Fri.Sep 06, 2019

Startup Boost Los Angeles Opens Apps For Fall Class

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Startup Boost Los Angeles has opened up applications for its Fall 2019 class, according to the group. The programs--which does not charge fees or take equity from companies in its program--says it is seeking nine early stage startups to take part in its eight-week program, designed to help early stage startups. Startup Boost Los Angeles says its program includes six weekly workshop sessions and one demo night hosted by Google, in Venice. Deadlines for the program close on September 20th.

10 Keys To Making Money By Investing In Entrepreneurs

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Investing in entrepreneurs and startups is a fun but different world from investing in conventional stocks, bonds, and commodities. First of all, it’s more of an investment in people than in a business, since the startup is usually an idea barely half-baked when they need your money.

NASA JPL Spinout SeekOps Gets Funding For Gas Detection Via Drone

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SeekOps , a developer of drone-based sensor systems to locate natural gas emissions that was spun out of NASA's JPL Laboratories in Pasadena, has raised funding in a Series A-1 round, the company said on Friday. The company said the investment came from the OGCI Climate Investments fund (OCGI CI), and Equinor Technology Ventures (ETV), the venture arm of Norwegian multinational energy company Equinor. Financial details of the investment were not announced.

Preccelerator Workshop: Your Team's Secret Weapon to Outpace the Competition w/ Christine Perakis

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Ingram Micro To Distribute Microsoft HoloLens 2

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Irvine-based technology distributor Ingram Micro says it has been authorized to market, sell, and support Microsoft's new virtual reality product, the Microsoft HoloLens 2. According to Ingram Micro, the distribution deal will allow its channel partners to access Microsoft's mixed reality products. The company says it has been recently expanding its focus on "advanced solutions" and Internet-of-Things (IoT) products.

Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Microbiome

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Thursday, September 12, 2019 -- Caltech Entrepreneurs Forum - Microbiome. This event will explore many fascinating and potentially life-saving developments in the Microbiome field. Keynoting will be Professor Sarkis Mazmanian of Caltech's Division of Biology and Biological Engineering. See [link] (more

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Bio Roundup: MedCo’s Pricing Plan, Vertex’s Gamble, uBiome Undone

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Being first to market with a new type of drug brings advantages. The first mover sets the bar for what physicians, payers, and patients can expect of that medicine and how much it costs. It grabs market share that followers have to steal away.

Sonos Rolls Out Outdoor, Battery Powered Speaker

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Santa Barbara-based Sonos , the developer of user-friendly, whole home speakers, has rolled out its first outdoor speaker, a battery powered speaker called the Sonos Move. Sonos said the new portable speaker, which costs $399, will be available globally starting September 24th. According to Sonos, the new speaker is rated for falls, bumps, rain and moisture, dust and dirt, UV and extreme temperatures and features a rating of IP56.