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...
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
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
Curbside Secures $25M in Series B Funding to Bring Same-Day Pickup to New Markets and Retailers
Curbside, a Bay Area-based startup reinventing the local shopping experience, today announced that is has secured $25 million in Series B funding led by Sutter Hill Ventures and joined by previous investors Index Ventures, Yahoo! co-founder Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures and others. The funds will be... Read more
New E-Commerce Startup Glasshous Launches To Change The Way People Buy Cannabis Accessories
With brick and mortar retailers across America languishing and ecommerce flourishing, Glasshous.com is introducing modern consumers shopping online for cannabis accessories a superior experience. A curated and fresh online head shop, Glasshous focuses on merchandising and selling an assortment of the most unique, quality products via a simple and beautifully... Read more