LA Tech ‘Moves’: Pilotly Taps Former Hulu Exec, HyreCar Names New CTO

Decerry Donato

Decerry Donato is dot.LA's Editorial Fellow. Prior to that, she was an editorial intern at the company. Decerry received her bachelor's degree in literary journalism from the University of California, Irvine. She continues to write stories to inform the community about issues or events that take place in the L.A. area. On the weekends, she can be found hiking in the Angeles National forest or sifting through racks at your local thrift store.

LA Tech ‘Moves’: Pilotly Taps Former Hulu Exec, HyreCar Names New CTO
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For The Record, a digital record-keeping company for the legal justice system, promoted president Tony Douglass to chief executive officer.

Former Hulu and Vevo executive Bryan Schafer joined market research platform Pilotly as chief revenue officer.

Carsharing marketplace HyreCar appointed Greg Tatem as chief technology officer. Tatem previously served as CTO for Wine.com.

H2U Technologies, a developer of new energy technologies to produce green hydrogen, hired David Martin as chief commercial officer.

Short-term rental platform AvantStay appointed Lyft’s former head of global operations, David Katcher, as chief operating officer.

Personal care brand Rael tapped former Unilever and L’Oreal marketing executive Lauren Consiglio as president.

Allen Media Group hired Matthew Lipson as executive vice president of marketing for digital platforms and content. Lipson was previously a marketing executive at 101 Studios and Sports Illustrated Studios.

Software platform ServiceTitan appointed Olive Huang as general counsel and secretary of the board and Doug Myers as senior vice president of operations. Huang most recently served as general counsel at Nutanix, while Myers previously led business operations at LinkedIn.

Brian Coco joined VettaFi, a data and analytics platform for the asset management industry, as head of index products. Coco previously served as executive director—head of indices at JPMorgan Asset Management.

Financial wellness company Stackin’ tapped Talkspace senior vice president Steven Dziedzic as an advisor.

EVgo, a public fast-charging network for electric vehicles, named CyrusOne chief financial officer Katherine Motlagh and National Grid president Badar Khan to its board of directors.

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Regard Raises $15M for AI-Powered Software That Help Doctors Diagnose Patients

Decerry Donato

Decerry Donato is dot.LA's Editorial Fellow. Prior to that, she was an editorial intern at the company. Decerry received her bachelor's degree in literary journalism from the University of California, Irvine. She continues to write stories to inform the community about issues or events that take place in the L.A. area. On the weekends, she can be found hiking in the Angeles National forest or sifting through racks at your local thrift store.

Regard Raises $15M for AI-Powered Software That Help Doctors Diagnose Patients
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Culver City-based health care startup Regard, which uses AI-driven software to help physicians accurately diagnose patients, has raised $15.3 million in Series A funding.

Pasadena-based Calibrate Ventures and Colorado-based Foundry Group led the investment in Regard, formerly known as HealthTensor. Other investors that participated in the round include TenOneTen Ventures, Susa Ventures, Brook Byers of Byers Capital and Dropbox CEO Drew Houston. The new funding will be used to grow Regard’s team and customer base, the company said in a press release.

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This Week in 'Raises': Regard Secures $15M, MaC Venture Capital Raises $203M for Second Fund

Decerry Donato

Decerry Donato is dot.LA's Editorial Fellow. Prior to that, she was an editorial intern at the company. Decerry received her bachelor's degree in literary journalism from the University of California, Irvine. She continues to write stories to inform the community about issues or events that take place in the L.A. area. On the weekends, she can be found hiking in the Angeles National forest or sifting through racks at your local thrift store.

This Week in 'Raises': Regard Secures $15M, MaC Venture Capital Raises $203M for Second Fund
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This week in “Raises”: A local healthcare startup secured funding to help grow the team and deploy its software to more physicians and hospitals, while Black-led, seed-stage venture capital firm surpassed its goal for its second fund.

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Braid Theory's Plan to Foster the Next Generation of Ocean Tech Startups

Keerthi Vedantam

Keerthi Vedantam is a bioscience reporter at dot.LA. She cut her teeth covering everything from cloud computing to 5G in San Francisco and Seattle. Before she covered tech, Keerthi reported on tribal lands and congressional policy in Washington, D.C. Connect with her on Twitter, Clubhouse (@keerthivedantam) or Signal at 408-470-0776.

Braid Theory's Plan to Foster the Next Generation of Ocean Tech Startups
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San Pedro-based Braid Theory is one of the growing number of accelerators in the country looking to grow the so-called blue economy, which spans a range of ocean-related industries and is estimated at $2.5 trillion a year.

The accelerator is accepting online applications until July 18, with its second-ever program kicking off in August.

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