"We started with this idea of 'can you take an old t-shirt and use those materials to just make a new t-shirt, instead of using materials from the Earth like cotton or polyester'."
Backed by clothing giant H&M, startup Ambercycle is trying to find a solution to the fashion industry's waste problem. Reporter Francesca Billington talks with its 27-year-old founder Shay Sethi about how he turns old clothes into new ones and plans to build a factory.
Elon Musk's Boring Company offers a look inside its first Las Vegas station.
WarnerMedia is reportedly considering launching two new streaming services.
Virgin Galactic unveils its new pilot spacesuits.
HBO Max ends its weeklong trial memberships.
Leaked Fashion Nova documents reveal how much influencers are paid.
The Master Class for Athletes?
The Los Angeles-based startup that launched two months ago with classes from gold medal Olympians — including swimmer Michael Phelps and volleyball player Kerri Walsh Jennings — announced that it closed a $5 million seed round. Read more>>
Recycling Polyester Clothes
Ambercycle might not be a household name, but it has pocketed millions in government grants and venture capital, and made a deal with clothing retail giant H&M to make recycled clothes. This week it debuted a clothing line. Read more>>
Esports One Raises $4M Amid Pandemic-Fueled Gaming Boom
Esports One, the Los Angeles fantasy sports platform, announced Friday it raised $4 million. Read more>>
SpaceX Targets Saturday for Space Station Resupply Mission
SpaceX will launch its twenty-first resupply mission to the International Space Station Saturday and set a couple of new records - if weather allows. Read more>>
Strategy Session: 2020 Year in Review
Join us Wednesday, December 16th at 11:00 a.m. PT for the closing Strategy Session of the year as we reflect on L.A.'s emerging tech trends, challenges and predictions for 2021.
Upfront Managing Partner Mark Suster and dot.LA Senior Finance Reporter Ben Bergman will kick off the event with a one-on-one conversation. More speakers to be announced. Register here - space is limited.