Weekly Refresh: Zenlayer and Singularity 6 Fundings, LA’s New Car Repair Startup

by Sophie Kalt
August 19, 2019
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Cloud services provider Zenlayer raised $30 million to expand globally. With the new funding, Zenlayer is planning on growing into markets like India and Brazil. They also plan to further their research in cloud networking. [Press Release]

Singularity 6 raised $16.5 million to make video games more social. Singularity 6 plans to do this by creating an online community through what it calls Massively Multiplayer Online games. The first game hasn’t yet been released, but the new funding will go toward development and hiring. [Built In LA]

Car-repair startup RepairSmith launched in Los Angeles. The company makes it easy and convenient to receive servicing or repairs at your house, workplace or repair shop. RepairSmith is headquartered in LA and plans to expand into other cities soon. [Press Release]

Inc. Magazine named the country’s 5000 fastest-growing companies, and Los Angeles did well for itself. The report ranks private companies based on revenue growth since 2015. NOM, MuteSix and VILLAWAY are just three of the LA tech companies that scored a place on the prestigious list. [Built In LA]

Trueface raised $3.7 million to improve safety with its camera infrastructure. Trueface’s technology uses facial recognition but it can also detect threatening objects like guns and knives. Trueface is also working with retailers to use facial recognition to personalize the shopping experience, according to LA Tech Watch. [LA Tech Watch]

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