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Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives

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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.

Report: UCLA Among Top Schools For Googlers

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UCLA ranks with Stanford, UC Berkeley, MIT, and Carnegie Mellon as the top source of Google employees, according to the report. READ MORE>>.

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GoPro Links With UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television

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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>>.

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It’s Never too Late to Tap Into Your Creativity

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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.

Online Learning Company Ties With UCLA Extension, CAA

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A new, venture backed online education company, Encore Career Institute , headed by Steve Poizner, said today that it has linked with the UCLA Extension to offer up professional certificates and career counseling online. Encore explained that its offerings will be based on UCLA Extension's content and courses. READ MORE>>.

UCLA Launches New Startup Incubator Space On Campus

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The UCLA Anderson School of Management has launched a new, 10,000-square-foot startup accelerator space on campus, which it says is aimed at encouraging students, faculty, and alumni to create new businesses. ucla incubator accelerator student business education andersonThe incubator is being sponsored by Cadillac. READ MORE>>.

UCLA To Tap Outside Board For Startup Deals

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StartupWeekend Next Teaches Teams How to Level Up

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Entrepreneurship Events Startups Cross Campus QuantSoft Startup Weekend StartupWeekend Next Steve Blank UCLA Wilton Risenhoover

Qualcomm Buys EmpoweredU For Mobile Learning Technology

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San Diego-based Qualcomm is expanding its efforts in the education sector today, saying that it has acquired EmpoweredU , a developer of mobile learning technology for the K-20 market. Qualcomm said the move would help it accelerate mobile innovation and help provide 24/7 access in education with its mobile tools. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Adi Jaffe, All About Addiction

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Adi Jaffe: I'm a UCLA addiction trained psychologist, specializing in addiction. How is this related to the work you were doing at UCLA?

Competition Dangles $200K To Students With Clean Technology Ideas

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A new competition--part of the Startup America effort launched by the Obama Administration, and spearheaded locally by Caltech, USC, and UCLA--said today that it is looking to award $200,000 in prize money to university students with clean energy business ideas. DOE, being managed by OnGreen, UCLA, USC, and Caltech. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat

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UCLA Anderson really seems to be a hotbed of entrepreneurs nowadays - did you know going into the MBA program you'd be starting your own company?

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Ventura County Area College Explores New Engineering Program

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ventura county college engineering education employerImage courtesy of Bigstock. READ MORE>>.

NSF To Create Innovation Center In LA

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innovation center ucla viterbi caltech technology xfer transfer education school growth entrepreneurship startup According to the NSF, the new center is looking to support the translation of scientific and engineering research into technology for the marketplace, and will be supported by a multi-million dollar grant. Yortsos.

Digest 5/23-30: Snapchat’s $1.8B Raise, March Capital’s $240M Fund, Victorious $25M Series B

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Students & Educators — Win $25k in THE MAYOR’S CUP ( link ). UCLA ANDERSON Hosted a VR / VC Event. Tuesday May 31. Srsly.

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WESAWIT | Experience Events Through The Eyes of The Crowd

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Thibault Mathieu:  Morgan and I were both in film school at UCLA. The app was mainly to educate people what was going on in the world. 

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Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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LA Cleantech Incubator , officially launched last week, and was created by Los Angeles Cleantech Alliance, a group supported by Mayor's Office, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Community Redevelopment Agency for Los Angeles, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, USC, CalTech, and Arts Center College of Design.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week. ” That always stuck with me.

Interview with Nikhil Jain, ObEN

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Although people generally associate AR and Vr with gaming, we're actually growing into a lot of other areas, like healthcare, education, and the enterprise. What if you could�with your smartphone�easily create a virtual you�an avatar that looks and sounds like you, and which would live in virtual or augmented reality? Entertainment Co.,

How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves

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We do none of our own events, none of our own education, and none of our own acceleration. What's the idea with ROC? It's up to the community.

How to Not Suck at a Group Presentation

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This was evident at the Twiistup pre-event company pitch last week at UCLA. Show some energy! You’re on stage! Project your voice.

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>>.

Mindshare LA Brings the Power of “Play” to Santa Monica

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It is important when the presenters come from a complex educational background that the content is curated in a digestable manner. Spectular.”

City of Los Angeles Ties Into High Speed, Internet Research Backbone

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The two sai the connection provides a network 1000 times faster than was available previously to access that city data. READ MORE>>.

Catch #Mindshare50 Talks Live on TechZulu

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Neuroscientist at Caltech, UCLA’s Department of Neurosurgery, and NYUMoran is interested in attention, emotions regulations, and dreams. issue.

Interview with Ramit Varma, Revolution Prep

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The firm was bootstrapped several years ago, and is profitable, and its founders are both MBAs from UCLA Anderson, where they met.

Interview with Wes Brodsky, SaveFans

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Educate us, and explain what's different about how you are handling ticket sales and how that's different from the many others out there?

Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Judges Include Mike Jones, CallFire, Idealab, Tech Coast Angels, Coloft

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Alex serves on the Board of Directors for Logsdon School, a non-profit school providing educational services to students with special needs.

Enrou: Combining Causes and Commerce To Help Improve The World

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We went to junior high school and UCLA together. What is Enrou? What''s the story behind the company? How do you work with those organizations?

Interview with Elizabeth Amini, Anti-Aging Games

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We're funding things like clean water, education, and other efforts. What does Anti-AgingGames do? How did you end up starting the site? Thanks!

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Mark Suster, Nely Galan to Keynote Silicon Beach Fest

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Panels: Developer, Arts/Education; Green, Good and Government. Silicon Beach Fest takes place June 19-22, 2013 in Santa Monica. June 22.

TX Zhuo Talks About LA's Newest Venture Fund, Karlin Ventures

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Specifically, we look at digital media, healthcare IT, e-commerce, education technology and financial services. What is Karlin Ventures? Thanks!

Interview with Richard Koffler and John Morris, The Tech CEO Network

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To better understand what they're trying to do, we spoke with both Richard and John about the group. Thanks for the time today. Thanks, and good luck!

Are MBAs Necessary for Start-ups or VC?

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Almost all of the finalists were MBAs (Stanford x2, Wharton, Harvard x2, MIT, UCLA).  MBA fine, but not required. So back to MBAs.  Marketing? 

Interview with Cramster.com

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Aaron Hawkey: Cramster is an online study community, built around students and educational subjects. Aaron Hawkey: Essentially, the company was built off an idea I had in college. I was an electrical engineer, and had a tough time at UCLA getting access to resources I needed. First off, tell us what Cramster is all about? Thanks

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launch Event

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011 -- Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launch Event. The City of Los Angeles is launching its new cleantech business incubator to accelerate the development of cleantech start-ups and to help build a stronger green economy in LA. See [link] (more

How Going Green Affects The Bottom Line

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The AeA is putting on an event 03/20/08 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm designed to educate & engage high technology companies on the existing & emerging issues in "going green." Early bird registration (ends 03/10) is $55-dollars for AeA members and $75-dollars general public. RSVP now to guarantee your spot. Lee Fox, Founder KooDooZ, Inc.

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How to learn about social media marketing

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On February 25th the Gravity Summit at UCLA will give marketers a full day of guidance on social media marketing. Tony Adam, SEO Manager, Yahoo.

How to learn about social media marketing

Cliff Allen on Marketing

On February 25th the Gravity Summit at UCLA will give marketers a full day of guidance on social media marketing. Tony Adam, SEO Manager, Yahoo.

Social Networking and Business Value

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He has been an instructor in UCLA Extension for 9 years, and is a frequent contributor to various online publications. He was raised and educated in London. Individuals use social networking sites such as LinkedIn and Plaxo as career-advancing tools, even more useful in a down economy. What are the risks and rewards? and Ph.D.