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Silicon Beach at USC 2013 | Entrepreneurial Inspiration

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I wanted to connect LA’s incredible entrepreneurs with the larger business community and with the resources of USC.”. Filled with innovation.

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USC Adds New Accelerator “Viterbi Startup Garage” to Silicon Beach

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Hollywood is looking for ways to redefine itself, market content, and jump on the tech boom bandwagon. It is getting hot in here. So hot.

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USC Entertainment Technology Center Names CEO


The University of Southern California's Entertainment Technology Center , which is part of the USC School of Cinematic Arts, said this week that it has named a new CEO. USC's ETC sponsors include such firms as Disney, 20th Century Fox, Alcatel-Lucent, Sony Pictures, Tata, Lucasfilm, DTS, and WB. READ MORE>>.

Silicon Beach At USC | TZ Hooks You Up With 10 Free Tickets!

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USC’s Marshall School of Business and School of Cinematic Arts present Silicon Beach @USC : an event highlighting innovation, new ventures, partnerships and investment at the intersection of technology and digital content. Come join us for Silicon Beach @ USC! Silicon Beach @ USC. So how do you get these tickets?

A Glimpse Into the Future of Tech at USC


Attendees watched presentations from a number of USC schools and centers. Image Courtesy of USC News). READ MORE>>.

USC Launches Media Lab



GoPro Links With UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television


Action camera maker GoPro said Tuesday that it has tied with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), to launch a program to provide students with GoPro cameras and accessories to create content, and where it will also provide guided workshops, education, and one-on-one mentorship to students. READ MORE>>.


USC, USA Today Partners On New Online Sports Site


In an unusual method of launching a new, online publication, the USC Marshall School of Business and USA TODAY said this morning that the two have linked up to create a new, online publication covering the business of sports, called Fields of Green. fieldsofgreen today usatoday publication content sports business online blog

USC CTM Fall 2012 Executive Roundtable

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Wednesday, October 3, 2012 -- USC CTM Fall 2012 Executive Roundtable. Disruptive technologies, new consumer habits, and emerging business models have transformed the communications value chain from network service providers to content creators and beyond. See SID=SV_3xDNbH4ARLebQ5n.

Livestrong Looks To USC For Chief Medical Advisor


Saxon is Professor of Medicine, Clinical Scholar, and Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine. Tags: livestrong chief medical advisor health executive lifescience content READ MORE>>.

Coincident.TV Is “CREATE”-ing Second Screen Transmedia Producers Out Of Everyone [Beta Invites]

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A technology that will surely revolutionize how viewers interact with content and television in the very near future. Cool, right? WOW, right?

Big Stage Adds New Content From GGL Global Gaming


Pasadena-based Big Stage Entertainment , the startup which uses photos to create animated, 3-D facial avatars of users, has added new content from a game from GGL Global Gaming. Big Stage told its users yesterday that they could now insert their avatars into content from Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures, a video game published by Funcom.

JibJab's StoryBots Takes On Kids' Entertainment


What do you get when you take the creative minds behind , the Venice-based online humor content developers--known for its hilarious videos of everything from politics to everyday life--and apply that to kids entertainment? hollywood content video entertainment kids jibjab storybotsREAD MORE>>.

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Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers


Alex Kazerani and James Segil (shared), EdgeCast Networks (Los Angeles, content delivery network). Tim Cadogan , OpenX (Pasadena, advertising).

Learning The Ropes Of Internet Video With Michael Tringe and CreatorUp


In terms of what the business is, we have some free content, the first episode of each chapter. What is CreatorUp all about? Thanks!

HipTraveler | Taking Startup Competitions by Storm

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Using visually appealing content, travelers can easily find what they like and drag and drop to their itinerary.

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LA Hacks: Making LA the Tech Hub of the World

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Sifting through the crowd, it was easy to see sweatshirts with Berkeley, UCLA, Stanford, USC and many other universities. His biggest tip?


Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives


In the past year alone the company has amassed over 1k hours of educational content and generated over $1 million. The continued proliferation of media network and online distribution channels has increased demand for quality content. Large studios are traditional TV networks are snapping up online content providers (e.g.,

CreatorUp Links You With Top Filmakers & YouTube Creators To Make Awesome Web Series

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Mike Tringe earned his BA in History and Science from Harvard, and his MFA in Film Production from USC. When was it launched and where?

One News Outlet That Got The Election Dynamic Right? Cenk Uygur's TYT Network


The other local outlet which got it right: The USC Dornslife/Los Angeles Times "Daybreak" Poll , which consistently showed Donald Trump in the lead. presidential election politics coverage reporting commentary cenk uygur contentIn the aftermath of a stunning U.S. READ MORE>>.

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA


In LA tech, keep watch on our accelerators, coworking spaces, content creators, and startup CEOs over the next year. When's the next one?"

The Silent Killer – The Company Your Community Never Created

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Of course this can be done and of course I am a big proponent of the rise of startup centers across the country as the Internet has moved from the “infrastructure phase” to the “application phase” dominated by the three C’s: content, communications and commerce. ” But I think this misses the point.

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

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An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch. “There’s something going on in LA.” LA By The Numbers. Booed.

Tech and Entertainment Have a Home in Silicon Beach

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Google chose Playa Vista to establish YouTube Space LA , its flagship center for content creation. commercial real estate market. In West L.A.,

Interview with Nikhil Jain, ObEN


Your IoT and visual avatar can speak in your voice, providing any content that you and I could speak. We've been hiring from all of the top schools�Carnegie Mellon, Caltech, USC, Berkeley, UCLA ,and it has taken a combination of deep learning, machine learning, speech synthesis, linguistics, and psychology to come up with all of this.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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A market leader in content, music, entertainment, textiles, engineering, aerospace and trade. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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He has also been a guest lecturer at Stanford, USC, and UCLA. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. There will be plenty of FREE food and drinks!

Fandango Launches New Season Of Original Video Series


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How TaskUs Is Powering LA's Technology Startup Boom


It''s all over the map, from content moderation for applications like Whisper and Tinder, to photo retouching for e-commerce websites. Thanks!

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


Walter Grieves: We partnered with USC, UCLA, and Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount, Anderson, Annenberg Center, we have an internship program., Backed By LA Investors, Finds $9M More

socalTECH , which operates an online marketplace for professionally written content--which was originally backed by LA investors--has raised $9M more in a funding. The company was founded by UCLA Andreson and USC Film School grads who had met as undergrads at Claremont McKenna. The company is now in San Francisco. READ MORE>>.

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


The universities are now more focused on the innovation economy, with schools like USC, UCLA, Caltech, the Claremont Colleges all bringing good people to LA. There's content, digital media, and enterprise, and obviously eSports is centered here, AR and VR should be centered here, though we're early on that so we'll see how that plays out.

Strike Social Bolsters Board, Advisors


Ansari develops big data technology, and is also the CEO of Intuition Intelligence, in addition to teaching at USC Marshall. strikesocial strike social advertising youtube content executive Chu is an investor, and also an attorney at Goodwin Procter. READ MORE>>.


Behind the Scenes: Troy Carter’s SMASHD LABS with Suzy Ryoo


Up to seven companies will be selected for this year’s program, which launches right after Labor Day, and wraps in the middle of November.

Interview with Scott Ferreira, MySocialCloud


Fortunately, USC, where I was a student as, is really good about that, and gave me two years off as a leave of absence, and happily gave that to me.

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TV Academy President, COO Hood Passses Away


mobile corporation news academy hood lucy content hollywood entertainment video The Television Academy said that Hood passed away from cancer.

Mix and Mingle | LA Startups Shows Some Bite

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The idea came to John Kolker at USC 1 year ago, then through start engine him and his partner were able to make their idea come to life.

Doc 18 Takes On the Movie Business


screenwriter and chair, Writing Division of the USC School of Cinematic Arts ("Top Gun"); Mark Gill, former President of Miramax and Warner Independent Pictures; screenwriter Mike Werb ("Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" and "Curious George"); and Michael Taylor, producer and chair, Production Division of the USC School of Cinematic Arts.


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. LA is producing content at scale. Let me use LA as an example.

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Decoding The Science Behind The Laughs, With Daniel Altman of Laffster


One of the major growth areas along Silicon Beach has been in the whole area of creating content for digital platforms. d Thanks! READ MORE>>.