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Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Names New Startup Class

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The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Powered by Techstars has announced the next class of startups to join the healthcare accelerator, saying this morning that it has added eight startups to what will be the second class for the program. READ MORE>>. cedars sinai startup accelerator healthcare techstars incubator

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Disney Startup Accelerator Names Second Class

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According to Disney, the second class of the Disney Accelerator includes ten startups, who will participate in a three month mentorship and investment program. The second class includes Decisive (SaaS for mobile targeting); EMOTIV (brain monitoring technology); FEM Inc. READ MORE>>.

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Launchpad LA Gears Up For New Class

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Los Angeles-based Launchpad LA , the business mentoring and acceleration program which has been spearheaded by Mark Suster and Adam Lilling, looks to be gearing up for its third class. According to the group's web site, it will kick off the next class in November 2011, and continue until early spring 2012. READ MORE>>.

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Disney Opens Apps For Second Startup Accelerator Class

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The Walt Disney Company said Tuesday that it is running another, startup accelerator class, as part of the Disney Accelerator program in Burbank, and is now accepting applications for a class of another, ten startups for the program. READ MORE>>. disney startup accelerator techstars content venture capital investment

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Cal-X Stars To Present Startup Class

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Cal-X Stars Business Accelerator , a startup accelerator group which has been ramping up in Santa Monica, said Friday that it is planning to present its class of medtech companies in San Francisco as part of the Founder Club DEMO day. READ MORE>>. biotech lifescience device medical accelerator incubator calxstars

Disney Accelerator Shows Off First Class Of Startups

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The Disney Accelerator , the startup accelerator sponsored by Walt Disney and being run by TechStars, had its demo day Tuesday, showing off the nine companies to emerge out of the accelerator. Disney offered up up to $120K in investment capital, access to entrepreneurs and executives at Disney, and other resources to its startups. READ MORE>>.

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Bionic Hands, Mind Control, and AI Oh My! | Techstars Disney Accelerator Class of 2015

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Techstars Disney Accelerator class of 2015 was announced yesterday. Techstars Disney Accelerator Class of 2015 appeared first on TechZulu.

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LaunchpadLA Names Second Class

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Luanchpad LA's last class had thirteen companies, of which eleven received venture funding and where one was acquired. Los Angeles-based Launchpad LA , the startup mentoring effort spearheaded by GRP Partners' Mark Suster, is announcing this afternoon that it has selected 10 startups for the second season of the program. READ MORE>>.

LaunchpadLA Application Deadline Nears, As Class Graduates

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Launchpad LA , the Los Angeles startup accelerator program which is run by Sam Teller, and was founded by venture capitalist Mark Suster, is gearing up for another class, to start next month. The deadline for applying for the next class , which runs from March through July, is February 17th. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Bong Koh, LifeCrowd

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The firm is initially focusing on the Los Angeles market, and connecting people with fun, interesting classes, activities, and more in the local area.

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A Pitch Of A Different Kind: The LA Dodger's Accelerator First Class

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It was an unusual sight at Dodger's Stadium on Tuesday evening, at least for baseball fans, as a different Dodger's team took the field: the first class of the LA Dodgers Accelerator , an effort by the team to help incubate and accelerate startups in the sports and sport-related areas. What was the biggest takeaway of the evening?

HotOutlines.com Looks To Cut Class Time, Earn Students Money

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A new, Los Angeles startup, HotOutlines.com has debuted its service, which lets students and colleges and universities upload their class notes, outlines, and study guides, and sell them for a commission. READ MORE>>. hotoutlines outlines school education college startup notes study

UCI Rolls Out Big Data Program

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extension bigdata hadoop study university classesUC Irvine is jumping onto the big data bandwagon, saying this week that it has launched a new, online course specifically aimed at helping individuals learn all about big data. UCI's Extension program is the continuing education arm of the university. READ MORE>>.

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Disney Accelerator Names 2016 Class

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The Walt Disney Company has named its next class of startup participating in the Disney Accelerator , the startup accelerator and mentoring company held on the company's Burbank campus. READ MORE>>. disney accelerator startup incubator incubation

Lynda.com Hit By Password Breach

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to explore his theses about the societal norms and values of white, working-class people from Appalachia and why America was leaving them behind.

MuckerLab Unveiling New Startup Class Today

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MuckerLab , the Los Angeles startup accelerator headed by Erik Rannala, is presenting its newest startup class today in a Demo Day. READ MORE>>.

LA Dodgers Accelerator Names New Class

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The LA Dodgers Sports Accelerator , the startup accelerator program run by the Dodgers organization in conjunction with R/GA , has announced the five participants in its second class of startups today. The demo day for the group is in November. READ MORE>>. dodgers accelerator sports startup incubator sport venue team

Bio Roundup: FDA Says No, PCSK9 Value Fight, CRISPR Intrigue & More

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When the Olympics roll around, many watchers get into a sport they previously hadn’t thought much about. This time for me, it’s volleyball. The best part, though, are the rejections. Just like in basketball, there’s nothing more dramatic than emphatically denying an opponent a chance to score. Talk about sacrifice.

Techstars Healthcare Accelerator Announces 2016 Class

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The Techstars Healthcare Accelerator at Cedars-Sinai announced its first class on Monday, saying that it has selected 11 companies to participate in the first accelerator to be held at the Cedars-Sinai campus for the next three months. Demo Day for the accelerator class is June 23rd. READ MORE>>.

LA Dodgers Opens Door On First Accelerator Program

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Disney Accelerator Names First Class

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The Disney Accelerator , the startup accelerator backed by Disney and being run by TechStars in Los Angeles, announced its inagural class today, naming eleven companies--including three Los Angeles companies--to participate in the three month program. READ MORE>>.

MuckerLab Shows Off New Class Of Startups

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Muckerlab said it previous, 18 portfolio companies have now raised over $40M to date from venture investors. READ MORE>>.

Quigley: Venture Capital Revival Coming

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Agile Training Class

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Saturday, June 11, 2011 -- June 2011 PMI-OC Agile Training Class. Mark Layton, organizational strategist/PMI certification instructor, will lead a two-day Agile Scrum Master Certification training class June 1112, 2011. See [link].

Warner Media Camp Graduates Second Class

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What do you get when you combine a technology investment demo day with a Hollywood-style story pitch session? Studios in Burbank on Monday evening.

Make In LA Names Second Hardware Accelerator Class

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Make In LA , a hardware-focused startup accelerator and mentorship program, said this week that it has selected a second class of startup for its four month accelerator program. This next class has its Demo Day on June 28th. Make In LA said the four companies were selected from a pool of 112 applications for across 24 countries.

Snap Files For IPO

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percent of Class A, 22.8 percent of Class B shares before the IPO) and Lightspeed Venture Partners (8.3 percent, respectively); founders Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy each hold 21.8% of Class A, 2.0 billion in an IPO offering on the New York Stock Exchange, under the symbol SNAP. Snap's major backers are Benchmark Capital (12.7

LifeCrowd Launches Activity Discovery Service

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LifeCrowd, which currently is offering its services only in Los Angeles, currently is offering things like sushi making classes, kayaking tours, kiteboarding, and blackjack (led by the firm's own CEO). lifecrowd activity discovery classes learning expert startup demoLooking for something fun to do around town? READ MORE>>.

Rexter Named Part Of Microsoft Accelerator Class

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Altadena-based Rexter , the developer of real time contact and relationship management software led by technology veteran Andy Wilson, has been named one of the fourteen companies in the upcoming Microsoft Digital Work Accelerator. READ MORE>>.

Broadcom To Pay $160.5M to Settle Class Action Lawsuit

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Irvine-based Broadcom reported Tuesday that the firm has agreed to settle a class action, securities lawsuit against the firm, in exchange for a $160.5M

Occam Networks Settles Class Action Lawsuit

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Santa Barbara-based Occam Networks said Thursday afternoon that the firm has settled a class action lawsuit, which was filed against the firm in 2007. Tags: occam networks class action lawsuit legal restatement The lawsuit stemmed from a financial restatement made by the firm in October of 2007.

Earth Class Mail Lands In West LA

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Seattle-based startup Earth Class Mail has landed in Los Angeles, saying Monday that the firm has opened up shop on Santa Monica Boulevard for the firm's Internet mail service. According to Earth Class Mail, the new Los Angeles retail location will also provide onsite package pickup and shipping services.

United Online Turns Down MemoryLane.com

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StartEngine Launches New Class of 14 Startups

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Los Angeles startup accelerator StartEngine has launched its third class, a new batch of fourteen startups which have set up shop in the incubator's Westwood Village space under the watchful eyes of Activision co-founder Howard Marks and investor Paul Kessler. READ MORE>>. startengine launch startups software accelerator incubator

Qualcomm: Class Action Suit Dismissed

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San Diego-based Qualcomm said this morning that the firm has been granted a motion to dismiss a consumer, class action lawsuit against the firm. According to Qualcomm, the judge found that the allegations in the compliant did not give Lorenzo any right to compensation from the firm under California's unfair competition law. READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach Report July 7: Snapchat Hit with Indecency Class Action

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Snapchat hit with indecency class action, J2 Global may be outbid for Gawker Media, Buzzfeed Motion Pictures show tops iTunes, and more

Project Management Professional Certification Prep Classes

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Saturday, January 31, 2009 -- Project Management Professional Certification Prep Classes. The Project Management Institute- Orange County Chapter announces Winter Session PMP Prep Classes PMI-OC will once again offer a six session preparation class for the PMP Certification examination. See [link] (more

Launchpad LA Opens Apps For Second Class

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Launchpad LA , the business incubation and mentoring effort started by GRP's Mark Suster , said today that it has opened up applications for its second class of companies. The effort's mentors include Mike Jones, Keith Richman, and Adam Bain. Prior firms in the program are MobileRoadie, TechForward, Sometrics, and GumGum.

eHarmony Settles Same-Sex Class Action Lawsuit

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Pasadena-based online dating site eHarmony has settled a class action lawsuit over its lack of support for gay, lesbian, and bisexual individuals, the firm reported Tuesday evening. According to eHarmony, it is in an agreement to settle Carlson, et. al. v. eHarmony, Inc., which was filed in 2007. READ MORE>>.