"L.A.'s got such a crazy community here of technical people who also have an artistic side, and I think that was the kind of energy tapped when CRASH Space was founded."
Senior reporter Tami Abdollah looks at how a motley crew of technologists, artists and engineers helped bridge the gap in the supply chain for local hospitals and nursing homes.
Former FoxNext Games executive will head Scopely's business operations.
Amazon's delivery drones get FAA approval.
TikTok influencers will soon be able to sell merchandise in the app.
Rocket Lab successfully launches from New Zealand site.
Save the date! The inaugural dot.LA Summit will take place on October 27th & 28th!
How an LA Hackerspace Became a PPE Lifeline
For more than a decade, the nonprofit Collaborative Research Association of Social Hacktivity, or CRASH Space, has served as a clubhouse for interactive artists, hackers, engineers and software developers. During the pandemic, the group has been a lifeline for hospitals and nursing homes. Read more >>
California's AB 3262 Is Quietly Shelved
It would have held Amazon and other online marketplaces liable for faulty products sold on their sites. Instead, it will have to wait for another legislative session. Read more updates >>
GoodRx Files for IPO
GoodRx will go public with something few other startups can offer: steady profit growth. The medtech company earned $54 million in profit for the first six months, up 74% over the same time last year. Read more updates >>
Watch: S'More's Founder on Making Online Dating More Meaningful
Anti-superficial dating app S'More has created a weekly celebrity dating show on Instagram. Can a 'Live Happy Hour' humanize stars' struggles with relationships? Watch here >>
Save the Date: The 2020 dot.LA Summit
We are thrilled to announce the inaugural dot.LA Summit on October 27th & 28th. The virtual gathering will include cutting-edge programming, fast pitch competitions, live awards show, networking, workshops, social events and more! The Summit will feature the most disruptive and innovative L.A.-based startups. Early Access - Register here!