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Riding the Hype Wave, this Startup is Accepting Credit to Buy NFTs

"We're definitely seeing a hype cycle."

Curio launched an NFT exchange this week, betting on the intense interest around the cryptocurrency. The startup plans to appeal to the average consumer by targeting dedicated fan bases and partnering with well-known entertainment brands. Reporter Sam Blake takes a look.

New markets emerge for carbon accounting businesses as cities like LA push proposals.

U.S. Justice Department reportedly probing Visa over debit-card practices.

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp go down for some users.

Hulu's WeWork documentary depicts the rise and fall of a cult.

Gender pay lawsuit against Walt Disney is expanded to include pay secrecy claim.

TikTok star Addison Rae surprises fans with debut single 'Obsessed.'

The number of Americans getting back on planes is taking off.

This transparency project is creating a massive collection of police data.

Legal questions linger as governments and companies keep pushing into space.

NFT Hype and the Rise of Digital Collectibles

Curio, an NFT issuer and marketplace, has struck a deal with the owner of the television drama "American Gods" franchise to sell their merchandise as it looks to compete with NFT exchanges Rarible and OpenSea. Read more>>

David Dobrik Loses Sponsors, Followers 

At least two companies have dropped their partnerships with YouTuber and Dispo co-founder David Dobrik in response to an investigation from Business Insider. Read more>>

Four Ways To Be an Intentional Mentor

Mentoring done right is an enriching part of your career. As a two-sided relationship, you have both an opportunity to seek out mentors who provide knowledge and counsel and to be one yourself. Read more>>

Strategy Session: Fundraising for Female Founders

Join us on Wednesday, March 24 at 11:00 a.m. PST for our next Strategy Session: Fundraising for Female Founders, in partnership with Bank of America. We'll explore how female founders are navigating this uphill battle with a group of women executives who'll share their personal experiences, best practices and tips to successfully raise capital.

Register here - space is limited!

Save the Date for dot.LA's 2021 'Intersect' Entertainment Tech Summit

The line between tech and entertainment companies has never been thinner. Top Hollywood players are becoming software behemoths, major tech firms are tripling down on their content investments and a number of startups are finding new ways to blend the two worlds. From the very heart of this convergence between tech, media and entertainment in Los Angeles, we're launching "Intersect," a first-of-its-kind summit, held live virtually on Wednesday, April 28.

Early Access - Register here!

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