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5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California

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5 things Silicon Valley gets wrong about Southern California. MYTH 1: SoCal’s nothing but beaches, Housewives, and Mickey Mouse.

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Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? K5Launch , which was announced yesterday, is headed up by Amir Banafatemi, Ray Chan, David Cheng, and Kai Tao, four Southern California angel investors. It looks to be startup accelerators.

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.

Two Southern California Technology Researchers Get White House Honors

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She was also a co-founder at Gevo , the biofuels startup which spun out of Caltech, which had its IPO in 2011. READ MORE>>.

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). Its Time! Its Time! SuperDemo. ENGAGE.

Southern California Linked IPOs Grow

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The number of Southern California related initial public offerings is growing steadily upwards, as Gevo --originally started in Pasadena, and based on technology out of Caltech and UCLA--hit the market this morning. Gevo is just the latest in a surge of companies hitting the public markets which have Southern California links.

CalTech Enterprise Forum | Renewable Energy & The Smarter Grid

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The CalTech Enterprise Forum presents Renewable Energy & The Smarter Grid: Opportunities for the Entrepreneur this Saturday May 7th. In California, newly elected Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation requiring state utilities to generate 33 percent of their power from renewable sources by 2020. Why are the costs so high?

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. aff=es2.

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

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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] (mor

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. CalTech MIT Enterprise Forum – Great events on various topics – there's one this Saturday that would be great to go to. Great post by John Shiple. They put on great events. AITP-LA – Monthly events.

Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technologyOnGreen said it is the commercial partner for the effort. READ MORE>>.

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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. Spotlight: LA Tech is part of a quarterly demo series that will highlight the finest technology entrepreneurship in Southern California. They will sell out quick so grab them while you can. AGENDA.

Caltech MIT Enterprise Forum?s 2012 Fall Social

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 -- Innovation Soiree: Caltech MIT Enterprise Forum?s September at Caltech, signals innovation in high gear as summer blends into a new academic year: creative minds abuzz, innovating and discovering throughout a strikingly beautiful campus. s 2012 Fall Social. See [link].

SoCal Inventors Recognized By Popular Mechanics

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Tags: southern california inventor ucla innovation

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. Spotlight: LA Tech is part of a quarterly demo series that will highlight the finest technology entrepreneurship in Southern California. They will sell out quick so grab them while you can. SuperDemo.

Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium

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Thursday, October 13, 2011 -- Southern California Smart Grid Research Symposium. 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. See [link] (more

Innovation Soiree

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012 -- Innovation Soiree: Caltech/MIT EF's Spring Social. Spring at Caltech signals graduation and careers being launched. And likewise the Institute's beautifully verdant campus reminds us of Caltech's unmatched output of scientific discovery and technology venture creation. See [link] (more

Gevo Sets Range For IPO

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Gevo , the biofuels startup spawned out of technology from the University of California, Los Angeles and Caltech, has set an offering range for its IPO. coli) bacteria, as well as technology from Caltech from the lab of Dr. Frances Arnold. gevo biofuels merger acquisition nasdaq market cleantech clean caltech ucla

Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena

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Pasadena has a long history as a center of the technology and innovation world�all the way back to first American experiments with rocket launches in 1936�Southern California's first foray into the rocket business (sorry, SpaceX)--through the Internet boom with Idealab, to today. They've filled up pretty quickly. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

NSF To Create Innovation Center In LA

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The National Science Foundation is planning to create a new, innovation center in Los Angeles, in conjunction with the University of Southern California , the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) , and the University of California Los Angeles , the NSF said this morning. Yortsos. READ MORE>>.

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Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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So, I ended up leaving and started another company, Thoughtstar, which is much like Basecamp. Explain exactly how Zuma Ventures works? Thanks!

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.

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

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In college at the California Institute of Technology, he patented a new loudspeaker design and formed GNP Loudspeakers, Inc. Event Details.

Gevo Buys Ethanol Plant

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Gevo , the Caltech spinoff developing biofuels processing technology, said last week that it has completed its acquisition of a biofuels plant in Luverne, Minnesota. Gevo's technology is based on research developed out of Caltech, although the firm is now located in Colorado. Gevo filed for an IPO in August. READ MORE>>.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. And do so in real life, too. Caltech. So, yeah, I would like LA to be LA.

Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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Our partners tend to be on five to eight boards, so when we get involved with a company, we get involved with a company. That's part one.

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

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It's now an internationally recognized showcase for technology here in Los Angeles, and we also get to showcase Southern California companies, as well. The universities are now more focused on the innovation economy, with schools like USC, UCLA, Caltech, the Claremont Colleges all bringing good people to LA. READ MORE>>.

Interview with Paul Gloger, Rockoco

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It came out of a lab at Caltech, operated by Axel Scherer. So what have they said about your technology? Thanks for chatting today.

Entrepreneurs in a Biotech Moment

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Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum. Encouraging the growth and success of technology-based entrepreneurial ventures in Southern California. Saturday, November 12, 2016 -- Entrepreneurs in a Biotech Moment. Mr. Binder led Amgen to prominence as a biotech pharmaceutical pioneer. Speakers also include: Alex Dickinson, Illumina; Gregory A.

Technology Startups go to the Movies

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Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum. 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. Theatrical release competes with broadcast and cable television and streaming video on demand. See [link] (more

Interview with Neil Malhotra, Sandalbay Life

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Southern California has seen a surge in accelerators and incubators looking to spawn new startups in the region. What's your background?

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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so I feel I have an unbiased appreciation for BOTH Californias. We have universities like CalTech, UCLA, USC and many more.

The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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One of the hotter topics at the last Silicon Beach Fest (SBF) in Santa Monica was the exodus of homegrown tech talent. And for good reason.

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

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So with out further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Summer 2011 Judges! Where: CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125.

Interview with Kos Galatsis, Carbonics

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The company just announced its first product, so we thought it would be interesting to follow up with Kos on his progress bringing the company's technology to market. Not only that, we all grind our teeth when our battery goes low, so we have to do that in a low power, efficient manner, which does not chew up all that battery capacity.

Qualcomm, Greylock Back Innovium On Networking Semiconductors

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Two, Southern California investors-- Qualcomm Ventures and Greylock Partners --have backed San Jose-based Innovium , on its efforts to develop semiconductors for the next generation, data center market, Innovium revealed this morning. Innovium also says its founding team includes people who previously were at Caltech.

Innovation Soiree

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Tuesday, September 27, 2011 -- Innovation Soiree: Caltech/MIT EF's Fall Kickoff Social. Caltech in September signals innovation in high gear as summer blends into a new academic year: beautiful minds abuzz innovating and discovering throughout a strikingly beautiful campus. No keynote, no panel discussion, and no QandA session.

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

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So can you really build a great tech firm outside of Silicon Valley? We have world-class universities like Caltech, UCLA, USC and more.

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Local Clean Energy Business Plan Contest Awards $160,000

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A local, clean energy business plan competition started by the California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of Southern California (USC), and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has awarded $160,000 in prizes in its latest competition. READ MORE>>.