"We're greedy, greedy people. If you want to make money, invest in women."
This morning's dot.LA Summit session, led by dot.LA senior reporter Tami Abdollah, brought together four top female VCs and founders to discuss inequity in funding, company culture, as well as a grim report on funding for women-led companies in L.A.
Twitter, Facebook and Google CEOs face another congressional grilling Wednesday.
Netflix is testing an audio-only mode to compete with podcasts.
TikTok partners with Shopify for in-app purchases.
Tinder rolls out video dating to a global audience.
SpaceX's satellite internet service will reportedly cost $99/month.
An Armenian-led email campaign calls on SpaceX to cut ties with Turkey.
L.A.'s Replicated security software service raises $25 million.
Day two of the dot.LA Summit is tomorrow! It's not too late to join in. See the
speakers list and register here!
How to Overcome Funding Inequity
Women entrepreneurs, especially those of color, don't have the same buy-in from investors as their male counterparts, but that shouldn't deter them. Read more >>
GoodRx's CEO on Inequality in US Healthcare
GoodRx CEO Doug Hirsch took in some lessons from the death of George Floyd, a moment that forced America to reckon with race and inequity. "It's not like everyone has the same problems when it comes to healthcare," he said. Read more >>
How the Pandemic Boosted App Adoption
Before CEO and founder Steven Eidelman launched Modern Animal in 2018, his most concerning question was, are people going to be comfortable relying on a mobile app to provide pet care? The answer appears to be "yes." Read more >>
The Chainsmokers on LA's Tech Scene
Earlier this year, the electronic DJ and production duo, Alex Pall and Drew Taggart, announced the debut of their $35 million early-stage fund. "There's a real energy in this city that people are beginning to take notice of," Pall said. Read more >>
Finding Your 'Why' with the Founder of Thrive Causemetics
On this week's episode of "Behind Her Empire," hear from Karissa Bodnar, founder and CEO of Thrive Causemetics, a high-performance vegan, cruelty-free, direct-to-consumer cosmetics brand. Hear her story >>
Register for Day Two of the dot.LA Summit
Day one of the 2020 dot.LA Summit is in the books. But the best has yet to come!
SINGLE DAY tickets are available now! Secure your Day 2 pass at 50% discount to see speakers including Benchmark General Partner Bill Gurley — and view our inaugural dot.LA Awards Show. See the schedule and register here