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.
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.
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>>.
Schoolofbookkeeping Looks To Tackle Online Accouting Education
JANUARY 10, 2014
schoolofbookkeeping bookkeeping accounting education video videos online learning startup A new, Santa Barbara-based startup, Schoolofbookkeeping.com , launched this week, offering up online courses for bookkeepers, accountants, business owners, and accounting students. READ MORE>>.
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>>.
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.
eHarmony's Waldorf Backs Online Education Firm Grovo.com
JULY 17, 2013
Greg Waldorf , who was the founding investor in Los Angeles-based eHarmony , and was previously its CEO, is the lead investment in an online education firm''s Series A. The company''s online education services are similar to those offered by Carpinteria-based Lynda.com. eharmony lynda video education online capital venture grovo
Vantage Media Launches Into Educational Marketplace
MARCH 21, 2012
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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>>.
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.
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.
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.
Invested.in Powers Business Education Fundraising Site
JULY 29, 2010
Los Angeles-based Invested.in , the online fundraising site run by Alon Goren, is powering a new effort to help educators raise money for educational programs from the BizWorld Foundation. Tags: investedin fundraising nonprofit bizworld entrepreneur startup education Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed.
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.
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>>.
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>>.
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.
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>>.
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
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>>.
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?
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>>.
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.
Southern California Goes Back To School: Five Education Startups
SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
Last night, we (and the entire rest of the tent) spied Olivia Palermo working her publicity magic on the gawkers. Saks Fifth Avenue.
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>>.
Schoolofbookkeeping Looks To Tackle Online Accounting Education
JANUARY 10, 2014
startup learning online videos video education accounting bookkeeping schoolofbookkeeping A new, Santa Barbara-based startup, Schoolofbookkeeping.com , launched this week, offering up online courses for bookkeepers, accountants, business owners, and accounting students. READ MORE>>.
Engrade Gets $5M More For Education Management Tools
JULY 3, 2013
Santa Monica-based Engrade announced this morning that it has raised $5M in a Series B funding round, for the company''s district-level education platform. The funding was led by Javelin Venture Partners, and also included Rethink Education, Samsung Venture Investment Corporation, Kapor Capital, Expansion Capital and Ed-Mentor.
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.
Can Innovation Save Us?
JULY 13, 2016
The violence, and nonstop Internet media coverage, is ripping away whatever bandages still covered the wounds from centuries of racism and other isms.
Ozobot Opens Preorders For Educational Robot
AUGUST 27, 2014
Redondo Beach-based Ozobot , a developer of minature, educational robots, said this morning that it has begun pre-orders of its product. ozobot educational robot robotics device maze android smartphone school READ MORE>>.
WemoLab Launches Tablet App Around Ocean Education
MAY 2, 2013
WemoLab, which is led by Neville Spiteri, has been developing an extensive, educational platform focused on teaching kids about the oceans.
Clinton Versus Trump: Who’s Stronger on Innovation?
JULY 26, 2016
Or maybe it’s healthier in the long run when the government imposes more progressive taxation and puts the funds into education, social programs, and R&D. Startups and technology giants alike depend on legions of highly educated foreigners working in the U.S. Education and Workforce Development. That means there are 7.3
Supercool School: Build Your Own Educational Institution
Tech Zulu Event
APRIL 21, 2010
Founder Steli Efti stated that he wants to create the Ning of Education, giving the ability to build an educational site to anyone. Trick is, do you have what it takes to be an educator. Teaching credentials? What is that? And who needs them with when you have Supercool School. What kind of school would you teach?
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.
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>>.
STEAM Carnival's Education Combines Robots, Lasers, Cotton Candy
APRIL 30, 2013
What do you get when you cross science and technology education with a carnival? READ MORE>>.
Two Bit Circus Gets $6.5M To Take STEAM Carnival National
OCTOBER 28, 2015
techstars capital venture stem education carnival steam twobitcircusLos Angeles-based Two Bit Circus , the producer of STEM-related, experiential entertainment led by Brent Bushnell, has raised $6.5M in a Series A funding. The funding came from Techstars Ventures, Foundry Group, and Intel Capital. READ MORE>>.
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>>.
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!
GoPro Links With UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television
DECEMBER 9, 2015
Action camera maker GoPro said Tuesday that it has tied with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), to launch a program to provide students with GoPro cameras and accessories to create content, and where it will also provide guided workshops, education, and one-on-one mentorship to students. READ MORE>>.