacay, Snapchat, Tinder, Washio, Dodgers

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TODAY’S EVENTS: see full calendar

ISSA-LA Seventh Annual Information Security Summit

LADataTech Monthly MixR

Funding Q&A with Alex Iskold, Managing Director of Techstars NYC

Startup Dodgeball + Happy Hour

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Here’s what’s new in the world of LA tech:

Upfront Leads $3.75M Series A for Home Bedding co PARACHUTE (link)
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Disney Accelerator Grad SPHERO Raises $45M (link)
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DOGVACAY Providing Angelenos with Fun Alternative to Kennels (link)
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SNAPCHAT Hires New Head of Content (link)
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TINDER Hires Former Microsoft & eBay Exec as VP of Engineering (link)
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WASHIO featured on CNBC (link)
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MACHINIMA Explains their Deal with Vimeo (link)
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Watch LA Raise the MINIMUM WAGE to $15 / hour

DODGERS ACCELERATOR Hosts a Massive Recruiting Event

CTRL COLLECTIVE Hosted a Hackathon Symposioum

RHUBARB Hosted a Drone Event

BAM and METAMORPHIC Hosted a VC Event

And for Throwback Thursday, NASTY GAL Founder Sophia Amoruso is Getting Married Next Week!

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