Booking agency ICM Partners, software developer Originate and lawyers and consultant Manatt, Phelps & Phillips have launched O Labs, a joint venture to incubate and fund media and technology startups. Startups chosen with have access to the expertise and contacts of all three partners. O Labs will be based in LA and hopes to work with 3-5 companies each year. It will be led by Matthew Pierce, formerly Originate’s VP of strategy. “The idea is, we’re bringing together three very well-respected and high-end service companies to build and operates companies that can address the needs of enterprise,” Pierce told Variety....

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