SpaceX Settles Overtime Pay Class Action for $4 Million

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

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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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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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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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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.

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.

Cal-X Stars To Present Startup Class

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Cal-X Stars Business Accelerator , a startup accelerator group which has been ramping up in Santa Monica, said Friday that it is planning to present its class of medtech companies in San Francisco as part of the Founder Club DEMO day. The accelerator--which says it invests a minimum of $18,000 in companies, and mentors them for 12 weeks--said it has a class of ten medical technology startups, with a focus on stem cell technology, who are presenting at the demo day in Silicon Valley.

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MINDBODY Helps Power New Google Fitness Reservation Service

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Google, which announced the new service on Thursday , said it now allows users to book and pay for fitness classes through Google Maps, Google Search, and the Reserve with Google website. mindbody google fitness classes booking studio appointment softwareSan Luis Obispo-based MINDBODY is one of the companies behind the new, Google service for booking fitness and spa appointments, Google Reserve.

Bionic Hands, Mind Control, and AI Oh My! | Techstars Disney Accelerator Class of 2015

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Techstars Disney Accelerator class of 2015 was announced yesterday. Techstars Disney Accelerator Class of 2015 appeared first on TechZulu.

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Zynga Funds Effort At USC To Support Diversity In Video Game Industry

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Zynga said its support will specifically fund a class on creating social mobile games using Zynga's design methodology, which will begin in the fall of 2017 and extend through the spring of 2020. marshall gift grant classes california southern university diversity videogame zynga

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LA Dodgers Accelerator Opens Apps For New Class

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The LA Dodgers Sports and Entertainment Accelerator has opened up applications for a new class of startups, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and R/GA Venture said they plan to run another startup accelerator class.

Silicon Beach Report May 15: SpaceX Settles Overtime Pay Class Action for $4 Million

L.A. Business Journal

SpaceX settles overtime pay class action for $4 million, Snap launches new camera lens ads, and hackers may have stolen unreleased Disney movie, Chief Executive Bob Iger tells staff

Disney Accelerator Shows Off First Class Of Startups

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The other companies in the class included ChoreMonster , which develops a system for managing kids in their family chores; Codarica , which develops games which also teach kids to code; Jogg , focused on mobile video; Naritiv , a developer of marketing and analytics software for Snapchat; Sidelines , a sports focused content marketing platform; Sphero , which develops smartphone controlled robots; Twigtale , a storytelling app; and TYFFON , a developer of entertainment apps.

Effector Raises $38.6M to Advance New Class of Anti-Cancer Drugs

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San Diego’s Effector Therapeutics, a five-year-old cancer drug developer, has raised $38.6 million in new venture capital funding. The Series C financing, led by Pfizer Venture Investments, brings total funding for Effector to about $150 million, CEO Steve Worland said late Monday.

Codesmith Raised $1.1 Million Funding Round Lead by Test Prep CEO

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The investment will help to add more online classes to their already impressive offerings. Jobs Codesmith Coding coding bootcamps coding schools online classes test prep veritas prepCoding bootcamps have proven to the cure for a workforce that isn’t qualified to handle the complicated technologies that rule the business world today. They are relatively short, they are taught by experts, and they provide an avenue to employment after graduation.

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.

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?

Interview with Bong Koh, LifeCrowd

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The firm is initially focusing on the Los Angeles market, and connecting people with fun, interesting classes, activities, and more in the local area. But, I found out in reality, it's really tough to find classes or lessons, for a variety of issues.

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.

A Pitch Of A Different Kind: The LA Dodger's Accelerator First Class

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It was an unusual sight at Dodger's Stadium on Tuesday evening, at least for baseball fans, as a different Dodger's team took the field: the first class of the LA Dodgers Accelerator , an effort by the team to help incubate and accelerate startups in the sports and sport-related areas.

HotOutlines.com Looks To Cut Class Time, Earn Students Money

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A new, Los Angeles startup, HotOutlines.com has debuted its service, which lets students and colleges and universities upload their class notes, outlines, and study guides, and sell them for a commission. The new startup--founded by Jonathan Roven and Ricky Yu--lets students browse for their school, and then download study guides other users might have made available for their classes.

UCI Rolls Out Big Data Program

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A Must Read Book for the Educated Class

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The book is a memoir about an improbable journey from the working-class Hillbilly roots of Appalachia to the elite corridors of one of the top law schools in the US and the world of venture capital. I just finished Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance. I can’t recommend this book strongly enough.

Bio Roundup: FDA Says No, PCSK9 Value Fight, CRISPR Intrigue & More

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When the Olympics roll around, many watchers get into a sport they previously hadn’t thought much about. This time for me, it’s volleyball. The men’s and women’s games, both indoor and beach versions, are fast, aggressive, with lightning-quick adjustments and subtle teamwork required every time a ball is dug out and popped in the air. The best part, though, are the rejections.

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.

Lynda.com Hit By Password Breach

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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.

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.

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.

LA Dodgers Opens Door On First Accelerator Program

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The LA Dodgers has opened the doors on its first, startup accelerator program class this morning, unveiling the 10 companies included in the first LA Dodgers Sports & Entertainment Accelerator. dodgers startup accelerator entertainment sports venture capital baseball demo class incubator

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.

Quigley: Venture Capital Revival Coming

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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.

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