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University of California Plans $250M Venture Capital Fund

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Among the successes driving the creation of the fund was the IPO of Santa Monica-based Kite Pharma, which is a spinout of UCLA. READ MORE>>.

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Four Founders of Hot Startup With Links To Southern California

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HelloTech Expands Tech Support Service To San Diego

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HelloTech says its workforce has come from such local schools as UCLA, USC, along with community colleges and trade schools. READ MORE>>.

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch. “There’s something going on in LA.” LA By The Numbers. Booed.

Google Funds LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara Researchers

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Search engine giant Google announced Tuesday that the firm is funding a number of University research projects, including a group of researchers at UC San Diego, a researcher at UC Santa Barbara, and a researcher in Los Angeles. Individual amounts of the grants to the projects were not announced.

Guide to the LA Startup Community

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Why should a startup thinking about moving to a new place choose LA? Not to mention the great weather, beaches, and beautiful people. CoLoft !