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USC Startup Weekend | Complete Breakdown

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USC hosted its first Startup Weekend from September 23rd to 25th and it rocked! Below is the entire USC Startup Weekend Demo Night.

USC Marshall Awards $50K In Seed Funding Competition

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According to USC Marshall, it awarded $15,000 in seed funding for two first place winners, and four $5,000 seed prizes to companies.

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CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

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Sara Akhteh received her BA in Film Theory from UCSC and her MFA from USC in Production. When was it launched and where? Who are its founders?

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New Leader at Intel Capital Adjusts Strategy as Global Summit Opens

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—Embodied, based in Pasadena, CA, and founded by USC computer science professors Paolo Pirjanian (the former iRobot CTO) and Maja Matarić, are developing robots to care for people. Intel Capital is the corporate venture and deal-making arm of Santa Clara, CA-based semiconductor and technology giant Intel (NASDAQ: INTC ).

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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What a weekend! That’s right… just about the same amount of time it takes to sell out a Radiohead show at the Forum. Rob Maigret. Dan Gould.

SoCal Code Camp | Learn, Network, & Win Awesome Prizes!

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The event runs for two days from November 9 th to 10 th on the USC campus. It’s great for anyone interested in Web Development or mobile.

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. Caltech.

LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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Silicon Valley? That’s so yesterday. Today’s startup innovators come from about six hours south of Silicon Valley. Venture Capital: Upfront Ventures.

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.

Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

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The implications of what types of new interactive experiences can be made utilizing this technology are phenomenal. Cool, right? WOW, right? Concident.TV

Interview with Tim Sae Koo, HypeMarks

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Are you the sort of person who relies on your friends to help you figure out the best places to explore on the web? What is HypeMarks all about?

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA

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

Learning The Ropes Of Internet Video With Michael Tringe and CreatorUp

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You've got a great idea for a web video series, but how do you learn about how to make that happen, to get distribution, and monetize that video?

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.

Startup Weekend LA | An Insiders Story of a Startup on Steroids

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Before the pitches started, I ran into a fellow Trojan I knew who just graduated from USC, Nathan Doctor. We had exactly 54 hours! Ninjas!

REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap

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Between Caltech, USC, and UCLA, $1 billion has been put into research expenditures. Ian Harris -  VP of Partnerships, LA Cleantech Incubator.

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Mix and Mingle | LA Startups Shows Some Bite

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The idea came to John Kolker at USC 1 year ago, then through start engine him and his partner were able to make their idea come to life.

Interview with Scott Ferreira, MySocialCloud

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Fortunately, USC, where I was a student as, is really good about that, and gave me two years off as a leave of absence, and happily gave that to me.

Silicon Beach Fest Celebrates Tech Startups and Hollywood in LA | Pics, Highlights and What’s Next!

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ShipMate (UCLA) took second place and Where My Dogs At (USC) placed third. Tons of info and tons of fun!” can’t wait for next year!!

Social Media Week Lands in Los Angeles Sept. 24-28

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Keynote: Jeff Cole, USC Annenberg School Center For The Digital Future. Perfect Your Pitch for Web, TV, and Film. 24-28. io/LA. Mon 9/24.

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Interview with Elizabeth Amini, Anti-Aging Games

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So I actually started a graphic design company out of college, and got lucky with the web taking off at the right time. It's fun an effective.

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General Assembly,XYZ Tie On Registry Website Design Contest

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Are you a web design wiz who would like to show off their web design chops to the world? The contest starts on January 9th, and runs through February 15th. READ MORE>>. designer design website contest hosting assembly generally

Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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We have world-class universities like Caltech, UCLA, USC and more. That sets us up nicely for the next phase of the web. Los Angeles.

Catalyzing Innovation In Pasadena, with Innovate Pasadena

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think our advantage then was the first wave of web-based innovation was more in the area of hard sciences, which is the domain of JPL and Caltech.

What Mattered in 2010: Greg Martin, Archer Venture Capital

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Using the social web to fill excess capacity that exists in nearly every business was one of the best uses of the web that I've seen.

Porter: Mobile Chores | The Constant Hustle and LA Tech, Interview with CEO Matt Lucido

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Being a serviceable app, do you see more services being provided through the web? TechZulu:  What is Porter? How long has Porter been around?

Interview with Brett Crosby and Brew Johnson, PeerStreet

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grew up in Thousand Oaks, went to USC, and we met each other way back in the 90's. Photo: Brew Johnson on left, Brett Crosby on right. Thanks!

Young Digital Entrepreneurs

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USC Annenberg Innovation Lab. The USC Annenberg Innovation Lab welcomes a panel of tech-savvy innovators to discuss the digital market and social media and how they won success by engaging audiences. Thursday, November 3, 2011 -- Young Digital Entrepreneurs. million subscribers on YouTube. Email gretchen.parker@usc.edu.

CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Entire communities of developers: students, professionals, and hobbyists, come together over a weekend to make web, mobile, and social apps that improve the sustainability of energy, air, and water systems in their community and in the world. LA's 2012 CleanWeb Hackathon will be hosted at the USC Campus Center Forum Nov. 16-18.

CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

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Entire communities of developers: students, professionals, and hobbyists, come together over a weekend to make web, mobile, and social apps that improve the sustainability of energy, air, and water systems in their community and in the world. LA's 2012 CleanWeb Hackathon will be hosted at the USC Campus Center Forum Nov. 16-18.

CleanWeb Hackathon Los Angeles

SoCal Tech Calendar

Entire communities of developers: students, professionals, and hobbyists, come together over a weekend to make web, mobile, and social apps that improve the sustainability of energy, air, and water systems in their community and in the world. LA's 2012 CleanWeb Hackathon will be hosted at the USC Campus Center Forum Nov. 16-18.

Stroome Scores $200K From Journalism Contest

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Stroome said the site provides a place where journalists, filmmakers, musicians, students, sports enthusiasts, travelers, activists, and bloggers can upload, edit, and remix video through their web browser. Stroome was founded by Nonny de La Pena and Tom Grasty, both of whom are graduate students at USC's Annenberg School of Journalism.

Interview with Scot Richardson, Laughstub

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We started in the comedy industry, hence the name, but basically for venues, we have a website management tool so you can fire your web programmer. My co-founder is Nasi Peretz, who is CTO of West Side Rentals, another LA company, and who also ran properties at USC for the business school and law school. What is Laughstub? Thanks!

Tilofy: Making Sense Of The World Around You Using Location Data

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My degree is from USC in big data. As you probably know, Viterbi is the engineering school at USC. What is Tilofy about? Thanks!

Negative Customer Acquisition Costs - Creative Startup Marketing Ideas - Eric David Greenspan

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frequently work on networking through the social web and building new relationships that will foster knowledge gathering or business growth. A day might include a discussion with a finance partner, an investor, a customer or a fusion partner. We need to spend some time discussing what you do with the social web. Great stuff!

Stacking Up The Online Film Submission Sites

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link]. Hollywood Heavyweights: Jack Epps, Jr., Mark Gill, Mike Werb, Michael Taylor. OpenFilm. www.openfilm.com) [ Profile ]. Founder: Dmitry Kozko.

Big Stage Partners With GGL Global Gaming

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Pasadena-based Big Stage Entertainment , which develops 3D avatar technology, said today that it has partnered with video game company GGL Global Gaming, to provide free game content on its web site. According to Big Stage, the deal will allow users on the site to insert the firm's 3D avatars into game photos and videos. READ MORE

Alelo Gets Voice of America Contract

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Los Angeles-based Alelo, the USC spinout which is developing "serious" games to teach languages and cultures, has scored a contract with the Voice of America. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed. The firm's software has so far been applied to Chinese, Iraqi, Pashto, and Dari. READ MORE

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Interview with Tom Grasty, Stroome

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Tom Grasty: Essentially, we started off as a graduate school project at USC. Tell us the story behind Stroome and how it came about?

Interview with Noah Auerhahn, Extrabux

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Noah Auerhahn: We got started right out of USC. The site started as a concept that Jeff Nobbs, my co-founder, and myself developed while we were operating a cash-back and coupon website while we were attending USC. Noah Auerhahn: We just had too much free time at USC. Noah, thanks for the interview. How did the company start?