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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. Where: Baxter Hall | CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125. The time has finally arrived!

REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap

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Between Caltech, USC, and UCLA, $1 billion has been put into research expenditures. Ian Harris -  VP of Partnerships, LA Cleantech Incubator.

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

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In 1985, Lotus Development Corporation acquired GNP and Bill became a software entrepreneur at Lotus Development. SuperDemo: Bill Gross.

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>>.

Myricom, Emulex Tie On High Performance Computing

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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. The two said they will jointly develop and market additional FastStack application acceleration software. The company is a spinout of Caltech. READ MORE>>.

Bridging The Gap Between Students And Startups, With TechLA

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However, for students at USC, UCLA, and Caltech, that just doesn''t exist. What''s the idea behind the program? How is the program doing that?

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FastSoft Targets Dynamic Web Pages, Video

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Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinout which develops Internet acceleration devices, said today that it has bolstered its algorithms used its product to support dynamic web pages and video. FastSoft's server-side devices help accelerate TCP/IP traffic. Tags: fastsoft internet traffic acceleration hardware caltech

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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 Software.

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

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To help curate and show off the best that LA has to offer we called in a few friends. Where: CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125.

Interview with Aviv Grill, Miso Media

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First off, let's talk a little bit about your software. What does your software do? Aviv Grill: We just launched our 2.0 We had a 1.0

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Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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We're able to help throw some gasoline on the fire, plus also help people even at the earliest stages of a business. That's part one.

FastSoft Aims At Web Retailers

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Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinout which develops web acceleration software, said today that it has released a version of its products aimed at Internet retailers and web properties. FastSoft develops software which optimized the TCP/IP protocol to accelerate page downloads. READ MORE>>.

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FastSoft Gets Win At Limelight Networks

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According to FastSoft, the firm's products are being used to help speed the upload of content objects to Limelight's servers. FastSoft is a Caltech spinoff which has developed software appliances which accelerate TCP transfers; the firm's technology uses an optimized version of the TCP protocol to accelerate data transfers.

Greening Your Ride: Entrepreneurial Opportunities in the Transportation Sector

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Caltech/MIT enterprise Forum. Entrepreneurial opportunities exist in many spaces, including extended range electric vehicles, charging technologies, Smart Grid interfaces, first mile/last-mile vehicles (electric bikes, scooters, or shared transportation) and software to manage the devices at home and on the road.

Interview with Marc Averitt and Sharon Stevenson, Okapi Ventures

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We were literally on the cusp of launching our prpoduct, and all of our work and money to date had gone into getting the innovative technology out of Caltech, exploring the marketplace, and making sure the product features matched with the demand of the market, which it clearly did. Nice chatting with you today! Let's talk about the exit.

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

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Was it massively better software, better companies, better markets? This blog post originally appeared in serialized form here on TechCrunch.

Angel Funding Advice

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Product :  You should build a product or a prototype.  I’m a software guy so I’m sure there are cases where building isn’t feasible. Don’t worry if they can’t help in your daily business. There are other ways you can get help. This is part of my ongoing series Pitching a VC. How: 1. That’s OK.

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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.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

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How did it help you? Having helped create Fantasy World , I'm a big believer in the value of social and games. In L.A. In L.A.,

Guide to the LA Startup Community

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The CitizenNet platform helps you measure, analyze, and automate social media marketing and engagement. It filed for an IPO on August 6th.