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Helping Startups Understand Salespeople & the Sales Culture

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Obviously to understand a “class” of people you have to make broad generalizations. Excuses. Here are mine. People are buying YOU.

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Disney Startup Accelerator Names Second Class

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The Walt Disney Company announced the names of the companies in its second, startup accelerator program it runs out of Burbank, with the help of Techstars. According to Disney, the second class of the Disney Accelerator includes ten startups, who will participate in a three month mentorship and investment program. READ MORE>>.

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MuckerLab Unveils Second Graduating Class to Investors

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A traffic jam of expensive cars lined up to pull into the packed parking lot of MuckerLab for its second graduating class demo day.

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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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Profitability Helps San Diego Lender Step Out from Industry Cloud

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LendingClub helped to pioneer the model, saying in November 2012 that it had surpassed $1 billion in loans issued since 2006, when it was founded. In contrast to some alternative lenders, the San Diego firm said it is growing fast and is consistently profitable. million in 2012 to more than $59 million in 2015.

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>>.

LaunchpadLA Application Deadline Nears, As Class Graduates

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Interested in getting some help in getting your startup off the ground and funded? 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. READ MORE>>.

Agent Ace: Using Algorithms To Help You Find A Real Estate Agent

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In other words, we help you find the agent who will sell your house the fastest and for the most money, based on their stats. Thanks!

Interview with Bong Koh, LifeCrowd

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Earlier this month, Los Angeles-based LifeCrowd (www.lifecrowd.com) unveiled its service to help connect people with real life activities.

UCI Rolls Out Big Data Program

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UC 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. extension bigdata hadoop study university classesUCI's Extension program is the continuing education arm of the university. READ MORE>>.

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Grokker Wants to Help You Cook, Keep Fit and Meditate

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We connect YOU (the passionate enthusiast) with expert video and our active community to help you embrace and practice your wellness passions.

Report: Lynda.com Tops $70M In Annual Revenues

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Lynda.com originally started as Lynda Weinman's personal domain, when she was teaching classes at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat

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That gift of livestock can help families out of extreme poverty. Did the experience at Anderson help you with starting the company?

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Entrepreneurs Should Create A Degree – Not Buy One Off The Rack

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When I arrived at Wharton many moons ago, I was told that all first-year students take the same set of Core classes. Custom Wharton Degree.

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Two most powerful words: “Help me.”

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There is a bit of the teacher in all of us, and a request for help is a natural trigger to bring this out.  Email readers.continue here.] 

You Can’t Teach People To Be Entrepreneurs, But Entrepreneurs Can Be Taught

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Instead of trying to teach students to be an entrepreneur, I expose my entrepreneurial students to tools that will help them solve real-world problems.

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.

Everything about Java 8

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common scenario in Java libraries is, for some interface Foo , there would be a companion utility class Foos with static methods for generating or working with Foo instances. An interface cannot provide a default implementation for any of the methods of the Object class. Why abstract classes can't be instantiated using a lambda.

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EvoNexus Deadline Approaches Monday

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San Diego-based startup incubator EvoNexus said Friday that the deadline for its Fall startup class is Monday. The technology incubator's aim is to help increase the success rate of startups in the area--and increase jobs and employment in the industry. evonexus deadline startup class money incubate incubatorREAD MORE>>.

LifeCrowd Launches Activity Discovery Service

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Los Angeles-based LifeCrowd launched Wednesday, saying that it is looking to help users connect with others on fun activities led by experts. 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).

DocStoc Launches Expert Video

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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.

Lead, Follow or Get the F**k Out of the Way

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And of course fudging never produces world-class results, so many companies suffer from mediocrity. Lead — It’s hard to be a real leader.

GameSalad Rolls Out New Tools To Help Aspiring Game Developers

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Los Angeles- and Austin-based GameSalad , a developer of tools which make it easy to create real, world class mobile apps and desktop games, said it is looking to help aspiring hobbyists to become full fledged game developers, with a new effort called GameSalad Academy. No problem! The new educational site is free to users.

Karlin Ventures Looks To Help Develop LA's Rising Tech Leaders With Program

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Los Angeles-based venture capital investor Karlin Ventures is hoping to help develop rising, technology executives--particularly those at the VP level--with a new program it is launching today called Karlin Fellows. Karlin said the new program will be available both to execs from its portfolio companies, as well as others in the community.

Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives

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Indeed, whether you’re a producer, screenwriter, director, actor, cinematographer, editor, art director or composer (or some combination of these) Stage 32 offers classes to meet your specific needs. Classes with a wide geographic appeal. Among those that have paid for a Stage 32 class, 91% say they’ll do it again in the future.

Launchpad LA Adds Funding, Office Space For Startups

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Launchpad LA started two years ago as mostly a mentoring effort to help support promising companies in Los Angeles, or who were interested in moving into the area; however, the program, unlike programs from Y-Combinator and TechStars, hadn't included any funding or office space. startup mentorship accelerator class winter launchpad

San Diego Founder Institute Deadline Nears

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MakerSquare Launches In LA

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Coding bootcamp operator MakerSquare , which helps students get software jobs, has just launched its first program in Los Angeles, aiming to help students learn the technical and professional skills to land a software position. makersquare coding bootcamp classes software jobsREAD MORE>>.

ProProfs | An Online Tool for All

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Creating an online class or tutorial is simple on ProProfs.  Create an extra quiz or class to help them understand. 

3 Reasons SaaS Savvy Entrepreneurs Don’t Build Their Own Portals

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Most companies do not have the infrastructure to build and support an enterprise-class portal. This is where SaaS gets sexy. Time to market.

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Zingy Looks To Create Uber For Dog Walkers

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Do you love walking dogs? A new, Los Angeles-based startup, Zingy , is looking to create a new, online marketplace to connect dog owners with other dog lovers to help walk their dogs. The new marketplace startup said it is aimed at helping dog lovers earn additional income, and to help create meaningful and rewarding employment opportunities.

Interview with Michael Abrams, the Disney Accelerator

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Earlier this week, the Disney Accelerator held the demo day for its second class. At this moment, we're 100 percent focused on this class.

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Announcing Upfront Ventures’ Newest Partner — Kobie Fuller

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Please help me in amplifying this message and in welcoming Kobie to the team on social media. Why Kobie? Kobie scored highly on all fronts.

Qualcomm Agrees To Settle Gender Discrimination Suit For $19.5M

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San Diego-based Qualcomm Incorporated has agreed to pay $19.5M to settle a gender discrimination suit, filed on behalf of its employees, according to class action law firm Sanford Heisler LLP. Sanford Heisler said it had filed the lawsuit on behalf of approximately 3,300 women. READ MORE>>.

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How To Make (Almost) Anything Go Viral

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We share information to help others, to make them better off.”. A version of this article previously appeared in Forbes. The Faux Anti-Gladwell.

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How to Know if You Have ADD and What to Do About It

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So suck that every teacher who scolded us for not paying attention to boring classes or making people with ADD feel less accomplished. 3. Sorry.

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Wearable World Labs Partners With Technicolor to Accelerate Wearable Tech & IOT Start­ups

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The next generation of wearable technologies will help create more immersive, interactive and contextual experiences for users,” Pizzica said.

Attention Startup Accelerators: Your Job Is Not Over After Demo Day

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Bringing an accelerators’ graduates back as mentors provides value to the next class, certainly. Convert Graduate-Founders Into Mentors.

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Float Selected For E-commerce Accelerator, Commerce.Innovated

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Commerce.Innovated--which is run by Silicon Valley Bank and MasterCard--is a "virtual accelerator" aimed at helping startups in the commerce area.