Engineering Immunity Against HIV and Other Dangerous Pathogens

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008 -- "Engineering Immunity Against HIV and Other Dangerous Pathogens " IEEE. Dr. Ping Wang, USC. See [link] (more

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Entrepreneur of the Year - Marshall School of Business

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Thursday, October 30, 2008 -- USC Entrepreneur of the Year - Marshall School of Business. Richard Rosenblatt, Demand Media, shares his journey with a time for QandA. Email claudia.morataya@marshall.usc.edu.

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Optimizing Business Performance

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Monday, November 10, 2008 -- "Optimizing Business Performance with Value Networks" USC CTM Speak and Spark Luncheon Discussion. As the economy turns down, every enterprise is searching for new ways to increase productivity and inspire innovation from their existing resources. The Value Network Analysis (VNA) methodology is designed to significantly and quickly improve performance across multiple value networks within an organization at low cost. Learn more. See [link] (more

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Sendio Hires Sales VP

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Sendio said that Javier has also hired on former NFL football player and USC Trojan Norm Katnik as part of the firm's sales team, as part of five new hires to his sales team.

Social Innovation Fast Pitch and Showcase

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008 -- Social Innovation Fast Pitch and Showcase. Los Angeles Social Venture Partners, the Social Enterprise Institute, and the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation. This event will recognize and celebrate innovative Los Angeles nonprofits that are solving urgent social problems and will serve as a catalyst to engage local business and community support.

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Green Building

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Saturday, November 8, 2008 -- "Green Building: Where are Spaces for Entrepreneurship in Green Building?" Green Building Council-Los Angeles Chapter; Roberto Alvarez, Light Prescription Innovators; Dr. Yan Xiao, USC; Eric L. Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum.

Big Stage Partners With GGL Global Gaming

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The firm is venture backed by Mission Ventures, Selby Ventures, and the Tech Coast Angels; the firm's technology is a result of CIA-funded research efforts at USC. 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.

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. Alelo said Wednesday afternoon that its wholly owned subsidiary, Alelo TLT LLC, has been contracted to develop an interactive, Web-based learning portal for learners of English as a second language. Financial impact of the win was not disclosed.

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Audyssey Labs Gets Win At Volvo

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Audyssey Labs is a spinout of the University of Southern California; its founders include well known audio expert Professor Tomlinson Holman, who developed the THX Sound System, was Chief Engineer at Advent Corporation, and has received an Academy Award for his work; the firm's founders also include Professor Chris Kyriakakis from USC, Dr. Sunil Bharitkar, and Philip Hilmes.

Big Stage Partners With VIDiGREET

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Los Angeles-based Big Stage Entertainment, a USC spinoff developing avatar technology, announced a new effort to provide its technology to third parties. Big Stage said it has created BackStage, which will offer its 3D face modeling technology to clients and partners. The firm said that it has signed on fellow Los Angeles startup VIDiGREET as its first client.

Interview with Sunil Rajaraman, Scripped

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Zak went to the Peter Stark Program at the USC Film School, which is a very prestigious program. We're always interested in how technology is influencing the business of Hollywood, and recently ran across Los Angeles-based Scripped. Scripped (www.scripped.com) is applying the world of Web 2.0 to the business of script writing, and is looking to combine a free online tool for writing scripts with matching those scripts with content producers.

Interview with Phil Ressler, BigStage Entertainment

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What we've done, is we've taken technology originally developed at USC, a CIA funded project, and gained global commercial rights for the non-security sector. Pasadena-based BigStage (www.bigstage.com) is one of those rare companies that has taken technology developed from university research, and is now bringing that technology to the commercial market.

Streamlining The Sports Recruiting Process with FieldLevel

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When we arrived at USC, we began to talk about how we struggled during the recruiting process. Our coaches did not have relationships, and I ended up walking onto the USC baseball team, and Kai ended up walking onto their club lacrosse team.

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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. in 2008. TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2014 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica.

Blackstone Expands Student Entrepreneurship Program To SoCal

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grant, to be given to a partnership including UCLA, UC Irvine, USC, and the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), to connect university students with a network of venture coaches.

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How TaskUs Is Powering LA's Technology Startup Boom

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I had worked a year in investment banking, and Jasper was out of USC. In 2008, we started to throw around ideas, and eventually settled on this one. Los Angeles has been in the midst of a technology boom over the last few years, with many of high profile startups growing in the area.

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

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Hours after the panelists debated the future of content distribution at the Silicon Beach @ USC conference, across campus at the Annenberg Innovation Lab a remarkable product demo was taking place by Coincident.TV.

Interview with Elizabeth Amini, Anti-Aging Games

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We actually wrote the business plan in a business plan class at USC. Earlier this week, Los Angeles-based Anti-AgingGames (www.Anti-AgingGames.com), a new online game startup, announced a new service to help users improve their memory and concentration, as well as improve brain function.

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Interview with Tom Grasty, Stroome

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Last week, Los Angeles-based Stroome (www.stroome.com), a new startup originally spawned out of a project at the USC Annenberg School of Communications, won $200,000 in the 2010 Knight News Challenge. Tom Grasty: Essentially, we started off as a graduate school project at USC.

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Social Networking and Business Value

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Yammer was launched on stage at TechCrunch 50 on September 8, 2008 and won Best in Show. Dr. Karrer graduated from Loyola Marymount University (Valedictorian), then attended USC as a Tau Beta Pi fellow, one of the top 30 engineers in the nation, and received a M.S.

Mark Tapling On Language Weaver's Next Chapter

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Having followed the firm since its early days as a spinout of USC, we thought we'd talk with CEO Mark Tapling to get the back story behind the acquisition, and where the firm is going form here. Mark Tapling: Starting in March of 2008, Language Weaver really embarked on a growth strategy.

Guide to the LA Startup Community

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Southern California companies are second to only Silicon Valley in raising venture capital , there are three major universities to recruit talent – UCLA, Caltech, and USC – and a thriving startup community to mingle with.

Please Help My Friend Colin Recover His Kidnapped Children #noorramsay

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Colin moved back to his home town of Boston before I returned to the US and unfortunately he got divorced from his wife, an Egyptian national, in 2008. In 2008 Colin & Mirvat were divorced and Colin was awarded full legal custody of both children.

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