Weekly Refresh: Fisker’s New LA HQ, Profitboss Raised $3.5M, and More

by Anna Holmquist
October 19, 2020
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QCode raised $6.4M. The podcast studio has produced several narrative podcasts that aim to tell immersive fictional stories. Sonos led the Series A. Ryan Taylor, general manager of Sonos Radio, will also be joining its board of directors. [Built In LA]

Fisker to open new LA HQ. The company, which raised a Series C earlier this year, creates eco-friendly electric vehicles. Its new global headquarters, called “Inception,” will be located at 1888 Rosecrans Ave. in the city of Manhattan Beach. [Businesswire]

Moment House made $1.5M. It hosts ticketed virtual live performances. Forerunner Ventures led the seed round. Jared Leto and Scooter Braun participated. [Built In LA]

Profitboss launched and raised $3.5M. The free solution helps restaurants take home more money while doing pick-up and delivery by charging the end user a small fee. Redpoint Ventures led the seed round. [Medium]

Tech companies to bring free internet to public housing. Microsoft and the internet service startup Starry partnered to bring free internet to about 9,000 LA residents. It’ll be available for the rest of the 2020–21 school year. [Govtech]

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