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Synthetic Genomics Creates Host Organism Optimized for Bio Industry

Xconomy

natriegens has the fastest growth rate of any known organism, reproducing at a rate that doubles in less than 10 minutes. Re-engineering V.

Is Your Organization Ready to Become an Ecosystem Driver?

Xconomy

Companies must learn to become ecosystem drivers – even if only for a subset of their customers – in order to survive.

Events.com Aims To Connect Event Organizers, Consumers

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San Diego-based Events.com --founded by one of the co-founders of The Active Network--is hoping to make it easier for event organizers and event goers better plan and find events, the company said this week. events.com eventscom event organizer software mobile activenetwork active network startup launch READ MORE>>.

Practice Entrepreneurship With A Purpose – Before You Start A Company

InfoChachkie

If you are networking to assist a startup you are advising, you can substitute the company’s pitch for your personal pitch. Unknown. Great.

Fixing Tech’s Gender Problem Starts With Company Culture

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Our customers are some of the world's largest, most diverse organizations on the planet, such as IBM, HP and Dell. Software Secretaries.

Social To-Do List iOS App WeDo Launches Out of Beta

Tech.Co

More specifically it allows users to track and complete tasks, get relevant reminders, and create and organize spaces for different groups of people.

Maximize Your Exit By Not Selling Your Company

InfoChachkie

However, in many cases, acquiring companies behave less rationally than Mr. Jackson. A version of this article previously appeared in  Forbes.

Blisters and Basketball – How to Boost Excellent Execution in Your Organization

Frank Addante

I admire John Wooden, the legendary UCLA basketball coach. Wooden’s reasoning? Wooden’s emphasis on excellent execution resonates for me.

Fans.lu Ties With Game Development Organization

socalTECH

Los Angeles-based Fans.lu , a developer of an e-commerce storefront to help game companies sell merchandise such as shirts, hats, posters, and more directly to their gamer fans, said over the weekend that it has partnered with the International Game Developers Association (IGDA). READ MORE>>.

Lessons Big Companies Should Learn from Entrepreneurs

Jason Nazar

Entrepreneurs often lament big companies, but most of us hope we’ll create just that. But that doesn’t mean that they have it all figured out.

Organovo to Test Pre-Clinical Drugs on Bio-Printed Kidney Tissue

Xconomy

As Murphy put it recently, “We don’t think of ourselves as a bio-printing company any more. Now Organovo is expanding its capabilities.

Organize globally.

Berkonomics

There are people and companies everywhere willing to work by the hour, providing great skill sets as needed, able to be shed when the job is complete. So why not organize from the start around such a strategy and hire those able to demonstrate those organizational skills? Growth! Positioning

How to Make Sure Professional Services Don’t Take Over Your Software Company

Both Sides of the Table

So when I meet with GRP portfolio companies that do enterprise sales I try to emphasize the following: 1. training. rollout support. Whatever.

Duchenne Lessons: Advocates For Rare Spinal Disease Have Eyes on FDA

Xconomy

Heather and Jessica Tomko will tell you that they’re nothing alike. They’ve got different interests, different tastes in movies, television, and music.

Activyst Wants to Change the World, One Girl at a Time Through Sports

Tech Zulu Event

to make her way to lunch with someone at the Pan American Health Organization , the Latin branch of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Why Big Data Security is a Must (Even Before Big Data Use Cases)

Tech Zulu Event

That’s why we’ve seen so many companies adopt big data solutions and platforms in recent years. This has opened up a noticeable dilemma, though.

5 Tips to Becoming a More Customer Centric Organization

Both Sides of the Table

Turn Your Organization Inside Out. The world has changed much since I started my first company in 1999.  As organizations we have become more open and I believe this is great for businesses and their customers.  In the first 4 years of running BuildOnline we were an “Outside In&# organization. It was humbling. 

Ginkgo Builds Out Robot Labs as Microbe Design Business Grows: Photos

Xconomy

The company’s microorganisms are engineered to secrete products such as rose-scented oil that goes into perfumes and sweeteners for beverages.

The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

Jason Nazar

But I thought I’d take some more time here to expand on what I think are the challenges, and opportunities, of starting a tech company in LA.

Conference Organizers Suck at Name Tags

Both Sides of the Table

Make the company name just as big. – And while you’re at it, make the other 50% say their company name. Bit awkward, hey?

Pasadena Angels Invest Over $4M in 2014

Ask the Angels

Pasadena Angels for the 3rd consecutive year invested over $4 million in an array of exciting start-up companies. Since the inception of the Pasadena Angels in 2000, members have invested over $50 million in over 120 companies. Company exit returns were as high as 10X return on initial investment. Pasadena, Calif. Ron Cohen.

How Planana Is Connecting Events To Sponsors, With Anna Sergeeva

socalTECH

What is the biggest issue that local event organizers--health and family fairs, sports events, and so on--have? What is Planana? Thanks!

Founders from MIT With a Plan to Change How We Grow and Eat Food

Both Sides of the Table

eating natural, organic fresh fruit, vegetables, herbs & lettuce year round – even in cold climates. Startup Companies

Xconomy Q&A: Vuforia, Pokémon Go, and Augmented Reality

Xconomy

Talk about auspicious timing. But now there is an exceptional example. Jay Wright. Wright said.

DODGERS Announce Newest Accelerator Companies

LATechDigest

The LA Dodgers And R/GA Announce Second Sports Accelerator Program Companies. Focus is on Growth-Stage Companies and Strategic Business Development. The Los Angeles Dodgers and R/GA Ventures are pleased to announce the five companies chosen for the second LA Dodgers Sports Accelerator.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Presenting Companies at CalTech

Tech Zulu Event

The Spotlight is shining down these amazing LA companies! Spotlight: LA Tech Summer SuperDemo is all electric car company  CODA. ENGAGE.

TechZulu Presents 2012 Startup Forecast | Featuring Science, Tech Coast Angels, Amplify, StartEngine, upStart.LA

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OrangicStartup’s is a company that helps Internet startups start. 24 7pm at Coloft in Santa Monica. We Our Panelist Include. Venue Sponsor.

Build a Product-Driven Company

Frank Addante

If you want to manage a hyper-growth company, start with a great product. That is, a company that focuses all functions on the product.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Presenting Companies at Caltech

Tech Zulu Event

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. And now without further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Companies: Spotlight Companies. Bill serves on the boards of directors of numerous companies.

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA

socalTECH

In your opinion, what events, companies, or people made the biggest impact on the technology world this year? READ MORE>>.

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

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Bill Gross founded Idealab in March 1996 and serves as the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Event Details.

Calacanis Debuts LAUNCH Fund I To Back 100 Companies

socalTECH

Jason Calacanis , the serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and conference organizer, announced Tuesday morning that it has closed his first, formal angel investing fund, The LAUNCH Fund I. Calacanis said the fund will invest $100-$250K in 50-100 startups. LPs in the fund include Calacanis, David Sacks, and others. READ MORE>>.

Non-Profits Telling Stories Through Technology

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Entrepreneurship Featured Social News Startup Audiolife Brandon Hance Breast Cancer Awareness GoodThreads Non-profit organization

Launching An International Tech Startup: The Challenges And Benefits

Tech Zulu Event

140,000 new startup companies are reportedly launched every day. travellers with inter-city bus companies in Latin America. customers.

Increase Your RSVP Accuracy With tureRSVP

Tech Zulu Event

They hope to take on the Facebook Events and other planning companies such as Evite and PunchBowl. Busy taking classes and studying all night?

Future of The Cloud is Bright | Just Ask the Market

Tech Zulu Event

The advantages of the cloud are apparent whether you’re a multinational enterprise organization or an SMB. George V.

Interview with Anna Sergeeva and Fei Xiao, trueRSVP

socalTECH

We caught up with Anna Sergeeva and Fei Xiao, two of the co-founders of the company, to learn more about the company. Anyone can join.

Maximize Your Exit By Not Selling Your Company

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Organic vs. Strategic Growth

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, April 7, 2011 -- Organic vs. Strategic Growth: Why, When and How? Companies typically look for growth in one of two ways. Organic growth - accomplished through growth of sales in existing product lines/services or developing new product lines/services internally. See [link] (more

HireRight Aims At Health Care Organizations

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Irvine-based HireRight , the provider of background checks and drug and health screening services, has rolled out a new service specifically aimed at health care organizations. READ MORE>>. hireright health care background check drug screening healthcare lifescience employer employee