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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.

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The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns

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The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns. UCLA doesn’t aim to make a financial return. Main menu.

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Keep Your Finger On The Pulse | Pulse Conference At UCLA [Discount]

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UCLA's Anderson School of Management would like to invite you to Their inaugural PULSE Entertainment & Sports Conference. Advertising & PR Arts & Entertainment Entrepreneurship Events New Media ABC Break.com Disney Fox Networks Google NBC Universal Pulse Conference Rotohog.com Sony UCLA Yahoo YouTube

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UCLA Hack-a-thon Starts Today!

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UCLA’s ASM has partnered with Microsoft, Nokia, WIX, Yahoo! The post UCLA Hack-a-thon Starts Today! Fri, Feb 22. 00pm Doors Open.

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

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Walter Grieves: We partnered with USC, UCLA, and Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount, Anderson, Annenberg Center, we have an internship program.

Bridging The Gap Between Students And Startups, With TechLA

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However, for students at USC, UCLA, and Caltech, that just doesn''t exist. That''s also true of UCLA. How is the program doing that?

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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The patents Overture held became known in small circles as Google’s ’361 problem as outlined here. Yes, Google won. Booed.

Google Funds LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara Researchers

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Search engine giant Google announced Tuesday that the firm is funding a number of University research projects, including a group of researchers at UC San Diego, a researcher at UC Santa Barbara, and a researcher in Los Angeles. Tags: google search engine research development

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. ZestCash, founded by Douglas Merrill, former CIO of Google [Hollywood]. Caltech.

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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Graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Econ/Business from UCLA and with a JD from UCLA Law, Brian Lee was a talented attorney. Deals.

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LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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philosophie has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Google, Nissan, Nintendo, UCLA, and more. Silicon Valley?

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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If you look at just Caltech, UCLA, and USC, and you look at our population base, we''re pouring out more engineers than pretty much anywhere.

Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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We have world-class universities like Caltech, UCLA, USC and more. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. Let me use LA as an example.

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Vision, School, & Work | Interview with Jim Farley CMO Ford Motors

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mention my worries to Jim, with Google-acquired Waze in mind. Are you going to be able to get there at 8 for his Keynote speech?” Enjoy!

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LawKick: A Modern Way To Find Legal Help

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We also have a couple of grad school interns from LMU, UCLA, and elsewhere. But, how do you start? What''s LawKick about? Thanks, and good luck!

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LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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LA brings forth a lot of talent from USC, UCLA, and Caltech.  With Yahoo!, Not enough money flows in LA. 

Kareo: Bringing The Power Of the Cloud to Small Medical Practices

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founded that with the former CTO of my first company, Kevin Smilak, who now works at Google. What does Kareo do? doctors in small offices.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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One of the hotter topics at the last  Silicon Beach Fest (SBF) in Santa Monica was the exodus of homegrown tech talent. And for good reason.

Interview with Wes Nichols, MarketShare

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MarketShare recently launched a rebranding effort for the company, and is in the midst of a major hiring and expansion phase. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

Challenge of Predicting Winners

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Sunday, February 25, 2007 Challenge of Predicting Winners I just read a bit on the payout to YouTube from the Google Acquisition ( Internet News , CNN ). The poor guy. What a bad $200M decision. Why did YouTube win? Why did MySpace win? Certainly MySpaces tie-in with music was a genius move. and Ph.D.

Mark Suster, Nely Galan to Keynote Silicon Beach Fest

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Silicon Beach Fest takes place June 19-22, 2013 in Santa Monica. Companies represented include: Disney, Warner Bros., June 20 – 21). June 22.

General Assembly,XYZ Tie On Registry Website Design Contest

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Are you a web design wiz who would like to show off their web design chops to the world? The contest starts on January 9th, and runs through February 15th. READ MORE>>. designer design website contest hosting assembly generally

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Are MBAs Necessary for Start-ups or VC?

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BCG, Bain, LEK – they’re all great), a few years at a start-up or a few years somewhere like Microsoft, Google, Amazon or Apple. 

Cool Planet Biosystems Moves HQ To Colorado

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The first was Gevo, a biofuels company originally started in Pasadena and based on technology from Caltech and UCLA, and which moved to Colorado to escape local rules and regulations over its biofuels manufacturing efforts, and eventually had an IPO. READ MORE>>. cool planet biofuels biosystems cleantech relocation colorado economic gevo

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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What a weekend! That’s right… just about the same amount of time it takes to sell out a Radiohead show at the Forum. Rob Maigret. Dan Gould.

Atiz Rolls Out New Book Scanner

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Atiz said its customers include UCLA, and the Los Angeles Public Library, among others. Pricing on the firm's new product was not released.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

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There is a reason that companies like Google and Apple are notoriously tight-lipped when it comes to communicating their product strategy and roadmap.

Social Networking and Business Value

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Sam Cimino, Sales Manager SW of YouTube/Google As YouTube’s Southwest Regional Manager, Sam is responsible for generating revenue across YouTube and the Google Content Network which comprises a media network that reaches nearly 80% of all internet users worldwide. What are the risks and rewards? LAUNCH.com, and The Improv Comedy Clubs.

Tilofy: Making Sense Of The World Around You Using Location Data

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An example of that is the UCLA flood. So, he launched Watsup, and the first thing it showed was a highlight of the UCLA flooding. Thanks!

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Would you like to make Chrome your default Mac browser?

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Although the Internet was invented years before on the campus of UCLA, It wasn’t until Christmas day 1990 that Tim Berners-Lee , completed the first browser for the world wide web (on a NeXT computer). Enter Google’s Chrome browser for Mac beta (Intel-based only). When the Google Extensions come online, we may have a much tighter war.

Innovation and Geography

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Some events, like a recent Tech Coast Angel event at UCLA are really worth it. skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? eHarmongy) as an acting CTO. It has to be a pretty good event for it to be worth attending.

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Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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You don’t have a pool of thousands of Google engineers to hire when they’re ready to leave the mother ship. Los Angeles. Expect it.

Unbucket: Planning Your Life With Friends, with Elliot Darvick

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Brian has a deep background in programming and also a law degree from UCLA. What is Unbucket? What's your background? Where's the service now?

How TenOneTen Ventures Is Investing In LA's Technology Future

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There''s Caltech, the Claremont Colleges, Harvey Mudd, UCLA. How did the new fund come about? David Waxman.: Thanks! READ MORE>>.

TenHands HD Video Collaboration I Founders Interview

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Our client software is a true browser plug-in (no Flash) that’s based on Google’s WebRTC open source project. When was it launched?

Interview with Mike Gammarino, Students4Startups

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The reason why, is because there's not only a lot of effort competing with larger companies like Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo, but because startups don't have dedicated people to recruit talent from local universities. Mike tells us about the group: Mike, thanks for the time today. What is Students4Startups all about? Thanks!

Interview with Cramster.com

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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. Aaron Hawkey: We bootstrapped the business for almost six years, and we've had revenues from day one, from the first day we launched form Google Ads. Thanks

Interview with Anne Walls and John Singleton, WordHustler

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The other way we monetize, is we run ads from Google, ads from our partner Scripped, and are also launching a digital membership in the new year which will combine both print and email submissions for a monthly membership fee. WordHustler launched in May of 2008 in a beta. We caught up with both Anne and John to learn more about the company.