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Online Learning Company Ties With UCLA Extension, CAA

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A new, venture backed online education company, Encore Career Institute , headed by Steve Poizner, said today that it has linked with the UCLA Extension to offer up professional certificates and career counseling online. Encore explained that its offerings will be based on UCLA Extension's content and courses. READ MORE>>.

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Startup Founded By UCLA Students Offers Scholarship

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A startup, Sparefoot , headed by two former UCLA students who founded the company out of their experiences at the school, said today that it is offering up a $5,000 scholarship to students who use its service. startup scholarship ucla sparefootREAD MORE>>.

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UCLA 48hr Startup | Catch It Live On TechZulu

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This weekend UCLA has put together 48hr Startup and TechZulu will be there to bring you all the final startup presentations live. The Deets.

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Convertro Taps UCLA Anderson Professor For Research Effort

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Santa Monica-based online advertising attribution technology provider Convertro --which is led by serial entrepreneur Jeff Zwelling--said today that it has added UCLA Anderson School professor Sanjog Misra as the chair of a new research committee for the company. Dr. Misra will work in an advisory role to the company.

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The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns

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The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns. UCLA doesn’t aim to make a financial return. Main menu.

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NanoH2O Raises $14.8M

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No details of the funding have been announced by the company yet. osmosis reverse spinout ucla desalination water cleantech nanoh2o

UCLA To Tap Outside Board For Startup Deals

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Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Spring

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TechZulu and The Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Spring.

Interview with Adi Jaffe, All About Addiction

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Adi Jaffe: I'm a UCLA addiction trained psychologist, specializing in addiction. How is this related to the work you were doing at UCLA?

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Here are four startup founders, who are among the hottest companies in the technology world, who got their start in Southern California.

Verge Genomics, Founded By UCLA Scientists, Raises $4M In Seed Funding

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Verge Genomics , a biopharmaceuticals startup founded by scientists out of UCLA, said Tuesday that it has raised $4M in a seed financing round. The company's founders are Alice Zhang, a current 5th year MD/PhD candidate at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and Jason Chen, also a 5th year MD/PhD candidate at UCLA Geffen.

UCLA Advancing Women in Technology Conference [ LOS ANGELES ]

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The UCLA Conference to Advance Women in Technology will take place on Friday, August 12, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (w/Networking Reception 3:00 – 5:00 pm) at the  UCLA Pauley Pavilion Club. To submit About. To submit questions for the panelists,  please visit this page. Registration.

Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat

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UCLA Anderson really seems to be a hotbed of entrepreneurs nowadays - did you know going into the MBA program you'd be starting your own company?

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Two Bit Circus Co-Founder Brent Bushnell to Keynote TechZulu Spotlight: LA Tech

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This Thursday TechZulu and the Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to bring you Spotlight: LA Tech Spring.

Tribogenics Lands $2.5M For Portable X-ray Technology

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The firm, a spinoff of UCLA whose technology has been funded by DARPA, said the funding came from Flywheel Ventures and angel investors. Tribogenics has developed technology which will enable small, handheld X-ray devices, originally developed from research at UCLA. READ MORE>>.

Henrik Fisker Reboots Efforts To Create Electric Cars, Taps Technology From UCLA

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Henrik Fisker , the automotive designer behind ill fated Fisker Automotive, said today that he is starting a new company , Fisker Inc. , to design a new electric vehicle. Fisker's last company--Fisker Auotmotive--was sold out of bankruptcy to Wanxiang Group in 2014. READ MORE>>.

UCLA MBA Intern Fair

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Tuesday, January 13, 2009 -- UCLA MBA Intern Fair for VC / Portfolio / Small Companies. The goal of the fair on January 13th is to match companies with both paid and academic interns. Over 100 MBA students have expressed interest in obtaining an internship in a variety of industries and functional roles this winter.

StartupWeekend Next Teaches Teams How to Level Up

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You will learn the importance of a “Minimum Viable Product” and how it applies to your company. Customer Development.

UCLA MBA Intern Fair Deadline

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Monday, December 15, 2008 -- UCLA MBA Intern Fair for VC / Portfolio / Small UCLA MBA Intern Fair for VC / Portfolio / Small Companies. Companies Registration Deadline. The goal of the fair on January 13th is to match companies with both paid and academic interns. See [link] (more

ImaginAB Gets $2.3M

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Los Angeles-based ImagineAb , a spinout of UCLA which is developing diagnostic imaging technology, reported Monday that it has been awarded $2.3M in funding, from the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. ImagineAB was founded in 2007 by three UCLA faculty.

Behind the Scenes: Troy Carter’s SMASHD LABS with Suzy Ryoo

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Up to seven companies will be selected for this year’s program, which launches right after Labor Day, and wraps in the middle of November.

3 Valuation Inflection Points for Startups: Don’t Copy Calacanis

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In a recent update on LinkedIn Jason Calacanis recommended raising money on the promise of an idea, before a company launches its product.

UCLA Electric Vehicle - Smart Grid (EV-SG) Living Lab Demo

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011 -- UCLA Electric Vehicle - Smart Grid (EV-SG) Living Lab Demo. On August 3, 2011, UCLA's Smart Grid Energy Research Center (SMERC) and Wireless Internet for Mobile Enterprise Consortium (WINMEC) will be hosting its first EV-SG (Electric Vehicle in Smart Grid) Living Lab Demonstration. See [link] (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. One, led by Todd Gitlin, is getting companies to post internships.

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Inston, Cyberflow Advanced Towards $150,000 Cisco Innovation Award

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Two, Southern California companies have made the semi-finalist list for the much-watch Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge competition, which promises to give out $150,000 to a company developing the "next best thing" in the Internet-of-Things area. READ MORE>>. cisco innovation award grand challenge competition startup technology

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Startup UCLA Fireside Chat with Mich Mathews, former CMO and SVP of Microsoft

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 -- Startup UCLA Fireside Chat with Mich Mathews, former CMO and SVP of Microsoft. As the former CMO and SVP of Microsoft, Mich Mathews oversaw the company's global marketing function, spanning a diverse set of household brands including Windows, Office, Xbox and Bing. See [link] (more

Fisker Announces New Electric Car, The Fisker EMotion

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Los Angeles-based Fisker Inc. , the new electric car startup led by car designer Henrik Fisker, has announced its first vehicle, the Fisker EMotion , saying that it will tap technology from a UCLA spinout to help power the vehicle. The new Fisker vehicle will have a top speed of 161 MPH, and have a 400 mile range, according to Fisker.

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UCLA Internship Fair for Small and Start-up Businesses

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Tuesday, January 13, 2009 -- UCLA Internship Fair for Small and Start-up Businesses. The goal of the Fair is to match entrepreneurial companies in need of talent in a variety of corporate functions with Anderson MBA students searching for both academic and paid internships. Email david.franklin.2010@anderson.ucla.edu.

Carbonics Launches First Product

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The company said its ZEBRA carbon-on-wafer helps with the dvelopment of next-generation, semiconductor devices using semiconducting single-walled carbon nanotubes (CNT), which will allow for densities exceeding both GaAs pHEMT (gallium arsenide metamorphic high electron mobility transistor) and current silicon technology. READ MORE>>.

LA To Launch Cleantech Incubator

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The City of Los Angeles said this morning that it will be officially launching its Cleantech Incubator tomorrow, as it attempts to create a cluster of clean technology companies downtown. According to Mayor Villaraigosa, the effort is to help develop new businesses and create jobs in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.

UCLA DEV Contest Proves Grand Ideas & Teamwork are Essential to LA Tech

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Everyone was talking, subjects ranged from comparisons of software to successes and failures of companies in the industry.

Bruin Biometrics Raises $9M

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Names of the investors were not announced by the company. BBI's technology was developed at UCLA, and is based on research from the UCLA Wireless Health Institute, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA School of Nursing, and the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. READ MORE>>.

Trojans and Bruins Battle on the Startup Field

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Cent (2 nd place Tech), a company from UCLA that allows easy use of crypto currencies.

Free Yourself at the UnCubed Startup Job Festival

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And on the flipside, there are so many companies that get funding and are growing, yet it is really hard to figure out who they are.”.

Prolacta Names Chief Medical Officer

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City of Industry-based Prolacta Bioscience , the venture-backed company which takes and processes human milk to help premature infants, has named Victoria Niklas, M.D. prolacta chief medical officer scientific ucla necrotizing enterocolitis healthcareas its new Chief Medical and Scientific Officer. READ MORE>>.

Enlibrium Finds $15M For Cancer Drugs

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The company was founded by Dr. Michael Jung and Dr. Richard Pietras, both of whom are professors at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Enlibrium said the technology has been exclusively licensed from UCLA. enlibrium cancer drug therapeutics venture capital lifescience ucla technology transfer research school

SuperMetalix Names Research Head

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Los Angeles-based SuperMetalix , a UCLA technology spinout developer super-hard metals, said today that it has named Dr. Kesh Keshavan as the company's Director of Development, to head up the company's research and development efforts. supermetalix research development metals metallurgy materials spinout ucla executive

ImmunGene Raises $9M

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Thousand Oaks-based ImmunGene , a startup biotech company developing antibody-based, protein therapeutics for treating cancer, said today that it has raised $9M in a Series A funding, to advance its early stage development products. According to the company, the funding came from Ally Bridge Group. The startup is led by Sanjay D.

Water Planet Raises Series B Funding

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Water Planet said the investment came from Air Liquide's ALIAD Corporate Venture fund, Bluestem Capital and UCLA Venture Fund. As part of the funding, the company said it has changed its name dfrom Water Planet Engineering, LLC to Water Planet, Inc. water planet nanoh2o venture capital membrane filtering filter ucla liquide

Carbonics Raises $5.5M For RF Materials

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Carbonics says its technology is based on research conducted at UCLA and USC. The company is led by Kos Galatsis. carbonics venture capical material carbon semiconductor capital ucla The funding came from TAQNIA international. READ MORE>>.