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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.

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?

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FarFaria, Education.com Target Southern California Teachers

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Mobile children''s story app developer FarFaria and online parenting and education site Education.com are targeting the Southern California market, with an offer to provide 10,000 local teachers with a year of access to FarFaria''s storytime application. READ MORE>>.

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>>.

Music Prodigy Beats 70 Startups To Bring Music Education Technology to the Masses

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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.

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.

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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>>.

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!

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>>.

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.

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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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

How Deepak Chopra Is Using Virtual Reality To Improve Your Health

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Unimersiv is a platform for VR educational experiences and publish new content each month, including learning how to meditate.

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Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technologyOnGreen said it is the commercial partner for the effort. READ MORE>>.

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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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>>.

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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Larry Ellison To Keynote USC Commencement

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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>>.

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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.

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>>.

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>>.

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.

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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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>>.

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.

Interview with Fariborz Maseeh, Maseeh Entrepreneurship Prize Competition

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In 2003 or 2004, I moved to California, and decided to change from running an engineering company into running a hedge fund. My Ph.D.

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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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>>.

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

2011 Harvard Business School/ USC-Marshall Business Growth Conference

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The Harvard Business School Association of Orange County (HBSAOC) has strived for over a quarter century to extend the school’s mission of “educating leaders who make a difference in the world” to Southern California through the Business Growth Conference. Enjoy! Mark Wetterau, Chairman & CEO of Golden State Foods.

TZ Presents: ‘Nice Guys’ DO Finish First In Business | Fireside Chat With Greg Cargill

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His time in the industry served as a living education in the world of online consumer engagement. Venue Sponsor.

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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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USC Taps Techie Nikias As President

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The University of Southern California is tapping C. L. Tags: university southern california electrical engineer engineering education Max Nikias, currently Executive Vice President and Provost of the school--and former Dean of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering--as a replacement for outgoing President Steven B.

Open Source Business Model

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There are quite a few other Software Development Companies in Southern California working on open source and/or freemium business models. Dr. Karrer was valedictorian at Loyola Marymount University, attended the University of Southern California as a Tau Beta Pi fellow, one of the top 30 engineers in the nation, and received a M.S.

TCVN names new Chairman and President

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TCVN, a nonprofit technology group, was founded in 1984 to educate and assist entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies in Orange County and to connect them with money, advice and other resources to help their businesses grow. Kevin McDonald is the new TCVN President, a position Foley held for the past year and Greenberg held before that.

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Interview with Amir Banifatemi and Kai Tao, K5Launch

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We are in Orange County, but we're also focused more largely on Southern California. What is K5Launch? What inspired you to start this?