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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.

A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo

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This weekend marks the 12th consecutive Southern California Linux Expo, SCaLE12x. remember being worried no one would show up. all night.

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Here are four startup founders, who are among the hottest companies in the technology world, who got their start in Southern California.

Southern California Linked IPOs Grow

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The number of Southern California related initial public offerings is growing steadily upwards, as Gevo --originally started in Pasadena, and based on technology out of Caltech and UCLA--hit the market this morning. Gevo is just the latest in a surge of companies hitting the public markets which have Southern California links.

Blackstone Expands Student Entrepreneurship Program To SoCal

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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. And here's where you can find more events: SoCalTech Calendar – A great aggregation of events around Southern California that has been pulled together for years by Ben Kuo. Great post by John Shiple.

Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Spring

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TechZulu and The Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Spring.

Unusual Perk For SoCal Technology Firm: Unlimited, Paid Vacation

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In what might be one of the more unusual perks for a Southern California high tech company, LRN , a developer of enterprise compliance and ethics software, has an unlimited, paid vacation policy. LRN--which is around the corner from UCLA--serves such customers as 3M, Dow, Johnson & Johnson, Loews, Pfizer and Siemens.

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>>.

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Report: Sling Media's Blake Krikorian Passes Away

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Blake Krikorian , the UCLA graduate who founded Sling Media , the maker of the Slingbox, has died, at the age of 48, according to reports trickling out of Silicon Valley. Krikorian had received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from UCLA in 1990, and also played on UCLA's Men's Water Polo team. 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?

Startup UCLA Demo Day

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Friday, September 14, 2012 -- Startup UCLA! See [link] (more

Four Founders of Hot Startup With Links To Southern California

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Here are four startup founders, who are among the hottest companies in the technology world, who got their start in Southern California.

SoCal Inventors Recognized By Popular Mechanics

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The last university team recognized by Popular Mechanics comes out of UCLA. The team behind the artificial retina project, backed by the U.S.

Inston, Cyberflow Advanced Towards $150,000 Cisco Innovation Award

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Two, Southern California companies have made the semi-finalist list for the much-watch Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge competition, which promises to give out $150,000 to a company developing the "next best thing" in the Internet-of-Things area. READ MORE>>. cisco innovation award grand challenge competition startup technology

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Trojans and Bruins Battle on the Startup Field

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Cent (2 nd place Tech), a company from UCLA that allows easy use of crypto currencies. At the end of the event, the judges crowned the winners.

U.S. Recognizes Southern California Technology Innovators

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Several Southern California technology innovators from Southern California were recognized this morning in a ceremony at the White House, at the 2007 National Medal of Technology and Innovation awards. In a ceremony today, President George W.

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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Gevo Sets Range For IPO

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Gevo , the biofuels startup spawned out of technology from the University of California, Los Angeles and Caltech, has set an offering range for its IPO. The firm's technology is based on research form UCLA focused on producing next-generation biofuels through genetically modified Escherichia coli (E. Gevo moved to Colorado in 2008.

Startups Apply Now! TechZulu Week | April 24, 25, 26 #TZWeek

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TechZulu and The Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Spring.

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Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Fall

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TechZulu and The Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Fall.

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. nytimes university school courses education learning online california southern times yorkREAD MORE>>.

ZipCar Ramps In LA

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ZipCar said that it now has over 125 vehicles throughout the city, including those in Hollywood and vehicles on the campuses of Loyola Marymount University, Occidental College, the University of Southern California (USC), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Irvine (UCI) and Pomona College.

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles

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GetAround, another venture backed peer-to-peer car rental service, already has a Southern California beachhead in San Diego. It also looks as if ZipCar apparently has been quitely running programs on the USC and UCLA campuses, limited to faculty, staff, and students. READ MORE>>. zipcar angeles sharing ride peer rideshare

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TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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The panel is comprised of Southern California’s Top VC’s, Angels, and Startup Accelerator founders. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. And do so in real life, too. So, yeah, I would like LA to be LA. Caltech.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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That’s so yesterday. philosophie has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Google, Nissan, Nintendo, UCLA, and more.

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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So, I ended up leaving and started another company, Thoughtstar, which is much like Basecamp. Explain exactly how Zuma Ventures works? Thanks!

Digest May 2-8: WINC’s Big Series B, SENSAY Passes 1 Million Users, LA CITY Site Redesigned

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SoCal AgTech. FUTURIZEX Launched at UCLA. Follow LA Tech Digest on Twitter ( link ) for news as it happens. **. Monday May 9.

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NSF To Create Innovation Center In LA

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The National Science Foundation is planning to create a new, innovation center in Los Angeles, in conjunction with the University of Southern California , the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) , and the University of California Los Angeles , the NSF said this morning. Yortsos. READ MORE>>.

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA

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When's the next one?" So we did a one-day fall Silicon Beach Fest at io/LA in Hollywood. What was the biggest news for you/your firm this year?

Changing the Face of Digital Signage: Nanxi Liu of Enplug

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They hold a strong presence in Southern California, with locations in 30 cities. Like Zach, he left UCLA to jump in with both feet.

First Ever Startup Weekend Orange County Live!

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Tonights Startup Weekend presentations are being judged by the following: Maneesh Goyal. Managing Director of Miramar Venture Partners. Patents.

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

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Over the last year or so we''ve created Watsup, the easiest way to figure out what is happening around you, at any time. What is Tilofy about?

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Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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You’re not in the grind of your staff being constantly approached by every other start-up within 10 miles.  So it’s always a trade-off.

Changing the Face of Digital Signage: Nanxi Liu of Enplug

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They hold a strong presence in Southern California, with locations in 30 cities. Like Zach, he left UCLA to jump in with both feet.

Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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Our partners tend to be on five to eight boards, so when we get involved with a company, we get involved with a company. That's part one.

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.

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

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We were small, and had about ten engineers, providing customer solutions for businesses in Southern California. What does Kareo do?

Incubating LA's Biotech Future, With Richard Koffler, Greenwings Biomedical

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Three years ago, I started the first of three companies in a portfolio out of the UCLA health system, VAL9000. What is Greenwings Biomedical?