With Cross Culture Ventures, Marlon Nichols reimagines the face of startups for a new era

The Los Angeles startup scene has come a very long way from the three-and-a-half years because Marlon Nichols, Troy Carter and Trevor Thomas started Cross Culture Ventures. The town and its neighboring Orange County exurbs were in the start of a venture capital explosion that’s seen invested funds in the area grow from $3.63 billion

US companies raised $30B in Q1

Let’s begin this week’s book using a few information. Nationally, startups earned $30.8 billion in the first quarter of 2019up 22 percent, based on Crunchbase’s most up-to-date bargain round-up. A look at the figures reveals a drop in mega-rounds and a drop in the financing, or financings bigger. The amount of mega-rounds dropped in Q1