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Why South LA Could Be the City's Next Tech Hub

"There are high-net worth individuals that are starting to open up to the concept of becoming early-stage investors."

South L.A. has been home to more than its share of music and culture influencers and sports icons. Now, it's growing as a base of L.A. entrepreneurs. Reporter Rachel Uranga talks with founders and CEOs about what they see in its future.

Peacock picks up a dramatized "Fresh Prince of Bel Air" remake for a two-season series.

GreenSTOP unveils a new cannabis dispensary kiosk that'll debut in Encino and Marina del Rey.

Snapchat has a new lens to celebrate football season.

Is TikTok negotiating its way out of having to sell itself off?

Lucid Air debuts its new "Tesla-killer" sedan.

Sony is betting big on podcasts.

A number of gaming and YouTube influencers, including Faze Clan, received PPP loans.

Is South LA the Next Tech Hub?

South L.A. founders are changing the way the neighborhood has long been perceived. But first, they have to change the way the area's youth see themselves. Read and watch the panel discussion >>

LA Opens a New COVID Testing Kiosk at Union Station

The city's first free COVID-19 testing kiosk will open at Union Station in downtown Los Angeles Thursday. No appointment is necessary, although it's encouraged. Read more >>

Techstars Space Alums' Day of Reveals

The U.S. Air Force, JPL, Lockheed Martin, Israel Aerospace Industries, SAIC and Maxar Technologies are just a few of the companies with whom Techstars space accelerator startups will be partnering. Read more >>

College Savings App UNest Doubles Its User Base

North Hollywood-based UNest says it has seen "rapid growth" in users during the pandemic as the savings rate increased for some families. Read more >>

Nominate Innovators for dot.LA's Startup Awards

We are thrilled to announce the inaugural "dot.LA Startup Awards 2020," a celebration of the most innovative people and companies in the L.A. startup and tech community on Wednesday, October 28th. See the award categories and nominate companies >>

Save the Date: The 2020 dot.LA Summit

Our inaugural dot.LA Summit is coming up on October 27th & 28th. The virtual gathering will include cutting-edge programming, fast pitch competitions, a 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 >>

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