Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Names New Startup Class
JANUARY 26, 2017
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
Disney Startup Accelerator Names Second Class
JULY 9, 2015
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>>.
Launchpad LA Gears Up For New Class
OCTOBER 26, 2011
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>>.
Disney Opens Apps For Second Startup Accelerator Class
JANUARY 28, 2015
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
Cal-X Stars To Present Startup Class
DECEMBER 21, 2012
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
OCTOBER 15, 2014
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>>.
Bionic Hands, Mind Control, and AI Oh My! | Techstars Disney Accelerator Class of 2015
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 10, 2015
Techstars Disney Accelerator class of 2015 was announced yesterday. Techstars Disney Accelerator Class of 2015 appeared first on TechZulu.
LaunchpadLA Names Second Class
APRIL 15, 2010
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
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
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
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
The firm is initially focusing on the Los Angeles market, and connecting people with fun, interesting classes, activities, and more in the local area.
A Pitch Of A Different Kind: The LA Dodger's Accelerator First Class
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
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
AUGUST 28, 2015
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Disney Accelerator Names 2016 Class
JULY 11, 2016
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
DECEMBER 19, 2016
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Both Sides of the Table
AUGUST 28, 2016
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
JANUARY 16, 2013
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
AUGUST 22, 2016
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
AUGUST 19, 2016
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
APRIL 5, 2016
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
AUGUST 24, 2015
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Disney Accelerator Names First Class
JULY 7, 2014
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
JANUARY 23, 2014
Muckerlab said it previous, 18 portfolio companies have now raised over $40M to date from venture investors. READ MORE>>.
Quigley: Venture Capital Revival Coming
MAY 2, 2011
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Agile Training Class
SoCal Tech Calendar
JUNE 5, 2011
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 1112, 2011. See [link].
Warner Media Camp Graduates Second Class
AUGUST 5, 2014
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
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
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
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
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
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
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
MARCH 20, 2015
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
DECEMBER 30, 2009
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
SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
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
DECEMBER 1, 2008
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
FEBRUARY 23, 2011
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StartEngine Launches New Class of 14 Startups
JULY 23, 2012
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
AUGUST 11, 2009
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
L.A. Business Journal
JULY 7, 2016
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Project Management Professional Certification Prep Classes
SoCal Tech Calendar
JANUARY 25, 2009
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
MARCH 18, 2010
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
JANUARY 27, 2010
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>>.