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Bambee, a Los Angeles-based startup that takes care of human resources for small- and medium-sized businesses, has raised $30 million in new funding to scale up its HR tools and staff.

There are about 6 million small businesses in the U.S. with paid employees, and the vast majority of them—96%, according to Bambee founder and CEO Allan Jones—don’t have in-house HR services to address matters like hiring and anti-harassment training. That is the market Bambee is looking to serve.

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Most hotels still make you wait at the front desk to check in, receive your key card and confirm your payment by verifying with an ID. Los Angeles-based hospitality startup Jurny wants to make that process faster and easier -- for both the traveler and hotel .

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It's no accident that this has been a banner year for direct-to-consumer furniture brand Outer. The Santa Monica startup co-founded by a former Pottery Barn designer seemed to emerge just as people were forced to stay home and its showroom concept seemed appropriately tailored to the social distanced demands of the pandemic world.

The company, which uses customer's backyards as a showroom for potential customers, is now looking to go beyond retail sales.

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