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Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Presenting Companies at CalTech

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The Spotlight is shining down these amazing LA companies! Spotlight: LA Tech Summer SuperDemo is all electric car company  CODA. ENGAGE.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Presenting Companies at Caltech

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Months of submissions and the amazing  help from our judges , the Spotlight is shinning down on awesome companies that were born right out of Southern California. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, February 2, at Caltech. And now without further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Companies: Spotlight Companies.

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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” It’s the most common refrain I hear from investors and even entrepreneurs these days. So what is actually going on in LA? Booed.

CalTech Enterprise Forum | Renewable Energy & The Smarter Grid

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The CalTech Enterprise Forum presents Renewable Energy & The Smarter Grid: Opportunities for the Entrepreneur this Saturday May 7th. Register: Online: [link]. $40 on-line registration fee; $50 at-the-door; $10 for students with full-time student ID and free for Caltech students (must show ID at door).  Jim Kelly. Panelists.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Biotech

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Saturday, November 12, 2016 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Biotech. Gordon Binder, Venture Capital investor, former Chairman and CEO of Amgen, and Trustee Emeritus of both Caltech and MIT keynotes the Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum program “Entrepreneurs in a Biotech Age”. See [link] (more

Getting in the Game: Entrepreneurs and the Video Game Industry

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Saturday, May 12, 2012 -- Getting in the Game: Entrepreneurs and the. Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Come to this Enterprise Forum for an overview of the video game industry, followed by a panel discussion of how companies are getting in the game by taking advantage of these new opportunities in the gaming world.

Entrepreneurs in a Biotech Moment

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Saturday, November 12, 2016 -- Entrepreneurs in a Biotech Moment. Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum. See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/entrepreneurs-in-a-biotech-moment-tickets-28263542015. Encouraging the growth and success of technology-based entrepreneurial ventures in Southern California.

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer! | Featuring CODA

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TechZulu and The California Institute of Technology ( CalTech ) are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Summer. We’re looking for companies with new technology to demonstrate (or better yet, those with upcoming launches they wish to promote among savvy peers). Spotlight: LA Tech Summer SuperDemo is all electric car company CODA.

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Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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So he launched a company with exclusively paid search. They were a juggernaut and Google was a small company. Overture (Goto.com). eToys.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

SoCal CTO

He has a really interesting background as a product manager and now an entrepreneur. How did you transition to entrepreneur? In L.A.

Interview with Nikhil Jain, ObEN

socalTECH

How did you come up with the idea for the company? Our goal is to announce the Series A, and give a quick preview of the company and what is all about, and we will be coming out of stealth for the first time. nikhil jain oben virtual reality avatar augmented smartphone animation interview entrepreneur startup idealabThanks!

New Tech Center Emerging in Pasadena?

Steve Reich

There is a bit of a startup feel to the sessions–we meet in borrowed space–IdeaLabs, Materia, CalTech.

Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena

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After careful planning and working with major institutions of nnovation here, companies, and community leaders, we launched Innovate Pasadena in 2013. There are always the hard core entrepreneurs, who will do anything they have to do get it done, and they'll work in the basement, they'll literally use their car as their office, wherever.

Creating Successful Companies Through Incubation

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Saturday, February 11, 2012 -- Creating Successful Companies Through Incubation. Caltech/MIT In todays economic environment early stage companies need to optimize their resources, and can benefit from assistance in building their organizations into growing and successful businesses. See [link] (more

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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But we have a great city for building technology companies. If you decide to build a company in LA, here’s what you need to know: 1.

Making The Pasadena Angels Relevant To Today's Startups, With Terry Kay

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Terry Kay: We have always been about helping the entrepreneurs succeed, first, and then, we figure out how we get our fair share from that success.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. The people I know in LA building serious companies ARE working their asses off.

Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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think we've done some of the really exciting companies in LA, including most recently Clicker, Machinima, BUZZmedia, and SVnetwork. Thanks!

Successful Companies Through Incubation

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, October 11, 2008 -- "Successful Companies Through Incubation: SoCal Incubators Serve the High Tech Industry" Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. The Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum on October 11 will feature some of the award-winning business incubators supporting the high tech industry in Greater Los Angeles. See [link] (mor

Spotlight: LA Tech Judges and SuperDemo Bill Gross of Idealab!

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Bill Gross founded Idealab in March 1996 and serves as the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Event Details.

Untold Facets of an Entrepreneur's Success

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 -- Untold Facets of an Entrepreneur's Success: Failure, Timing, Dumb Luck and Advice (Good and Bad). Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Beneath the patina of their success, most ventures have a sausage-like story to tell that differs from familiar "how to build a company" lessons and catechism.

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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We sat down with David and Allen to learn more about how the company wants to change how startups are created. Only companies we are creating.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

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For the past 10 years, Terry has been an active member of the Pasadena Angels, investing in early stage startup companies in Southern California.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

Ask the Angels

For the past 10 years, Terry has been an active member of the Pasadena Angels, investing in early stage startup companies in Southern California.

Building a Virtually Integrated Life Sciences Company

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, December 6, 2008 -- "Building a Virtually Integrated Life Sciences Company" Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. How, and when, does the fledgling company develop relationships with other companies with complementary strengths? What is the essential core of a life sciences business? See [link] (more

Catalyzing Innovation In Pasadena, with Innovate Pasadena

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Because of that, I formally reached out to Caltech, Idealab, the Art Center College of Design, and all the CEOs I knew running tech companies out here.

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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According to The Design Accelerator , it will help startups by selecting promising early stage, design-driven technology companies from the Art Center and Caltech communities for an intensive three-month program. >. design accelerator pasadena startup incubator entrepreneur READ MORE>>.

Renewable Energy and the Smarter Grid: Opportunities for the Entrepreneur

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Saturday, May 7, 2011 -- Renewable Energy and the Smarter Grid: Opportunities for the Entrepreneur. Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. We will examine opportunities and strategies being pursued by early stage start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, and discuss remaining gaps and challenges to achieve the full vision of the smarter grid.

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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Excellent companies being submitted and most of which I wish could all be part of this amazing night. Still Time to Submit Your Company!

Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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In my LA I often see computer screens open with entrepreneurs talking about digital media. Imagine your company hiring in the Valley.

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5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

SoCal Delicious

Entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs. MYTH 2: Silicon Valley companies will always have the best shot at funding. Whats Hot Menu. Apple.

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REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap

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He reminds us that there was also a time when major companies like Washington Mutual, and Linen ‘n’ Things toppled.

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The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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With enough start-ups and teeming tech companies [we can] give our neighbors to the north a run for their bitcoin.”. And for good reason.

Catch #Mindshare50 Talks Live on TechZulu

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Here are just a few: Nolan Bushnell , a seasoned entrepreneur who founded both Atari, Inc. for ourselves, our culture, and our planet. and LL.M.

Neurons on the Run: Brain, Brawn and Algorithms

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Saturday, February 7, 2009 -- "Neurons on the Run: Brain, Brawn and Algorithms" Caltech/MIT enterprise Forum. The Caltech MIT Enterprise Forum will examine the progress in neural interactive medical devices, whether implantable or external, and the place of the entrepreneur in this captivating field. See [link] (more

Want to Know How First Round Capital was Started?

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As a courtesy if you enjoyed his write-up please check out his startup company, ChannelStack. I'm a huge fan of this innovation. and Half.com. 

How TenOneTen Ventures Is Investing In LA's Technology Future

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In particular, funding for companies developing deep technology--software and cloud, as opposed to content and media--seems to be lacking.

Interview with Alex Benzer, SocialEngine

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Plus, he told us a little bit about how he's helping to build a mini cluster of technology companies in the Silverlake area. READ MORE>>.

Los Angeles County Technology Week

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The 10th Annual Techweek will be hosted once again at the award-winning Business Technology Center of Los Angeles County - California's largest high tech business incubator located in Altadena (near Caltech, JPL and other major research institutions). Friday, October 21, 2011 -- Los Angeles County Technology Week. See [link] (more

Los Angeles County Technology Week

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The 10th Annual Techweek will be hosted once again at the award-winning Business Technology Center of Los Angeles County - California's largest high tech business incubator located in Altadena (near Caltech, JPL and other major research institutions). Thursday, October 20, 2011 -- Los Angeles County Technology Week. See [link] (more