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LA Digital Art Studio Brings High-End Art to Big Studios and Smart Startups

5518 Studios is making quality art available to established entertainment companies and growth-conscious...

David Waxman: From Pitching to Investing

Following a series of successful launches (including Firefly, acquired by Microsoft, and PeoplePC, acquired...

Jonathan Zweig: The App Store Pioneer is on the Road Again

From finding an Atari in the dumpster at age 7 to a $350M exit 30 years later, Zweig’s passion for learning...

Kelly Perdew: Launching Moonshots, One Investment at a Time

The Moonshots Capital co-founder and managing general partner is building on a lifetime of experiences as an...

LA’s Innovative New Mindfulness Brand

Applying technology to reduce stress and improve focus, creativity, and productivity

Kobe Bryant and Jeff Stibel are Changing the Playing Field

The NBA legend and serial entrepreneur have joined forces to lead a $100M investment fund focused on...

Visionary Venture Capitalist Chris Hollod Steps Out On His Own

Visionary venture capitalist Chris Hollod—the former right-hand man to Ron Burkle—steps out on his own,...

Jesse Draper: Bucking VC Trends and Supporting Female Founders

The fourth-generation venture capitalist is leaning all the way in, combating the gender stereotypes and...

System1: Silicon Beach’s Sleeping Giant

Michael Blend and Chuck Ursini founded System1, the ­sleeping ­giant by the beach, quietly ­amassing one...

Walter O’Brien: Inspiring Genius Around the Globe

One of the world’s smartest people, Walter O’Brien, who has spent his life solving problems and saving...

Patrick Soon-Shiong: Moonshot Man on a Mission

As the wealthiest person in Los Angeles (and the smartest person in the room), Patrick Soon-Shiong is fully...

Dana Settle & Mark Suster: Something Ventured, Something Gained

Having collaborated on some of the tech world’s highest-profile funding deals, Dana Settle and Mark Suster...

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