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Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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wanted to connect LA’s incredible entrepreneurs with the larger business community and with the resources of USC.”. Over $50,000 in prize money.

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8th Talk at USC Marshall School: How My Failure at Make It Work can Benefit Geek Squad and Best Buy

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In 2010, after my 5th talk, USC Marshall School produced a case study about the customer centricity offered by the company. Failure.

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USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach

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The post USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach appeared first on TechZulu. It is getting hot in here. So hot.

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USC Marshall Snags Elon Musk, Steve Ballmer For Commencement


According to the school, technology mogul Elon Musk, who founded Telsa Motors and SpaceX, will speak at the USC Marshall Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony at the Galen Center on Friday morning, and retired Microsoft CEO Steven A. Ballmer will speak at the USC Marshall Graduate Commencement Ceremony in the evening. READ MORE>>.

USC Students Show Off Their Innovations at 2013 Innovator Showcase

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He closed by saying, “We want USC to be a place where students and faculty come, and startups, innovation, and entrepreneurship are encouraged.”.

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A new, Los Angeles startup, ARMORWAY , has spun out of the University of Southern California, the USC Stevens Center for Innovation announced THursday. According to USC, ARMORWAY has been issued an exclusive license to commercialize software to intelligently plan randomized, security patrols for security agencies. READ MORE>>.

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USC At Center Of Alleged Chinese Espionage Ring


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>>.

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USC Marshall Awards $50K In Seed Funding Competition


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 Researchers Develop Liquid Solar Cell Technology


Brutchey, assistant professor of chemistry at the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences. READ MORE>>.

2011 Harvard Business School/ USC-Marshall Business Growth Conference

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TCVN is proud to support the HBS/USC-Marshall BGC this year with a special TCVN code for attendees. News TCVN News entrepreneurship event networking partner usbgc usc Enjoy! Rothenberg, Principal Executive Officer, Chairman, and Director at Capital Research and Management Company; and. You may register by visiting

Algorithmia, Co-Founded By USC Grad Student, Gets $2.4M


A new startup, Algorithmia , which was co-founded by a USC PhD student, said today that it has raised $2.4M in a seed funding round, to go towards its online marketplace for computer software algorithms. The company said Daniels specifically left the USC Ph.D. Algorithmia is based in Seattle. program to found Algorithmia. READ MORE>>.

Fight On!! | Startup Weekend USC Free Tech Tix Giveaway

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Startup Weekend USC Free Tech Tix Giveaway appeared first on TechZulu. Friday night is networking and pitch night. THIS IS STARTUP!!!!


Larry Ellison To Keynote USC Commencement


The commencement will be held on May 13th.

USC: $380M Raised In Last 3 Years By USC Spinouts


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USC Gets $200M From Oracle's Larry Ellison For Cancer Research


Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine of USC , a multi-disciplinary center focused on the prevention and treatment of cancer. Agus, professor at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. According to the school, the donation will create the Lawrence J. READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach At USC | TZ Hooks You Up With 10 Free Tickets!

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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. So how do you get these tickets? Simple!

USC Project Uses Tweets To Predict Oscars


Can you use Twitter to predict who is going to win the Academy Awards? IBM , and the Los Angeles Times. READ MORE>>.

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USC Stevens Institute Funds Seven Projects


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 Students Aim To Launch Rocket Into Space, Promote STEM

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Students at the University of Southern California , as well as fellow students from area community colleges, said they are looking to launch a rocket into space--and help further STEM education--through its USC Rocket Propulsion Lab (RPL). The new collaboration effort is being supported by philanthropist Foster Stanback. READ MORE>>.

USC's Silicon Beach Awards and Presentations (Discount Code)


I was just down at Demo Day for the USC Incubator. just found out about a great award opportunity for people connected to USC (or who can figure out a connection in time). The SBAs are a key part of the [link] event which is co-sponsored by USC’s Marshall School of Business, School of Cinematic Arts, and Viterbi School of Engineering.

USC's CTM Hires Cisco Vet


The institute said it has appointed Josette Bonte as Chief Strategy Officer and Director of Research and Industry Relations. READ MORE>>.

OnGreen Links With USC Stevens Institute


According to OnGreen, which is headed by Nikhil Jain, USC's patented technologies for potential clean tech applications and commercialization will be listed on its website. OnGreen operates its own, patent exchange marketplace, OGPX. The exchange is intended to allow people to search for and find clean technology for licensing. READ MORE>>.

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E2: Evolution of Entertainment Conference at USC

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A Glimpse Into the Future of Tech at USC


Attendees watched presentations from a number of USC schools and centers. Image Courtesy of USC News). READ MORE>>.

Soon-Shiong Endows Chair At USC Viterbi


According to USC, the Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation, funded by Soon-Shiong and his wife, Michele B. READ MORE>>.

Incubating LA's Startup Future At the USC Viterbi Startup Garage


They were interested in boosting companies coming out of USC. Why USC? What''s the mission behind the new startup incubator? Thanks!

Congratulations To The Spotlight: LA Tech Presenting Companies at USC

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The moment has finally arrived! After months of submissions the Spotlights are shining down these amazing LA companies! For those who still might be wondering what Spotlight: LA Tech is all about, It’s a screening room for new technology homegrown in our region. It’s a gallery of great entrepreneurship. It’s a toast to those who build and innovate.

USC Stevens Gives $498,700 To Six Projects


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>>.

Moving Analytics | Sitting Kills, Moving Heals

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The sensing technology, too, is unique to our solution.  It is built out of 5 years of research at USC.  This was run out of USC?

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GoPro, USC Film School In Major Content Partnership


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 Spinouts Raised $148M In Last Two Years, Says University


USC also reported that it owns equity in 32 startups, though none of those startups were identified. READ MORE>>.

USC Stevens Taps VCs To Spur Spinouts


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.

TONIGHT! #Bitcoin: Unlocking the Potential of Digital Payment Systems

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Micah Winkelspecht, USC alumni and CEO of Bitvault. Business Events altcoins bitcoin cryptocurrency dogecoin litecoin NXT peercoin talkTECH US

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Jaunt, USC Link On Virtual Reality Lab


According to the two, the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts is opening up a new virtual reality incubator called the Jaunt Cinematic Virtual Reality Lab. The new lab will be powered by VR cameras donated by Jaunt, and also will include future research, development projects, and internships for students. READ MORE>>.

USC Entertainment Technology Center Names CEO


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>>.

USC Viterbi Launches Startup Accelerator


The startup accelerator is behind headed by Ashish Soni. Last a pilot middle school at the L.A. READ MORE>>.

USC, USA Today Partners On New Online Sports Site


In an unusual method of launching a new, online publication, the USC Marshall School of Business and USA TODAY said this morning that the two have linked up to create a new, online publication covering the business of sports, called Fields of Green. Financial details of the deal were not announced. READ MORE>>.

USC Team Heads To Rice Business Plan Competition


The USC team, Somatis Technologies , has not detailed its plans publicly. 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. Rice named the teams it had selected this week, who are competing for $1M in prizes.

Beauty Noted, Founded By USC Student, Gets $2.2M In Funding


Beauty Noted , an online beauty and cosmetics social discovery site founded by USC student Sarah Kortschak, said Tuesday that it has raised $2.2M in a funding round. The startup--which is based in San Francisco--said the funding came from Kortschak Investments, as well as IDG Ventures and Crosslink capital. READ MORE>>.

President Obama To Honor USC Professor With Math, Science Award


Mataric's work was featured last year at the TEDxUSC event, which was organized by USC's Stevens Insitute of Technology. According to the White House, Obama will be awarding Maja J. Dr. Mataric is the only honoree from California. In addition to the award, the recipients also receive $10,000.