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ViaSat, UCSD Team On Live Sports Streaming

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Carlsbad-based satellite broadband provider ViaSat and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) said this morning they are in a new partnership, which will stream high quality sport via ViaSat's Exede satellite network. ViaSat said that its equipment will be operated by UCSD staff and students, with support provided by ViaSat.

Biotech Startup Licenses Technology From UCSD, Raises $18M

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solstice biologis therapeutics therapy mmbrane rnai microrna lifescience venture capital ucsdA new, biotech startup focused on delivery of nucleic acid therapeutics, Solstice Biologics , said last week that it has licensed technology developed at UC San Diego, and received $18M in a Series A funding. READ MORE>>.

UCSD Gets $100M For Business School

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Rady had been behind the establishment of UCSD''s business school in 2004. ucsd university california diego rady ernest donation business school educataion Rady is a billionaire who made his fortune in auto finance. READ MORE>>.

University of California Plans $250M Venture Capital Fund

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UCSD Plans Battery Energy Storage System

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According to UCSD, it will install a 2.5 The new battery storage system is part of UCSD''s sustainability efforts. ucsd cleantech energy utility battery storage system solar wind school megawatt, 5 megawatt/hour system as part of its own microgrid, tapping rechargeable batteries from BYD. READ MORE>>.

Life Technologies, UCSD Tie On Genomic Analysis Effort

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The two said the effort--funded by the Naitonal Instiutes of Health--will involve research team made up of both scientists from UCSD and Life Technologies. Tags: life technologies ucsd genomics biotech lifescience

HP Selects UCSB, UCSD, USC Profs For Funding

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Aira.IO Finds Seed Funding To Assist The Blind Using Google Glass

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ucsd impairment glass google technology assistive assistance vision blind funding capital venture seed aira airaioLa Jolla-based Aira.IO , a developer of software tools which use Google Glass to help the blind and low-vision individuals, has raised $790,000 in a seed funding round, the company said this morning. READ MORE>>.

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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AddToAny Bought Back From Lockerz By Founder

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addtoany lockerz merger acquisition social sharing blogging ucsd diego student AddToAny , the developer of WordPress and Drupal social sharing plug-ins which got its start at UC San Diego, is back as an independent firm, according to the company''s founder, Pat Diven II. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Hush Nears $200K In Crowdfunding Campaign

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hush crowdfunding smart earplugs wearable mobile earplug device ucsd San Diego-based Hush has nearly doubled its original, $100,000 goal on its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign , with over $196,000 in commitments--and growing--for its smart earplug project. The company has doubled its fundraising in less than a week. READ MORE>>.

TowerJazz Ties With DARPA Program

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ucsd photolithography darpa semiconductor towerjazzNewport Beach-based TowerJazz , the semiconductor foundry, said today that its subsidiary Jazz Semiconductor has inked a cost-sharing collaboration with DARPA. READ MORE>>.

HelloTech Expands Tech Support Service To San Diego

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The company said it is recruiting college students from UCSD, USD, and SDSU, as well as IIT and local junior colleges, to support its expansion.

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UC San Diego Spinout Gets $15M From Bill Gates

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echodyne metamaterials spinout ucsd duke venture capital radar bill gates materials A startup which is based on research conducted at the University of California, San Diego has scored $15M in a Series A funding. Echodyne Corp. which was co-founded by Tom Driscoll, a former University of California at San Diego researcher. READ MORE>>.

If You Don’t Define Your Personal Brand the Market Will

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My colleagues that graduated with engineering degrees from UCSD were paid $31,000 – 15% more. have published many of these PR Tips before.

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CineForm Acquired By GoPro

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GoPro is based in Half Moon Bay, California, and was founded by UCSD graduate Nicholas Woodman. Solana Beach-based CineForm , a developer of video compression technology, has been acquired by helmet-mounted camera firm GoPro. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. READ MORE>>.

How to Know if You Have ADD and What to Do About It

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Let me start the post with three statements. 1. Essentially – it’s just the way your brain is wired. Embrace it. 2. Don’t worry.

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What Most People Don’t Understand About How Startup Companies are Valued

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What is the True Sentiment of VCs? ” and you can see that the balance of caution vs. optimism is 82% to 18%. There is reason for despondency.

Putting Tom Perkins Comments into Context

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Tom Perkins is one of the founding members of the venerable venture capitalist firm Kleiner Perkins. The headline of Mr. Perkins letter to the WSJ?

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In Defense of Uber: An Unbiased Opinion

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know that. I was at an alumni dinner at UCSD (I am on the alumni board) and a group of people were talking about how their kids use UberX to get rides home from parties at night. The story on Uber has been written about ad nauseam, which is why I’ve been reluctant to weigh in. Grievances – yes. But scandal? I’m not so sure.

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Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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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.

Four Founders of Hot Startup With Links To Southern California

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feature ucsd ucla school parker warby founders startup tree palm Aaron Levie. CEO and co-founder of Box. Travis Klanick. Nick Woodman.

The Importance of The Narrative

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So I went to college with no expectation that I would ever join a fraternity let alone aspire to become president one day. still do. Easy peasy.

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University of California Launches YouTube Channel

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The UC's channel is produced in San Diego at UCSD. The University of California's television channel, University of California Television YouTube channel will launch of March 1st, and will debut around 15 minutes of new content each week. READ MORE>>. uctv university california youtube content channel video streaming education

Interview with Jonathan Simkin, SwoopThat

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As the school year kicks off for college students, one of the big tasks of the year is buying books for their courses. What's SwoopThat? READ MORE>>.

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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.

If you Can’t Make Time, MakeSpace

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When I was in college ( UCSD, go Tritons !) I used storage. Today we announced our launch. He was on the list of people whom I tracked.

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Creating the Next Generation of US Employees. My Investment in Treehouse

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I’ve just completed an investment in Ryan Carson’s new company, TreeHouse. It Americans watch 5.3 We read less than an hour / day.

Calit2 Birthday Celebration

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Including UCI Chancellor Drake and UCSD Chancellor Fox, remarks from former Governor Gray Davis. Tuesday, December 7, 2010 -- Calit2 Birthday Celebration. See [link] (more

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How to Not Suck at a Group Presentation

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Know your audience - I always try to find out something about the audience before I present.  I recently spoke at the business school at UCSD.

On Leadership, Teams, Success & Happiness

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“Imagine you were a Phd wireless chip designer out of UCSD and then Qualcomm. ON LEADERSHIP. He is still not sure. ON TEAMS. Bingo.

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Two Biotech Labs Set Up Shop In San Diego

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The new building is on the campus of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and will be LEED Platinum certified. In a demonstration of the amount of activity in San Diego's biotech industry, two, separate companies announced new biotech laboratories opened up in San Diego Wednesday. Both Isis Pharmaceuticals and the J. The J.

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. 

Mushroom Networks Ships T1 Replacement Technology

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San Diego-based Mushroom Networks announced today that it has rolled out a service which offers "better than T1" speeds to broadband subscribers, at a significant savings to traditional T1 service. Mushroom Networks said its service is available for a $50 monthly fee, excluding cost of CPE equipment.

StartupSD: Mark Suster

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Mark is a UCSD graduate and writes one of the best startup blogs on the Internet. Thursday, March 31, 2011 -- startupSD: Mark Suster from Both Sides of the Table. Mark Suster is a 2x entrepreneur who has gone to the Dark Side of VC. He joined GRP Partners in 2007 as a General Partner after selling his company to Salesforce.com.

Industry/Academia Translational Oncology

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Thursday, August 5, 2010 -- Moores UCSD Cancer Center is hosting the sixth annual "Industry/Academia Translational Oncology" Symposium on August 5, 2010. Join leaders from industry and academia to discuss some of the most advanced work in cancer research in areas such as genome sequencing, clinical research and targeted therapies.

SciVee Ties With Thomson Reuters

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SciVee was created in 2007 as a joint initiative of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at UCSD, and is headed by Marc Friedmann. Financial details of the partnership were not disclosed.

New Frontiers in Life Sciences Analytics

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eaders in life sciences analytics from Pfizer, Centocor/JandJ and UCSD are transforming traditional laboratory experiments and healthcare data in a fresh generation of innovation. Tuesday, March 23, 2010 -- New Frontiers in Life Sciences Analytics. SDSIC. San Diego is on the cutting edge of this hot new field. See [link] (more

The CommNexus Healthcare Communications SIG Presents: Personal Healthcare Monitoring Devices

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Ramesh Rao at UCSD's research facility Calit2, Darrel Drinan, CEO at Philometron, and Clint McClellan, Sr. Tuesday, August 25, 2009 -- The CommNexus Healthcare Communications SIG Presents: Personal Healthcare Monitoring Devices. See [link] (more

3rd Annual Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa

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This one-day event will include sessions among top researchers from the consortium (UCSD, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Burnham Institute for Medical Research and the Scripps Research Insitute) along with several biotechnology companies from the region. Friday, November 7, 2008 -- 3rd Annual Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa.