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Thrive Market raises $111 million for its online organic grocery store

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Buy organic groceries online, at an affordable price.

Synthetic Genomics Creates Host Organism Optimized for Bio Industry

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natriegens has the fastest growth rate of any known organism, reproducing at a rate that doubles in less than 10 minutes. Re-engineering V.

Events.com Aims To Connect Event Organizers, Consumers

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San Diego-based Events.com --founded by one of the co-founders of The Active Network--is hoping to make it easier for event organizers and event goers better plan and find events, the company said this week. events.com eventscom event organizer software mobile activenetwork active network startup launch READ MORE>>.

Three LA Organizations Score Funding From Google For CS Education

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Three, local Los Angeles organizations -- DIY Girls , LA Maker Space , and Teens Exploring Technology (TXT), have scored nonprofit funding from Google, as part of the 2016 Google RISE Awards , according to the groups. The three are among only 28 organizations, spread across 16 countries, to receive the prestigious award. READ MORE>>.

Life Sciences Organization Launches Office In LA

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The California Life Sciences Association (CLSA), a group which focuses on public policy and business leadership in the life sciences area, said today that it has launched what it calls a new "Life Sciences Innovation Hub" in Los Angeles. The company said the new office is a partnership with LA BioMed and Lab Launch. READ MORE>>.

At The Pool Redesigns Site, Rolls Out Groups For Organizations

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At The Pool's site revolves around helping people connect with other people, based on their interests, and their location. READ MORE>>.

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Gates Grant Helps Sirenas Extend Hunt for Drugs From Sea Organisms

Xconomy

Sirenas has amassed a library of prospective drug candidates by collecting sponges, cyanobacteria, algae, and other marine organisms.

Blisters and Basketball – How to Boost Excellent Execution in Your Organization

Frank Addante

I admire John Wooden, the legendary UCLA basketball coach. Wooden’s reasoning? Wooden’s emphasis on excellent execution resonates for me.

Social To-Do List iOS App WeDo Launches Out of Beta

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More specifically it allows users to track and complete tasks, get relevant reminders, and create and organize spaces for different groups of people.

Once Upon A Farm Harvests $3.1M For Organic Baby Food

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San Diego-based Once Upon A Farm , a maker of "cold-pressed, organic, non-GMO" baby food, has raised $3.1M in a Series A funding, the company disclosed this week. Once Upon A Farm's baby food is sourced from local, organic farms, and then minimally processed into the those ubiquitous laminated baby food pouches. READ MORE>>.

How Planana Is Connecting Events To Sponsors, With Anna Sergeeva

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What is the biggest issue that local event organizers--health and family fairs, sports events, and so on--have? What is Planana? Thanks!

Industry Needs Common Security Standards to Thwart IoT Attacks

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This ambush has triggered a redoubling of efforts to focus on the need for industry-led cybersecurity standards for IoT devices. After all, it.

Organize globally.

Berkonomics

So why not organize from the start around such a strategy and hire those able to demonstrate those organizational skills? Even the smallest business can now reach throughout the globe to find resources for design, development, support and consultation.  Growth! Positioning

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA

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networking angeles 2012 review year organizer event digital digitalla winston kevinWhat was the biggest news for you/your firm this year?

Activyst Wants to Change the World, One Girl at a Time Through Sports

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to make her way to lunch with someone at the Pan American Health Organization , the Latin branch of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Organovo to Test Pre-Clinical Drugs on Bio-Printed Kidney Tissue

Xconomy

As Murphy put it recently, “We don’t think of ourselves as a bio-printing company any more. Now Organovo is expanding its capabilities.

5 Tips to Becoming a More Customer Centric Organization

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Turn Your Organization Inside Out. The world has changed much since I started my first company in 1999.  As organizations we have become more open and I believe this is great for businesses and their customers.  In the first 4 years of running BuildOnline we were an “Outside In&# organization. Back then it seemed foreign. 

Why Big Data Security is a Must (Even Before Big Data Use Cases)

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While it’s true that there are many use cases for big data that organizations can take advantage of, big data security needs to come first.

Duchenne Lessons: Advocates For Rare Spinal Disease Have Eyes on FDA

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Heather and Jessica Tomko will tell you that they’re nothing alike. They’ve got different interests, different tastes in movies, television, and music.

Collect, Organize, and Share on LoveIt | Interview with Ron LaPierre Co-Founder & CEO

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LoveIt is a site for individuals and groups to discover, collect, organize and share images they love in public or private collections. Cheers!

Lytx Powers Driver Safety For Organic Food Distributor

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San Diego-based driver safety systems developer Lytx said this morning that natural and organic food distributor KeHe Distributors has been using its DriveCam video safety service. Lytx did not detail how much the contract with KeHe Distributors is worth to the company. READ MORE>>.

Conference Organizers Suck at Name Tags

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Every once in a while I start to feel like I’m taking myself  a bit too seriously and I have to slip in a more cheeky post. Bit awkward, hey?

SXSW Organizes Rare Edward Snowden Interview. Then Google Ruined It.

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The post SXSW Organizes Rare Edward Snowden Interview. Work In Live Streaming. And it was. Choosing the Right Platform. Disservice.

Tinder Launches Group Organization, Dating Features

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Los Angeles-based Tinder said today that it has launched a new feature for its app, called Tinder Social , which will let its users plan group dates and get togethers. Tinder said that users have to "unlock" the new feature in order to see it, and that users will only see other friends who have also unlocked the feature. READ MORE>>.

The Startup Nights Story and the Future of the Startup Nights Organization

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Last Thursday night, December 2nd, was not your average Thursday night in LA. Not just because it was yet another sold-out Startup Nights but because it was the 6th LA Startup Nights, and was attended by some of LA’s best in the tech space, as well as, marked a turning point for Startup Nights. Visit TechZulu for full story.

Interview with Anna Sergeeva and Fei Xiao, trueRSVP

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TechZulu Presents 2012 Startup Forecast | Featuring Science, Tech Coast Angels, Amplify, StartEngine, upStart.LA

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2012 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan. 24 7pm at Coloft in Santa Monica. We

Organic vs. Strategic Growth

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 -- Organic vs. Strategic Growth: Why, When and How? Organic growth - accomplished through growth of sales in existing product lines/services or developing new product lines/services internally. Companies typically look for growth in one of two ways. See [link] (more

Organic Marketing for Startups

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Monday, January 17, 2011 -- Organic Marketing for Startups. Organic marketing, however, is a massively underleveraged and underinvested channel with powerful potential. See [link] (more

HireRight Aims At Health Care Organizations

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Irvine-based HireRight , the provider of background checks and drug and health screening services, has rolled out a new service specifically aimed at health care organizations. READ MORE>>. hireright health care background check drug screening healthcare lifescience employer employee

FundaGeek Partners With Inventors' Group

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fundageek crowdfunding funding startup tech project entrepreneur inventors organizationYucca Valley-based FundaGeek , an online, crowdfunding site headed by Dan Gutierrez, said this week that it has entered into a partnership with the United Inventors Association of America (UIA). READ MORE>>.

RxVantage In Deal With Rheumatology Organization

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Los Angeles-based healthcare technology software developer RxVantage , which is led by Jay Goss, has inked an endorsement from a organization focused on rheumatology. with the National Organization of Rheumatology Managers (NORM), which will recommend RxVantage''s software to its members. READ MORE>>.

Spotlight: LA Tech Judges and SuperDemo Bill Gross of Idealab!

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Thousands of organizations have turned to  TriNet  for human resources, benefits, payroll, workers’ compensation, and strategic human capital services.

Contur Takes On Email Sorting, Organization

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Are you overwhelmed with too many emails in your inbox? A new startup, Contur , launching out of the StartEngine accelerator program today, said that it has created a service which helps users organize their emails by task, projects, and more. Contur said it service is also fully compatible with Gmail. Contur is led by Justyna Wojcik.

Ecomom Raises $4M

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Los Angeles-based Ecomom , an online retailer focused on organic food, eco-friendly clothing, and other similar products for children, headed by Jody Sherman, has raised $4M, according to reports. retail ecommerce mothers green organic capital venture ecomomREAD MORE>>.

Contur Getting Set To Beta Automatic Email Organizer

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Los Angeles-based Contur , the email organization software developer recently launched out of StartEngine, told its users that it's getting set to release its automatic email organizer. The company's software is aimed at helping users organize their emails by task, projects, and more. READ MORE>>.

Non-Profits Telling Stories Through Technology

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Entrepreneurship Featured Social News Startup Audiolife Brandon Hance Breast Cancer Awareness GoodThreads Non-profit organization

Senate Approves 21st Century Cures Act, Sending Bill to Obama

Xconomy

The U.S. With the Senate’s 94-5 vote on Wednesday, the bill now advances to President Obama, who is expected to sign the bill into law. The U.S.

The Doctor is In! How to X-Ray Your Organization

SoCal Tech Calendar

How to X-Ray Your Organization. An X-ray of an organization is a look inside to see what is working, what is not and/or what is missing that should be there. Learn how to utilize new tools and techniques to X-ray your organization at this interactive, participant-driven program with consultant and trainer Daniel Feiman, MBA, CMC.

How to Engineer Tissues and Organs

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Thursday, November 13, 2008 -- "How to Engineer Tissues and Organs" Dr. Bill Tawil, UCLA Scientists are learning how to grow tissues in the lab and make customized replacement organs. See [link] (more