Elijah Chiland

Staff Reporter

Staff reporter Elijah Chiland can be reached at echiland@labusinessjournal.com.

Recent Stories

Archer Aviation Plans Electric Air Taxis in LA by 2024

Bay Area company Archer Aviation is developing electric aircraft for L.A.'s Urban Air Mobility Partnership.

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NXCR Raises $30 Million for Vehicle Subscription Service

Scott Painter, founder and chief executive of NXCR, said the company had raised $30 million in seed funding for its vehicle subscription platform.

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Metropolis Raises $41 Million to Automate Parking Garages

Alex Israel, co-founder and chief executive of Venice-based startup Metropolis Technologies Inc., said it’s time for a shakeup in Los Angeles’ parking industry.

Mahmee’s Digital App Connects New Moms and Physicians

Black Entrepreneurs Month Special Report

MCH Ventures Inc., doing business as Mahmee, is a family-run business in the business of supporting families.

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Dr. Squatch Cleans Up With Super Bowl Ad

Familiar beer brands and automakers weren’t the only ones competing for the attention of Americans during commercial breaks in Super Bowl LV.

SpaceX Raises $850 Million in New Funding Round

Fresh off an enormous funding round completed over the summer, Space Exploration Technologies Corp. has reportedly raised another $850 million.

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Software Developer Nobl9 Raises $21 Million, Releases Signature Product

It’s not every day that a startup attracts more than $20 million from investors without having released a product.

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Snap Drives Growth of LA’s AR Industry

Visual artist Clay Weishaar said he was incredulous when someone from Snap Inc. contacted him in 2018 to let him know one of his lenses was trending.

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HyreCar Completes $29.7 Million Public Offering

Downtown-based HyreCar Inc. has completed a public offering that netted $29.7 million.

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TikTok Sale to Oracle, Walmart in Limbo

Plans for the sale of TikTok’s U.S. business to Oracle Corp. and Walmart Inc. have reportedly stalled as the Biden administration eases pressure on the social media company’s Beijing-based parent company.

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