"We don't know what's going to happen next. We are waiting for all this to pass."
Parents aren't the only ones concerned about childcare options as the country begins to return to work. About half of the nation's childcare centers have closed. Reporter Rachel Urangaintroduces us to L.A. startup WeeCare, and its efforts to help childcare facilities cope.
Our co-founder Spencer Rascoff offers a framework for startups and their marketers to consider when building and marketing brands.
Traditional pay TV subscriptions posted their worst quarterly result on record. The cord-cutting is expected to hasten in the coming months as sports programming vanishes from television screens.
Join us next Thursday as our "dot.LA Convenes" series will look at ageism in the tech industry.
How WeeCare Is Providing a Lifeline to Childcare Providers
One nonprofit estimates that new restrictions and financial pressures could eliminate as many as 4.5 million childcare slots nationwide. Since the COVID outbreak, WeeCare has been working with the city of Los Angeles to find daycares for essential workers. Now, it's looking to the greater challenge of assisting daycare and childcare centers. Read more >>
Spencer Rascoff: Your Company Has Three Brands, Not One
Angel investor and dot..LA co-founder Spencer Rascoff has some suggestions for startups on how branding differs for consumers, business partners and employees. Read more >>
Twitter's Jack Dorsey Donates $10M to Sean Penn's COVID Fund
Dorsey's donation will go to the Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE), the non-profit disaster relief group co-founded by actor Sean Penn a decade ago to provide relief to hurricane-ravaged Haiti. Read more updates >>
Catch Up With This Week's Startup News in Our Weekly Video Recap
Watch our recap for highlights from the key stories from the week, including:
* Curative Inc. is behind L.A.'s plan to test every resident for COVID-19
* Streaming Wars: how Disney+ and Quibi are faring amid the pandemic
* Immersion has developed a software that measures emotional resonance
Join Our Next "L.A. Convenes" Virtual Roundtable on Ageism in the Workplace
Join us 11:00 a.m. PST on Thursday for the next session of dot.LA Convenes, a speaker series devoted to empowering women in tech, in partnership with PledgeLA . We'll focus on age and how ageism uniquely affects women at every stage of our careers. Register here. Space is limited.