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UCLA Gets $1.14 Billion For Rights To Cancer Drug

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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has sold the royalty rights to a prostate cancer medication based on research done at the school, for a cool $1.14 UCLA said it was advised by Goldman Sachs and Gibson Dunn in the deal; Goodwin Procter advised Royalty Pharma.

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UCLA Spinout Looks To Commercialize Supercapacitor Advance

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A new, Los Angeles-based startup, spun out of UCLA, is in the midst of looking to commercialize a technique developed by researchers at the school to create easily printable supercapacitors--circuits which, in the future, could further shrink the size of mobile electronics.

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Report: UCLA Among Top Schools For Googlers

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That might be Google picking up a bunch of new employees from the University of California, Los Angeles --at least, according to a new analysis from the Business Insider. student education students hiring employee angeles jobs employment ucla google

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UCLA Health: Health Data From More Than 4.5 Million Patients Hacked

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In the latest, high profile cyber hacking incident, Los Angeles-based UCLA Health , the healthcare and hospital system connect with UCLA, reported on Friday morning that it is the victim of a crimical cyber attack, which has exposed the records of as many as 4.5 UCLA said that "criminal hackers" have gained access to parts of the computer network that contain personal and medical information for the healthcare system.

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Kite Pharma Names UCLA Researcher As New Board Member

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founding director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), to its board of directors. kite pharma pharmaceuticals cancer immunotherapy executive board director owen witte ucla professorSanta Monica-based cancer treatment developer Kite Pharma announced on Thursday that it has named Owen N. Witte, M.D.,

Mindshare LA and UCLA Present: “From Whence We Came…” Live!

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Mindhare LA teamed up with UCLA and are presenting “From Whence We Came…” With an amazing lineup of speakers that will guide you through life, Earth, Time, Space and across the universe. The post Mindshare LA and UCLA Present: “From Whence We Came…” Live!

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UCLA Startup AutoESL Acquired By Xilinx

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AutoESL Design Technologies , a developer of software tools used for high level synthesis of electronic circuit designs, and a spinout of UCLA, was acquired this morning by Xilinx. AutoESL was co-founded by Jason Cong, Yiping Fan, and Zhiru Zhang, and originally started in Los Angeles; the firm's headquarters is based in Cupertino with additional offices in Austin and Beijing. software design semiconductor acquisition merger xilinx spinout startup ucla autoesl

UCLA Engineers Create World's Fastest Camera

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Engineers at the University of California, Los Angeles have created the world's fatest camera, and are using it to help detect cancer cells and detecting disease, the school said last week. nantworks science research lifescience cancer microscope camera fastest ucla

AuditFile, Started At UCLA, Raises $3M For Auditing Software

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The company was founded by Kevin Bong, who started the company in his dorm room at UCLA as a senior. The funding came from Banneker Ventures, Tim Draper, Nas Draper, as well as other angel investors. Kevin--now COO--studied computer science and accounting at UCLA. auditfile venture capital cloud software auditing accounting saas ucla dorm room student

ThousandEyes, Spawned At UCLA, Raises Funding From Sequoia

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A new startup, which was created at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has just raised a first funding round from Sequoia Capital. ThousandEyes , created by two UCLA computer science Ph.D.''s, in Computer Science from UCLA; his co-founder is Ricardo Oliveira, who also received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA. spinout ucla cyclops capital venture tools performance software cloud eyes thousand thousandeyes

LA Group Launches Effort To Promote Technology Corridor In Los Angeles

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What's the best way to encourage development of the technology industry in Los Angeles? The group said it found that since 2008, 54% of UCLA's engineering graduates have chosen to relocate from the area, which the group called a "brain drain" to the region.

Interview with Mike Napoli, Tech Coast Angels

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Since the Tech Coast Angels (www.techcoastangels.com), the largest angel investment group in Southern California, is holding one of its several Fast Pitch competitions next week in Los Angeles (www.pitchtheangels.com), we thought it might be a good time to catch up with Mike Napoli , incoming President of the Tech Coast Angels, to hear the his thoughts on the angel investing environment in Southern California from the angels' perspective.

Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Spring

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TechZulu and The Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Spring. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, April 25, at UCLA Korn Hall. Entrepreneurship Events Spotlight Startups TechZulu LA Tech Los Angeles UCLA

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, October 27, at UCLA. Where: UCLA Anderson School of Management, 110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095. upStart.LA is a startup accelerator based in Los Angeles that helps tech entrepreneurs get their business up and going. Demeter Interactive is a digital marketing and communications firm based in Los Angeles, California. Tech Coast Angels is actively seeking great startups to fund.

UCLA Advancing Women in Technology Conference [ LOS ANGELES ]

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The UCLA Conference to Advance Women in Technology will take place on Friday, August 12, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (w/Networking Reception 3:00 – 5:00 pm) at the UCLA Pauley Pavilion Club. About. To submit questions for the panelists, please visit this page. Registration. Registration for this event is invitation-only. To register, you will need to input the event password. Please email womenintech@ucla.edu with any questions or to request an invitation.

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles

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It looks like Los Angeles is set to get access to peer-to-peer car sharing service Zipcar , as it plans to open an office in Hollywood tomorrow. City Council President Eric Garcetti, to mark its entry into Los Angeles, the 16th market covered by the company. The introduction of Zipcar to the Los Angeles market would be a first for the mainline, peer-to-peer car sharing movement, which allows car owners to rent out their cars on an hour-by-hour basis to their neighbors.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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With unrivaled weather, a host of high-profile universities and unlimited array of daytime and nightlife entertainment, Los Angeles seems like a dreamland for young tech professionals and the companies hoping to employ their talents.

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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Participating in this event also included world recognized security expert and Co-founder of Fonality , Samy Kamkar , Danny Schreiber (Managing Editor of Silicon Prairie News) and Rob Jadon (serial-entrepreneur and angel investor). What a weekend!

Clicker.com Links With UCLA

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Los Angeles-based Clicker Media , the online video guide service funded by Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures, said that it has linked with the University of California, Los Angeles, with a branded version of the service specifically for UCLA students.

Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Judges Include Mike Jones, CallFire, Idealab, Tech Coast Angels, Coloft

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Mike Jones , Investor and Advisor Located In Los Angeles. Scott Sangster, President of Tech Coast Angels (Los Angeles)/CEO at OrganicStartup. Mike Jones is an Internet executive, investor and advisor located in Los Angeles.

UCLA To Tap Outside Board For Startup Deals

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The University of California, Los Angeles is looking to an outside board to help it negotiate technology transfer and research deals with companies, according to reports. innovation ucla technology xfer transfer education school growth entrepreneurship startup

Interview with Adi Jaffe, All About Addiction

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To understand how one local company is making that transition, we talked with Los Angeles-based All About Addiction (www.allaboutaddiction.com), a company that grew out of Adi Jaffe's work at UCLA as a trained psychologist. How is this related to the work you were doing at UCLA?

Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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According to Pasadena-based green marketplace firm OnGreen , the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), UC Los Angeles (UCLA), and University of Southern California (USC) scored a grant from the U.S. ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technology

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Biocom Welcome Reception and Fireside Chat with Dr. Ric Kaner of UCLA

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -- Biocom Welcome Reception and Fireside Chat with Dr. Ric Kaner of UCLA. Fireside Chat with Ric Kaner, UCLA Kaner Lab AND Welcome Reception for Biocom Los Angeles! See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sam-and-biocom-present-fireside-chat-with-dr-ric-kaner-of-uclas-kaner-lab-tickets-27555165241.

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Kalanick went to the University of California, Los Angeles, and dropped out of UCLA to join his first startup, Scour, and eventually went on to found Uber. palm tree startup founders warby parker school ucla ucsd feature

Biocom Welcome Reception and Fireside Chat with Dr. Ric Kaner of UCLA

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -- Biocom Welcome Reception and Fireside Chat with Dr. Ric Kaner of UCLA. Fireside Chat with Ric Kaner, UCLA Kaner Lab AND Welcome Reception for Biocom Los Angeles! See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sam-and-biocom-present-fireside-chat-with-dr-ric-kaner-of-uclas-kaner-lab-tickets-27555165241.

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

Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat

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Well, Los Angeles-based KarmaGoat (www.karmagoat.com) has figured out a way to help people get rid of those unwanted items they have--and provide those proceeds to charity. When I was moving to Los Angeles from Paris, I was sorting through my stuff, and I made three bags of things.

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Local Angels Back Scripted.com

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A number of Southern California angel investors, including Jody Mulkey , the CIO of Shopzilla, have backed Scripted.com , a new online marketplace for freelance writers. According to Scripted.com, it raised $700,000 in a seed financing round, which was led by Crosslink Capital, and also included Liveops founder Douglas Feirstein, Jody Mulkey, as well as other angels, including other Los Angeles area investors.

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Tribogenics Lands $2.5M For Portable X-ray Technology

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Los Angeles-based Tribogenics , a startup working on technology to bring elements of Star Trek's "tricorder" to life, said this morning that it has raised $2.5M The firm, a spinoff of UCLA whose technology has been funded by DARPA, said the funding came from Flywheel Ventures and angel investors. Tribogenics has developed technology which will enable small, handheld X-ray devices, originally developed from research at UCLA.

It’s Never too Late to Tap Into Your Creativity

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There’s a team of Los Angeles entrepreneurs who would agree with me on that, and they launched their platform Kadenze to help people tap their creativity. Education access to education Art art courses Creativity Dr. Ajay Kapur Dr. Perry Cook Kadenze Los Angeles online courses online education ResourcesI don’t like when people say: “I’m just not creative”. It doesn’t make me mad, but that’s my least favorite phrase in the world because I think it’s a cop out.

StartupWeekend Next Teaches Teams How to Level Up

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SWNext Los Angeles has teamed up with Cross Campus to host the 5-week class that will be led by the founder and CEO of QuantSoft, Wilton Risenhoover, who also teaches entrepreneurship at UCLA Extension.

Prometheus Laboratories, UCLA In Research Deal

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San Diego-based Prometheus Laboratories , a developer of specialty pharmaceuticals, and the Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles campus, said Thursday night that they are in a exclusive research agreement. The two said that UCLA will focus on identification of biologal markers and mucosal healing in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). prometheus laboratories lifescience research license university ucla biotech

UCLA Gets $6M For Nanotechnology Center

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Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) said today that it has awarded $6M in grants to the University of California, Los Angeles, focused on energy conservation technologies in microelectronics and nanotechnology. The UCLA grant goes to the Western Institute of Nanotechnology on Green Engineering and Metrology (WIN GEM), which has a budget of $30.0M. The new institute is part of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. You can use keywords like: Events in Los Angeles or Southern California Events or even Santa Monica Events. Great post by John Shiple. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them.

CAST-LA/ CEA-UCLA Entrepreneur Lecture Series

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Saturday, November 15, 2008 -- CAST-LA/ CEA-UCLA Entrepreneur Lecture Series. In Co-host with the Startups and Entrepreneurs Association of UCLA. John Dilts, President, Maverick Angels 2. Speakers: 1. Alex Schneider, Director, Ventura Venture Tech Center. See [link] (more

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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NanoH2O Bolsters Execs

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Los Angeles-based NanoH2O , the clean technology startup developing reverse osmosis membranes for water desalination, announced this morning that it has hired Randy Truber as Director of Global Sales Strategies. ucla membrane desalination executive sales technology clean nanoh2o

ImaginAB Gets $2.3M

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Los Angeles-based ImagineAb , a spinout of UCLA which is developing diagnostic imaging technology, reported Monday that it has been awarded $2.3M ImagineAB was founded in 2007 by three UCLA faculty. imagineab sbir lifescience diagnostic imaging cancer technology ucla spinoutin funding, from the National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program.

ZipCar Ramps In LA

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Car sharing service ZipCar announced today that it is in a "significant expansion" of its car sharing network in the Los Angeles area, and has opened up a regional office in the city, the 16th for the firm. The firm is one of the first car sharing services in Los Angeles. Zipcar said it has been offering car sharing in Los Angeles, at USC and UCLA, since 2006; the firm started placing cars via on-street parking in Hollywood in December of 2010.