Tag: market

  • Beyond Meat Expands Beyond Chicken Tenders To Markets

    El Segundo-based Beyond Meat, the developer of plant-based meat products, is expanding availability of its Beyond Chicken Tenders beyond restaurants, and into retail markets, the company said this morning. The company said that its Beyond Chicken Tende…

  • TrueCar Links With Capital One On Loan Pre-Qualification

    Santa Monica-based TrueCar, which operates a digital marketplace for automobiles, says it has linked with Capital One to offer up pre-qualification for its buyers. According to TrueCar, the new link with Capital One allows eligible shoppers to pre-qual…

  • Whatnot Connects With $150M More For Live Shopping

    Los Angeles-based live shopping streaming marketplace operator Whatnot said on Thursday that it has raised $150M in a Series C funding. The funding came from Andreessen Horowitz, YC Continuity, and new investor CapitalG, along with angel investors Andr…

  • Joshin Launches Disability Care Marketplace In LA

    Joshin, a new, venture-backed startup developing a marketplace to connect disability care providers with families with specialized care needs, said this week that it has launched in Los Angeles and Seattle. The startup–based in Minneapolis–says it is…

  • InnovateMR Names New CEO

    Calabasas-based InnovateMR, which provides market research and sampling technology and services, says it has appointed Lisa Wilding-Brown as the company’s new CEO. Wilding-Brown was most recently the company’s Chief Research Officer, and has been at th…

  • Jambox.io Launches Music Licensing Marketplace

    Los Angeles-based Jambox.io said this morning that it has launched new, online music licensing service, which aims to connect film and video makers with music. The company said it offers up a catalog of songs, soundtracks and special effects for its cu…

  • VersusGame Scores $3M From Music, Entertainment Names

    A number of Southern California music and entertainment names are backing a Silicon Valley prediction startup, VersusGame, in a $3M funding. According to VersusGame–which lets users make popculture predictions through its mobile games–said the seed f…

  • ThoughtWorld Snags $2M

    Irvine-based ThoughtWorld, a new market research and social media platform, says it has raised $2M in an angel investment round. The company, led by CEO Robert Ming, says the round gave it a valuation of $10M. ThoughtWorld said the new funding will use…

  • Accel Robotics Claims Successful Deployment In San Diego

    San Diego-based Accel Robotics, which develops automated checkout systems designed for retail stores, claims it is seeing growth and success at its first rollout of “Valet Market”, an automated store its has deployed ata a luxury, San Diego apartment b…

  • GOAT Raises $195M More, Hits $3.7 Billion Valuation

    Los Angeles-based GOAT Group, the online marketplace for sneakers and many other items, has raised $195M more in funding, and now has a valuation of $3.7 billion, the company announced this morning. According to the company, the new funding was led by …