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MedMen Restructuring Brings $37 Million in Savings

MedMen has received $37 million in gross cash proceeds for the sale of various businesses since Nov. 26.

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ProducePay Raises $205 Million Debt Financing

Glendale-based ProducePay Inc. raised a $205 million debt financing round Dec. 10.

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VC Draper Moves into LA

Tech: Deal with SM firm creates Draper Goren Holm

Timothy Draper has a history of funding some of the technology sector’s most prolific startups and now the venture capitalist is bringing his money to Los Angeles.

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AECOM Lands Two Large European Contracts

Engineering: Company secures work on rail tunnel, airport

Century City-based engineering and infrastructure firm AECOM is taking on two new European construction projects, including what will be the longest rail tunnel in the world.

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Riot Games Creates New Publishing Label

Riot Games announced the launch of Riot Forge, a third-party developer publishing label.

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Deep 6 AI Raises $17 Million Series A

Pasadena medical software developer Deep 6 AI raised a $17 million Series A.

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ServiceTitan Acquires WaterSoftWare

Glendale-based software firm ServiceTitan acquired water treatment software developer WaterSoftWare for an undisclosed sum.

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Wag Names New Chief Executive

Wag Labs Inc. said product head Garrett Smallwood has replaced Hilary Schneider as the company's chief executive.

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Solar Startup Heliogen Looks to Power Plants, Refineries

ENERGY: Company attracts backing of Soon-Shiong, Gates

For decades, solar technology experts have sought to generate electricity. But Pasadena-based Heliogen has a new technology that swaps fossil fuels for solar energy in industrial applications.

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Tech: Video firm raises $50M for Hollywood location

New York-based video editing software developer Inc. has raised a $50 million Series C round and will use part of the funding to gain a foothold in the L.A. market.

EVGo Expands Leaf Partnership with Nissan

Charging station company, automaker add more perks

Sawtelle-based EVgo Services has expanded its existing relationship with Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., offering free charges to Nissan drivers at any of its charging locations.

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Fintech Startup Altruist Raises $8.5 Million

Venice-based startup Altruist Corp. raised an $8.5 million Series A round.

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Honey Acquired by PayPal for $4 Billion

PayPal Holdings Inc. paid $4 billion to acquire Mid-Wilshire-based ecommerce software developer Honey Science Corp.

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Immortals Gaming Club Sells Overwatch League Team

Esports organization Immortals Gaming Club finalized the sale of an esports team to Naples, Fla.-based Beasley Broadcast Group Inc. on Nov. 15.

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Growing Pains at Activision

GAMING: Company seeks to balance mobile, console

Activision Blizzard announces better-than-expected third-quarter earnings and a loss of 3 million users.

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