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Caltech Scientists's Kickstarter Project: Nanoart

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Here's an interesting Kickstarter project looking for some (crowd) funding: a Caltech scientist is looking to raise $50,000 to create "nanoart".

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

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, July 14, at The California Institute of Technology (CalTech). Its Time! Its Time! SuperDemo. Event Details.

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

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, February 2, at Caltech. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology and of the Art Center College of Design. Where: Baxter Hall | CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125. Take the next left on Holliston Avenue, into Caltech campus.

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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A new, startup incubator-created by the Art Center College of Design and the California Insitute of Technology --said this morning that it has launched a brand new, design-focused incubator, housed at Idealab. Breitenberg is special assistant to the president of Art Center College of Design. READ MORE>>.

Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Winter

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TechZulu and The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Winter. The  Caltech Entrepreneurship Club  is the hub for innovators in the Caltech community who want to learn how to make their idea a reality. If you’d like to present,  APPLY HERE. Diamond Sponsor. Community Sponsors.

ADP Setting Up Technology Center In Pasadena With 350 Employees

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The company says it specifically is looking to capitalize on the existing tech business community in Pasadena and the surrounding Los Angeles area, along with local schools like Caltech, The Art Center College of Design and Pasadena City College. ADP offers up payrolls services and other human resources outsourcing. READ MORE>>.

LA To Launch Cleantech Incubator

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator was created by the Los Angeles Cleantech Alliance, a group created by the Mayor's Office, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Community Redevelopment Agency for Los Angeles, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, USC, CalTech, and Arts Center College of Design. READ MORE>>.

New Tech Center Emerging in Pasadena?

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

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.

Interview with Paul Gloger, Rockoco

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It came out of a lab at Caltech, operated by Axel Scherer. Thanks for chatting today. What's the technology all about? George, who has a Ph.D.

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

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In college at the California Institute of Technology, he patented a new loudspeaker design and formed GNP Loudspeakers, Inc. Event Details.

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

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Both graduates of one of the most premier science institutions in the United States: Caltech. “There’s something going on in LA.”

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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Creative – we’re a place of writers, directors, producers, musicians, costume designers, make-up artists, graphic artists, 3D modelers.

Myricom, Emulex Tie On High Performance Computing

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Myricom's adapters and software are specifically designed for low latency applications. The company is a spinout of Caltech. According to the two, Emulex will offer up a new line of High Performance Networking (HPN) products, which are based in Myricom's FastStack application acceleration software. READ MORE>>.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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LA Cleantech Incubator , officially launched last week, and was created by Los Angeles Cleantech Alliance, a group supported by Mayor's Office, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Community Redevelopment Agency for Los Angeles, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, USC, CalTech, and Arts Center College of Design.

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

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and has led business analysis & user interface design projects for the U.S. Where: CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125.

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

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His first “real&# business came in college where he designed audio speakers. Summary notes, as always, provide below. Overture (Goto.com).

Catch #Mindshare50 Talks Live on TechZulu

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Bushnell is currently co-founder and chief game designer for Anti-Aging Games. for ourselves, our culture, and our planet. 10:15am: MIND. issue.

Virgin Galactic Names CFO

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Sunshine as its CFO. The firm said that Sunshine is the firm's first Chief Financial Officer. READ 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. Financial impact of the deal was not disclosed. READ MORE

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. Financial impact of the deal was not disclosed. READ MORE

Interview with Alex Benzer, SocialEngine

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We started working on local web design projects, but got sick of that in six months. Alex Benzer: I'm actually building two startups.

Interview with Aviv Grill, Miso Media

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The firm is backed by Google Ventures, as well as a number of well known angels. First off, let's talk a little bit about your software. We had a 1.0

San Gabriel Valley: Bitcoin Creator Not The Only Inventor In Town

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The first human powered aircraft , the Gossamer Albatross, designed by Paul MacCready (founder of Monrovia-based Aerovironment). Comment below!

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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And, let’s not overlook the research juggernaut called Caltech, which managed $332 million in sponsored research and $1.77 billion what’s hot?

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FastSoft Updates Product Line

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Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinout developing Internet acceleration devices, disclosed earlier this week that it has rolled out a new product. FastSoft is venture backed by Miramar Venture Partners, Caltech, and angel investors. Pricing on the new product was not released. READ MORE>>.

Start Me Up

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Caltech engineering grad, he started Idealab in 1996 with the aim of finding and testing new ideas, then turning the best ones into companies that take up residence. Pasadena Magazine August 2012  (click here for the original article). Written by Maria Russo. Not only will no one think you’re crazy, you’ll learn something new.”. Twitter.

MEDICAL IMAGING INNOVATIONS

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Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Electrical engineers design and make the hardware. On December 8, 2012, the Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum presents a stimulating and revealing program on the latest in technology and entrepreneurial opportunities in medical imaging. Entrepreneurs dream and bring the dreams to reality.

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

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First off, for those not familiar with the Pasadena Angels, talk about the group? He started the group because he wanted to help companies succeed.

Interview with Richard Koffler and John Morris, The Tech CEO Network

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Myself, I am now working with a medical ultrasound technology firm, working directly with the researcher and a design firm. READ MORE>>.

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Greening Your Ride

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Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Speakers include: Geoff Wardle, Art Center College of Design; Randy Churchill, PricewaterhouseCoopers; Whitney Pitkanen, CALSTART; Dick Cromie, SCE; John Simpson, Trikkle Tech; Bill Bogaard, Mayor, City of Pasadena. See [link] (more

SoCal Inventors Recognized By Popular Mechanics

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The team behind the artificial retina project, backed by the U.S. The last university team recognized by Popular Mechanics comes out of UCLA.

Interview with Joe Fisher, Contour Energy

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How did Contour Energy spin out of Caltech? Joe Fisher , the firm's CEO, sat down with us and explained what Contour Energy is all about.

Protabit, Monsanto Launch Startup

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Pasadena-based Protabit , a brand new startup based on research from Caltech, and chemical giant Monsanto disclosed this morning that the two firms have entered into a two-year collaboration, to develop new tools for protein design and optimization.

Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

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MySpace was: scantily dressed, teenaged, middle-America, design chaos and on ad steroids. Social Networks: Past, Present & Future. chuckle.

Social Entrepreneurship: Venturing from the Bottom Up

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Saturday, March 10, 2012 -- Social Entrepreneurship: Venturing from the Bottom Up. Entrepreneurs identify problems and find ways to solve them. In a typical business, the idea is to do that and make some money. What happens, though, when the problems are big and have social aspects that dont have an obvious revenue source? See [link] (more

Seth Sternberg – Meebo

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It became a theme in my keynote at Caltech on the future of social networking. “But Mark, isn’t it one big time suck?&#. Awesome.

NASA Curiosity Lands On Mars

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The rover was designed, developed, and assembled at JPL, which is a division of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

Contour Energy In Technology Deal With MIT

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Contour Energy--whose base technology was licensed from Caltech--said the technology from MIT produces a tenfold increase in the amount of power that can be delivered from lithium-ion batteries. MIT's technology is applied to the design of electrodes within lithium-ion batteries. READ MORE>>.

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.