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AuditFile, Started At UCLA, Raises $3M For Auditing Software

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AuditFile , a developer of cloud-based auditing software for CPAs, has raised $3M in a funding round, the company said Thursday. The company was founded by Kevin Bong, who started the company in his dorm room at UCLA as a senior. The company now has its headquarters in San Francisco. READ MORE>>.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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After months of submissions and the amazing help from our judges , the Spotlight is shinning down on awesome companies that were born right out of Southern California. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, October 27, at UCLA. And now without further ado I present the Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Companies: Spotlight Companies.

Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat

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James Chung: My previous background is in software engineering. I started a handbag manufacturing company with my mom in Paris, prior to school.

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Bridging The Gap Between Students And Startups, With TechLA

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However, for students at USC, UCLA, and Caltech, that just doesn''t exist. One, led by Todd Gitlin, is getting companies to post internships.

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Inston, Cyberflow Advanced Towards $150,000 Cisco Innovation Award

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Two, Southern California companies have made the semi-finalist list for the much-watch Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge competition, which promises to give out $150,000 to a company developing the "next best thing" in the Internet-of-Things area. READ MORE>>. cisco innovation award grand challenge competition startup technology

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Free Yourself at the UnCubed Startup Job Festival

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And on the flipside, there are so many companies that get funding and are growing, yet it is really hard to figure out who they are.”.

New Bootstrap Fund Pulls Itself Up in World of Health IT Deals

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They came to San Diego in 1996, when Scripps Health hired Balgrosky as CIO and senior vice president. He founded MaxIT Healthcare in 2001.

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Taming The Enterprise Texting Tiger, With TigerText's Brad Brooks

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We spoke with CEO Brad Brooks to learn more about the company. Where is the awareness of companies to this problem right now?

REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap

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Sandra Itkoff – Entrepeneur in Residence, UCLA Institute for Innovation and Technology Transfer. Cleantech, a Misnomer.

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TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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We will also have some of the top companies present that each of the panelist has invested in. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. in 2008.

Unusual Perk For SoCal Technology Firm: Unlimited, Paid Vacation

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In what might be one of the more unusual perks for a Southern California high tech company, LRN , a developer of enterprise compliance and ethics software, has an unlimited, paid vacation policy. LRN--which is around the corner from UCLA--serves such customers as 3M, Dow, Johnson & Johnson, Loews, Pfizer and Siemens.

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VAL9000 Wins Allscripts Challenge Award

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VAL9000's technology was developed at the UCLA Medical Center. val9000 allscripts clinical information systems software healthcare ucla spinou

Interview with Wes Nichols, MarketShare

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MarketShare recently launched a rebranding effort for the company, and is in the midst of a major hiring and expansion phase. Thanks!

Makers Making The Sci-Fi Tricorder A Reality With VOXearch

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We spoke with Mike Outmesguine , CEO and Alan DeRossett , CTO of the company, and how their roots in do-it-yourself, "Maker" projects is key to their entry into the prize competition. The company actually was working on a different project which had dried up at that point, and it was just natural to step into this at that point.

Kareo: Bringing The Power Of the Cloud to Small Medical Practices

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Dan Rodrigues: Kareo deliver cloud-based software for small medical practices, which we define as a medical practice of fiver or fewer physicians.

Incubating LA's Biotech Future, With Richard Koffler, Greenwings Biomedical

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I was involved in the healthcare industry with a company that I ran, and eventually sold, in healthcare information systems and telemedicine.

How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves

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Today, we just had a screening for the Tech Coast Angels, they're screening companies and having lunch here. What's the idea with ROC? Thanks!

LAVA Honors Richard Riordan, Local Technology Firms

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The Los Angeles Venture Association (LAVA) held its annual awards event last night, honoring former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan, as well as local, venture backed companies in a banquet last night at the Luxe hotel in Los Angeles. Other finalists were Clicker.com , Truecar , and Zumbox. Other finalists included Ad.ly and ServiceMesh.

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A Chat With Jamie Montgomery On How LA's Tech Ecosystem Has Grown

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We sat down with Jamie�who has been part of LA's technology industry, either as an investor or advisor since its very early days--to get his perspective on where we are today, especially as it relates to all of the companies he's worked with over the years on a more global stage and in Silicon Valley, and his advice to entrepreneurs.

Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena

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After careful planning and working with major institutions of nnovation here, companies, and community leaders, we launched Innovate Pasadena in 2013. With the number of companies in Pasadena, and the existence of such organizations as Idealab, the Pasadena Bioscience Collaborative, and others, it's a great fit for this ecosystem.

Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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Both are massively funding other LA tech companies through what Fred Wilson once defined as “recycled capital.” LA By The Numbers.

Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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Founder and CEO since starting the company back in 1999, Miller has led Cornerstone through 11 years of consecutive growth. Main menu. Deals.

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SoCal Inventors Recognized By Popular Mechanics

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The last university team recognized by Popular Mechanics comes out of UCLA. Tags: southern california inventor ucla innovation

A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo

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There are bigger conferences, but they’re run by large companies. I remember being worried no one would show up. all night.

Interview with Kos Galatsis, Carbonics

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In the startup world, one of the most difficult journeys to market is by companies who are taking basic scientific advances and technologies originally developed at universities, and taking them all the way to use in the commercial world. The company's CEO, Kos Galatsis , spoke to us a few years ago at the very beginning of their journey.

How FilmBreak Is Bringing Data and Analytics To Hollywood, with Darren Marble

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We spoke with CEO Darren Marble to learn more about why analytics are important to the modern film-maker, and how the company is helping.

Changing the Face of Digital Signage: Nanxi Liu of Enplug

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Enplug is a fast-growing, ubiquitous Silicon Beach company. Like Zach, he left UCLA to jump in with both feet. 5 Strangers, 24 Hours.

Vision, School, & Work | Interview with Jim Farley CMO Ford Motors

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Now, we’re at a point where large tech companies with huge R&D budgets are working directly with automakers to make functionality safe.

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Changing the Face of Digital Signage: Nanxi Liu of Enplug

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Enplug is a fast-growing, ubiquitous Silicon Beach company. Like Zach, he left UCLA to jump in with both feet. 5 Strangers, 24 Hours.

Interview with Carey Ransom, RealPractice

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It seemed like we had enough assets there to do something interesting with the company. Finally, what's next for the company? Thanks!

Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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I think we've done some of the really exciting companies in LA, including most recently Clicker, Machinima, BUZZmedia, and SVnetwork. Thanks!

Burn the bridges behind.

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I consider this trip the anniversary of the company’s starting up, and made the trip 11 years in a row. By Frank Peters. Ignition!

Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Judges Include Mike Jones, CallFire, Idealab, Tech Coast Angels, Coloft

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The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall is garnering some excellent companies being submitted and most of which I wish could all be part of this amazing night.

MyLife Moves To Westwood

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The new headquarters are among a cluster of technology companies who are just around the corner from UCLA. READ MORE>>.

Inston, Cyberflow Advance Towards $150,000 Cisco Innovation Award

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Two, Southern California companies have made the semi-finalist list for the much-watch Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge competition, which promises to give out $150,000 to a company developing the "next best thing" in the Internet-of-Things area. READ MORE>>. technology startup competition challenge grand award innovation cisco

Are MBAs Necessary for Start-ups or VC?

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Almost all of the finalists were MBAs (Stanford x2, Wharton, Harvard x2, MIT, UCLA). no lost wages) or whose companies sponsored them.

Mobile Experience 2.0

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Applications (software, Operating Systems), Device Technologies (micro-processors, touch screens, system on chip radios, motion sensors) and Networks (GPRS, CDMA, LTE, WiMAX, WiFI). This forum brings together media companies, application developers, device manufacturers, networking and O.S. in an open Forum at UCLA. WINMEC.

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Services For the Global Enterprise

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While the burden of software installation, update or maintenance is removed from the hands of the enterprise user, the burden of creating, managing and securing the infrastructure, devices, user accounts, and, networks, falls in the hands of the CIO. CIO Impacts Forum. See [link] (more

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TenHands HD Video Collaboration I Founders Interview

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Co-founder and lead software developer Anil Kumar was a led software engineer for WebEx. What is TenHands and why the name? Any funding?