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Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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After 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. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, October 27, at UCLA. And now without further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Companies: Spotlight Companies.

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AuditFile, Started At UCLA, Raises $3M For Auditing Software

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AuditFile , a developer of cloud-based auditing software for CPAs, has raised $3M in a funding round, the company said Thursday. The company was founded by Kevin Bong, who started the company in his dorm room at UCLA as a senior. The company now has its headquarters in San Francisco. READ MORE>>.

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

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By Sunday afternoon, all software had been tested and submitted. We’ve got to admit, their app was quite dazzling.

Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat

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James Chung: My previous background is in software engineering. started a handbag manufacturing company with my mom in Paris, prior to school.

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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.

REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap

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Sandra Itkoff – Entrepeneur in Residence, UCLA Institute for Innovation and Technology Transfer. Cleantech, a Misnomer.

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TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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We will also have some of the top companies present that each of the panelist has invested in. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. in 2004.

Clearstone Portfolio Firm Cetas Acquired By VMware

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from UCLA. cetas vmware merger acquisition data analytics cloud software clearstone exit venture capitalREAD MORE>>.

VAL9000 Wins Allscripts Challenge Award

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VAL9000's technology was developed at the UCLA Medical Center. val9000 allscripts clinical information systems software healthcare ucla spinou

Taming The Enterprise Texting Tiger, With TigerText's Brad Brooks

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We spoke with CEO Brad Brooks to learn more about the company. Where is the awareness of companies to this problem right now?

Unusual Perk For SoCal Technology Firm: Unlimited, Paid Vacation

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In what might be one of the more unusual perks for a Southern California high tech company, LRN , a developer of enterprise compliance and ethics software, has an unlimited, paid vacation policy. LRN--which is around the corner from UCLA--serves such customers as 3M, Dow, Johnson & Johnson, Loews, Pfizer and Siemens.

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Interview with Wes Nichols, MarketShare

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MarketShare recently launched a rebranding effort for the company, and is in the midst of a major hiring and expansion phase. Thanks!

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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Both are massively funding other LA tech companies through what Fred Wilson once defined as “recycled capital.” LA By The Numbers.

How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves

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Today, we just had a screening for the Tech Coast Angels, they're screening companies and having lunch here. What's the idea with ROC? Thanks!

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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Founder and CEO since starting the company back in 1999, Miller has led Cornerstone through 11 years of consecutive growth. Main menu. Deals.

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Makers Making The Sci-Fi Tricorder A Reality With VOXearch

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We spoke with Mike Outmesguine , CEO and Alan DeRossett , CTO of the company, and how their roots in do-it-yourself, "Maker" projects is key to their entry into the prize competition. The company actually was working on a different project which had dried up at that point, and it was just natural to step into this at that point.

Incubating LA's Biotech Future, With Richard Koffler, Greenwings Biomedical

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Three years ago, I started the first of three companies in a portfolio out of the UCLA health system, VAL9000. It was a failure. Thanks!

A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo

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There are bigger conferences, but they’re run by large companies. remember being worried no one would show up. all night.

LAVA Honors Richard Riordan, Local Technology Firms

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The Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA) held its annual awards event last night, honoring former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, as well as local, venture backed companies in a banquet last night at the Luxe hotel in Los Angeles. Other finalists were Clicker.com , Truecar , and Zumbox. Other finalists included Ad.ly and ServiceMesh.

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Changing the Face of Digital Signage: Nanxi Liu of Enplug

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Enplug is a fast-growing, ubiquitous Silicon Beach company. Like Zach, he left UCLA to jump in with both feet. Follow Your Instincts.

Kareo: Bringing The Power Of the Cloud to Small Medical Practices

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Dan Rodrigues: Kareo deliver cloud-based software for small medical practices, which we define as a medical practice of fiver or fewer physicians.

Vision, School, & Work | Interview with Jim Farley CMO Ford Motors

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Now, we’re at a point where large tech companies with huge R&D budgets are working directly with automakers to make functionality safe.

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Changing the Face of Digital Signage: Nanxi Liu of Enplug

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Enplug is a fast-growing, ubiquitous Silicon Beach company. Like Zach, he left UCLA to jump in with both feet. Follow Your Instincts.

Burn the bridges behind.

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It wasn’t a fall- back position.  I had to be successful at my new software company. By Frank Peters. And it wasn’t easy.

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SoCal Inventors Recognized By Popular Mechanics

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The last university team recognized by Popular Mechanics comes out of UCLA. Tags: southern california inventor ucla innovation

How FilmBreak Is Bringing Data and Analytics To Hollywood, with Darren Marble

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We spoke with CEO Darren Marble to learn more about why analytics are important to the modern film-maker, and how the company is helping.

Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Judges Include Mike Jones, CallFire, Idealab, Tech Coast Angels, Coloft

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The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall is garnering some excellent companies being submitted and most of which I wish could all be part of this amazing night.

MyLife Moves To Westwood

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The new headquarters are among a cluster of technology companies who are just around the corner from UCLA. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Carey Ransom, RealPractice

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It seemed like we had enough assets there to do something interesting with the company. Finally, what's next for the company? Thanks!

Are MBAs Necessary for Start-ups or VC?

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Almost all of the finalists were MBAs (Stanford x2, Wharton, Harvard x2, MIT, UCLA).  no lost wages) or whose companies sponsored them.

Inston, Cyberflow Advance 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>>. technology startup competition challenge grand award innovation cisco

Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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think we've done some of the really exciting companies in LA, including most recently Clicker, Machinima, BUZZmedia, and SVnetwork. Thanks!

Interview with Ramit Varma, Revolution Prep

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The company provides SAT, ACT, and other similar test preparation courses and related software. But, that's also why we are in software.

Capturing Music, Life, and More With Vyclone, with David King Lassman

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We caught up with CEO David King Lassman to hear what the company's up to. To supplement my income, I started a software business.

Mobile Experience 2.0

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Applications (software, Operating Systems), Device Technologies (micro-processors, touch screens, system on chip radios, motion sensors) and Networks (GPRS, CDMA, LTE, WiMAX, WiFI). This forum brings together media companies, application developers, device manufacturers, networking and O.S. WINMEC. See [link] (more

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Many thanks to everyone who participated in last night’s Spotlight: LA Tech at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

Spotlight: LA Tech | One Year, Recap, and Thank You!

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Many thanks to everyone who participated in last night’s Spotlight: LA Tech at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management.

TenHands HD Video Collaboration I Founders Interview

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Co-founder and lead software developer Anil Kumar  was a led software engineer for WebEx. What is TenHands and why the name? Any funding?

Interview with Anne Walls and John Singleton, WordHustler

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We caught up with both Anne and John to learn more about the company. went to UCLA, and majored in English, and then worked in Hollywood for ten years, for companies such as CAA, Paramount, and Judd Apatow. started my career as a technologist, as a software engineer. How's the company funded? Thanks

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

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There is a reason that companies like Google and Apple are notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to communicating their product strategy and roadmap.