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This Santa Monica Company Uses Big Data to Detect Cancer Early

"It's what I call decades in a decade — to extend the average human lifespan by ten years in the next ten years."

L.A. biotech firm Quantgene is developing a test that aims to pinpoint the origin of multiple types of cancer using artificial intelligence and big data. dot.LA's Rachel Uranga looks at how it works.

Amir Ghorbani is the son of immigrants who built their own limo business. Now, he's created a service that aims to help the mostly mom-and-pop companies he grew up with.

Spotify and Universal Music Group have signed a deal for music distribution and product testing.

The Pasadena Playhouse is working on a new streaming platform for live theater.

Could Twitter's QAnon crackdown be followed by others?

A new job board launches in L.A. to connect local startups to potential recruits.

Santa Monica's Mobalytics has raised $11 million to train video gamers.

Niche sports streamer has raised $32 million to expand.

Time's almost up to register for tomorrow's Female Founders Stories event with Sashee Chandran and Cat Chen!

Santa Monica's Cancer Moonshot

Quantgene is developing a test that can pinpoint the origin of multiple types of cancer by identifying their cellular mutations using artificial intelligence analytics and big data. Read more >>

Raised in the Limo Business, Now Reinventing it

Swoop CEO Amir Ghorbani grew up around his parents' limousine dispatch center in the 90s. He just scored a $3.2 million to disrupt the industry as CEO of Swoop. Read more >>

Peacock Launches Olympics Stream

The NBC-owned service will feature a collection of NBC Olympics documentaries on its app, and produce three exclusive new specials "to prepare fans for what could be the most meaningful Olympics ever." Read more updates >>

CreatorIQ Marketing Platform Picks Up $24M

The L.A.-based marketing analytics company will use the new money to expand its current data offerings and develop elements of its system's user experience, data science and paid media components. Read more updates >>

Our Next 'Female Founders Stories' Event is Tomorrow

Join us at 11 a.m. Thursday for our next edition of "Female Founders Stories: To Live and Work in L.A." We'll talk with Tea Drops co-founder and CEO Sashee Chandran and Skylar CEO Cat Chen. Register >>

Our Next Startup Pitch Showcase 

Nominate your company to take part in our next Startup Pitch Showcase set for Thursday, August 6th. We are looking for Southern California startups in the interactive and virtual entertainment space. Nominate your company and register for the event!

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