WestJet to purchase Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
WestJet has entered into a  definitive purchase agreement with The Boeing Company for up to 20 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner...
Jeff Harmening Named Chief Executive Officer of General Mills
General Mills board of directors has elected Jeffrey L. Harmening Chief Executive Officer of the company, effective June 1, 2017. The board...
Carvana Continues Rapid Growth While Revolutionizing the Car Buying Industry
Carvana, the leading national online auto retailer and creator of the world’s first coin-operated Car Vending Machine, closed a...
Innit Raises $25 Million to Unlock Information Within Food
Innit, a new company that manages and connects food information, launched at the Smart Kitchen Summit in Seattle with initial funding of over $25 million from founders and strategic investors. Innit unlocks and listens to the information within food through science, technology and culinary expertise. Through its cloud-based platform,... Read more
Buddytruk Expands to Chicago
Buddytruk, a Santa Monica, CA headquartered company, providing on-demand moving and delivery services via its app, has launched in the Chicago market.  True to its name, Buddytruk looks forward to bringing its own brand of helpful, friendly convenience to the north and south sides and all neighborhoods in between. ... Read more
Samsung Makes Huge Investment in Hot LA Start-Up
Interlude, a media and technology company that is pioneering a new kind of video that responds to a person’s emotions and interests, announces that Samsung Ventures has made a strategic investment in the company. The intent is to explore the integration of Interlude’s platform for streaming interactive video with... Read more
Amazon Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Startups with Amazon Launchpad
Amazon Launchpad makes it easy for startups to launch, market, and distribute their products to hundreds of millions of Amazon customers across the globe Benefits include a streamlined onboarding experience, custom product pages, a comprehensive marketing package, and access to Amazon’s global fulfillment network Amazon announced Amazon Launchpad, a... Read more
Speakeasy Secures $5M in Series A Funding to Reinvent the Conference Call Experience
Speakeasy, provider of mobile-first conference calling software, launched its iPhone app and web client to transform today’s arcane conference call technology into an engaging, shared mobile experience to enable businesses to communicate more productively with customers and colleagues. Speakeasy also announced its Series A funding of $5 million from Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP)... Read more