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Caltech Invests In Coursera

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The California Institute of Technology is backing, Coursera , a startup in the area of online education with an equity investment, plus the promise to put some of its courses online for free, in a deal worth $3.7M, the school announced this morning with Coursera. coursera caltech venture capital education online classesREAD MORE>>.

Los Angeles Startup Events

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Of course, given the size of this list and having kids, I really can't attend a lot of these. I recently posted about the Increase in Early-Stage Startup Activity in Los Angeles. In that post, I mentioned how one of the signals is the big increase in number of startup events and the number of attendees at those events.

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

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Of course that’s not disputable. Both graduates of one of the most premier science institutions in the United States: Caltech.

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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CalTech MIT Enterprise Forum – Great events on various topics – there's one this Saturday that would be great to go to. Quality of Events Of course, the bigger issue with events is finding the ones where you will have a really good opportunity to network with interesting people. Great post by John Shiple. They put on great events.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. And of course a place of idyllic weather, culture and a lifestyle. Caltech.

Intellectual Property for Technology and Business Development

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Tuesday, March 17, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Intellectual Property for Technology and Business Development. This 2 day course will help you learn how to manage your IP portfolio as a business. See [link] (more

Management of Technology and Innovation

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Wednesday, February 25, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Management of Technology and Innovation. Attend this 3 day course and learn how to successfully meet key challenges in managing technological innovation. See [link] (more

Technology Strategy for RandD and Product Development

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Monday, February 23, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Technology Strategy for RandD and Product Development. Attend this 2 day course and learn how to manage technology investments through technology roadmaps. See [link] (more

Strategic Marketing of Technology Products

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Monday, February 9, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Strategic Marketing of Technology Products. Attend this 3-day course to learn how to gain market advantage and become better positioned to grow. See [link] (more

Intellectual Property for Technology and Business Development

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Tuesday, November 11, 2008 -- Caltech Executive Education: Intellectual Property for Technology and Business Development. This 2 day course will help you learn how to manage your IP portfolio as a business. See [link] (more

Guidance Solutions Gets Win

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Marina Del Rey-based Guidance Solutions said Monday that the firm has signed on Caltech's Industrial Relations Center as a customer. Guidance, which provides services for building ecommerce web sites, said that Caltech's IRC. which provides an online catalog of executive education courses, used the firm for a web site overhaul.

Guidance Software Gets Win

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Marina Del Rey-based Guidance Solutions said Monday that the firm has signed on Caltech's Industrial Relations Center as a customer. Guidance, which provides services for building ecommerce web sites, said that Caltech's IRC. which provides an online catalog of executive education courses, used the firm for a web site overhaul.

Intellectual Property

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Intellectual Property for Technology and Business Development. This 2 day course will help you learn how to manage your IP portfolio as a business. Build IP portfolios that protect business unit profits, create licensing revenues, and contain costs. See [link] (more

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Taking Technology Products to Market

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Thursday, February 12, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Taking Technology Products to Market. Attend this 2 day course to learn how to provide customers with crystal-clear product positioning, meaningful branding, and carefully timed launch strategies. Stand out in your competitive marketplace. See [link] (more

Skate Where the Puck is Going

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And of course – badges. recently gave talks at Caltech & Stanford. Fawking badges. Really?  OK, I get it. Badges = Foursquare.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

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We have connections with world-class institutions like CalTech, the Art Center, USC and UCLA, and even JPL. You need both to succeed.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

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We have connections with world-class institutions like CalTech, the Art Center, USC and UCLA, and even JPL. You need both to succeed.

Angel Funding Advice

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know you’re not a tech guy and haven’t done anything other than an HTML course you once took, but if you’re inspirational and a leader you’ll find somebody to moonlight for free to get your prototype built.  If you can’t do wireframes, learn how.  If you don’t know what wireframes are you should.  Go research it.

Interview with Mike Gammarino, Students4Startups

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Mike Gammarino: The approach we are going to take, is we've been working with schools here so far, USC, UCLA, and Caltech--where we want to go to career fairs, hold private events, and start interacting and building relationships with professors, career centers, students, and so forth. It's not for everybody, of course. Thanks!

How TenOneTen Ventures Is Investing In LA's Technology Future

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There''s Caltech, the Claremont Colleges, Harvey Mudd, UCLA. How did the new fund come about? David Waxman.: Thanks! READ MORE>>.

This Week’s Keynote Presentations

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I have often complained how much I hate sitting on panels. Every speaker wants to get their points in so the conversation often lacks rhythm.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

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Of course, you should monitor social media such as Twitter, the social news sites, Facebook, etc. Tell me a bit about your background. In L.A.

Choosing Internet Platforms

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I'm blogging from the CalTech Enterprise Forum. Of course, there are still caveats - can they pass data security audits, what is your downtime risk and cost of downtime, what's the risk of the platform vendor. The topic is: Betting Your Company On An Internet Platform? We'll see where my opinion goes after hearing the presentations.

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