Fri.Sep 06, 2019

10 Keys To Making Money By Investing In Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

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.

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Startup Boost Los Angeles Opens Apps For Fall Class


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.

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

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NASA JPL Spinout SeekOps Gets Funding For Gas Detection Via Drone


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.

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

Ingram Micro To Distribute Microsoft HoloLens 2


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.

More Trending Adds New International Shipping Services


El Segundo-based online postage provider said late Thursday that it has launched a new, international shipping service with GlobalPost, which will help ease its customer's uncertainty about possible international shipping disruptions due to the possibility of the United States leaving the Universal Postal Union (UPU).

Sonos Rolls Out Outdoor, Battery Powered Speaker


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.