SpaceX Settles Overtime Pay Class Action for $4 Million
L.A. Business Journal
MAY 15, 2017
SpaceX settled an overtime pay class action with 4,100 workers on Wednesday for $4 million
Precellerator Names Sixth Class
APRIL 24, 2017
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
Disney Startup Accelerator Names Second Class
JULY 9, 2015
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
Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Names New Startup Class
JANUARY 26, 2017
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.
Cal-X Stars To Present Startup Class
DECEMBER 21, 2012
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.
Zynga Funds Effort At USC To Support Diversity In Video Game Industry
MAY 10, 2017
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
MINDBODY Helps Power New Google Fitness Reservation Service
MARCH 31, 2017
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.
Silicon Beach Report May 15: SpaceX Settles Overtime Pay Class Action for $4 Million
L.A. Business Journal
MAY 15, 2017
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
Codesmith Raised $1.1 Million Funding Round Lead by Test Prep CEO
OCTOBER 18, 2016
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.
Bionic Hands, Mind Control, and AI Oh My! | Techstars Disney Accelerator Class of 2015
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 10, 2015
Techstars Disney Accelerator class of 2015 was announced yesterday. Techstars Disney Accelerator Class of 2015 appeared first on TechZulu.
LA Dodgers Accelerator Opens Apps For New Class
MARCH 30, 2016
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.
Disney Accelerator Shows Off First Class Of Startups
OCTOBER 15, 2014
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.
LaunchpadLA Names Second Class
APRIL 15, 2010
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
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
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
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
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.
A Pitch Of A Different Kind: The LA Dodger's Accelerator First Class
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
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.
A Must Read Book for the Educated Class
Both Sides of the Table
AUGUST 28, 2016
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.
UCI Rolls Out Big Data Program
AUGUST 28, 2015
extension bigdata hadoop study university classesUC Irvine is jumping onto the big data bandwagon, saying this week that it has launched a new, online course specifically aimed at helping individuals learn all about big data. According to UCI, its Extension program will offer up a new Big Data Specialized Studios Program , which will specifically help professionals in the industry gain the background their need in big data techniques.
Disney Accelerator Names 2016 Class
JULY 11, 2016
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.
Bio Roundup: FDA Says No, PCSK9 Value Fight, CRISPR Intrigue & More
AUGUST 19, 2016
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.
Lynda.com Hit By Password Breach
DECEMBER 19, 2016
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MuckerLab Unveiling New Startup Class Today
JANUARY 16, 2013
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
AUGUST 22, 2016
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
APRIL 5, 2016
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
AUGUST 24, 2015
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
JULY 7, 2014
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.
MuckerLab Shows Off New Class Of Startups
JANUARY 23, 2014
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.
Agile Training Class
SoCal Tech Calendar
JUNE 5, 2011
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 1112, 2011. The class, organized by Project Management Institute Orange County, includes instruction, exercises, and the Platinum Edge "Agile Success" training manual.
Quigley: Venture Capital Revival Coming
MAY 2, 2011
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Warner Media Camp Graduates Second Class
AUGUST 5, 2014
What do you get when you combine a technology investment demo day with a Hollywood-style story pitch session? It might look a little like Demo Day for Warner Media Camp , the startup incubator program being run out of Los Angeles by Turner/Warner Bros.
Make In LA Names Second Hardware Accelerator Class
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
Make In LA , a hardware-focused startup accelerator and mentorship program, said this week that it has selected a second class of startup for its four month accelerator program. This next class has its Demo Day on June 28th. The accelerator said it has selected Canvizis (connected LCD photo canvas); Emerge (touch sensitive communications hardware); Luma Legacy (connected, smart bracelets); and Rufus Labs (wireless wrist communicator) to the program.
LifeCrowd Launches Activity Discovery Service
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
LifeCrowd, which currently is offering its services only in Los Angeles, currently is offering things like sushi making classes, kayaking tours, kiteboarding, and blackjack (led by the firm's own CEO). lifecrowd activity discovery classes learning expert startup demoLooking for something fun to do around town? Los Angeles-based LifeCrowd launched Wednesday, saying that it is looking to help users connect with others on fun activities led by experts.