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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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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Three Bitcoin Billionaires Share Their Story of How They Moved Early into the Asset Class

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At the recent Upfront Summit my partner Stuart Lander had the opportunity to show some California Love and interview three of the wealthiest Bitcoin owners, each of whom were some of the earliest owners in the asset class and who haven’t sold any of their holdings.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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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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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.

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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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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.

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Techstars Music Makes Call For New Los Angeles Class

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Techstars Music , the music startup accelerator in Los Angeles, says it is on a worldwide tour to find founders interested in participating in its new class, which starts on February 5h. According to Techstars , its applications close on October 15th, and that it will be making final selections around December 15th. Last year, Techstars Music said it had 11 startups who participated, who have so far raised more than $15M in total funding.

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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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SAM Precellerator Set Demo Day For Sixth Class

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The Precellerator Program , the startup accelerator run by Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, has set the demo day for its sixth class, saying that Animate Objects , RentSpree , Tapp That App , and Swoppit will show off their companies to investors and other entrepreneurs.

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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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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.

Make In LA Names Second Hardware Accelerator Class

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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.

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

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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

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Warner Media Camp Graduates Second Class

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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.

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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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StartEngine Launches New Class of 14 Startups

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Los Angeles startup accelerator StartEngine has launched its third class, a new batch of fourteen startups which have set up shop in the incubator's Westwood Village space under the watchful eyes of Activision co-founder Howard Marks and investor Paul Kessler.

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Broadcom To Pay $160.5M to Settle Class Action Lawsuit

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Irvine-based Broadcom reported Tuesday that the firm has agreed to settle a class action, securities lawsuit against the firm, in exchange for a $160.5M The class action suit was filed by investors who bought or acquired shares of Broadcom between July 21, 2005 and July 13, 2006.

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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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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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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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Occam Networks Settles Class Action Lawsuit

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Santa Barbara-based Occam Networks said Thursday afternoon that the firm has settled a class action lawsuit, which was filed against the firm in 2007. Tags: occam networks class action lawsuit legal restatement The company said it will pay $1.7M as part of a $12.66M settlement, the remainder of which will be coming from Occam's insurers and another defendant. The lawsuit stemmed from a financial restatement made by the firm in October of 2007.

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MuckerLab Unveils Second Graduating Class to Investors

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A traffic jam of expensive cars lined up to pull into the packed parking lot of MuckerLab for its second graduating class demo day. Tech Coast Angel investor Dale Okuno came out because he believes that MuckerLab attracts better talent because they keep their class size small and focused.

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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.

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