Catch Up On This Week's Top 5 Stories With Our Video Recap

The L.A. tech and startup community was active as ever this week. dot.LA chief host and correspondent Kelly O'Grady takes you through the key points of the top five headlines:

  • TikTok Soap Opera: App files lawsuit against Trump Administration, CEO Kevin Mayer resigns abruptly
  • Venture firm Freeflow seeks to back CalTech startups
  • One man aims to get VCs to commit to underrepresented investors
  • Gamelancer launches to connect expert gamers and personalities to users looking for teammates
  • Raises: Songtradr, PatientPop and Wrapbook


Weekly Recap: Kevin Mayer Leaves TikTok, VCs Commit to Underrepresented Investors, Fund Raises www.youtube.com

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