Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launches Zero Emissions Transport Effort

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the non-profit which encourages clean technology startups in the City of Los Angeles, said it has launched a new effort to accelerate the electricification of regional transportation, in an effort to reach zero emissions in the area's movement of goods. angeles cleantech incubator zero emissions transportation utility vehicle electric

Next 10 Ventures is launching an incubator for YouTube personalities

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Los Angeles-based Next 10 Ventures , a $50 million fund focused on the creator economy, is launching an incubator program to support YouTubers. ” Applications to the incubator opened today and close November 17, 2018.

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Officially Opens Cleantech Hub

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) has officially opened up its La Kretz Innovation Campus , its own building at 5th and Hewitt Street, the incubator said on Friday. The LACI--which is run by the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Department of water & Power, officially cut the ribbon on its new building, which is situated on 3.2 campus innvoation kretz laci incubator cleantech angeles

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, NewCities Dangle $15K To Startups

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) , and partner NewCities Foundation said on Monday that they will award $15,000, plus other prizes, to a startup developing technology in the zero emissions transportation and shared mobility area. The competition will be held as part of the LA CoMotion Expo and Conference, taking place November 15-19, in downtown Los Angeles. angeles cleantech incubator newcities startups transportation mobility

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Gets High Ranking In List

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incuabtor (LACI) said this week that it has been ranked third on the 2015 University Business Incubator list, an annual ranking of top university-associated incubators. LACI said it also received the 2015 High Impact Incubation Programs in North America award by UBI Global, the group behind the rankings. angeles cleantech incubator ranking list incubate

ventureLab Takes On Startup Incubation

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Los Angeles-based ventureLab Growth Partners said Tuesday afternoon that it has launched a new "startup studio" to invest in and build early stage startups. venturelab startup incubator studio incubation incubate seed funding mike prasad The new startup studio is led by Mike Prasad. According to ventureLab, it will provide seed funding, along with product, marketing, and opertional support to its companies.

MuckerLab Takes TechStars Incubation To Los Angeles

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A new, technology startup accelerator modeled after the TechStars venture incubator in Boulder said today it has launched, and will bring business acceleration to Los Angeles. muckerlab techstars incubator acceleration angeles

Friday Infographic: LA Accelerators and Incubators

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Confused about the myriad of incubators and accelerators in the Los Angeles area? A new infographic, released this week, has summarized some of the local startup incubators and accelerators in Los Angeles, plus detailed some of the terms of their investments in companies.

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Gets $200,000 Grant, Eyes Investment Fund

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The incubator effort looking to make Los Angeles a key part of the clean technology industry, the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) , announced this morning that it has received a $200,000 grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, to help advance its program--and may even start its own investment fund. The incubator said the grant will help fund programs focused on advancing sustainable technology development and adoption in the Los Angeles region.

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Aims At Diversity, Inclusion With New Effort

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the nonprofit incubator which helps to support clean technology startups in Los Angeles, is making a push to increase diversity and inclusion in the cleantech sector, the incubator said Tuesday. angeles cleantech incubator incubate diversity inclusion grant startup business

Techstars Los Angeles Launches 2019 Class

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Techstars Los Angeles , one of the startup accelerators run by Techstars in Los Angeles, has announced its 2019 class. Techstars Los Angeles said that eight of the ten companies are based in the greater Los Angeles area; the effort in LA is led by Anna Barber. techstars angeles startup accelerator incubator 2019According to Techstars, ten companies were selected for the startup accelerator, which kicked off this week.

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New Startup Incubator Launches At Loyola Marymount

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There's a new, startup incubator in town in West Los Angeles--this time, launching out of Loyola Marymount University and its College of Business. The incubator--which is being managed by Dr. David Y. school education student accelerator incubator startup marymount loyola

Amplify.LA Raises $8M More For Incubator Investments

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Venice, California-based startup incubator Amplify LA , the startup accelerator headed by Paul Bricault and Richard Wolpert, disclosed today that it has raised $8M in a second investment fund for its companies. capital venture startup incubator angeles amplify The funding came from such companies as Accel, Greycroft, Siemer Ventures, Karlin Ventures, Deep Fork Capital, and others. READ MORE>>.

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

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A few weeks ago, the University of Southern California announced a new startup incubator, the Viterbi Startup Garage ([link] backed by such notable investors as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the United Talent Agency. What''s the mission behind the new startup incubator?

LA To Launch Cleantech Incubator

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The City of Los Angeles said this morning that it will be officially launching its Cleantech Incubator tomorrow, as it attempts to create a cluster of clean technology companies downtown. According to Mayor Villaraigosa, the effort is to help develop new businesses and create jobs in Los Angeles. city development economic startup business clean incubator cleantech angeles

Accelerator/Incubator Trend Spreads To LA Schools

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Southern California--and particularly, Los Angeles--has become somewhat of a startup accelerator/incubator hub over the last couple of years, as more than a dozen startup accelerators, incubators, coworking spaces , and more have set up shop in the area. It looks like startup incubation has even extended into a new, pilot middle school at the L.A. incubator school angeles westside startup accelerator education

Cal State L.A. Plans Bioscience Incubator

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Cal State LA is planning to launch a bioscience incubator on its campus, after receiving a $3.5M grant from Los Angeles County. According to Cal State LA, the new bioscience incubator-- BioSpace L.A. The school said the new incubator will have up to 20,000 square feet of lab space for bioscience research projects with start-up businesses. state calstatela university college bioscience biotech incubator incubate startup accelerator biospace

InvestCloud Launching Fintech Incubator In London

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Los Angeles-based cloud-based financial tools developer InvestCloud says it is launching a new, fintech startup incubator in London, at its European headquarters. InvestCloud was founded and is led by CEO John Wise, a British entrepreneur who started Investcloud in his Los Angeles garage in 2010. investcloud fintech incubator london international startup business

LA Cleantech Incubator Names LA Sustainability Chief As Next CEO

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the nonprofit which has been working to boost the number of clean technology startups and companies in Los Angeles, said yesterday that it has named Matt Petersen--currently Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) for the City of Los Angeles--as its next President and CEO. According to LACI, Petersen will become head of the incubator in mid-July, replacing founding President and CEO Fred Walti.

Greenwings Biomedical Launches Incubator

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A new, Los Angeles startup incubator, Greenwings Biomedical , announced its launch Friday, saying that it will be the first incubator of biomedical ventures in Los Angeles. The incubator explained it will license intellectual property from universities and corporations, and partner with individual inventors for its companies, and is particularly interested in companies based on algorithms and software-based intelligence.

Orange County Gets New Incubators

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Orange County is ramping up its business acceleration and incubation activity, according to a report today from the Orange County Register, which says there are three new accelerators/incubators launching in the county, including FastStart.studio , a incubator and accelerator in Irvine, Frost Venture Partners , aimed at the big data and cloud market, and Kimco Entrepreneurs Year Start , a program aimed at providing free rent and flexible leases specifically for first-time, retail entrepreneurs.

LA Cleantech Incubator Gets $5M For New Program

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) has just received $5M to fund a new initiative, called Energize California , to help boost clean technology startups. According to the LACI, the new effort is being funded with a $5M grant from the California Energy Commission, and will support new technologies and entrepreneurs in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties. cleantech incubator laci energize california energy government entrepreneurs startup clean

Yet Another LA Incubator Opens: Io/LA

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If the Los Angeles accelerator/incubator market is not yet crowded enough, Hollywood-based io/LA opened its doors over the weekend, looking to recruit a class of five to six companies in a three month mentorship program. The new incubator, which is run by Aber Whitcomb, the former CTO of MySpace, said it will run quarterly classes of startups, who will received $25,000 and office space, in exchange for 8 percent of their firms.

Siemer Ventures Backs Southeast Asian Startup Incubator

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Los Angeles-based technology investor Siemer Ventures has funded an investment firm in Southeast Asia, which is looking to invest in and create e-commerce and digital media companies in the Southeast Asia region. Ardent Capital incubates and invests in companies, saying that it has already invested in five companies, including Anything.lk, Axiata, Burufly.com, Playbasis.com, Syndacast.com. siemer ventures venture capital incubator accelerator hong kong southeast asia asian

Inland Empire Startup J2 Innovations Joins Wells Fargo Incubator

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Chino, California-based J2 Innovations , a startup developing building automation and operating systems for connecting and controlling devices, is one of ten early stage companies that are joining a clean tech startup incubator run by Wells Fargo. j2innovations wells fargo cleantech clean technology incubator startup nrel energy

Cornerstone OnDemand Opens Up Incubator, Investment Fund

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Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of talent management and human resources management software, is boosting its efforts to support the Los Angeles technology ecosystem, through the launch of its own incubator and investment fund. cornerstone ondemand enterprise software incubator accelerator investment fund

Be Great Partners Launches New Incubator/Accelerator

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It seems like there are almost nearly as many startup incubators and accelerators launching in the Los Angeles area as startups. Be Great Partners said Monday that it has launched a new technology incubator and accelerator, in the Variety Building at 5900 Wilshire Blvd. Be Great Partners said its flagship company it has been incubating is Scambook , an online service which helps people complain about businesses and help get those issues resolved.

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

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A couple of weeks ago, a brand new, startup incubator launched in town--with a slightly different focus, on biomedical technology. The incubator-- Greenwings Biomedical (www.greenwingsbiomedical.com), is led by Richard Koffler , a serial entrepreneur and angel investor in Los Angeles.

Elementary Robotics raises cash to expand in Los Angeles’ growing robotics hub

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million in seed funding to begin building a manufacturing facility and expand its presence in Los Angeles as the city continues to grow as a hub for robotics and automation. . ” Recent Funding Robotics Startups TC Elementary Robotics Los AngelesElementary Robotics has raised $3.6

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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A new, startup incubator-created by the Art Center College of Design and the California Insitute of Technology --said this morning that it has launched a brand new, design-focused incubator, housed at Idealab. The new incubator is headed by Mark Breitenberg and Erik Hovanec. The incubator said it is focused on the "power of great design to create market disruption"--citing such products as Apple''s smart phone and Pinterest as examples.

Rhubarb Studios Launches Drought Hackathon At Downtown Incubator

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Los Angeles-based Rhubarb Studios , a new startup accelerator and incubator downtown, has announced a weekend long "hackathon" focused on figuring out solutions to California's drought. rhubarb studios startup accelerator incubator hackathonAccording to Rhubarb Studios, it will host a 48-hour hackathon from August 21s to 23rd in its Hack for Humanity , to allow hackers, makers, and problem solvers to invent technology and solutions to address the water crisis.

L.A. Cleantech Incubator Founding CEO to Step Down

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Fred Walti, the founding chief executive of the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, is stepping down after six years at the helm, Los Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday

Bonfire Ventures closes $60 million to invest in SoCal B2B startups

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Los Angeles is becoming one of the more interesting destinations for startups and the investors that provide money for venture capital firms to place bets on young companies are increasingly starting to take notice.

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New Incubator/Coworking Space Emerges In Glendale

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A new startup incubator and coworking space in the Los Angeles area-- Voivoda Labs --said this week that it is looking to looking to vet new startups in the area to join its newly built incubator in Glendale. Voivoda says that Babajov has ties to the Band of Angels, Tech Coast Angels, Pasadena Angels, Keiretsu Forum Angel networks. voivodalabs voivoda coworking incubator startup

Siemer & Associates Launches Singapore Incubator

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Los Angeles-based Siemer & Associates , and its affiliated venture capital fund, Siemer Ventures , said today that it has launched a new, technology incubator--in the country of Singapore. The investment banking firm, which is headed by David Siemer, said that the new WaveMaker Labs is being formed under the Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS) of the Singaporean government's National Research Foundation (NRF). siemer associates singapore incubator accelerator business