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

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, July 14, at The California Institute of Technology (CalTech). Where: CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125. Its Time! Its Time! The Spotlight is shining down these amazing LA companies!

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

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, February 2, at Caltech. Where: Baxter Hall | CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125. Take the next left on Holliston Avenue, into Caltech campus. Created by Howard Marks, co-founder of Activision, and Paul Kessler, one of the most prolific investors in Los Angeles, Start Engine will provide local startups with the essential resources and counsel they need to become successful, self-directed businesses.

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Innovate Pasadena Seeks To Focus Pasadena's Innovation, Tech Efforts

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One of those areas is Pasadena, home to Idealab, Caltech, and a large number of technology companies, big and small. The new group, co-chaired by Andy Wilson and Mike Giardello, includes leaders from the Art Center College of Design, Caltech, the City of Pasadena, the Design Accelerator, Idealab, Materia, the Pasadena Angels, Rexter, and many others. materia caltech idealab group economic startup pasadena innovate

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. The Caltech Entrepreneurship Club is the hub for innovators in the Caltech community who want to learn how to make their idea a reality. The Caltech/MIT Enterprise forum is a joint venture ofCaltech’s Industrial Relations Center, Caltech’s Office of Technology Transfer, the Caltech Alumni Association and the MIT Alumni Association.

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

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Where: CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125. Take the next left on Holliston Avenue, into Caltech campus. Thousands of organizations have turned to TriNet for human resources, benefits, payroll, workers’ compensation, and strategic human capital services.

FastSoft Sign BPO Firm

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Pasadena-based FastSoft , the Caltech spinoff which is developing Internet acceleration devices, has recently signed on ReSource Pro, a business process outsourcing firm for the insurance agency, the firm told socalTECH. According to FastSoft, New York-based ReSource Pro is using the firm's Desktop Virtualization Acceleration products to increase the efficiency of downloading and uploading files to the firm's Chinese offices, where it has over 650 employees.

Interview with Neil Malhotra, Sandalbay Life

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Neil Malhotra: I'm a Caltech engineering graduate, and started with the Internet with eCompanies with Sky Dayton, leading technology for Icebox. That takes a lot of resources to manage and develop.

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LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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The idea of co-working spaces is to have a small community of talented individuals and offer affordable office space and resources for those new to startups and don’t have the finances to spend on a typical office space. LA brings forth a lot of talent from USC, UCLA, and Caltech.

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

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Where: CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125. We offer our services and resources to startup firms so that they can focus on marketing strategy, PR or planning new features for the upcoming releases instead of burning their cash on product development.

REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap

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In turn, these saved resources have also converted into good economics, for the sake of good economics in the form of saved production and operation costs. Between Caltech, USC, and UCLA, $1 billion has been put into research expenditures.

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Interview with Kos Galatsis, Carbonics

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A lot of the challenge is in human resources that understands that technology, however, we live in Southern California, which has some of the best universities in the country in that area. Our employees come from Caltech, UC Irvine, UC Santa Barbara, and we've employed people as far away as the University of Michigan. So those resources have been fantastic.

Creating Successful Companies Through Incubation

SoCal Tech Calendar

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. Business incubators and accelerators provide essential resources and counsel that entrepreneurs need to become successful, self-sufficient businesses. Saturday, February 11, 2012 -- Creating Successful Companies Through Incubation.

5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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And, let’s not overlook the research juggernaut called Caltech, which managed $332 million in sponsored research and $1.77 Matthew Jenusaitis is the CEO of OCTANe , an Orange County startup accelerator whose mission is to connect people and ideas with capital and resources.

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Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium

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Join us on Thursday October 13th at 9AM at the Beckman Institute Auditorium on the Caltech Campus for the Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium. The Symposium is a collaborative event for students, professors, and professionals to learn about and discuss the technical, economic, and policy challenges of integrating renewable resources, as well as industry and academic research opportunities involving renewable integration.

Crowdsourcing for the Entrepreneur

SoCal Tech Calendar

Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Crowdsourcing, as a method of leveraging the massive pool of online users as resources, has become a viable set of techniques, tools, and marketplaces for organizations and entrepreneurs to drive innovation and generate value. Saturday, June 11, 2011 -- Crowdsourcing for the Entrepreneur: Unlocking the Power of Online Communities.

Crowdsourcing for the Entrepreneur: Unlocking the Power of Online Communities

SoCal Tech Calendar

Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum. Crowdsourcing, as a method of leveraging the massive pool of online users as resources, has become a viable set of techniques, tools, and marketplaces for organizations and entrepreneurs to drive innovation and generate value. Saturday, June 11, 2011 -- Crowdsourcing for the Entrepreneur: Unlocking the Power of Online Communities.

Start Me Up

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A Caltech engineering grad, he started Idealab in 1996 with the aim of finding and testing new ideas, then turning the best ones into companies that take up residence. But perhaps the biggest advantage, he says, “has been the talented people we’ve worked with from Caltech, the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Art Center College of Design and all the other brilliance nearby.”. Pasadena Magazine August 2012 (click here for the original article). Written by Maria Russo.

Out of the Lab

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While having a thorough understanding of their breakthroughs in technology or science it is the routine acts of fund raising, hiring resources and managing for results rather than publications that make taking research out of the lab and into a start-up a special case. Tuesday, December 8, 2009 -- Out of the Lab and into a Business. LAVA Breakfast Meeting.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

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When Duwayne Peterson started the Pasadena Angels 14 years ago, he believed that if a critical mass of experienced and successful business people pooled their resources, and focused first on helping startup companies succeed – then the investors would be fairly rewarded.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

Ask the Angels

When Duwayne Peterson started the Pasadena Angels 14 years ago, he believed that if a critical mass of experienced and successful business people pooled their resources, and focused first on helping startup companies succeed – then the investors would be fairly rewarded.

New Group Looks To Bridge Gap Between Research, Companies

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The new group, The Tech CEO Network , said it is looking to help bridge between the technology present at local schools like Caltech, UCLA, USC, UC Irvine, and other universities, and actual, viable companies. According to Koffler and Morris, the new group--which also includes a network of other members--is hoping to help bridge the gap between research projects, technology, and inventors and commercially viable companies, by connecting researchers with mentors, CEOs, and other resources.

How TenOneTen Ventures Is Investing In LA's Technology Future

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But, we felt that there was an opportunity to tap into some of the resources in Los Angeles for companies focused on the straight technology area, as a source of new companies. There''s Caltech, the Claremont Colleges, Harvey Mudd, UCLA.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

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However, in my opinion, a startup should focus most of its resources on building a great product and track total users and user engagement as gauges of success. I have also attended Thursday Lunch ( thursdaylunch.com ), Caltech/MIT Enterprise Forum , and Digital LA.

Choosing Internet Platforms

SoCal CTO

I'm blogging from the CalTech Enterprise Forum. They also are VERY interesting for background processing tasks that take compute resources or from a storage cloud standpoint. The topic is: Betting Your Company On An Internet Platform? A very interesting topic, especially for those of us involved in developing for start-ups. At the CTO Group that I organize in Santa Monica, we've had lots of discussions around this.

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