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


Here’s what’s new in LA’s tech space:

SPACES VR Scores $30M Chinese Theme Park Contract (link)

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)

LEGENDARY Bringing Nerdist, Geek & Sundry to OTT (link)
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SNAPCHAT Showing Phenomenal Growth (link)

TINDER Bans Under-18s from Using App (link)

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)

CEDARS TECHSTARS Featured on KTLA (link)

Daqri, Snapchat, SpaceX Make CNBC‘s Disruptor 50 (link)
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GOOGLE Moving into Howard Hughes’s Spruce Goose Hangar (link)

STREAM Conference Came to Santa Monica

RECESS Finals Competition Wrapped at CTRL

GIRLS WHO CODE Comes to Disney

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

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