GIBLIB Makes Surgical Education Easier Than Ever
JUNE 2, 2016
Like almost everything in society, a lack of education is the root cause of these mistakes. ” So, where can surgeons get access to the right educational tools to make these mistakes a little less prevalent? GIBLIB is trying to do more than just provide education. billion in malpractice lawsuits? It’s neither.
Three LA Organizations Score Funding From Google For CS Education
MAY 2, 2016
All three of the groups are helping to overcome the lack of computer science education in local, LA public schools. google education computer science school goog nonprofit grantAll three groups help increase access to computer science (CS) for Los Angeles kis and youth. READ MORE>>.
Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
making connections, looking for jobs, staying up on news, etc.) by providing cutting-edge online education to a global population of people looking to make it in the ever-evolving entertainment industry. There’s a community feel even to our education. Educating the next generation of media talent. billion. Membership took off.
Wonderville Takes On Educational Content For Kids
JULY 27, 2012
A new, Los Angeles startup, Wonderville has launched to take on curating educational content on the web, providing links and videos to different content on a wide range of educational content for K-8 education. wonderville education elementary video content schoolREAD MORE>>.
Evisions Buys Education Software Firm
JANUARY 18, 2012
Irvine-based Evisions , a developer of software for higher education institutions, said this morning that it has acquired Cayuse , a developer of web-based software for grant proposal development. cayuse evisions merger acquisition higher education grant saas softwareFinancial details of the deal were not announced. READ MORE>>.
President Obama Stresses Jobs, Education In First Silicon Beach Visit
OCTOBER 9, 2014
In the first time that President Barack Obama has paid a special visit to the epicenter of Southern California''s high tech industry, the President spoke for over an hour to an audience of entrepreneurs at Cross Campus , the Santa Monica coworking space, touching on topics around providing an infrastructure for the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Vantage Media Launches Into Educational Marketplace
MARCH 21, 2012
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It’s Never too Late to Tap Into Your Creativity
JUNE 17, 2015
It’s also open to learners from anywhere in the world, giving unprecedented access to educational resources some may never have dreamed they’d be able to attain. say that Kadenze fills a wide void in the online education world as there aren’t any arts focused platforms delivering the right experience or assets properly. Stanford.
Mahalo Retools As Educational Content Apps Provider
APRIL 30, 2012
The firm has been fairly quiet recently, but apparently in the last few months has retooled itself as an "educational startup", focused on providing courses on the iPad, iPhone, and Android, in addition to YouTube, the web, and Apple's iBook platform. mahalo educational content mobile apps smartphone jason calacanisREAD MORE>>.
Insights and Opinions: How Gameification Is Accelerating Business and Education
JANUARY 6, 2012
Read the rest of Daniel's article, Gameification: A Rapidly Growing Hard Trend That Will Accelerate Learning For Both Business and Education.
What Should We Make of Peter Thiel’s “20 Under 20? Education Program?
Both Sides of the Table
JUNE 2, 2011
We need to take some risks in education and in innovation in this country so anybody that it trying to break through the traditional mold and try to create a new model ought to be lauded, not attacked. The value of a college education. I am very passionate and on record about the value of education. Education is self discovery.
USC, New York Times Partner On Online Education Courses
JUNE 29, 2011
The University of Southern California and the New York Times said this week that the two are partnering to provide online, continuing education courses this fall, across seven different study areas. The NYTimes has been running its educational efforts since September of 2007. READ MORE>>.
Quincy Jones' New Playground Sessions Targets Music Education
APRIL 18, 2013
Jones--who lives in Bel Air--is behind Playground Sessions , which is hoping to make music education available to anyone willing to sign up for a monthly membership. Jones'' new startup is among a large number of music-related, Southern California-linked technology and online startups, and not the first in the music education area.
RingRevenue Powers Education Marketer
JUNE 8, 2011
Santa Barbara-based RingRevenue , the pay-per-call technology provider headed by Jason Spievak, has been powering a pay-per-call system for education marketer CUnet. CUNet is a higher education marketer based in Paramus, NJ. ringrevenue education call paypercall telephoneREAD MORE>>.
Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs
AUGUST 5, 2016
Entrepreneurship education is a great start. What is the ideal age to start a company? Perhaps you’re chuckling right about now. Wrong.
A Must Read Book for the Educated Class
Both Sides of the Table
AUGUST 28, 2016
Mamaw isn’t educated and, in fact, scorns “elites” but knows that if J.D. I just finished Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. loved it in so many ways.
Tutors App: Flexible Tutoring Whenever You Need It
DECEMBER 7, 2015
We talk a lot about college entrepreneurs here at Tech.Co, but what about the younger generations? That’s right, I’m referring to high school students.
Infinitely Virtual Targets Education Market With New Virtual Desktop Plans
MARCH 6, 2014
Los Angeles-based cloud server and virtual desktop provider Infintely VIrtual said today that it is targeting students and educational institutions with a new hosting plan. software hosting education desktop virtual infinitely READ MORE>>.
Wisecrack’s Entrepreneurial Journey Led to a YouTube Gold Mine
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
The big joke here is that there is no joke – we’re making people watch educational videos,” says Salamon. Entertainment.CO
Music Prodigy Beats 70 Startups To Bring Music Education Technology to the Masses
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 5, 2012
It also won the 2011 Appy Award in education and the 2011 About.com’s Readers Choice Award. How It Works. it’s like a video game! Tyson J.
Lynda.com Buys Compilr
APRIL 7, 2014
Lynda.com offers up online education across a wide range of areas, including creative software, business skills, languages, and software.
AT&T Hackathon | Build an App to Disrupt Education
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
According to a global report by education firm Pearson, US ranks 17th in the developed world for education. 1st Place. 2nd Place.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About Inequality and Divisiveness
JULY 14, 2016
In Sweden, citizens and entrepreneurs gladly pay taxes because of all the personal and social benefits those taxes produce. Need more convincing?
Levine Leichtman Acquires GL Education
SoCal Tech Calendar
MAY 31, 2016
Los Angeles-based private equity investor Levine Leichtman Capital Partners said this morning that it has acquired London-based GL Education , a provider of educational assessments in the United Kingdom and Europe. education levine leichtman capital partners private equity merger acquisition buyout internationalREAD MORE>>.
Overcoming the Cybersecurity Skills Gap
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
For training, consider partnering with outside organizations, such as SANS, CERT, or NICCS, or other online educational resources.
App Links Up Parents, Early Education Centers
L.A. Business Journal
AUGUST 12, 2016
App Kangarootime lets parents get a jump on connecting with teachers and preschools
Codewars Launches To Challenge, Educate Developers
NOVEMBER 29, 2012
Are you a code warrior? Do you know how to solve any software challenge thrown at you? newly launch, Los Angeles startup, CodeWars , is looking to create a place where developers can compete, sharpen their skills, and gain the respect of their peers. READ MORE>>.
Wpromote Launches Scholarship For Students In Digital Marketing
SEPTEMBER 20, 2016
wpromote scholarship digital marketing high school student education contest competitionLos Angeles-based digital marketing agency Wpromote said on Monday that it has launched a new set of scholsrships, which will go to students interested in digital marketing. Wpromote is led by CEO Mike Mothner. READ MORE>>.
Lynda.com Ties Into LinkedIn To Showcase Job Skills
NOVEMBER 14, 2013
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Qualcomm Backs Online Education Effort
MAY 13, 2015
According to the companies, Qualcomm subsidiary Qualcomm Education will help edX develop its technology, by contributing engineering resources and licensing its SDK code to edX. qualcomm education mooc school learningFinancial details of the deal were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.
Cram.com Adds Premium Tier, Text-To-Speech
JULY 9, 2014
Los Angeles-based online education site Cram.com has launched a new, premium membership tier, and also launched a new text-to-speech tool for its online studying and flashcard site. cram membership education school studying student flashcard studymode Cram.com is now owned by StudyMode. READ MORE>>.
A Designer’s Weekend With The Oculus Rift
Tech Zulu Event
DECEMBER 4, 2014
The possibilities in education could be endless. Virtual reality has always fascinated me. gl=us/.
Interview with Taylor Peck and Nick Boutleier, iSideWith
MAY 16, 2012
He was my compass, and helped educate me on the issues. However, do you really know which political candidate you most agree with on the issues?
How Thrively Wants To Help Your Child Reach Their Full Potential
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Once we get that strength profile, we match them to a whole world of extracurricular and educational opportunities for them. Thanks!
New Startup Incubator Launches At Loyola Marymount
FEBRUARY 22, 2013
school education student accelerator incubator startup marymount loyolaThe incubator--which is being managed by Dr. David Y. READ MORE>>.
Exit Interview: Lita Nelsen on MIT Tech Transfer, Startups & Culture
MAY 30, 2016
[ Editor’s note: This is part of a series of stories examining entrepreneurship on MIT’s campus and beyond. ]. MIT’s approach to nurturing entrepreneurship has changed a lot over the past 50 years. She spent the last 23 of those years directing the office, along the way becoming a pillar at MIT and in the tech transfer community nationwide.
Learn How to Kiteboard Online. MentorMob Launches Free Social Online Learning Guides
Tech Zulu Event
MARCH 24, 2015
Including one on kiteboarding. So yes, now you can learn how to kiteboard online. How does it work? Learn all you want, when you want, for free!
Coding Dojo Expands To Burbank
AUGUST 11, 2015
coding dojo burbank bootcamp software education school learningCoding Dojo , the operator of a coding bootcamp program, says it has opened up a location in Los Angeles, at a location in Burbank. Coding Dojo also has locations in Seattle and Silicon Valley.
Moofaces | Who You Know Matters
Tech Zulu Event
APRIL 25, 2012
Entrepreneurship Featured Startups Education jobs Moofaces social networkingBut more often than not it plays very true in our daily lives.
Report: Lynda.com Tops $70M In Annual Revenues
MAY 4, 2012
lynda instruction online video help tutorial educationThe new revenue numbers came via TechCrunch. READ MORE>>.