On March 10th, Verizon’s Erica Jacquez participated in Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) 32nd Annual Latina History Day® Conference that brought together over 1,000 women to recognize and celebrate the historic and current achievements of Latinas while embracing the rich diversity of the Latina experience. In addition, the Verizon 5G Home Internet team shared our exciting Home internet, and community partner, the Southeast Community Development Corporation, enrolled participants in the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP).
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San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego’s Mosaic reels in $25M from Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund for strategic finance tech
San Diego startup Mosaic, which makes “command center” software for corporate finance departments, has raised $25 million in a second round of venture capital led by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund.
Built in LA: New Unicorn Genies Raises $150M to Create Avatar Ecosystems for Web3
In recent years, most of the world has experienced some degree of digital transformation. But while the way we live and work continues to shift onto virtual channels, the digital world is undergoing an evolution of its own. As we enter into the age of Web3, avatar tech company Genies secured funding to build the tools people need to create their own avatar ecosystems.
Built in LA: EDO Raised $80M, Laserfiche’s New HQ, and More LA Tech News
Los Angeles tech companies made headlines last week with new headquarters, funding rounds and acquisitions. This is the Built In LA weekly refresh.
Laserfiche opened a new headquarters.
Built in LA: Studio Brings in $50M Series B to Expand Online Learning Platform
When the demands of a busy schedule leave us with less and less time for ourselves, it can be easy to lose sight of the things in life that make us feel whole. Fortunately, it’s never too late to embrace the hobbies that make us happy. For those looking to reconnect with their passions, one platform offers creatives everywhere the chance to hone their craft under the tutelage of today’s industry greats.
San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego startups see steep drop in investment after record year
Investment in San Diego County startups fell in the first quarter, as venture capitalists and angel investors pulled back from the record funding pace of the past two years.
Built in LA: Welcome Tech Secures $30M to Build the Future of Immigration
Moving is seldom an easy process, something that’s doubly true for people seeking to make their home sweet home in a completely new country. Beyond establishing one’s citizenship and maintaining security policies, the U.S. has made considerably less effort to accommodate the other various needs immigrants have upon their arrival. Welcome Tech is working to pick up the slack with a collection of tools to help users along their immigration journey.