Announcing the 2014 socalTECH 50: Southern California's Ones To Watch
NOVEMBER 7, 2014
This is our second year of creating our list of the top 50 people to watch in Southern California''s technology industry, and it was NOT an easy task.
Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers
NOVEMBER 19, 2013
We''re proud to announce the Socaltech 50 , our list of the 50, up-and-coming people in Southern California''s technology ecosystem.
USC Marshall Snags Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer For Commencement
MAY 12, 2014
The University of Southern California''s Marshall School of Business has lined up two of technology''s biggest names-- Elon Musk and Steve Ballmer --as speakers for commencement, the school said Monday. Ballmer will speak at the USC Marshall Graduate Commencement Ceremony in the evening. READ MORE>>.
Accelerator Crazy In Southern California
OCTOBER 20, 2011
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.
Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration
Tech Zulu Event
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
All in a room at the University of Southern California Silicon Beach Event on September 18th, 2013. Over $50,000 in prize money.
USC Stevens Institute Funds Seven Projects
FEBRUARY 23, 2011
In a bid to help research from the University of Southern California reach the market, the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation said Wednesday afternoon that it is awarding $439,000 in gap funding to seven projects from USC, which have a high potential to spin out of the school. READ MORE>>.
USC: $380M Raised In Last 3 Years By USC Spinouts
DECEMBER 9, 2011
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USC Marshall Awards $50K In Seed Funding Competition
APRIL 27, 2012
According to USC Marshall, it awarded $15,000 in seed funding for two first place winners, and four $5,000 seed prizes to companies.
USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach
Tech Zulu Event
MARCH 26, 2013
So hot. The post USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach appeared first on TechZulu.
A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
This weekend marks the 12th consecutive Southern California Linux Expo, SCaLE12x. remember being worried no one would show up. all night.
USC Project Uses Tweets To Predict Oscars
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
That's the idea behind a project being run by the University of Southern California Annenberg Innovation Lab. READ MORE>>.
Moving Analytics | Sitting Kills, Moving Heals
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 22, 2014
SoCal startup Moving Analytics is tackling this global problem. So should we be standing up right now? This was run out of USC?
USC At Center Of Alleged Chinese Espionage Ring
MAY 20, 2015
According to the U.S. Pang and Zhang both received their Ph.D.s in 2006; Zhang received his a masters in 2006. READ MORE>>.
USC Students Show Off Their Innovations at 2013 Innovator Showcase
Tech Zulu Event
OCTOBER 28, 2013
The University of Southern California has developed a reputation for innovation and entrepreneurship over the years.
Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors
FEBRUARY 1, 2013
Among other things, Golomb invented polyominoes, which inspired the game Tetris. READ MORE>>.
USC Entertainment Technology Center Names CEO
APRIL 6, 2012
The University of Southern California's Entertainment Technology Center , which is part of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, said this week that it has named a new CEO. USC's ETC sponsors include such firms as Disney, 20th Century Fox, Alcatel-Lucent, Sony Pictures, Tata, Lucasfilm, DTS, and WB. READ MORE>>.
OnGreen Links With USC Stevens Institute
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
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>>.
USC Team Heads To Rice Business Plan Competition
MARCH 24, 2011
A student team from the University of Southern California is one of forty two teams heading to the 2011 Rice University Business Plan Competition in April. The USC team, Somatis Technologies , has not detailed its plans publicly. Based on the list from Rice University, no other Southern California teams made the finals.
USC Spinouts Raised $148M In Last Two Years, Says University
JANUARY 21, 2010
USC also reported that it owns equity in 32 startups, though none of those startups were identified. READ MORE>>.
Soon-Shiong Endows Chair At USC Viterbi
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
According to USC, the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation, funded by Soon-Shiong and his wife, Michele B. READ MORE>>.
USC Stevens Gives $498,700 To Six Projects
MARCH 7, 2012
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>>.
Fight On!! | Startup Weekend USC Free Tech Tix Giveaway
Tech Zulu Event
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
On Friday, September 28, University of Southern California is hosting Startup Weekend spearheaded by organizer, Kishan Patel.
2011 Harvard Business School/ USC-Marshall Business Growth Conference
Tech Coast Venture Network
APRIL 6, 2011
TCVN is proud to support the HBS/USC-Marshall BGC this year with a special TCVN code for attendees. The 2011 Business Growth Conference is truly the best place to network with the leaders of Southern California, learn new ideas to take your enterprise to the next level, and even help make the world a better place. Enjoy!
Blackstone Expands Student Entrepreneurship Program To SoCal
FEBRUARY 24, 2014
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Maverick Angels Names New SoCal President
AUGUST 16, 2011
Barber had served as Southern California Chapter President from February 2010 through July 2011. READ MORE>>.
A Glimpse Into the Future of Tech at USC
FEBRUARY 15, 2013
Attendees watched presentations from a number of USC schools and centers. Image Courtesy of USC News). READ MORE>>.
Silicon Beach At USC | TZ Hooks You Up With 10 Free Tickets!
Tech Zulu Event
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
So how do you get these tickets? 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.
USC, Caltech License Technology To SFC Energy
MAY 4, 2011
The University of Southern California , the California Insitute of Technology , and fuel cell development firm SFC Energy said late Tuesday that the three have executed on a license to a portfolio of U.S. The three said the technology was developed at the USC Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, led by G. K. Vamos, H.
USC, New York Times Partner On Online Education Courses
JUNE 29, 2011
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>>.
Incubating LA's Startup Future At the USC Viterbi Startup Garage
APRIL 8, 2013
They were interested in boosting companies coming out of USC. Why USC? What''s the mission behind the new startup incubator? Thanks!
Larry Ellison To Keynote USC Commencement
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
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USC Stevens Taps VCs To Spur Spinouts
JUNE 7, 2010
USC Stevens Institute , the effort at the University of Southern California to spur innovation within the school, has tapped a number of venture capitalists to help guide a new mentorship and funding program, the institute said this morning. Steven is a USC Trustee and General Partner at Sequoia; Klein is also a USC Trustee.
Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California
OCTOBER 6, 2009
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.
USC, 2U Launch New Online Nursing Degree
AUGUST 10, 2015
2U already powers a number of online degree programs for USC. university southern california online degree program 2tor
USC Stevens Appoints Two Directors
SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
The USC Stevens Institute for Innovation , the group at the University of Southern California run by Krisztina Holly, and which was kick started by a major donation from Sand Hill road venture capitalist and USC trustee Mark Stevens, said Wednesday that it has appointed two directors to the institute. READ MORE>>.
USC Marshall Launches Online MBA Program
APRIL 7, 2015
The USC Marshall School of Business said Monday that it is launching itself into the online world, with a new, online MBA program. USC said the new program will focus on emerging online business topics such as internet analytics, social media, virtual teams, and entrepreneurial thinking. READ MORE>>.
President Obama To Honor USC Professor With Math, Science Award
JANUARY 21, 2011
A University of Southern California professor with a specialty in robotics is one of eleven individuals being honored by President Obama next week, as part of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. Dr. Mataric is the only honoree from California.
USC LavaLab Demo Night [ LOS ANGELES ]
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
“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 ”
GoPro, USC Film School In Major Content Partnership
OCTOBER 16, 2015
Action camera maker GoPro said late Thursday that it has partnered with the University of Southern California , and the USC School of Cinematic Arts, to bolster its content efforts--and maybe help the company recruit talented students to work for the company. READ MORE>>.
USC Plans Cyber Security Degree
MAY 24, 2013
The USC Viterbi SChool of Engineering said this week that it is launching a new, Master''s program in Cyber Security, focusing on preparing students for administering environments with a requirement for a high level of information security. viterbi school engineering southern california degree security cybersecurity software