What do a mobile streaming, social commerce and virtual learning startups have in common? They all made our top 50 startups list of the second quarter, put together with help from Pitchbook data analysts. Senior finance reporter Ben Bergman runs down the top companies. You can sort our list by a number of variables.
GoodRx is reportedly looking to go public.
Could buying a hot new social app make Microsoft cool to tweens?
Take-Two Interactive earnings soar in the second quarter.
California's attorney general is partnering with the Federal Trade Commission in its investigation of Amazon.
TikTok competitor Triller, which we profiled last week, takes the top spot in Apple's App store.
Snapchat partners with several big music labels giving users more songs to use in their snaps.
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Our Next Strategy Session is on the Future of Sports
Angel City's Julie Uhrman and the Los Angeles Rams' Kevin Demoff will join dot.LA's Ben Bergman to talk about the future of sports during and after the coronavirus pandemic. Read more and register here!