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

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He also designed the Farmville iPhone application (top iPhone app), and worked on corporate development deals including Microsoft, Yahoo, Zynga Japan, and Zynga corporate strategy. Where: CalTech 1200 E California Blvd Pasadena, CA 91125.

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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Yahoo! Both graduates of one of the most premier science institutions in the United States: Caltech. An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch.

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

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He was a life-long entrepreneur and the first business he created out of college (actually, he founded it while he was at Caltech) was a company that manufactured high quality audio speakers. GoTo.com went on to ink huge distribution deals with Microsoft, AOL & Yahoo!

LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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With Yahoo!, LA brings forth a lot of talent from USC, UCLA, and Caltech. Be Great Partners , a Los Angeles technology incubator, has recently released a report on the startup community in LA and the information shows a positive growth for startups here in LA.

Interview with Alex Benzer, SocialEngine

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People we met there were Greg Cohn, who was recently head of yahoo games. I was really into graphic design in high school, and took several summer workshops at Caltech.

Social Networking (the Shorter Version) Past, Present, Future

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I recently spoke at Caltech at the Caltech / MIT Enterprise Forum on “the future of social networking,&# the 30-minute video is here and the PowerPoint presentation is here on DocStoc ). Yahoo! Yahoo!

Skate Where the Puck is Going

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I recently gave talks at Caltech & Stanford. Update] : Some people have pointed out that all of today’s “innovations&# are just yesterday’s ideas rehashed such as Salesforce just doing Siebel on the web, Mint doing Quicken on the web, Quora copying Yahoo!

Interview with Mike Gammarino, Students4Startups

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The reason why, is because there's not only a lot of effort competing with larger companies like Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo, but because startups don't have dedicated people to recruit talent from local universities. The reason we focused on an internship programs, rather than full time, graduated students, is we're finding that Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo are getting onto campuses in the fall and talking to freshmen, and already locking up these young kids from very early.

What the Past Can Tell Us About the Future of Social Networking

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I recently spoke at Caltech at the Caltech / MIT Enterprise Forum on “the future of social networking,&# the 30-minute video is here and the PowerPoint presentation is here on DocStoc ). GeoCities, Tripod & Yahoo! Yahoo! Yahoo!

Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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We have universities like CalTech, UCLA, USC and many more. You don’t have the founders of eBay, LinkedIn, Salesforce.com and Yahoo. Los Angeles. People either love it our hate it. All the stereotypes and caricatures are overblown.

Guide to the LA Startup Community

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Southern California companies are second to only Silicon Valley in raising venture capital , there are three major universities to recruit talent – UCLA, Caltech, and USC – and a thriving startup community to mingle with. Mediacode was sold to Yahoo.