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Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Presenting Companies at CalTech

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The Spotlight is shining down these amazing LA companies! Spotlight: LA Tech Summer SuperDemo is all electric car company CODA. ENGAGE.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Presenting Companies at Caltech

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Months of submissions and the amazing help from our judges , the Spotlight is shinning down on awesome companies that were born right out of Southern California. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, February 2, at Caltech. And now without further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Winter Companies: Spotlight Companies.

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 we witness more venture funding and increased company valuations in the region? See [link] (more

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Aerospace

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Saturday, January 21, 2017 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Aerospace. Our Southern California Aerospace landscape has been revitalized. Our program will look at these changes and opportunities they are creating. See [link] (more

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum

SoCal Tech Calendar

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

Making Life Better: Entrepreneurs and Biomechanical and Assistive Technologies

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Saturday, June 16, 2012 -- Making Life Better: Entrepreneurs and Biomechanical and Assistive Technologies. Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Assistive technology companies can both do good and do well. The market is enormous and the rewards are great. See [link] (more

Insights and Opinions: If It Walks Like An Entrepreneur.

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What is an entrepreneur? What does this have to do with being an entrepreneur? I thought it might be a good experience. It was.

Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Winter

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TechZulu and The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Winter. We’re looking for companies with new technology to demonstrate (or better yet, those with upcoming launches they wish to promote among savvy peers). This could be your company’s chance to shine in the Spotlight.

Getting in the Game: Entrepreneurs and the Video Game Industry

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, May 12, 2012 -- Getting in the Game: Entrepreneurs and the. Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Come to this Enterprise Forum for an overview of the video game industry, followed by a panel discussion of how companies are getting in the game by taking advantage of these new opportunities in the gaming world.

Entrepreneurs in a Biotech Moment

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, November 12, 2016 -- Entrepreneurs in a Biotech Moment. Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum. Gordon Binder, Venture Capital investor, former Chairman and CEO of Amgen, and Trustee Emeritus of both Caltech and MIT, leads the November Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum program, "Entrepreneurs in a Biotech Age."

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer! | Featuring CODA

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TechZulu and The California Institute of Technology ( CalTech ) are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Summer. We’re looking for companies with new technology to demonstrate (or better yet, those with upcoming launches they wish to promote among savvy peers). This could be your company’s chance to shine in the Spotlight.

Interview with Nikhil Jain, ObEN

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How did you come up with the idea for the company? Our goal is to announce the Series A, and give a quick preview of the company and what is all about, and we will be coming out of stealth for the first time. nikhil jain oben virtual reality avatar augmented smartphone animation interview entrepreneur startup idealabThanks!

Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

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So he launched a company with exclusively paid search. They were a juggernaut and Google was a small company. Overture (Goto.com). eToys.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

SoCal CTO

He has a really interesting background as a product manager and now an entrepreneur. How did you transition to entrepreneur? In L.A.

New Tech Center Emerging in Pasadena?

Steve Reich

Somehow the home of IdeaLab, OpenX, CalTech, Art Center College of Design, and JPL doesn’t have much of a reputation as a innovation hub.

Creating Successful Companies Through Incubation

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, February 11, 2012 -- Creating Successful Companies Through Incubation. Caltech/MIT In todays economic environment early stage companies need to optimize their resources, and can benefit from assistance in building their organizations into growing and successful businesses. See [link] (more

Making The Pasadena Angels Relevant To Today's Startups, With Terry Kay

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Terry Kay: We have always been about helping the entrepreneurs succeed, first, and then, we figure out how we get our fair share from that success.

Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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I think we've done some of the really exciting companies in LA, including most recently Clicker, Machinima, BUZZmedia, and SVnetwork. Thanks!

Successful Companies Through Incubation

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, October 11, 2008 -- "Successful Companies Through Incubation: SoCal Incubators Serve the High Tech Industry" Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. The Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum on October 11 will feature some of the award-winning business incubators supporting the high tech industry in Greater Los Angeles. See [link] (mor

Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena

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After careful planning and working with major institutions of nnovation here, companies, and community leaders, we launched Innovate Pasadena in 2013. There are always the hard core entrepreneurs, who will do anything they have to do get it done, and they'll work in the basement, they'll literally use their car as their office, wherever.

Untold Facets of an Entrepreneur's Success

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Saturday, December 10, 2011 -- Untold Facets of an Entrepreneur's Success: Failure, Timing, Dumb Luck and Advice (Good and Bad). Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Beneath the patina of their success, most ventures have a sausage-like story to tell that differs from familiar "how to build a company" lessons and catechism.

Interview with Kos Galatsis, Carbonics

socalTECH

In the startup world, one of the most difficult journeys to market is by companies who are taking basic scientific advances and technologies originally developed at universities, and taking them all the way to use in the commercial world. The company's CEO, Kos Galatsis , spoke to us a few years ago at the very beginning of their journey.

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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We have universities like CalTech, UCLA, USC and many more. But we have a great city for building technology companies. Los Angeles.

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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We sat down with David and Allen to learn more about how the company wants to change how startups are created. Only companies we are creating.

Building a Virtually Integrated Life Sciences Company

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Saturday, December 6, 2008 -- "Building a Virtually Integrated Life Sciences Company" Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. How, and when, does the fledgling company develop relationships with other companies with complementary strengths? What is the essential core of a life sciences business? See [link] (more

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. The people I know in LA building serious companies ARE working their asses off.

Catalyzing Innovation In Pasadena, with Innovate Pasadena

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One of those high profile neighborhoods here is Pasadena, home of Idealab, Caltech, OpenX, and many other high tech companies and institutions.

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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According to The Design Accelerator , it will help startups by selecting promising early stage, design-driven technology companies from the Art Center and Caltech communities for an intensive three-month program. >. design accelerator pasadena startup incubator entrepreneur READ MORE>>.

Renewable Energy and the Smarter Grid: Opportunities for the Entrepreneur

SoCal Tech Calendar

Saturday, May 7, 2011 -- Renewable Energy and the Smarter Grid: Opportunities for the Entrepreneur. Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. We will examine opportunities and strategies being pursued by early stage start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, and discuss remaining gaps and challenges to achieve the full vision of the smarter grid.

Spotlight: LA Tech Judges and SuperDemo Bill Gross of Idealab!

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Bill Gross founded Idealab in March 1996 and serves as the company’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Event Details.

A Chat With Jamie Montgomery On How LA's Tech Ecosystem Has Grown

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We sat down with Jamie�who has been part of LA's technology industry, either as an investor or advisor since its very early days--to get his perspective on where we are today, especially as it relates to all of the companies he's worked with over the years on a more global stage and in Silicon Valley, and his advice to entrepreneurs.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

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For the past 10 years, Terry has been an active member of the Pasadena Angels, investing in early stage startup companies in Southern California.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

Ask the Angels

For the past 10 years, Terry has been an active member of the Pasadena Angels, investing in early stage startup companies in Southern California.

Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

Tech Zulu Event

Excellent companies being submitted and most of which I wish could all be part of this amazing night. Still Time to Submit Your Company!

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

Both Sides of the Table

In my LA I often see computer screens open with entrepreneurs talking about digital media. Imagine your company hiring in the Valley.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

SoCal Delicious

Entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs. MYTH 2: Silicon Valley companies will always have the best shot at funding. Whats Hot Menu. Apple.

REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap

Tech Zulu Event

He reminds us that there was also a time when major companies like Washington Mutual, and Linen ‘n’ Things toppled.

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Neurons on the Run: Brain, Brawn and Algorithms

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Saturday, February 7, 2009 -- "Neurons on the Run: Brain, Brawn and Algorithms" Caltech/MIT enterprise Forum. The Caltech MIT Enterprise Forum will examine the progress in neural interactive medical devices, whether implantable or external, and the place of the entrepreneur in this captivating field. See [link] (more

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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With enough start-ups and teeming tech companies [we can] give our neighbors to the north a run for their bitcoin.”. And for good reason.

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How TenOneTen Ventures Is Investing In LA's Technology Future

socalTECH

In particular, funding for companies developing deep technology--software and cloud, as opposed to content and media--seems to be lacking.