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Adobe Buys UCLA Startup Auditude

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Auditude, although now based in Palo Alto, had originally been developed for a UCLA MBA business plan competition, by Nicholas Seet. Seet founded Auditude for the KNAPP competition at UCLA, while he was at the UCLA Anderson School of Management at its fully employed MBA program. startup ucla acquisition merger auditude adobe

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UCLA Spinout Looks To Commercialize Supercapacitor Advance

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UCLA 48hr Startup | Catch It Live On TechZulu

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This weekend UCLA has put together 48hr Startup and TechZulu will be there to bring you all the final startup presentations live.

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How to Not Suck at a Group Presentation

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This was evident at the Twiistup pre-event company pitch last week at UCLA. Stories have starts, middles and ends. Show some energy!

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. 

UCLA Startup AutoESL Acquired By Xilinx

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AutoESL Design Technologies , a developer of software tools used for high level synthesis of electronic circuit designs, and a spinout of UCLA, was acquired this morning by Xilinx. software design semiconductor acquisition merger xilinx spinout startup ucla autoeslFinancial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2014 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan. in 2004. On Demand).

You Can’t Look for a Job from a Remote Location – It Doesn’t Work

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Let’s start with the obvious. Tags: Entrepreneur Advice Start-up Advice Startup Advice Lots of reasons. Choose life.

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Online Learning Company Ties With UCLA Extension, CAA

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A new, venture backed online education company, Encore Career Institute , headed by Steve Poizner, said today that it has linked with the UCLA Extension to offer up professional certificates and career counseling online. Encore explained that its offerings will be based on UCLA Extension's content and courses. READ MORE>>.

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.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, October 27, at UCLA. If you’d like to see some of the best technologies and meet some of the brightest minds in beautiful Southern California,  SIGN UP NOW. Where: UCLA Anderson School of Management, 110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095. It’s a gallery of great entrepreneurship. Join Us.

ThousandEyes, Spawned At UCLA, Raises Funding From Sequoia

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A new startup, which was created at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has just raised a first funding round from Sequoia Capital. ThousandEyes , created by two UCLA computer science Ph.D.''s, said it raised $5.5M in Computer Science from UCLA; his co-founder is Ricardo Oliveira, who also received his Ph.D.

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

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Fireside Chat with Cameron Olthuis VP at CBS Interactive | Search & Social for Startups. Topic : Search and Social Strategies for Start ups.

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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.

University of California Plans $250M Venture Capital Fund

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The fund would seek to invest in companies started on campus, from University research, and from students. READ MORE>>.

Two Bit Circus Co-Founder Brent Bushnell to Keynote TechZulu Spotlight: LA Tech

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This Thursday TechZulu and the Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to bring you Spotlight: LA Tech Spring.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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recommend that you start by writing down the attributes you would want people to think about when they think about your brand. Startup Advice

TZ Presents: What Makes a Startup Attractive for Acquisition | Chat with Krishna Gupta

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Krishna will share his experience on ”What Makes a Startup Attractive for Acquisition” There will be plenty of  FREE Pizza & Drinks !

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Trojans and Bruins Battle on the Startup Field

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On Sunday, March 2 nd at USC, these rivals took their battle to a new platform: startups. All in all, 100% worth the effort that went into it.”.

3 Valuation Inflection Points for Startups: Don’t Copy Calacanis

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recently caught up with a classmate from UCLA Anderson  and told him the exact opposite in regards to raising money for his own startup.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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The idea with the most momentum was an effort to change the tax code to offer greater incentives for startups and venture funds to headquarter in L.A. 

StartupWeekend Next Teaches Teams How to Level Up

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The post StartupWeekend Next Teaches Teams How to Level Up appeared first on TechZulu. Business Model Generation via the Business Model Canvas.

UCLA Launches New Startup Incubator Space On Campus

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The UCLA Anderson School of Management has launched a new, 10,000-square-foot startup accelerator space on campus, which it says is aimed at encouraging students, faculty, and alumni to create new businesses. ucla incubator accelerator student business education andersonThe incubator is being sponsored by Cadillac. READ MORE>>.

UCLA To Tap Outside Board For Startup Deals

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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.

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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We sat down with David and Allen to learn more about how the company wants to change how startups are created. Only companies we are creating.

Startup UCLA Demo Day

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

LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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The numbers are promising and even with some problems arising in LA’s startup community, LA has found ways to keep pushing through. With Yahoo!,

Burn the bridges behind.

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People are pretty shook up here today.  It was about the earliest days of our life together when we moved to Westwood so I could attend UCLA.

UCLA Hack Olympics

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Saturday, October 20, 2012 -- UCLA CS Majors -- You're invited to the first ever 24hr UCLA Hack Olympics! HackUCLA is hosting a 24-hour hackathon on October 20th-21st, sponsored by UCLA alums and the top LA startup incubators. The event will be held just off campus at Originate Labs (Wilshire and Veteran).

Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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Three local universities, plus a Pasadena-based startup, have received a $360,000 grant to promote student entrepreneurship in clean technology.

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Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat

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Exatly a year ago was the very beginning of KarmaGoat, where I was trying to come up with something that would work as a marketplace donating items.

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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?

UCLA Internship Fair for Small and Start-up Businesses

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Tuesday, January 13, 2009 -- UCLA Internship Fair for Small and Start-up Businesses. The goal of the Fair is to match entrepreneurial companies in need of talent in a variety of corporate functions with Anderson MBA students searching for both academic and paid internships. Email david.franklin.2010@anderson.ucla.edu.

Gevo Raises $107M In IPO

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Gevo , the biofuels technology startup spawned out of technology at Caltech and UCLA, has raised $107M in an IPO this morning. gevo merger acquisition nasdaq clean cleantech caltech ucla biofuels processing renewableThe stock was trading as high as $17.50 in morning trading. million shares of its common stock. READ MORE>>.

Verge Genomics, Founded By UCLA Scientists, Raises $4M In Seed Funding

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Verge Genomics , a biopharmaceuticals startup founded by scientists out of UCLA, said Tuesday that it has raised $4M in a seed financing round. The company's founders are Alice Zhang, a current 5th year MD/PhD candidate at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and Jason Chen, also a 5th year MD/PhD candidate at UCLA Geffen.

Competition Dangles $200K To Students With Clean Technology Ideas

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A new competition--part of the Startup America effort launched by the Obama Administration, and spearheaded locally by Caltech, USC, and UCLA--said today that it is looking to award $200,000 in prize money to university students with clean energy business ideas. DOE, being managed by OnGreen, UCLA, USC, and Caltech. READ MORE>>.

Bridging The Gap Between Students And Startups, With TechLA

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We caught up with Steve earlier this week to learn more about the program. That''s also true of UCLA. How is the program doing that?

Tribogenics Lands $2.5M For Portable X-ray Technology

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Los Angeles-based Tribogenics , a startup working on technology to bring elements of Star Trek's "tricorder" to life, said this morning that it has raised $2.5M in a venture funding round. The firm, a spinoff of UCLA whose technology has been funded by DARPA, said the funding came from Flywheel Ventures and angel investors.

Practical Advice for Entrepreneurs and Start-ups

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010 -- Practical Advice for Entrepreneurs and Start-ups. Society of Postdoctoral Scholars at UCLA. Information about the Tech Coast Angels Mentorship Program. See [link] (more