New Startup Incubator Launches At Loyola Marymount

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Choi--is launching with nine student and alumni companies, and provides space, advisors and mentors, and connections to startups. school education student accelerator incubator startup marymount loyola

How Amavitae Wants To Help Youth Find A Career They'll Love

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We came together with the idea of designing something that specifically addresses the skills and opportunity gap in our country. There's a big disconnect between their education and employment. Since then, I have worked extensively with mentoring youth, and helping them figure out what's possible in terms of careers. We have live connections to every federally registered apprenticeships, every accredited university and educational institution by zip code.

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“Built In L.A.” the New Online Community for Startups

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Its mission is to connect, educate and promote online innovators that are coming out of L.A.’s They immediately have access to beta testers, investors, mentors, incubators and accelerators that can keep on eye out for them on a peer sharing platform.”.

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Goleta High School Students Win X Prize Contest

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Students from Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta have won a trip to Detroit, after scoring the top prize in a student contest which is part of Playa Vista-based X Prize Foundation's Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE Education Program. According to the X Prize Foundation, EDV Technologies from Dos Pueblos High School in Goleta was the Grand Prize winner for the DASH+ student contest, which asked students to design the "dashboard of the future" for automakers.

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Why Teenagers Make Great Entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurship education is a great start. They need to be connected to entrepreneurial networks, mentors, and leaders to help them find their footing. What is the ideal age to start a company? It’s a question that often circulates in the business press and on tech blogs.

Meet the 2017 Startups from the Disney Accelerator

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Brit + Co is a digital media company that inspires, educates and entertains real women with a creative spirit. Developers also choose Epic’s Unreal Engine for cinematic production, visualization, design and simulation.

10 ways you’ll probably f**k up your startup — Spook Studio — Medium

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This helps to add some constraints to the design process as everyone has a clear idea of what the product isn’t. This is a missed opportunity (and demonstrates a misunderstanding of what design is ). I set up a regular design meetup for startups, UX Café , for this reason.

StartupWeekend Next Teaches Teams How to Level Up

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The program is based on a highly developed process created by entrepreneurial thought-leader and Ivy League educator Steve Blank , author of the book The Four Steps to the Epiphany. This class is designed to help entrepreneurs understand where they are going wrong.”.

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The Benefits of Top-Down Thinking & Why it is Critical to Entrepreneurs

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I next moved into system design where I designed computer systems to deal with large industrial natural gas customers and telecommunication companies. The wisest mentor I ever had was Ameet Shah , my partner on several projects.

How to Kick Start Your Community’s Startup Scene

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The basic components are obvious: talented founders, great engineers, angel money, venture capital, access to larger corporates (for business, funding & talent), great education / research (for IP breakthroughs) and a sufficient ecosystem of mentors, advisors, executive coaches and mavens.

Seth Sternberg – Meebo

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Seth’s interest in helping others grew out of his lack of having a mentor. Although both parents are educators, his father a professor and his mother the Commissioner of Education in Connecticut, they did not teach him business.

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Top 30 Startup Technology and Product Posts for September 2010

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How-to get that guy as your mentor - Gabriel Weinberg , September 20, 2010 Forming a couple of good mentor relationships can help bridge the gap between startup failure and success, especially for first-time entrepreneurs. But how do you actually get the right people to be your mentors? It’s a San Francisco Bay Area forum for networking, jobs and education for over 500 Product Management professionals. Good Design = Beautiful/Cool Design.

Inspiring the Next Generation of Female Entrepreneurs

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Hundreds of founders, speakers, mentors, and students flocked to the University of Southern California on March 28 th , 2015 to be inspired by female entrepreneurs. Another member founded an organization for UX design enthusiasts.

Interview with Alex Benzer, SocialEngine

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The most attractive thing about it was the educational value. So, we were pretty excited to educate ourselves at TechStars. The program itself is incredibly daunting initially, but it was really valuable for us, especially as an educational experience.

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Top 30 Startup Posts for July 2010

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Though this was 2000 , and all startup & VC blogs we've grown to love didn't exist yet, I did have mentors available. He is focused on delivering real business value by educating clients about the latest proven technologies, strategies that deliver improved profits and operational efficiencies, and using technology to improve life. and tips for buyers looking for logo design. Today, we’ll cover web design marketing best practices and tips for small business.

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Spotlight: LA Tech Summer Judges Includes BetterWorks, CallFire, Idealab, and Tech Coast Angeles

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He also designed the Farmville iPhone application (top iPhone app), and worked on corporate development deals including Microsoft, Yahoo, Zynga Japan, and Zynga corporate strategy. and has led business analysis & user interface design projects for the U.S.

Batch 8 500 Startups Demo Day | Our Top Ten

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This was a chance to blow open the story on their companies, to address a room full of potential investors, mentors, partners, customers, and press. We know language education is a huge market, with 1/7 of people around the world learning a new language.

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Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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LA Cleantech Incubator , officially launched last week, and was created by Los Angeles Cleantech Alliance, a group supported by Mayor's Office, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Community Redevelopment Agency for Los Angeles, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, USC, CalTech, and Arts Center College of Design. What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? It looks to be startup accelerators.

Spotlight: LA Tech Judges and SuperDemo Bill Gross of Idealab!

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In college at the California Institute of Technology, he patented a new loudspeaker design and formed GNP Loudspeakers, Inc. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the California Institute of Technology and of the Art Center College of Design.

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

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Our combined experience working in film education and inside the traditional and digital entertainment industry gives us unique insight into building an authentic “film school like” education on the web.

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Guide to the LA Startup Community

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Codeita lets you design, code, and publish all from a cloud-based LAMP development environment. Mark founded Launchpad LA, a program designed to help mentor LA’s most promising first-time startup CEO’s.

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Fuel50: Helping Employees Figure Out Their Career Path, With Anne Fulton

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Los Angeles-based Fuel50 (www.fuel50.com) � backed by local investors Rincon Venture Partners and Bonfire Ventures�is helping to solve that problem, with its career pathing software designed for helping employees at large enterprises figure out what's next. You can find a mentor, a coach, a project, or experience, to help you prepare for the role you are looking for. Even when I had babies, I started a company making baby clothing with designers for a few years.

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MuckerLab Unveils Second Graduating Class to Investors

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RocksBox , a new discovery and sales channel for designer fashion jewelry. Their patented “ubiquitous data protocol” is designed to integrate multi-device awareness into the OS of all your devices, allowing users to think only about the screen that is most convenient.

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Top 40 Startup Posts for August 2010

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Often board members give entrepreneurs two bits of advice regarding scale: Get a mentor. Teach Like You’re the Student - Steve Blank , August 10, 2010 “I never have let my schooling interfere with my education.”. Of the 8 founders at the dinner, half of them had a design/ui/ux background.

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

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Alex serves on the Board of Directors for Logsdon School, a non-profit school providing educational services to students with special needs. and has led business analysis & user interface design projects for the U.S.

Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 5. Outsourcing

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This is probably due to their extreme focus on education and the lure and competition of their quickly growing tech economy. It is important to consider their education and training and whether or not they’ve had real world work experience.