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Los Angeles Has 5 Percent Of All Unicorns, Says Report

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Los Angeles has 8 percent of all the "unicorn" companies globally, according to a new study released Wednesday by the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business. angeles economy growth unicorn startup technology research valuationREAD MORE>>.

Social Media Week Lands in Los Angeles Sept. 24-28

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Monday: Los Angeles – The Social City. Why Los Angeles Is The Next Silicon Valley. 24-28. HOW CAN I ATTEND? io/LA.

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles

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It looks like Los Angeles is set to get access to peer-to-peer car sharing service Zipcar , as it plans to open an office in Hollywood tomorrow. City Council President Eric Garcetti, to mark its entry into Los Angeles, the 16th market covered by the company. zipcar angeles sharing ride peer rideshareREAD MORE>>.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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The post The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly appeared first on TechZulu. Some refer to it as “brain drain.” 

USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach

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The post USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach appeared first on TechZulu. It is getting hot in here. So hot.

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Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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wanted to connect LA’s incredible entrepreneurs with the larger business community and with the resources of USC.”. Over $50,000 in prize money.

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USC LavaLab Demo Night [ LOS ANGELES ]

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“LavaLab, the University of Southern California’s product Incubator, admits the top 5% of design, business, and engineering minds to create innovative products over the course of a semester ”

USC Project Uses Tweets To Predict Oscars

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IBM , and the Los Angeles Times. Can you use Twitter to predict who is going to win the Academy Awards? READ MORE>>.

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OnGreen Links With USC Stevens Institute

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Los Angeles-based OnGreen , the operator of an online marketplace for green technology and clean technology businesses and projects, said Thursday that it is in a marketing partnership with the University of Southern California's Stevens Institute for Innovation. OnGreen operates its own, patent exchange marketplace, OGPX. READ MORE>>.

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USC Stevens Gives $498,700 To Six Projects

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In a bid to spur more startups out of the University of Southern California, the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation said Wednesday that it has awarded $498,700 to six research projects. USC's effort, the Ideas Empowered Program, is funded by James C. READ MORE>>.

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

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READ MORE>>. startup venture capital investment school southern california university education spinout technology transfer

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. Great post by John Shiple. They put on great events. AITP-LA – Monthly events.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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If that’s news to you, here are eleven of Los Angles’ best and brightest. Fun Fact: Los Angeles heavy hitters J.J. Silicon Valley?

Soon-Shiong Endows Chair At USC Viterbi

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According to USC, the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation, funded by Soon-Shiong and his wife, Michele B. READ MORE>>.

USC Spinouts Raised $148M In Last Two Years, Says University

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The school said that the 24 spinouts of the school employ approximately 500 full time employees, with at least 267 of those jobs in Los Angeles.

CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Sunday, November 18, 2012 -- CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles. The CleanWeb Hackathon will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time starting Friday Nov. LA's 2012 CleanWeb Hackathon will be hosted at the USC Campus Center Forum Nov. 16-18. See [link] (more

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CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Saturday, November 17, 2012 -- CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles. The CleanWeb Hackathon will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time starting Friday Nov. LA's 2012 CleanWeb Hackathon will be hosted at the USC Campus Center Forum Nov. 16-18. See [link] (more

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CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Friday, November 16, 2012 -- CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles. The CleanWeb Hackathon will be coming to Los Angeles for the first time starting Friday Nov. LA's 2012 CleanWeb Hackathon will be hosted at the USC Campus Center Forum Nov. 16-18. See [link] (more

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Silicon Beach At USC | TZ Hooks You Up With 10 Free Tickets!

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USC’s Marshall School of Business and School of Cinematic Arts present Silicon Beach @USC : an event highlighting innovation, new ventures, partnerships and investment at the intersection of technology and digital content. Come join us for Silicon Beach @ USC! Silicon Beach @ USC. So how do you get these tickets? Simple!

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LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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The wide range of startups is great and creates more opportunities for new talent and entrepreneurs to join the Los Angeles area.

From Nothing to Something with Howard Marks & Nanxi Liu

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Marks continued to talk about his past and then talked about the startup landscape in Los Angeles. It is because you are talented.”

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Wheelz Expands In Los Angeles

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Peer-to-peer car sharing service Wheelz has expanded into the Los Angeles, saying that it has added four college campuses in Los Angeles to its list of local schools where it lets students share their cars with others. READ MORE>>. wheelz venture capital sharing peer automobile student school

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

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Incubating LA's Startup Future At the USC Viterbi Startup Garage

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They were interested in boosting companies coming out of USC. Why USC? There''s a shortage of those types of people in Los Angeles.

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

LA Hacks: Making LA the Tech Hub of the World

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Sifting through the crowd, it was easy to see sweatshirts with Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford, USC and many other universities. His biggest tip?

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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Chance Barnett , Crowdfunder (Los Angeles, crowdfunding). Allison Beal , StyleSaint (Los Angeles, fashion).

Porter: Mobile Chores | The Constant Hustle and LA Tech, Interview with CEO Matt Lucido

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LA To Launch Cleantech Incubator

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The City of Los Angeles said this morning that it will be officially launching its Cleantech Incubator tomorrow, as it attempts to create a cluster of clean technology companies downtown. According to Mayor Villaraigosa, the effort is to help develop new businesses and create jobs in Los Angeles. READ MORE>>.

SoCal Code Camp | Learn, Network, & Win Awesome Prizes!

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The event runs for two days from November 9 th to 10 th on the USC campus. It’s great for anyone interested in Web Development or mobile.

LA Mayor Garcetti Launches Entrepreneur-in-Residence Program

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angeles entrepreneur residence innovation jobs government city garcetti mayor Young Presidents Organization (YPO). READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach @ USC

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Thursday, September 13, 2012 -- Silicon Beach @ USC. SoCal has had a long history of tech innovation and Los Angeles is undeniably the creative capital. USC, with a strong entrepreneurial tradition and home to the leading school for cinematic arts, is pushing the Silicon Beach movement forward with an upcoming forum.

Silicon Beach @ USC

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Wednesday, September 12, 2012 -- Silicon Beach @ USC. SoCal has had a long history of tech innovation and Los Angeles is undeniably the creative capital. USC, with a strong entrepreneurial tradition and home to the leading school for cinematic arts, is pushing the Silicon Beach movement forward with an upcoming forum.

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>>.

Paving The Way For Future Women Entrepreneurs | Technovation LA Pitch Night

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RLH Equity Sells Bluewolf Group To IBM

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Los Angeles-based private equity investor Riordan, Lewis & Haden Equity Partners (RLH Equity), has sold one of its portfolio companies, BlueWolf Group , to IBM. RLH Equity is the private equity investment company founded by former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, outgoing USC Athletic Director Pat Haden, and Chris Lewis.

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UTA Targets Early Stage Investments With New Hire

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The United Talent Agency is ramping up its outreach to early stage, digital media companies, with a new hire from the Los Angeles technology industry.

DTS Backs USC Entertainment Technology Center

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The Entertainment Technology Center @ USC is part of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, and was co-founded in 1993 with help from George Lucas.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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K5Launch , which was announced yesterday, is headed up by Amir Banafatemi, Ray Chan, David Cheng, and Kai Tao, four Southern California angel investors. Similarly, the firm is using a Y-Combinator/TechStars model to startups, and covers Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. It looks to be startup accelerators.

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. Greg Martin, of Los Angeles-based Archer Venture Capital, sits on 2tor's board. 2tor also has operations near USC. READ MORE>>.

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