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Caltech Taps Venture Capitalist As Trustee

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Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technologyOnGreen said it is the commercial partner for the effort. READ MORE>>.

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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 classes

Competition Dangles $200K To Students With Clean Technology Ideas

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A new competition--part of the Startup America effort launched by the Obama Administration, and spearheaded locally by Caltech, USC, and UCLA--said today that it is looking to award $200,000 in prize money to university students with clean energy business ideas. DOE, being managed by OnGreen, UCLA, USC, and Caltech. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Aviv Grill, Miso Media

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It's the gamification of music education. think in the education field in general, gamification is the key to engaging people moving forward.

Local Clean Energy Business Plan Contest Awards $160,000

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A local, clean energy business plan competition started by the California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of Southern California (USC), and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has awarded $160,000 in prizes in its latest competition. READ MORE>>.

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

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To better understand what they're trying to do, we spoke with both Richard and John about the group. Thanks for the time today. Thanks, and good luck!

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

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Alex serves on the Board of Directors for Logsdon School, a non-profit school providing educational services to students with special needs.

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.

City of Los Angeles Ties Into High Speed, Internet Research Backbone

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The two sai the connection provides a network 1000 times faster than was available previously to access that city data. READ MORE>>.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. Caltech. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week. LA should be LA.”

Taking Technology Products to Market

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Taking Technology Products to Market. See [link] (more

Strategic Alliances

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Monday, May 4, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Strategic Alliances. See [link] (more

Accelerating New Product Development

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Thursday, April 30, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Accelerating New Product Development. See [link] (more

Integrated Strategic Planning

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Monday, March 30, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Integrated Strategic Planning. See [link] (more

Acquiring External Technology to Drive Innovation

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Accelerate innovation through externally acquired technology. See [link] (more

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

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Bill had previously created a packaged software company called Knowledge Adventure the produced children’s educational software. Heresy.

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

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Alex serves on the Board of Directors for Logsdon School, a non-profit school providing educational services to students with special needs.

Catch #Mindshare50 Talks Live on TechZulu

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Neuroscientist at Caltech, UCLA’s Department of Neurosurgery, and NYUMoran is interested in attention, emotions regulations, and dreams. issue.

Getting in the Game: Entrepreneurs and the Video Game Industry

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Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Social, education, and hardcore games are now distributed wirelessly to handheld devices, the free-to-play/virtual goods model has transformed how publishers monetize game titles, and crowd-sourced funding has proven to be a viable source of financing for independent game developers. Video Game Industry.

Interview with Alex Benzer, SocialEngine

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The most attractive thing about it was the educational value. So, we were pretty excited to educate ourselves at TechStars. READ MORE>>.

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

Competitive Technical Intelligence

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Thursday, March 12, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Competitive Technical Intelligence. Get the accurate and timely intelligence your firm needs to anticipate technical trends and assess competitor actions. See [link].

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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Acquiring External Technology

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Monday, November 9, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Acquiring External Technology to Drive Innovation Accelerate innovation through externally acquired technology. Recognize when outside technology is needed and obtain the tools to manage the acquisition process. Integrate external technology sourcing into your business process.

Strategic Pricing

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Thursday, May 14, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Strategic Pricing. Learn how to develop pricing tactics to increase profits and position against competitors, assess pricing opportunities, capture value, understand the implications of product and market life cycles, and determine how and when to stem price erosion.

Successful Acquisition Integration

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Monday, March 9, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Successful Acquisition Integration. Learn how to successfully integrate the strategies and operations of merged organizations, implement the latest techniques, tools and metrics to improve performance, revitalize acquisitions that are not meeting expectations. See [link] (more

Taking Technology Products to Market

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

Successful Acquisition Integration

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Wednesday, November 19, 2008 -- Caltech Executive Education: Successful Acquisition Integration. Learn how to successfully integrate the strategies and operations of merged organizations, implement the latest techniques, tools and metrics to improve performance, revitalize acquisitions that are not meeting expectations.

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.

Successful Acquisition Integration

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Tuesday, December 8, 2009 -- Caltech Executive Education: Successful Acquisition Integration. Learn how to successfully integrate the strategies and operations of merged organizations, implement the latest techniques, tools and metrics to improve performance, revitalize acquisitions that are not meeting expectations. See [link] (more

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launch Event

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 -- Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launch Event. The City of Los Angeles is launching its new cleantech business incubator to accelerate the development of cleantech start-ups and to help build a stronger green economy in LA. See [link] (more

Interview with Mike Gammarino, Students4Startups

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I'm actually an industrial engineer by education. One, is we're educating students on the value of entrepreneurship, and letting them know that cool startups exist in Los Angeles. According to Mike, startups have an uphill battle recruiting from college campuses, including fighting over the best students with big name technology firm.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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But AOL brought online services, email, chat and discussion boards to the masses and thus educated a generation that paved the way for others.