Demand Media Creates Editorial Advisory Board


Santa Monica-based Demand Media , the online publishing effort headed by Richard Rosenblatt, said late last night that it has created a new Editorial Advisory Board. Demand said that Teri Schwartz, Dean of UCLA's School of Theater Film and Television; Kevin Z. Tags: demand media executive advisory board journalism ucla school

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Fifty years of the internet

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Leonard Kleinrock is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. After we typed the first two letters from our computer room at UCLA, namely, “Lo” for “Login,” the network crashed. Leonard Kleinrock. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

UCLA Smart Grid Thought Leadership Forum

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011 -- UCLA Smart Grid Thought Leadership Forum: From Technology to ConsumerOPPORTUNITY - The Electric Utility Grid is approximately a hundred years old. The grid architecture is generally hierarchical with a small number of large energy generation sources and a large number of smaller energy demand sinks.

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Silicon Beach Report Aug. 15: City of Los Angeles Launches Cyberattack Warning Center

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City of Los Angeles launches cyberattack warning center, US government demands details on visitors to anti-Trump website hosted by DreamHost, and UCLA Extension creates Innovation Lab program

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Big tech companies are looking at Hollywood as the next stage in their play for the cloud

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Founded by a former Pixar and DreamWorks animator, Rex Grignon, Nimble launched in 2014 and has raised just under $10 million from investors including the UCLA VC Fund and New Enterprise Associates, according to Crunchbase.

Interview with Woolas Hsieh and Dina Lozofsky, Solarmer Energy


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. The original technology was developed at UCLA by Professor Yang Yang. How did this go from technology in a lab at UCLA, to a company?

The Riskmaster, lyrics by Tim Draper of DFJ

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First, my thanks to Tim Draper for allowing me to use his song in my entrepreneur presentations at UCLA, Anderson School of Business and USC, Marshall School of Business. Bankers demanding blood refund. This song is the heart of soul of many entrepreneurs like me and I love sharing it. I’m actually working (per Tim’s request) on a new version of his song.

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Ten Tech Entrepreneurs Who Are Putting LA on the Map

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Graduating Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Econ/Business from UCLA and with a JD from UCLA Law, Brian Lee was a talented attorney. Richard Rosenblatt – Demand Media. You might know Demand Media better as the people behind Cracked, DailyPuppy, and GolfLink.

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Southern California Linked IPOs Grow


The number of Southern California related initial public offerings is growing steadily upwards, as Gevo --originally started in Pasadena, and based on technology out of Caltech and UCLA--hit the market this morning. Gevo is just the latest in a surge of companies hitting the public markets which have Southern California links.

Tech Cocktail

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Known for its entertainment scene which blossomed in the early nineteen hundreds, LA also has some of the best schools in the country in UCLA and USC. They also have a growing tech culture in Los Angeles and its adjacent cites like Santa Monica, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills as companies like Demand Media, MySpace and more recently Hulu, Mahalo, Callfire, DocStoc and BetterWorks have staked claim to the area. Tuesday, May 24, 2011 -- Tech Cocktail.

Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives


The continued proliferation of media network and online distribution channels has increased demand for quality content. There are solid continued education offerings like UCLA Extension, which has 17 categories within the entertainment and music industry where online classes are currently being offered. LinkedIn is by far the world’s largest professional network with more than 380 million members in over 200 countries and territories.

Reflections On 2017: Peter Cowen, Sutton Capital Partners


We are seeing SaaS companies more and more are competing against other SaaS companies and experiencing more churn, price resistance and customer demand for customization. Peter has also been on the Faculty of UCLA Anderson for the past 10 years. He has a BA from University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from UCLA Anderson.

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

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He built & IPOd Demand Media. An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch. If you want the full SlideShare deck with many slides not in either post it’s in this link –> The LA Tech Market. “There’s something going on in LA.”

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


We now have a team of nine engineers and scientists, with experience from companies like IBM, Demand Media, and Google, all part of our core engineering team. An example of that is the UCLA flood.

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Mark Suster, Nely Galan to Keynote Silicon Beach Fest

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ABC Family, Fox, Universal Music, Google, Facebook, Demand Media, MyLife, Riot Games, DFJ Frontier, Rustic Canyon, GRP Partners, Siemer and Associates, Marketshare, Saatchi Online, OMD, Ignited, Rubicon Project, Smashbox Cosmetics, NFL, UCLA, USC, and dozens of start-ups.

Mindshare LA Brings the Power of “Play” to Santa Monica

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For the past five years Mindshare LA has remained at its home base downtown, but due to high demand, it is finally making its way over to the Westside. The recent partnership with UCLA is what initially brought Mindshare to the Westside.

LA Startup Report 2013 | A Rising Forecast

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Google, Hulu, Riot Games, Demand Media, and many other big name players residing in Silicon Beach, it is no small wonder why many tech startups flock towards the sunny beach-side view. LA brings forth a lot of talent from USC, UCLA, and Caltech.

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Interview with Kos Galatsis, Carbonics


One of the companies on that journey is Los Angeles-based Carbonics (, which is taking technology developed in the labs of USC and UCLA, and bringing it to use in the wireless semiconductor market. You also asked about our labs, and we have been fortunate to be part of the UCLA Incubator, which you may know houses the California Nanosystems Institute. They are very few and far between, partially because the demand is not out there.

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


I was selling products to Live Nation, Demand Media, Kelly Blue Book, Rovi, and the Screen Actors Guild. My co-founder and CTO, Steven Corwin, is a graduate of UCLA's Electrical Engineering program, and built our program and lead the development of our technology platform.

Interview with Wes Nichols, MarketShare


Its primary goal is to focus on identifying what is truly driving demand, analytically, so that our customers can optimize their activities. The client demand we are seeing as we have married our analytics with Jovian's engineering is staggering.

Pausing To Reflect: Veteran’s Day | Interview with Veteran and Tech Enthusiast Dustan Batton

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Being on the other side of the planet demands as much. After a short stint at a community college for some credits I needed, I was accepted to UCLA. Early on at UCLA I decided that I wanted to work on the political side of technology. Monday is Veterans Day.

TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast

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He has also been a guest lecturer at Stanford, USC, and UCLA. On Demand). TechZulu is excited to invite you to the 2014 Startup and Entrepreneurial Forecast taking place on Tuesday Jan. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica.

Guide to the LA Startup Community

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Southern California companies are second to only Silicon Valley in raising venture capital , there are three major universities to recruit talent – UCLA, Caltech, and USC – and a thriving startup community to mingle with.

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First Ever Startup Weekend Orange County Live!

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He also has product strategy and business development experience in the areas of video-on-demand services and RF CMOS components.

Thanks to our sponsors!


We Create Demand for California's Technology Companies. Tech Coast Angels Fast Pitch - February 24th - UCLA. Thanks to all of our sponsors, who make our coverage of Southern California's technology industry possible: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures ( Backing Southern California's next great technology companies. Silicon Valley Bank ( Helping entrepreneurs succeed. Binary Pulse Technology Marketing (

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Interview with Wes Brodsky, SaveFans


There is no real room for negotiation, or to let demand drive the pricing on the buyer side. When I graduated from UCLA in 1999, I started working for an accounting firm. In recent weeks, online ticketing has seen a surge in interest and funding.

Final Twiistup Agenda and Last Chance to Nab Tickets

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Wednesday January 27th Korn Hall UCLA. 9:10- 9:40: Richard Rosenblatt CEO of Demand Media with Om Malik – The Evolution and ROI of Content. Today at 3pm PST is the final time for you to grab your Twiistup tickets at the $397 rate. After 3pm it will jump to the $497 rate.

Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena


We had a great launch and have seen great success, which has validated the fact that there is a lot of pent up demand for an organization here. There are also many from USC and UCLA. Pasadena has a long history as a center of the technology and innovation world�all the way back to first American experiments with rocket launches in 1936�Southern California's first foray into the rocket business (sorry, SpaceX)--through the Internet boom with Idealab, to today.

Interview with Jonathan Zweig, AppOnboard


I had a programming job at UCLA at the time, working at UCLA Radiology. That's something I am very passionate about, supporting the So Cal ecosystem, which is why we hire heavily from USC, UCLA, Caltech, Occidental, and the other local schools. On the demand side of our business, we have open ended insertion orders, and we're up to our ears in people who want to buy our unit.

Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures


On Demand enterprise, and consumer software-as-a-service is also very interesting to us. Materials is as well, and I spend lots of time at UCLA, and Caltech looking at interesting materials.

TenHands HD Video Collaboration I Founders Interview

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The “ TenHands ” name emerged from the concept and philosophy of John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach, who emphasized the value of teamwork and insisted that all ten hands (five players) touch the ball before shooting. What is TenHands and why the name?

Twiistup 007: Final Showoff's Additional Speakers and TZ Discount

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The final showoff's have been selected, so that brings the count to a total of 10 showoff's plus a wild card from the demo night at UCLA (full list of showoff's below). Through Demand Media, Richard is redefining the next generation of new media companies. .

Interview with Sunil Rajaraman, Scripped


I went to UCLA Business School, and just graduated this past June. We're not advertising ourselves to replace the process of creating feature length films, We are starting with the short video market, and establishing demand for our products in the short video market. We're always interested in how technology is influencing the business of Hollywood, and recently ran across Los Angeles-based Scripped. Scripped ( is applying the world of Web 2.0