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Adobe Buys UCLA Startup Auditude

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Auditude, although now based in Palo Alto, had originally been developed for a UCLA MBA business plan competition, by Nicholas Seet. Seet founded Auditude for the KNAPP competition at UCLA, while he was at the UCLA Anderson School of Management at its fully employed MBA program. READ MORE>>.

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Competition Dangles $200K To Students With Clean Technology Ideas

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A new competition--part of the Startup America effort launched by the Obama Administration, and spearheaded locally by Caltech, USC, and UCLA--said today that it is looking to award $200,000 in prize money to university students with clean energy business ideas. The competition is being funded via $360,000 grant from the U.S.

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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. cisco innovation award grand challenge competition startup technologyREAD MORE>>.

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Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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Department of Energy to help foster student entrepreneurs via a business plan competition run by the group called First Look West. READ MORE>>.

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University Students Get $200K For Clean Technology Startups

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caltech idea business competition startup university west look firstThe group said that the winners with Stanford Nitrogen Group , Greenbiotics , and Xite Solar will split the $200,000 in prize money, and also will gain access to the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator. READ MORE>>.

Makers Making The Sci-Fi Tricorder A Reality With VOXearch

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A number of teams have recently been looking to turn that vision into reality, as a result of the Qualcomm Tricorder Prize , a $10M competition being run by the X Prize Foundation to create a real life Tricorder. That''s essentially how the Tricoder competition was formed--it''s time for this to happen. Mann implantable device area.

New Space Era: Global Competition, Transition to Private Projects and Space Tourism

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009 -- New Space Era: Global Competition, Transition to Private Projects and Space Tourism. This month's topic is "New Space Era: Global Competition, Transition to Private Projects and Space Tourism." Dr. Tsuyoshi Saotome (Ph.D. Email stephen_tanaka@jetro.go.jp.

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. technology startup competition challenge grand award innovation ciscoREAD MORE>>.

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles

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Car sharing startups have become immensely popular in areas such as Boston and San Francisco, with heavy competition between Zipcar, Relayrides, and Getaround. It also looks as if ZipCar apparently has been quitely running programs on the USC and UCLA campuses, limited to faculty, staff, and students. READ MORE>>.

WESAWIT | Experience Events Through The Eyes of The Crowd

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Thibault Mathieu: Morgan and I were both in film school at UCLA. We were also really happy when we first launched our beta at UCLA.

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Local Clean Energy Business Plan Contest Awards $160,000

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A local, clean energy business plan competition started by the California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of Southern California (USC), and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has awarded $160,000 in prizes in its latest competition. READ MORE>>.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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He began programming courses at UCLA while in high school and went on to earn a B.S. Think about how many images are on the web. and M.S.

LawKick: A Modern Way To Find Legal Help

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We also have a couple of grad school interns from LMU, UCLA, and elsewhere. But, how do you start? What''s LawKick about? Thanks, and good luck!

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Interview with Mike Napoli, Tech Coast Angels

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Investors are very focused on diligence, on business models that make sense, and those companies that have a definite competitive advantage and defensibility to what they're doing. For example, our LA network is having the Fast Pitch on the 24th at UCLA. In your opinion, are your angels more or less active this year? Interestnig.

LA Hacks: Making LA the Tech Hub of the World

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We want UCLA to be the top tech school that comes to mind.” When you think technology, you probably think Silicon Valley. His biggest tip?

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United Online's Helfand Departs, Joins Auditude

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The firm was actually spawned out of a UCLA MBA business plan competition. Jeremy Helfand , the President of United Online 's Media Group, has departed the Woodland Hills-based firm and ended up at a Palo Alto startup. According to Palo Alto-based Auditude this morning, Helfand has joined the company as CEO.

Interview with Elizabeth Amini, Anti-Aging Games

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There is lots of competition in this area for serving retirement homes. What does Anti-AgingGames do? How did you end up starting the site?

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Interview with Wes Brodsky, SaveFans

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When I graduated from UCLA in 1999, I started working for an accounting firm. Describe SaveFans and what it does? It's Priceline meets Stubhub.

Interview with Woolas Hsieh and Dina Lozofsky, Solarmer Energy

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Recently, we learned about Solarmer Energy , a spinout of UCLA, which is developing flexible solar panels, and caught up with Woolas Hsieh , President and Founder of the firm and Dina Lozofsky , VP, Corporate Development at the firm to hear more about its emerging technology. How did this go from technology in a lab at UCLA, to a company?

Enrou: Combining Causes and Commerce To Help Improve The World

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We went to junior high school and UCLA together. We were seniors at UCLA, and both of us in very different areas. What is Enrou? Thanks!

Startup Equinox

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Students from USC, UCLA, and Cal Tech will be attending Startup Equinox to form teams and compete in local startup and innovation competitions, such as MEPC, FLoW, the New Venture Seed Competition, LA Cleanweb Hackathon, and more.!! Participation in a competition is not a prerequisite for attending Startup Equinox.

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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! READ MORE>>.

TX Zhuo Talks About LA's Newest Venture Fund, Karlin Ventures

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They're pretty competitive about deals. What is Karlin Ventures? TX Zhuo: Karlin Ventures is an early stage venture fund based in LA. Thanks!

Catch #Mindshare50 Talks Live on TechZulu

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Neuroscientist at Caltech, UCLA’s Department of Neurosurgery, and NYUMoran is interested in attention, emotions regulations, and dreams. issue.

Can You Really Build a Great Tech Firm Outside Silicon Valley?

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We have world-class universities like Caltech, UCLA, USC and more. This article originally appeared on TechCrunch. Let me use LA as an example.

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Tech Coast Angels LA Fast Pitch

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010 -- The Tech Coast Angels 5th Annual Fast Pitch Competition will take place on February 24th at UCLA Anderson School of Management. Dinner and refreshments will be served after the program at a networking event attended by hundreds of investors, entrepreneurs and other industry experts. See [link] (more

Tilofy: Making Sense Of The World Around You Using Location Data

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Ali Khoshgozaran: Before we started the company, me and my partner had participated in the USC Viterbi startup competition. Thanks! READ MORE>>.

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Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch - February 24th - UCLA. www.pitchtheangels.com) Join Tech Coast Angels members and other start up investors at the 5th Annual Los Angeles Fast Pitch Competition. Thanks to all of our sponsors, who make our coverage of Southern California's technology industry possible: Sponsors. Need office or Tech Space?

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Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

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We have connections with world-class institutions like CalTech, the Art Center, USC and UCLA, and even JPL. You need both to succeed.

Interview with Terry Kay, Chairman of the Board

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We have connections with world-class institutions like CalTech, the Art Center, USC and UCLA, and even JPL. You need both to succeed.

How TenOneTen Ventures Is Investing In LA's Technology Future

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There''s Caltech, the Claremont Colleges, Harvey Mudd, UCLA. How did the new fund come about? David Waxman.: Thanks! READ MORE>>.

Interview with Richard Koffler and John Morris, The Tech CEO Network

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It's trying to determine if there is a viable way to go to market, and also deal with competitive issues. Thanks for the time today.

Interview with Ramit Varma, Revolution Prep

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The firm was bootstrapped several years ago, and is profitable, and its founders are both MBAs from UCLA Anderson, where they met.

Would you like to make Chrome your default Mac browser?

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Although the Internet was invented years before on the campus of UCLA, It wasn’t until Christmas day 1990 that Tim Berners-Lee , completed the first browser for the world wide web (on a NeXT computer). Gates and his very competitive team at Microsoft built a very good browser and gave it away free with their operating system.

TenHands HD Video Collaboration I Founders Interview

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How unique are you from the competition if you have any? What is TenHands and why the name? When was it launched? What does TenHands do?

Interview with Anne Walls and John Singleton, WordHustler

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We are trying to keep it competitive. I went to UCLA, and majored in English, and then worked in Hollywood for ten years, for companies such as CAA, Paramount, and Judd Apatow. Anne Walls and John Singleton are co-founders of WordHustler (www.wordhustler.com), a local Hollywood startup looking to help writers connect with publishers.