Next 10 Ventures is launching an incubator for YouTube personalities

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Los Angeles-based Next 10 Ventures , a $50 million fund focused on the creator economy, is launching an incubator program to support YouTubers. ” Applications to the incubator opened today and close November 17, 2018.

Going long on LA, India, AI and tech infrastructure March Capital raises $300 million

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March Capital Partners , the Los Angeles-based venture capital firm, has raised $300 million for its latest fund.

Frost Data Capital, GE Launch Industrial Internet Incubator

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Frost Data Capital , the startup incubator firm led by Stuart Frost, has tied with GE to launch a new, startup incubator aimed at industrial Internet startups, the two said Wednesday. The incubator said it is aiming to create and grow up to 30 new startups over the next three years. Those startups will be based in Southern California, and receive funding from both Frost Data Capital and GE Ventures.

Amplify.LA Raises $8M More For Incubator Investments

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Venice, California-based startup incubator Amplify LA , the startup accelerator headed by Paul Bricault and Richard Wolpert, disclosed today that it has raised $8M in a second investment fund for its companies. The funding came from such companies as Accel, Greycroft, Siemer Ventures, Karlin Ventures, Deep Fork Capital, and others. capital venture startup incubator angeles amplify

EvoNexus Rolls Out New Tech Incubator Class

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San Diego-based nonprofit EvoNexus has launched a new class of companies to its startup incubator, the group said on Tuesday, for both its San Diego and Irvine locations. evonexus technology startup incubator accelerator venture capitalAccording to EvoNexus, it has added 16 new companies to its portfolio of startups, split between both locations.

Incubating LA's Startup Future At the USC Viterbi Startup Garage

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A few weeks ago, the University of Southern California announced a new startup incubator, the Viterbi Startup Garage ([link] backed by such notable investors as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the United Talent Agency. What''s the mission behind the new startup incubator?

Yet Another LA Incubator Opens: Io/LA

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If the Los Angeles accelerator/incubator market is not yet crowded enough, Hollywood-based io/LA opened its doors over the weekend, looking to recruit a class of five to six companies in a three month mentorship program. The new incubator, which is run by Aber Whitcomb, the former CTO of MySpace, said it will run quarterly classes of startups, who will received $25,000 and office space, in exchange for 8 percent of their firms. Io/LA is an offshoot of an incubator in San Francisco.

Oversee.Net's Lawrence Ng Sets Up Startup Incubation Fund

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Lawrence Ng , the co-founder of Oversee.net, said this morning that it has launched a new, startup fund called the OnRamp Fund , a $10M, international incubation fund that invests in early stage startups. Ng started Oversee.net in 2008, and he and his co-founders eventually sold the company to Oak Hill Capital for $150M. oversee lawrence startup incubator incubation onramp fund

EvoNexus Opens Up New Applications For Incubator

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EvoNexus , the San Diego-based startup incubator, has opened up application for its next program, with a deadline of January 23rd. EvoNexus, which is run by CommNexus, said it will provide fully furnished open space, mentorship, and access to startup programming to companies accepted to the incubator--and will also consider those same companies for QualcommLabs@EvoNexus, the business acceleration and funding program being run by EvoNexus for Qualcomm.

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Gets $200,000 Grant, Eyes Investment Fund

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The incubator effort looking to make Los Angeles a key part of the clean technology industry, the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) , announced this morning that it has received a $200,000 grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, to help advance its program--and may even start its own investment fund. The incubator said the grant will help fund programs focused on advancing sustainable technology development and adoption in the Los Angeles region.

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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A new, startup incubator-created by the Art Center College of Design and the California Insitute of Technology --said this morning that it has launched a brand new, design-focused incubator, housed at Idealab. The new incubator is headed by Mark Breitenberg and Erik Hovanec. The incubator said it is focused on the "power of great design to create market disruption"--citing such products as Apple''s smart phone and Pinterest as examples.

Foundry Medical Innovations Opens Startup Incubator In San Diego County

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Bam Ventures Launching Incubator for Brian Lee's Ideas

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Bam Venture Partners has started raising a second $30 million fund which it will use, in part, to invest in and incubate startup ideas thought of by Brian Lee, co-founder of the fund and chief executive of the Honest Co. What capital isn’t used for the incubator will be invested in seed and early stage deals, similar to the sort of investments made by the first Bam Ventures fund, said Lee.

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How Frost Venture Partners Is Incubating The Big Data Future

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he's been spinning out of his incubator. What's the idea behind the incubator? Now, we're turning into a formal incubator. However, we're very different than most incubators, in that we only do big data. Second, we only incubate companies we ourselves start.

Siemer & Associates Launches Singapore Incubator

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Los Angeles-based Siemer & Associates , and its affiliated venture capital fund, Siemer Ventures , said today that it has launched a new, technology incubator--in the country of Singapore. The investment banking firm, which is headed by David Siemer, said that the new WaveMaker Labs is being formed under the Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS) of the Singaporean government's National Research Foundation (NRF). siemer associates singapore incubator accelerator business

Mucker Capital closes on $45 million for an early-stage LA-based fund

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Santa Monica-based Mucker Capital has raised $45 million for its third fund, Mucker III. TC Venture Capital business incubators venture capital Startup company Los Angeles

Qualcomm Labs Unveils First Incubator Companies

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Qualcomm Labs , the incubator subsidiary of Qualcomm Technologies , has announced the first set of companies funded through its new QualcommLabs@EvoNexus program today, saying that it has funded three companies with a round of seed funding. Qualcomm Labs said that Arynga , FatSkunk , and Breadcrumbs all have joined the EvoNexus incubator, and with Arynga and FatSkunk receiving $250,000 each from Qualcomm, and Breadcrumbs receiving $50,000.

Frost Data Capital, Symantec Link On Cyber Security Startups

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San Juan Capistrano-based Frost Data Capital , the startup incubator led by security veteran Stuart Frost, has inked a major deal with Symantec , to launch and fund security and analytics startups. frost data capital cyber security startup incubator analytics cybersecurity incubate symantec

Should Startups Incubate, Accelerate, Cohabitate or Stay In Mom’s Basement?

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Significant confusion exists when distinguishing between Accelerators and Incubators. According to Brad, "There is a fundamental difference between an incubator and an accelerator… an incubator has an economic model that is based around having people be tenants.

Bonfire Ventures closes $60 million to invest in SoCal B2B startups

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Los Angeles is becoming one of the more interesting destinations for startups and the investors that provide money for venture capital firms to place bets on young companies are increasingly starting to take notice.

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Business Incubation Panel

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Wednesday, March 28, 2012 -- Business Incubation Panel. Come network with Investors, Start-ups and the SBDC Incubators can provide you with access to capital, consulting, targeted trainings, networking opportunities, access to work space, and a calendar of relevant events and our panelists are going to expand upon how this applies to your business.

Frost Data Capital Backs Maana For Big Data Search

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San Juan Capistrano-based Frost Data Capital , the investment and incubation effort led by Stuart Frost, has backed Maana , the developer of a big data search engine technology. Maana said Wednesday that it raised $14M in a funding round, which came from Chevron Technology Ventures, ConocoPhillips Technology Ventures, Frost Data Capital, GE Ventures, and Intel Capital. maana venture capital data search tools industrial chevron conocophillips incubate incubator

Cornerstone OnDemand Launches Incubator & Innovation Fund

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Cornerstone Innovation Fund will give startups between $250,000 to $1 million after approval by Cornerstone’s board of directors alongside select leading venture capital firms. The post Cornerstone OnDemand Launches Incubator & Innovation Fund appeared first on TechZulu.

Capital Music Group Launches Music, Technology Innovation Center

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Capital Music Group (CMG), which is a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), announced on Tuesday that it is launching a new "innovation center", which will be based in the music company's iconic tower in Hollywood. According to CMG, the new Capital Innovation Center (CIC) will provide space and conduct event programming, focused on briding the gap between content creators and the tech community.

Ligand Inks Licensing Deal With Venture Capital Investor

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San Diego-based Ligand Pharmaceuticals said on Friday that it has entered into a deal with venture capital investor venBio Partners , which will allow venBio's portfolio companies to enter into a pre-agreed worldwide OmniAb platform license agreement. The two said the deal will result in venBio incubating a series of new companies based on OmniAb's technology. ligand venbio omniab milestone antibody incubate lifescience human

Bonfire Ventures closes $60 million to invest in SoCal B2B startups

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Los Angeles is becoming one of the more interesting destinations for startups and the investors that provide money for venture capital firms to place bets on young companies are increasingly starting to take notice.

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UCI Entrepreneurship: Milton Chang, Incubic

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Managing Director, Incubic Management (a venture capital fund in Mountain View, CA). Tuesday, January 24, 2012 -- Milton Chang, Ph.D., Entrepreneurship Course, 2012 Guest Speaker Lectures, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, UC Irvine. Free and open to the public. This series is part of a course on Entrepreneurship for Scientists and Engineers, but enrollment is not necessary to attend these guest speaker lectures Email goran@uci.edu for details.

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Why Mucker Capital Is Putting More Money To Work In LA Startups

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Recently, the team behind MuckerLab has made a subtle shift--becoming Mucker Capital (www.muckercapital.com)--focusing on seed stage investments. Talk about the shift from MuckerLab to Mucker Capital?

Razer Plans Venture Capital Fund

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Irvine-based videogame accessory and hardware maker Razer is planning on launching a new, corporate venture capital fund, starting next year, according to a report. Razer, which is led by Min-Liang Tan, reportedly plans to invest in companies, which it plans to incubate and help with its international business. razer venture capital videogame accessory hardware corporate investment

Techstars Sets Up Space Accelerator In LA

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Starburst Aerospace has a $200M, venture capital fund it raised two years ago specifically to invest in space related ventures. techstars space accelerator incubator starburst aerospace venture capital incubateStartup accelerator operator Techstars is setting up yet another accelerator program in the Los Angeles area, with a new startup accelerator focused on space ventures.

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It’s Morning in Venture Capital

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Many observers of the venture capital industry have questioned whether its best days are behind it. Looking ahead at the next decade I am excited by what I believe will be viewed as one of the best and most rational investment periods for venture capital due to seven discrete factors: 1.

Texas Incubator Lures Away LA Startup

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Capital Factory , a business incubation program based in Austin, Texas, has lured away a Los Angeles startup, Homstie , which operates an online marketplace which helps people find places to store their stuff. According to Capital Factory, the firm was one of five companies to receive $20,000 in funding and an additional $20,000 in services; as a result of the funding, the startup is moving to Austin. Tags: factory capital startup angeles incubator texas

This Week in Venture Capital – Episode 4

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Blippy (and their competitor Swipely – which was founded by Angus Davis , who has a great track record from both Netscape and TellMe, both aim to capitalize on the era of consumers living more openly ala Twitter, Foursquare and Gowalla. Tags: This Week in Venture Capital

Shared housing startups are taking off

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Seeking roommates and venture capital. W hen young adults leave the parental nest, they often follow a predictable pattern. First, move in with roommates. Then graduate to a single or couple’s pad. After that comes the big purchase of a single-family home. A lawnmower might be next.

A Chat With Kelly Perdew: Moonshots Capital And Its First Dedicated Fund

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This morning, Moonshots Capital (www.moonshotscapital.com), led by Kelly Perdew and Craig Cummings , announced its first formal fund, a $19M seed stage fund. What we would do, is we would round up ten other angel investors, get $25,000 from each of them, and then roll up our sleeves and help that entrepreneur find venture capital. We had been doing that for several years, and decided we wanted to start syndicating deals in September of 2014, so we formed Moonshots Capital.