Drew Grant


We're so excited to be bringing back our annual dot.LA Summit, held in-person October 21st-22nd at the Petersen Museum in Los Angeles. Featuring hundreds of top founders, investors and operators for the largest celebration of L.A.'s tech and startup ecosystem, this year's program has a lot going on... and there's still time to register!

Here's what to expect from this year's Summit.

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There’s a new neighbor on the block in Whittier, California, and his name is Jeffrey Bezos.

After launching in the Seattle suburb of Mill Creek, Washington in April, a second location for the suburban regional variant of Amazon Go opened in California on Tuesday; an expansive 2,150 sq feet of retail space where you can grab a cold brew or kombucha on-tap while picking up a six-pack from a local brewery, grab a hot bite to eat and walk out without ever picking up your wallet.

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Photo by Joshua Letona

When you first move to Los Angeles, one of the strangest sights is the blocks-long queues of people waiting patiently to get into a handful of micro-boutiques on Fairfax Avenue, where four doors down from the Supreme store you could go for a nosh at Cantor’s Deli.

One line on Friday stretched impossibly long—past the intersection of Rosewood, where it swapped to the other side of the street, young men leaning against the chainlink fences of Walt Whitman High School’s football stadium. If you squinted, it almost looked like the line stretched all the way past Melrose, a third of a mile away.

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