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SpaceX To Webcast Test Firing Monday

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SpaceX said it will be conducting a static fire test of the Falcon 9 on Monday, April 30th, at 2:30 P.M. READ MORE>>.

Slacklining at CSULA

Steve Reich

You don’t know what slacklining is?  Sometimes it’s done in dangerous places, as you can see from the second photo. Too many.

USC Marshall Awards $50K In Seed Funding Competition

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According to USC Marshall, it awarded $15,000 in seed funding for two first place winners, and four $5,000 seed prizes to companies. READ MORE>>.

The Scarcest Resource at a Startup is Management Bandwidth

Both Sides of the Table

When you work inside a startup with lots of clever and motivated staff you’re never short of good ideas that you can implement. Startup Advice

Orexigen Therapeutics Shuffles Board

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Three of the venture investors in publicly held Orexigen Therapeutics are departing the board of directors of the company, Orexigen said Friday, as the firm shuffled its board. Orexigen said that Joseph Lacob, Michael Powell, and Daniel Turner--all early venture investors in the company--are departing, as the company adds Lota S. READ MORE>>.

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Paragon Updates Disaster Recovery Software

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Irvine-based Paragon Software , the developer of data storage and mobile software, reported earlier this week that it has updated its Hard Disk Manager (HDM) software. The firm, which is led by Tom Fedro, said the updated software now includes support for virtual disks, incremental backup of sector-based image backups, and more. READ MORE>>.

The Future of Shopper Marketing

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, May 3, 2012 -- The Purchase Funnel is Dead: The Future of Shopper Marketing. panel discussion will be hosted by Jim Barkow, CEO and Co-Founder, Longboard Media, and panelists will including John Boyd, COO and Co-Founder at ShopSavvy and Assaf Tarnopolsky, President at Tecca.com. See [link].

LA CEOs

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, May 3, 2012 -- LA CEOs, an education and support group for CEOs presents: Achieving Home-Run MandA and Financing Outcomes. Investment Banking veteran Kevin Covert will share insights into achieving home-run MandA and financing outcomes for digital media and technology companies. Service providers will be asked to leave. See [link] (more

How to Raise Capital for Your Startup

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, May 3, 2012 -- How to Raise Capital for Your Startup. An intensive 3-hour course on how to think about, plan for, prepare and execute a capital raise for your startup. Includes a detailed review of local incubators, vc's and angels. Taught by Jon Funk, a 25-year LA vc veteran. See [link] (more