Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Robotics

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Saturday, May 11, 2019 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Robotics. The past few years have seen significant improvements in ease of adoption of robots with the introduction of collaborative robots, low-cost easy-to-use drones, and level 3 autonomous vehicles. In parallel, low-cost 3D machine vision systems and widely available deep learning AI toolsets have been adopted in the enterprise.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Venture Funding

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Saturday, April 13, 2019 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Venture Funding. The Los Angeles Tech and Venture Scene 2019 / Anatomy of a Successful Seed Round. Our program keynote will debut the 2019 Amplify.LA presentation which offers a comprehensive overview of the Los Angeles tech and venture landscape. It includes a look back on 2018, and covers all the players, investors, history and emerging players in LA tech.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Longevity

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Saturday, October 13, 2018 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Longevity. Approaches to enhancing healthspan range from drug discovery efforts to big-data methods and direct-to-consumer (DTC) strategies. Challenges of commercialization include reliance on and#64257;ndings from short-lived model organisms, poor biological understanding of aging, and hurdles in performing clinical trials for aging. Yet if even one company succeeds, the social and financial impact will be huge.

Caltech Scientists's Kickstarter Project: Nanoart

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Here's an interesting Kickstarter project looking for some (crowd) funding: a Caltech scientist is looking to raise $50,000 to create "nanoart". crowdfunding graffiti chip silicon nano nanoart kickstarter project caltech

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Security Tokens and Blockchain

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Saturday, March 23, 2019 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Security Tokens and Blockchain. A high value application of Blockchain is the reliable recording of ownership of things in the real world, ranging from stocks and bonds, to real estate, even to ownership of fine art. This will require the development of technologies and technical infrastructure that do not yet exist. Now and in the near future, there will be many opportunities for entrepreneurs who produce the technical solutions.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Cybersecurity

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Saturday, October 14, 2017 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Cybersecurity. The Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum will be devoted to identifying entrepreneurial opportunities for providing tools to combat cyber threats.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Blockchain

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Elon Musk To Deliver Caltech Commencement

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Caltech said Musk will deliver the commencement address for the school on June 15th at its campus in Pasadena. The selection of Musk is particularly well suited to Caltech, which runs the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. elon musk caltech commencement california institute university

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Robotics

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Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Biotech

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Saturday, November 12, 2016 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Biotech. Gordon Binder, Venture Capital investor, former Chairman and CEO of Amgen, and Trustee Emeritus of both Caltech and MIT keynotes the Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum program “Entrepreneurs in a Biotech Age”. Mr. Binder led Amgen to prominence as a biotech pharmaceutical pioneer.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Funding

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Saturday, March 25, 2017 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Funding. The Snapchat Effect: How the company’s mega IPO may enhance the odds of your startup getting funded. Will LA overtake New York as the second most interesting tech ecosystem after Silicon Valley? Will we witness more venture funding and increased company valuations in the region?

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Aerospace

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Saturday, January 21, 2017 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Aerospace. Our Southern California Aerospace landscape has been revitalized. With major new players as well as established companies expanding development and manufacturing, a renewed vibrancy offers a turf for entrepreneurship at all levels, especially with the US Government pushing traditional primes and sub-primes to turn to new technologies and sourcing for defense and commercial applications.

Caltech Invests In Coursera

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According to Coursera, Caltech and the University of Pennsylvania have invested a combined $3.7M The investment came as Coursera announced this morning that it will carry courses from Caltech, Duke, EPFL (Lausanne), Georgia Tech, Johns Hopkins, Illinois, Rice, UCSF, University of Edinburgh, University of Toronto, UVA and University of Washington online. coursera caltech venture capital education online classes

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Venturing to Mars

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Saturday, November 3, 2018 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Venturing to Mars. Mars entrepreneurship has entered its lift off phase. The US Government is preparing for manned missions to Mars but private companies like SpaceX may well get there first. Elon Musk declared that SpaceX will put one million people on Mars. Entrepreneurial opportunities already have emerged in areas like Launch, Sensors, Instrumentation and Habitats.

Tribute To Caltech's Larry Gilbert, Founder of Tech Transfer Office

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Larry Gilbert , the founder of the technology transfer program at Caltech , passed away in November in Florida, Caltech said this week, with a tribute to Gilbert's efforts at the school. Gilbert was the "founding father of technology transfer" at Caltech, according to the school, forming the Office of Technology Transfer in 1995. Photo of Gilbert, with cap, via Caltech. larry gilbert tech transfer office caltech technology startup

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Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum. Saturday, January 21, 2017 -- Aerospace and Defense: Finding and Funding Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in Southern California. From small sat’s and drones to headline-making rocketry by the “big guys,” our Southern California Aerospace landscape has been revitalized.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Entertainment

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Saturday, February 25, 2017 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Entertainment. Southern California is still the home of Hollywood -- the symbolic name for the motion picture industry, but that industry has changed dramatically in recent years. Many of the studios have sizable in-house technology development operations, but all acquire technology or technology products from outside their corporate borders.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Big Data

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Saturday, October 15, 2016 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Big Data. Keynote Speaker: Gil Elbaz, Founder and CEO of Factual Inc; Co-Founder of Applied Semantics Confirmed speakers: Professor George Djorgovski, Director, the Center for Data Driven Discovery; Professor of Astronomy, Caltech Marty Ellingsworth, President, Salt Creek Analytics Dr. Corey Thibeault, Director of Data Science, Neural Analytics Producer/Moderator: Stan Tomsic, Managing Director, Magna Point Group.

President Obama Highlights Caltech Energy Research

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According to Caltech earlier this month, description of the new reactor technology developed by Haile's lab was published in the December 23rd issue of Science. Image: ETH-Caltech reactor) READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach Report Dec. 31: Caltech scientists play games with DNA

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Caltech scientists experiment with DNA; Netflix abandons iTunes payment; L.A. Times hacked

Caltech, UCLA, UCSD Rank Highly On Tech Transfer Ranking

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The California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the University of San Diego (UCSD) have all ranked very highly on a new ranking of universities for their technology transfer efforts, issued by The Milken Insitute , the Santa Monica-based thinktank. technology transfer ranking caltech ucla ucsd education school basic research

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Guidance Software Funds Data Security Program At Caltech

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Pasadena-based Guidance Software , which makes computer forensics and digital investigation software, said today that it has funded a data security research program at the Caltech Institute of Technology (Caltech). The joint program will come out of Caltech's Center for Data-driven Discovery, led by Julian Bunn and Professor Emeritus Mani Chandy. guidance software caltech data security cybersecurity grant funding research incident response breach

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Equity Funding

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Caltech Sues Apple, Broadcom, Avago Over Wi-Fi Patents

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Pasadena-based Caltech has sued both Apple Computer and Broadcom over their use of technology used in Wi-Fi networking. The patents owned by Caltech are U.S. Caltech is specificdally suing the three companies over use of IRA/LDPC encoders, which are related to the implementation of 802.11n networking and parity checks. apple caltech patent infringement lawsuit wifi wireless 802.11n legal courts broadcom avago

Caltech Taps Venture Capitalist As Trustee

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According to Caltech, Narendra K. caltech venture capital executive trustee education california technology school nexus india investmentPasadena-based California Insitute of Technology said this week that it has tapped a venture capitalist for its Board of Trustees.

Northrop Grumman Provides $17.5M To Caltech For Space Power Effort

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to Caltech , as part of an effort to develop space-based, solar power systems. northrop grumman space power solar beam laser caltech research Northrop Grumman Corporation said yesterday that it will be providing up to $17.5M According to Northrop, the funding goes towards the Space Solar Power Initiative (SSPI) , an effort to capture solar power in space, and to send that power back to earth.

Caltech Engineers Use Legos, Google Smartphone For Smart Petri Dish

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In a paper presented in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), the Caltech grad students said they created a system--assembled out of a commercially available Google smart phone and Lego building blocks--which automatically tracks the growth of cultures in petri dishes.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - The Future of Startups

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Saturday, April 22, 2017 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - The Future of Startups. Startups in 2027 and Beyond: Opportunities and Challenges for Entrepreneurs in the Next Decade. The event will begin with a Keynote Presentation from Preston McAfee, Chief Economist and CVP of Microsoft. He will examine the future of Entrepreneurship in new markets, new organizations, new business metrics and entirely new classes of jobs within future Startups.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - The Future of Startups

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Saturday, April 22, 2017 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - The Future of Startups. What is the future of Entrepreneurship? The event will begin with a Keynote Presentation from Preston McAfee, Chief Economist and CVP of Microsoft. He will examine the future of Entrepreneurship in new markets, new organizations, new business metrics and entirely new classes of jobs within future Startups.

USC, Caltech License Technology To SFC Energy

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The Caltech team included S. caltech energy fuel cell clean technology patent licensing transferThe University of Southern California , the California Insitute of Technology , and fuel cell development firm SFC Energy said late Tuesday that the three have executed on a license to a portfolio of U.S. patents for direct methanol fuel cell technology. Financial details of the licensing deal were not disclosed.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Robots, Computer Vision and Deep AI

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Saturday, May 13, 2017 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Robots, Computer Vision and Deep AI. Our Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Aaron Ames, the Bren Professor of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at Caltech. Robots must perceive their environment and decide how to respond, so both computer vision and the new AI’s deep learning neural nets are pervasive and integral elements of robotics.

Caltech Team Wins Top Prize, $100K In Bill Gates' Toilet Tech Effort

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The Caltech team won the top prize for its solar-powered toilet that generates hydrogen and electricity. bill gates caltech prize toilet sanitation waste competition microsoftA team for the California Institute of Technology has scored the top prize, and $100,000, in a major technology effort--funded by Bill Gates--to reinvent the toilet.

Alta Devices, With Links to Caltech, Gains $72M

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A new startup with links to Caltech has just raised $72M in funding. Alta Devices< is based on the research of Caltech's Harry Atwater, Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science at Caltech, along with co-founder Eli Yablonovitch of UC Berkeley. alta devices photovoltaic solar energy clean cleantech venture capital caltech harry atwater professor research technology

Caltech Leads $122M Energy Effort

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The new effort will be directed out of Caltech by Professor Nathan S. The U.S. Department of Energy is continuing its efforts to fund new energy innovation projects, saying Thursday that it is awarding up to $122M in funding to a project being led by the California Institute of Technology , based out of Pasadena. According to U.S.

Caltech, French Research Group Team On Nanotech Commercialization

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Caltech's Kavli Nanoscience Institute and CEA-Leti's Electronics and Information Technologies Laboratory have been working together for the past three years on nanotechnology efforts. Tags: caltech cei-leti nanotechnology nanosystem technology commercialization Pasadena-based California Institute of Technology and French research and development institution CEA-Leti said this morning that the two are teaming up on a nanotechnology commercialization effort.