Weekly Recap, 3/1-6: PATHMATICS Raises, SNAPCHAT on a Tear, ELIO Pops on First Day of Trading

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THIS WEEK’S EVENTS: see full calendar

Tuesday March 8
Digital Women

Wednesday March 9
Village Workspaces Launch Party
Thoryn Stephens, American Apparel CDO
Who Stakeholders Trust

Thursday March 10
Entertainment Marketing
Port Tech Expo
Women in LAVA
LA MySQL Meetup

Saturday March 12
Startup Sprints Hackathon


Here’s what’s new in LA’s tech space:

PATHMATICS Raises $3M (link)
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HOME HERO Converts Contractors to Employees (link)
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Dating App HAPPN Taps Former Grindr Exec for US Growth (link)

LAEDC Publishes Aerospace Report (link)

LA: Creative Capital of the World (link)
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Start Engine-backed ELIO TRIPLES Value in a Single Day (link)

SOHO HOUSE TRIPLES Average Rents in DTLA’s Arts District (link)
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TRADESY Digs into TV Ads (link)
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SNAPCHAT Graces the Cover of Business Week — Again (link)
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SNAPCHAT Huge Rollout with Major League Baseball (link)
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SNAPCHAT Raises Another $175M at Flat $16B Valuation (link)

Former Snapchat Exec Launches Nanny App MAVE (link)
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TINDER Testing “Share” Button for Friend Recommendations (link)

DAQRI acquires 1066 Labs to Power AR Smart Helmet (link)
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OCULUS‘s Palmer Luckey Interview (link)

VR Turns to Hollywood to Build Content (link)

GOOGLE Taps JJ Abrams Lunar XPrize (link)
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Submissions Open for UK INNOVATION AWARDS (link)
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Submissions Open to Pitch at ARENA FEST (link)
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21 Reasons to Move to LOS ANGELES (link)

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

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