pocketlist

Armed with nearly $3 million, a list of prominent investors and tens of thousands of users, the apartment rental platform PocketList looked like a startup poised to take off.

CEO and co-founder Nick Dazé touted the proptech software that let potential renters get an inside peek at apartments before being listed as technology that "turned the entire rental market on its head." He sold it as a way for landlords to save billions of dollars by cutting down turnover time between tenants and assured renters access to honest, up-to-date information about units before they went online.

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Los Angeles is home to around 5,000 startups, the majority of which are in their young, formative years.

Which of those thousands are poised for a breakout in 2021? We asked dozens of L.A.'s top VCs to weigh in. We wanted to know which companies they would have invested in if they could go back and do it all over again.

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Lots happened in the L.A. tech and startup community this week. dot.LA chief host and correspondent Kelly O'Grady takes you through the key stories:

  • Startups: Techstars LA 2020 Class Launches, Rental App Pocketlist Launches, OpenPath Seeks End of Key Cards
  • Media: Peacock Launches Everywhere, 'Going Public' Fuses IPOs & Reality TV
  • Investing: Fisker to Go Public, Wavemaker Raises Oversubscribed Round, Fewer L.A. Startup Deals Getting Done

Weekly Recap: Techstars L.A. 2020 Launches Remote, NBC Launches Peacock & Startup Deal Volume is Low www.youtube.com

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