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GoPro Links With UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television


Action camera maker GoPro said Tuesday that it has tied with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), to launch a program to provide students with GoPro cameras and accessories to create content, and where it will also provide guided workshops, education, and one-on-one mentorship to students. READ MORE>>.

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USC, New York Times Partner On Online Education Courses


It's been a busy week or so for local universities in the online education area; just last Thursday, crosstown rival UCLA inked a deal with a Silicon Valley company, Encore Career Insitute, to similarly take its own, adult and continuing education courses from UCLA Extension to online users. READ MORE>>.

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.”.

Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship


ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technologyOnGreen said it is the commercial partner for the effort. READ MORE>>.

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LA To Launch Cleantech Incubator


The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator was created by the Los Angeles Cleantech Alliance, a group created by the Mayor's Office, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Community Redevelopment Agency for Los Angeles, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, USC, CalTech, and Arts Center College of Design. READ MORE>>.

CircuitHub, With Roots At UCLA, Launches Hub For Hardware Designers


The firm--co-founded and headed by UCLA Visiting Scholar Jon Friedman--has created an online site which lets hardware designers tap into the data sheets, symbols, components, and footprints of electronic components, for free, either by downloading or by connecting a Dropbox account. READ MORE>>.


Snapchat's Spectacles Bot Heads To New York City Today


The "bot" appears to have Los Angeles on its regular visit list, as it appeared first in Venice near Snapchat's headquarters, then in Santa Monica, and then at the USC-UCLA game over the weekend. snapchat spectacles snapbot vending machine wireless camera york uclaREAD MORE>>.

ZipCar Ramps In LA


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.

LA Mayoral Candidate Eric Garcetti to Keynote Inaugural Silicon Beach Fest

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Student Pitch: UCLA, USC and other student teams will compete for prizes. Click here to register.

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

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Hosted at the USC Davidson Conference Center, it was initially a one-day event with just 20 speakers and two tracks. all night.

LA Dangles Stuffed Bear For Social Media Love


The bear--which might be of more interest to fans of UCLA than USC, or perhaps fans of the Dodgers--is part of an ongoing marketing effort by the domain. Those efforts are led by "Chief Evangelist" Page Howe.LA READ MORE>>. stuffed bear angeles marketing domainer domain name

REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap

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Sandra Itkoff – Entrepeneur in Residence, UCLA Institute for Innovation and Technology Transfer. Cleantech, a Misnomer.


Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives


Well-respected academic institutions, such as USC’s Film School, and still arguably the best places to hone your chops and network – not to mention receive a highly credible degree. LinkedIn is by far the world’s largest professional network with more than 380 million members in over 200 countries and territories. billion.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week. ” That always stuck with me.

Carbonics Raises $5.5M For RF Materials


Carbonics says its technology is based on research conducted at UCLA and USC. carbonics venture capical material carbon semiconductor capital ucla The funding came from TAQNIA international. Carbonics says it is working on incorporating its carbon nanomaterials into semiconductor radio frequency (RF) components. READ MORE>>.

University Students Get $200K For Clean Technology Startups


The group said that the winners with Stanford Nitrogen Group , Greenbiotics , and Xite Solar will split the $200,000 in prize money, and also will gain access to the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator. Hawaiian firm eHale also was given a promising idea award for integrating solar cells into indoor and outdoor, home and office furniture. READ MORE>>.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California


LA Cleantech Incubator , officially launched last week, and was created by Los Angeles Cleantech Alliance, a group supported by Mayor's Office, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Community Redevelopment Agency for Los Angeles, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, USC, CalTech, and Arts Center College of Design.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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philosophie has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Google, Nissan, Nintendo, UCLA, and more. Silicon Valley? B2B: Docstoc.

HelloTech Expands Tech Support Service To San Diego


HelloTech says its workforce has come from such local schools as UCLA, USC, along with community colleges and trade schools. READ MORE>>., Backed By LA Investors, Finds $9M More


The company--led by UCLA Anderson grad Sunil Rajaraman--had originally raised funding from such local LA investors as Jody Mulkey (Shopzilla), Paige Craig, Keith Richman, and actor/director/writer Edward Burns. The company was founded by UCLA Andreson and USC Film School grads who had met as undergrads at Claremont McKenna.

LA Hacks: Making LA the Tech Hub of the World

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We want UCLA to be the top tech school that comes to mind.” When you think technology, you probably think Silicon Valley.  His biggest tip?


Interview with Nikhil Jain, ObEN


We've been hiring from all of the top schools�Carnegie Mellon, Caltech, USC, Berkeley, UCLA ,and it has taken a combination of deep learning, machine learning, speech synthesis, linguistics, and psychology to come up with all of this. Third Wave Digital (Allen DeBevoise), Dream Maker Entertainment Ltd. Entertainment Co., Thanks!

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles


It also looks as if ZipCar apparently has been quitely running programs on the USC and UCLA campuses, limited to faculty, staff, and students. It looks like Los Angeles is set to get access to peer-to-peer car sharing service Zipcar , as it plans to open an office in Hollywood tomorrow. READ MORE>>.

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TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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He has also been a guest lecturer at Stanford, USC, and UCLA. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. MusicMatch was acquired by Yahoo!

Makers Making The Sci-Fi Tricorder A Reality With VOXearch


Mann, to his credit, with his multi-billion dollar foundation, he offered to find out what was going on, offering $100 million to UCLA to find out what was going on. Unfortunately, UCLA''s money dried up due to legal issues. After two years, Alfred Mann decided to give money to USC for the effort instead. Alfred E. Alfred E.

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


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

Transmedia, Hollywood 2: Visual Culture and Design

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UCLA/USC/Industry Symposium Co-sponsored by the: UCLA Producers Program; UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television, and USC Annenberg School of Communication and USC School of Cinematic Arts. Friday, April 8, 2011 -- Transmedia, Hollywood 2: Visual Culture and Design. See [link] (more


Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model


If you look at just Caltech, UCLA, and USC, and you look at our population base, we''re pouring out more engineers than pretty much anywhere.

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.

Carbonics: Seeking The Future In Carbon Nanomaterials


Kos Galatsis: I''m from UCLA, and the other startup professor is from USC. What can you tell us about Carbonics and its technology?

Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena


There are also many from USC and UCLA. Pasadena has a long history as a center of the technology and innovation world�all the way back to first American experiments with rocket launches in 1936�Southern California's first foray into the rocket business (sorry, SpaceX)--through the Internet boom with Idealab, to today. Thanks!

How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves


Walter Grieves: We partnered with USC, UCLA, and Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount, Anderson, Annenberg Center, we have an internship program.

Behind the Scenes: Troy Carter’s SMASHD LABS with Suzy Ryoo


Up to seven companies will be selected for this year’s program, which launches right after Labor Day, and wraps in the middle of November.

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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NSF To Create Innovation Center In LA


The grant''s principal investigator is USC Viterbi School of Engineering Dean Yannis C. innovation center ucla viterbi caltech technology xfer transfer education school growth entrepreneurship startup Yortsos. The movement focuses on creating an "innovation hub" focused on improving technology commercialization efforts. READ MORE>>.

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA


What was the biggest news for you/your firm this year? At the closing party, attendees kept saying "This is great! READ MORE>>.

Flinja Launches At DEMO


The firm showed off its service at the DEMO conference today, saying that its service is now available at both USC and UCLA, and will soon launch at Stanford. startengine marketplace freelance ucla student college demo flinjaREAD MORE>>.

LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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LA brings forth a lot of talent from USC, UCLA, and Caltech.  With Yahoo!, Not enough money flows in LA. 

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California


Great post by John Shiple. He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them. They put on great events. AITP-LA – Monthly events.

Local Angels Back

socalTECH also operates, an online marketplace for script writers, and was founded by UCLA and USC graduates in Los Angeles, and later moved to San Francisco. allows online publishers to hire writers to develop blog posts and Twitter posts from an online marketplace. READ MORE>>.