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COVID Testing Kiosks Are En Route to LAX

You'll soon be able to take a rapid COVID test before boarding a plane at Los Angeles International Airport, thanks to converted shipping containers and Clarity Labs.

L.A.-based Wondery podcast studio is reportedly considering a sale in the hundreds of millions.

Spotify, Match, Epic Studios and other apps are joining forces to challenge Apple's app store rules.

Apple confirms buying a platform that turns podcasts into stations.

Two new California laws will force food delivery apps to get restaurants' permission before listing them.

The next TIkTok hearing is set for this Sunday.

The dot.LA Summit is coming in October, featuring cutting-edge programming, fast-pitch competitions, networking, workshops, social events and a live awards show. See the speakers and register for early bird prices here!

LAX 's New Shipping Container Testing Kiosks 

Modular design and biotechnology are bringing a new COVID-19 testing facility to LAX. They'll also be helpful for pre-screening for cancer, influenza, swine flu, opioids, and upper respiratory illness. Read more >>

When You Shouldn't Raise Capital

Sometimes it's better not to raise money. Angel Investor (and Zillow and dot.LA co-founder) Spencer Rascoff discusses how to know whether you should turn down the money and bootstrap your business. Read more >>

Liquid Death Announces $23 Million Series B

With an irreverent marketing campaign, an anti-plastic bottle initiative, a new membership program and a black metal album, Santa Monica's Liquid Death is expanding rapidly. Read more >>

Techstars Demo Day is Coming

Next Thursday, October 8, dotLA and Techstars LA are teaming up to bring the signature event capping the annual Techstars LA class. Same great startups, community building and networking - just virtual this year. It's free! Watch it here >>

Register for the dot.LA Summit

The inaugural dot.LA Summit on October 27th and 28th will feature a selection of disruptive and innovative L.A.-based startups, keynote speakers and panelists, made up of founder CEOs and C-level executives working in tech, media, entertainment and healthcare. Register here!

Nominate Pitch Competition Contestants

We're looking for Southern California startups in any industry, who have a product out and have not raised more than $1 million in funding, for our next Startup Pitch Showcase. Nominate your company >>

Nominate Innovators for dot.LA's Startup Awards

We are thrilled to announce the first dot.LA Startup Awards 2020, a celebration of the most innovative people and companies in the L.A. startup and tech community, on Wednesday, October 28th. See the award categories and nominate companies >>

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