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Netflix’s newest gaming studio started more than seven years ago when Sean Krankel got laid off from Disney.

Krankel worked in design at Disney Interactive and Vivendi Universal Games. While his cousin and friend Adam Hines wrote at the storied adventure game developer Telltale Games on projects like “The Wolf Among Us” and “Tales from the Borderlands.”

Both were looking for something new, and when Krankel lost his job, they decided to create Night School, a Glendale-based studio that would try to do things with storytelling that other studios hadn’t.

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A platform built for the millions of contractors and blue-collar tradespeople, ServiceTitan has become a giant.

Built by the children of immigrant trades workers, the Glendale-based company picked up Aspire Software, adding landscaping to its software platform for residential and commercial contractors. ServiceTitan also raised $200 million in Series G funding.

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The COVID-19 pandemic forced restaurants, shops, movie theaters and countless other businesses to close. But alongside those closures, a surprising trend emerged: More new businesses formed in 2020 than the year before.

The uptick helped fuel growth for the legal tech company LegalZoom, which helps entrepreneurs start their businesses and provides other legal and tax services.

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