Summer Tech Watch 2024: 3 LA Companies to Know

LA is heating up — and so is the city’s tech scene. Here are three companies to keep an eye on.

Written by Mia Goulart
Published on Jun. 19, 2024
Summer Tech Watch 2024: 3 LA Companies to Know
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There’s an electric vibe in the balmy summer air of Los Angeles. As locals and visitors flock to Venice Beach and Dodger Stadium, the city pulses with life.

To celebrate the dynamic season, Built In LA has spotlighted three companies poised for a summer of innovation, each with a unique vision for the future and an array of people-first benefits. Dive in to discover why these top tech companies are at the heart of LA’s thriving tech scene.

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Focus: System1 is an omnichannel digital marketing platform that monetizes internet traffic by putting the right ads in front of the right people at the right time.

 

The Perks

  • 401(k) matching
  • Fitness stipend
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Generous PTO

 

Newsworthy: At System1, AI is a partner in progress. One employee told Built In AI has streamlined his work and has allowed him to solve bigger problems by working with him in prototype development. He said: “I’ve learned a lot about coding just by looking at outputs and debugging them, and over time I’ve been able to debug things myself without needing to tediously feed in error messages into Bard or ChatGPT.”

 

 

Focus: Artera is a SaaS digital health leader delivering a platform-level patient communications solution that integrates across a health system’s tech stack.

 

Tech Stack

  • Django
  • JavaScript
  • SQL
  • Next.js

 

Newsworthy: For many new employees, Artera’s onboarding process is instrumental in their success — and it starts with support. Regional Sales Director Annie McCabe told Built In the real value came from the support of colleagues, peers and mentors who offered guidance, real-world insights and sales tips, preparing her to smoothly transition from healthcare to sales.

 

 

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Focus: Anduril Industries is a defense and space manufacturing company that develops technology to enhance military capabilities.

 

The Perks

  • Company equity
  • Adoption assistance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Unlimited vacation policy


Newsworthy: This month, Anduril secured a $19 million contract to design, build and evaluate second stage rocket motors for integration into the U.S. Navy’s Standard Missile-6. The SM-6, known for its versatility in neutralizing air, surface and hypersonic missile threats, is slated for deployment across 60 surface ships.

 

 

Responses have been edited for length and clarity. Images provided by Shutterstock and listed companies.

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