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dot.LA is a digital newsroom covering L.A.'s startup and tech community. It reports news on new companies, funding rounds and other aspects of the startup ecosystem. The company also hosts events dedicated to bringing together the startup community.

HQSanta Monica, CA, US

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)17(-10%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at dot.LA

Annie Burford

Annie Burford

Director of Events
Spencer Rascoff

Spencer Rascoff

Sam N. Adams

Sam N. Adams

Co-Founder, CEO
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dot.LA Office Locations

dot.LA has an office in Santa Monica
Santa Monica, CA, US (HQ)
212 26th St #317
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dot.LA Financials and Metrics

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dot.LA total Funding

$4 m

dot.LA latest funding size

$4 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

dot.LA investors

dot.LA's latest funding round in January 2020 was reported to be $4 m. In total, dot.LA has raised $4 m
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dot.LA Cybersecurity Score

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dot.LA Online and Social Media Presence

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dot.LA Blogs

Even as Social Sites Crackdown, Inauguration Posts Are Full of Misinformation, Report Finds

Despite a crackdown on social media content that calls for violence, posts about conspiracy theories continue to proliferate on both fringe alt-right sites and mainstream platforms like Facebook and Twitter. A report from the non-partisan nonprofit Advance Democracy found that four of the five most …

Snap Releases AR Lens for Biden's Inauguration

Anyone who wanted to attend Wednesday's Presidential Inauguration but couldn't is in luck. President-elect Joe Biden's team has released a series of Snap AR lenses to bring users to Washington, virtually. The Presidential Inaugural Committee developed the lenses in partnership with Snap. Users can t…

SoCal PBS Rebrands to Focus on Streaming

In the new television landscape where streaming services like Disney Plus, Apple TV and Netflix dominate, Southern California's flagship PBS stations announced Tuesday a rebranding effort that includes new logos and a redesign of its websites as they shift their focus toward streaming.A third of PBS…

Startup Pitch Showcase: We're Looking for Companies Founded by Diverse and Underrepresented Entrepreneurs

Innovation thrives with a diverse and inclusive startup community. In an effort to foster this growth, we are thrilled to announce the next virtual pitch showcase, which will be broadcast live at at 11:00 a.m. PT on Thursday, February 4th. We are looking for Southern California startups in any indu…

Ahead of Inauguration Day, Snap and TikTok Embrace Fact-Checking

Snap and TikTok have been preparing for Inauguration Day. Snap, where President-elect Joseph Biden's team has launched an augmented reality lens to take users to the ceremony, has devoted an internal task force to conduct "regular proactive sweeps" of its platform to ensure that its content is factu…

Behind Her Empire Podcast: Luxury Brand Cuyana's Co-Founder on Why Balance Is BS

On this episode of the Behind Her Empire podcast, hear from Shilpa Shah, co-founder and chief experience officer for Cuyana, a fashion brand that focuses on luxury brands and quality apparel and accessories, offering "fewer, better things" to women at an affordable price.Key Takeaways: Shah and Ka…
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dot.LA Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was dot.LA founded?

    dot.LA was founded in 2020.

  • Who are dot.LA key executives?

    dot.LA's key executives are Annie Burford, Spencer Rascoff and Sam N. Adams.

  • How many employees does dot.LA have?

    dot.LA has 17 employees.

  • Who are dot.LA competitors?

    Competitors of dot.LA include Newstalk ZB, Newswire18 and ZeroHedge.

  • Where is dot.LA headquarters?

    dot.LA headquarters is located at 212 26th St #317, Santa Monica.

  • Where are dot.LA offices?

    dot.LA has an office in Santa Monica.

  • How many offices does dot.LA have?

    dot.LA has 1 office.