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Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? K5Launch , which was announced yesterday, is headed up by Amir Banafatemi, Ray Chan, David Cheng, and Kai Tao, four Southern California angel investors. It looks to be startup accelerators.

President Obama Stresses Jobs, Education In First Silicon Beach Visit

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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.

Southern California Goes Back To School: Five Education Startups

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Last night, we (and the entire rest of the tent) spied Olivia Palermo working her publicity magic on the gawkers. Saks Fifth Avenue.

The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part I

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However, with the proliferation of incubators, the difficulty in figuring out. Part I: The Accelerator Programs. What is an accelerator program?

Five Startups Revolutionizing Music, In Southern California

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We've compiled a list of five of the startups that are revolutionizing some part of music, based here in Southern California. Chromatik.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Entrepreneurs

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So she started a conference for girls. You put on one the largest female millennial entrepreneurship conferences in Southern California.

USC, New York Times Partner On Online Education Courses

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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>>.

Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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All in a room at the University of Southern California Silicon Beach Event on September 18th, 2013. Over $50,000 in prize money.

Larry Ellison To Keynote USC Commencement

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So Cal Linux Expo

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Friday, February 20, 2009 -- So Cal Linux Expo. The 7th Annual So Cal Linux Expo. The depth and breadth of its audience is expanding, so the Expo will add additional speaker tracks to expand the educational opportunities for guests of all experience levels. See [link] (more

How Chinese Startup Tradesparq Is Looking To Grow In SoCal

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Tell us about your plans to open up your operations here in Southern California? The cost of business is not so bad. Thanks!

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USC Stevens Institute Funds Seven Projects

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In a bid to help research from the University of Southern California reach the market, the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation said Wednesday afternoon that it is awarding $439,000 in gap funding to seven projects from USC, which have a high potential to spin out of the school. READ MORE>>.

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Soon-Shiong Endows Chair At USC Viterbi

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USC: $380M Raised In Last 3 Years By USC Spinouts

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GoPro, USC Film School In Major Content Partnership

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Action camera maker GoPro said late Thursday that it has partnered with the University of Southern California , and the USC School of Cinematic Arts, to bolster its content efforts--and maybe help the company recruit talented students to work for the company. READ MORE>>.

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Report: Lynda.com Tops $70M In Annual Revenues

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lynda instruction online video help tutorial educationThe new revenue numbers came via TechCrunch. READ MORE>>.

Revolutionizing Music Education

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012 -- Revolutionizing Music Education With Chromatik. Digital education startup Chromatik has made a strong debut in Southern California with its unique approach to learning, practicing, and performing music. Huge Los Angeles. See [link] (more

USC Students Aim To Launch Rocket Into Space, Promote STEM

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Students at the University of Southern California , as well as fellow students from area community colleges, said they are looking to launch a rocket into space--and help further STEM education--through its USC Rocket Propulsion Lab (RPL). rocket propulsion stem base11 education schoolREAD MORE>>.

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Lynda.com's Growth Trajectory: Revenues Doubled In Last 3 Years

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lynda video education venture capital content2009, $37M. Oct 2010, $50M - 140 employees. May 2012, $70M. January 2013, $100M - 400 employees.

2tor Gets $10M Line Of Credit

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2tor , the provider of online, graduate program and courses which has strong links to the University of Southern California , has scored a $10M revolving line of credit, the firm said today. 2tor education venture capital credit line finance online school coursesREAD MORE>>.

Friday Video: Storybots' Letter N

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What do get when you combine the creative sensibilities of JibJab with children's educational content? READ MORE>>.

USC Marshall Launches Online MBA Program

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marshall business school online program education educational university southern california The USC Marshall School of Business said Monday that it is launching itself into the online world, with a new, online MBA program. USC did not announce the estimated cost of the new MBA program. READ MORE>>.

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Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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2tor Finds $32.5M

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New York-based 2tor , the online education startup which powers online degree programs from the University of Southern California (USC) and others, has raised $32.5M in a Series C funding. 2tor venture capital funding education degree startupGreg Martin, of Los Angeles-based Archer Venture Capital, sits on 2tor's board.

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Join the global ‘Hour of Code’ in December

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Code.org has provided a learning portal for interested technical volunteers, classroom teachers and students to sign up.

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Jaunt, USC Link On Virtual Reality Lab

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According to the two, the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts is opening up a new virtual reality incubator called the Jaunt Cinematic Virtual Reality Lab. jaunt virtual reality school education film cinema hollywood cameraREAD MORE>>.

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Southern California Firms Make Inc. 500

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A number of Southern California technology firms have nabbed top spots in the annual Inc. number of other technology firms throughout Southern California were ranked elsewhere in the top 500. Tags: award ranking companies held privately california southern billion in sales.

MakerSquare Opens Coding School In LA

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Hack Reactor said that MakerSquare has three founders who are University of Southern California graduates. angeles camp code software education school hackreactor reactor hack makersquare The two said that MakerSquare will launch its first class on June 29th. San Francisco-based Hack Reactor acquired MakerSquare in January.

Amazon Greenlights Five Children's Shows

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Amazon.com has been ramping up efforts in Southern California through Amazon Studios, to attract new content for its video streaming service. amazon studios children content school education educational hollywoodThe new shows come on top of an earlier six, comedy pilots that Amazon approved in December. READ MORE>>.

2tor Gets $26M More

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Online higher education startup 2tor , which has offices in Los Angeles and a prominent deal with the University of Southern California, said this morning that it has raised $26M in a Series D funding round. 2tor education online university college degree programREAD MORE>>.

USC Viterbi Launches Startup Accelerator

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Southern California--and Los Angeles, in particular--appears to become the hub of startup accelerators lately. READ MORE>>.

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USC Plans Cyber Security Degree

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According to the school, the new Master''s will be available both traditionally, as well as through Viterbi''s online education efforts. viterbi school engineering southern california degree security cybersecurity software READ MORE>>.

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Accelerator/Incubator Trend Spreads To LA Schools

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Southern California--and particularly, Los Angeles--has become somewhat of a startup accelerator/incubator hub over the last couple of years, as more than a dozen startup accelerators, incubators, coworking spaces , and more have set up shop in the area. incubator school angeles westside startup accelerator educationREAD MORE>>.

UCSB Tops Harvard & Wharton In Startup Wars

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Although the classes are open to students of all disciplines, the Program''s primary focus in on educating "techpreneurs.". Organic Academia.

Digital Family Reunion | Make New Friends, But Keep The Old

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Five years ago Nye from the so-called “1.0 Holiday event brings together LA’s top digital executives, honors Jim Jonassen.

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Group Looks To Attract Women To Technology, Science

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A local technology group is hoping to support women supporting technology and science education, by tripling the size of its scholarship program. Tags: science technology education scholarship women female engineering The scholarships are open to looking to study at a vocational school, community college, or four-year institution.

upStart.LA Merges With Cross Campus

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According to a note to supporters form upStart.LA Cross Campus was founded by Ronen Olshansky and others. READ MORE>>.

Local Clean Energy Business Plan Contest Awards $160,000

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A local, clean energy business plan competition started by the California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of Southern California (USC), and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has awarded $160,000 in prizes in its latest competition. READ MORE>>.

2tor Lands $750K

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2tor is powering online degree programs from universities, including the University of Southern California, and has operations in Los Angeles. universities university education degree online capital venture 2torREAD MORE>>.

Southern California Monte Jade Science and Technology Association (SCMJ) conference on Essentials of Entrepreneurship

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Saturday, January 23, 2010 -- Southern California Monte Jade (SCMJ) Fast-Pitch Competition. Formatted as a pitch competition, this is an educational opportunity to learn how to profile an enterprise and deliver a concise, effective pitch. This will be a good business networking opportunity for all. See [link] (more