LA Techstar Class Includes Local Startups

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Several local startups are among the 2021 class for Techstars' Los Angeles Accelerator

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Scale Ventures Launches First Accelerator Class

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Los Angeles’ latest startup accelerator is welcoming its first class of fledgling companies

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Techstars LA Draws International Companies For 2021 Class

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Techstars LA, the startup accelerator headed up by Matt Kozlov, announced its 2021 class this week, drawing an international group of twelve new companies to its startup accelerator in Culver City.

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Precellerator Names Sixth Class

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Santa Monica-based The Preccelerator Program , which is run by Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, has announced its sixth class, saying it has added five startups to its startup accelerator program. startup accelerator incubator animateobjects cashet rentspree class startups precellerator alderton stubbs

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Techstars LA Announces 2020 Class

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Techstars LA , the startup accelerator run by Techstars in the Los Angeles area, announced its 2020 class on Monday, saying that it has selected 10 companies to participate this year in a "socially distanced" program. According to Anna Barber, the Managing Director of Techstars Los Angeles, the accelerator has selected "10 resilient companies that can grow in an economic downturn and thrive in a world where social distancing remains the reality".

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Knowable Launches Audio Classes, Backed By $3.75M

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Los Angeles-based Knowable , which offers up paid, audio classes on a wide range of topics, said it launched on Tuesday morning, charging students $100 per student for access to a wide range of audio course on topics ranging from launching a startup to sleeping better at night. knowable audio classes venture capital andreessen horowitz upfront podcast podcasting subscription learning education socialengine

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Long Beach Accelerator Launches First Class

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A new startup accelerator in Long Beach, the Long Beach Accelerator, said this week that it has launched its very first class of startups. The accelerator is being run by Sunstone Management, the City of Long Beach's Economic Development Department and California State University Long Beach's Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CSLUB IIE). The accelerator said the startups include three companies based in Long Beach, which will participate in a 3.5

USC Viterbi: 44 Percent of Entering Engineering Class Is Female

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The University of Southern California 's Viterbi School of Engineering says that its new, entering class of students to the school is 44 percent female--significantly higher than the national average--thanks to its efforts to reach out to women and other underrepresented minorities in engineering. Overall, USC Viterbi said female students account for nearly 40 percent of its entire undergraduate class, about double the national average of 18 to 20 percent.

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Preccelerator Class 12 Demo Day

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 -- Preccelerator Class 12 Demo Day. The Preccelerator Program Class 12 Demo Day kicks off on October 23rd @ 6:00 pm, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. What a wild ride it has been!

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Riot Games Settles Class Action Over Sexist Culture Allegations

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Los Angeles-based Riot Games said on Thursday that it has settled a class action lawsuit, which had alleged that the company had a sexist corporate culture. The class action was related to the mass protest by more than 150 Riot Games employees in May, where employees alleged the sexist corporate culture and protested the forced arbitration on those employees. riot games class action settlement legal lawsuit sexist protest videogame gaming employment

Disney Startup Accelerator Names Second Class

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According to Disney, the second class of the Disney Accelerator includes ten startups, who will participate in a three month mentorship and investment program. The second class includes Decisive (SaaS for mobile targeting); EMOTIV (brain monitoring technology); FEM Inc. disney startup accelerator class hyp3r openbionics makielab incubator incubation content

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Precellerator Opens Up Applications For New Class

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The Precellerator , the Santa Monica-based startup incubation and accelerator effort with ties to local technology law firm Stubbs, Alderton, and Markiles LLP, has opened up applications for its next class of startups, the accelerator said on Tuesday. According to the Precellerator, deadlines for applications for its next class, the 13th class, is July 15th. The new class starts on September 3rd.

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Techstars Los Angeles Launches 2019 Class

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Techstars Los Angeles , one of the startup accelerators run by Techstars in Los Angeles, has announced its 2019 class. According to Techstars, ten companies were selected for the startup accelerator, which kicked off this week. The companies will have their Demo Day on October 15th.

Preccelerator Takes Apps For Next Accelerator Class

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Santa Monica-based Preccelerator , the early-stage, startup accelerator associated with Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, says it has opened up applications for its next class. According to the startup accelerator, which is focused on technology and digital media, it is looking for applicants for its "Class 12", which will start on May 6th.

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Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator Debuts First Class

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The Techstars Starburst Space Accelerator , the new, space-themed startup accelerator run by Techstars in Los Angeles, has announced its inagural class, naming ten companies that will participate over the next three months in its startup accelerator program.

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Preccelerator Class 11 Demo Day

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Tuesday, June 25, 2019 --.

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Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Names New Class

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The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator , the startup accelerator associated with Cedars-Sinai, has announced its next class, saying it has added 11 new health-tech companies into its newest accelerator class.

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SpaceX Settles Overtime Pay Class Action for $4 Million

L.A. Business Journal

SpaceX settled an overtime pay class action with 4,100 workers on Wednesday for $4 million

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Launchpad LA Gears Up For New Class

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Los Angeles-based Launchpad LA , the business mentoring and acceleration program which has been spearheaded by Mark Suster and Adam Lilling, looks to be gearing up for its third class. According to the group's web site, it will kick off the next class in November 2011, and continue until early spring 2012. launchpad winter class accelerator mentorship startup

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Disney Accelerator Names 2016 Class

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The Walt Disney Company has named its next class of startup participating in the Disney Accelerator , the startup accelerator and mentoring company held on the company's Burbank campus.

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Preccelerator Class 9 Demo Day

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Tuesday, August 28, 2018 --.

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Disney Accelerator Names First Class

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The Disney Accelerator , the startup accelerator backed by Disney and being run by TechStars in Los Angeles, announced its inagural class today, naming eleven companies--including three Los Angeles companies--to participate in the three month program.

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Startup Boost Los Angeles Opens Apps For Fall Class

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Startup Boost Los Angeles has opened up applications for its Fall 2019 class, according to the group. The programs--which does not charge fees or take equity from companies in its program--says it is seeking nine early stage startups to take part in its eight-week program, designed to help early stage startups. Startup Boost Los Angeles says its program includes six weekly workshop sessions and one demo night hosted by Google, in Venice. Deadlines for the program close on September 20th.

MuckerLab Unveiling New Startup Class Today

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MuckerLab , the Los Angeles startup accelerator headed by Erik Rannala, is presenting its newest startup class today in a Demo Day. MuckerLab's prior class included such hot Los Angeles startups as SurfAir, Retention Science, Wallaby, and InstaCanvas. MuckerLab has been fairly successful in attracting venture capital interest in its prior class of companies, with a significant chunk of the group's inagural class gaining venture or angel funding.

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Techstars Names New Los Angeles Accelerator Class

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Techstars Los Angeles has just named the ten companies that will be joining the startup accelerator for its 2017 class, saying its theme this year was "going long on LA and southern California". Techstars noted that the class also "reflects the diversity of Los Angeles", with half of the class including a female co-founders, and diversity across many other dimensions.

Preccelerator Class 12 Demo Day + Alumni Showcase!

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019 --.

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Los Angeles-based childcare and co-working startup Bümo adds more virtual classes for kids at home

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In April the company shifted its attention to virtual classes. These classes won’t so much replace kindergarten as provide a two-hour supplement to it. The company offers two-hour classes for two-to-five students twice per week.

Disney Accelerator Names New Class Of Companies

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The Walt Disney Company has launched its fourth year of running its own accelerator program, the Disney Accelerator , saying on Tuesday afternoon that it has named eleven companies to its new class. The accelerator class is Disney's fourth.

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Techstars Healthcare Accelerator Announces 2016 Class

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The Techstars Healthcare Accelerator at Cedars-Sinai announced its first class on Monday, saying that it has selected 11 companies to participate in the first accelerator to be held at the Cedars-Sinai campus for the next three months. Demo Day for the accelerator class is June 23rd.

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Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Names New Startup Class

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The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Powered by Techstars has announced the next class of startups to join the healthcare accelerator, saying this morning that it has added eight startups to what will be the second class for the program. The new startups include Cerebro Solutions , ENSO , FIGS , Frame Health , HealthcareTTU , HealthTensor , Noteworth , and ReferralMD.

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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. According to EvoNexus, it has added 16 new companies to its portfolio of startups, split between both locations.

WebFitness Launches Live Online Fitness Classes: Bring Your Webcam

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Orange County-based WebFitness said this morning that it has launched a new service, which lets you participate in live, online fitness classes--using just a webcam, microphone, and high speed Internet connection. According to WebFitness, it runs live interactive group fitness classes, led by a live certified trainer, who monitors your workout efforts remotely using your webcam.

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LaunchpadLA Names Second Class

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Luanchpad LA's last class had thirteen companies, of which eleven received venture funding and where one was acquired. Los Angeles-based Launchpad LA , the startup mentoring effort spearheaded by GRP Partners' Mark Suster, is announcing this afternoon that it has selected 10 startups for the second season of the program.

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MuckerLab Shows Off New Class Of Startups

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Santa Monica-based startup accelerator MuckerLab unveiled its latest class of startups yesterday at its Demo Day, showing off the third class of companies out of its program.

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Agile Training Class

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Saturday, June 11, 2011 -- June 2011 PMI-OC Agile Training Class. Mark Layton, organizational strategist/PMI certification instructor, will lead a two-day Agile Scrum Master Certification training class June 1112, 2011. The class, organized by Project Management Institute Orange County, includes instruction, exercises, and the Platinum Edge "Agile Success" training manual.

Techstars LA Debuts First Class Of Startups

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Techstars LA , one of three, Los Angeles area startup accelerator programs run by Techstars , launched the first class of startups at its first Demo Day on Tuesday at the El Rey Theater.

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Rexter Named Part Of Microsoft Accelerator Class

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Altadena-based Rexter , the developer of real time contact and relationship management software led by technology veteran Andy Wilson, has been named one of the fourteen companies in the upcoming Microsoft Digital Work Accelerator. Rexter''s software--which runs across mobile platforms, tablets, and PCs--helps consolidate and manage their contacts from across social networking sites and email, and helps users manage those contacts and activities.

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Techstars Music Opens Up Apps For New Class In LA

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The new class of the accelerator is being backed b Warner Music Group, Q Prime Management, Bill Silva Entertainment, Sony, Concord, Royalty Exchange, RecoChoku, AVEX Inc., Techstars Music , the startup acceleration program run by Techstars in Los Angeles, is getting set to launch a new, 13-week program in Los Angeles in February, announcing on Thursday that it has opened up applications for the accelerator.

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Disney Opens Apps For Second Startup Accelerator Class

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The Walt Disney Company said Tuesday that it is running another, startup accelerator class, as part of the Disney Accelerator program in Burbank, and is now accepting applications for a class of another, ten startups for the program. Disney said that participants in this class will be offered up to $120,000 in investment capital, and access to mentors. Disney said that so far, of its prior 2014 class, one company--SnowShoe--raised $2.2M

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Techstars Music Names New Class Of Startups In LA

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The accelerator said its 2017 and 2018 classes have so far raised more than $40M in follow on investment, with a combined valuation of more than $300M. Techstars Music Accelerator , one of the startup accelerators that Techstars operates in Los Angeles, has named the latest startups to become part of its program, saying that it has selected nine startups for the latest program, which runs from February 4th through May 2nd.

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LA Dodgers Accelerator Names New Class

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The LA Dodgers Sports Accelerator , the startup accelerator program run by the Dodgers organization in conjunction with R/GA , has announced the five participants in its second class of startups today.

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10 University Classes For Business I Really Needed

Startup Professionals Musings

Most classes in college focus on a narrow area of interest, which just teach students to focus on problems through one lens. entrepreneur business classes startup college course business professional I’m sure that every one of us who has been out in the business world for a few years can look back with perfect hindsight and name a few college courses that we should have taken.

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LaunchpadLA Application Deadline Nears, As Class Graduates

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Launchpad LA , the Los Angeles startup accelerator program which is run by Sam Teller, and was founded by venture capitalist Mark Suster, is gearing up for another class, to start next month. The deadline for applying for the next class , which runs from March through July, is February 17th. Interested in getting some help in getting your startup off the ground and funded?

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