Report: UCLA Among Top Schools For Googlers


That might be Google picking up a bunch of new employees from the University of California, Los Angeles --at least, according to a new analysis from the Business Insider. student education students hiring employee angeles jobs employment ucla google


The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns

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The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns. Next → Later today, the Startup UCLA accelerator will have its inaugural demo day. UCLA doesn’t aim to make a financial return. Share on Google+. Follow PandoDaily: Search. Main menu.


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Keep Your Finger On The Pulse | Pulse Conference At UCLA [Discount]

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UCLA's Anderson School of Management would like to invite you to Their inaugural PULSE Entertainment & Sports Conference. Advertising & PR Arts & Entertainment Entrepreneurship Events New Media ABC Disney Fox Networks Google NBC Universal Pulse Conference Sony UCLA Yahoo YouTube

Initiative to Boost SoCal’s Startup Scene Teams With GV Founder


A Silicon Valley entrepreneur has set out to boost the startup ecosystem in San Diego and the rest of Southern California—and he already has scored a coup by partnering with Bill Maris, the founder and former CEO of Google Ventures, now known as GV.

Two Bit Circus Co-Founder Brent Bushnell to Keynote TechZulu Spotlight: LA Tech

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This Thursday TechZulu and the Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to bring you Spotlight: LA Tech Spring. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, April 25, at UCLA Korn Hall.

GumGum Makes Images Profitable for Publishers

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He began programming courses at UCLA while in high school and went on to earn a B.S. Buying Google keywords will be popular and expensive. Think about how many images are on the web. Millions, billions, trillions?

Science37: Using Technology To Enable Remote, Clinical Trials, with Belinda Tan


The company is backed by more than $67M in funding from such investors as Glynn Capital Management, GV (formerly Google Ventures), Amgen Ventures, Lux Capital, Redmile Group, dRx Capital (a Qualcomm and Novartis joint investment company), and Sanofi Ventures. When you think about the traditional clinical research opportunities, they are at the UCLAs and USCs of the world, the major research institutions. We see you have the backing of Google?

CircuitHub, With Roots At UCLA, Launches Hub For Hardware Designers


The firm--co-founded and headed by UCLA Visiting Scholar Jon Friedman--has created an online site which lets hardware designers tap into the data sheets, symbols, components, and footprints of electronic components, for free, either by downloading or by connecting a Dropbox account. Friedmam is a PhD from UCLA in Electric Engineering, and who has been a postdoc at both USC and its Information Sciences Institute.


Bridging The Gap Between Students And Startups, With TechLA


However, for students at USC, UCLA, and Caltech, that just doesn''t exist. The second, which involves a lot of people, is building awareness at universities--notably, USC and UCLA. That''s also true of UCLA.


Google Funds LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara Researchers


Search engine giant Google announced Tuesday that the firm is funding a number of University research projects, including a group of researchers at UC San Diego, a researcher at UC Santa Barbara, and a researcher in Los Angeles. Google said that the firm is awarding a total of $5.7M as part of its Google Focused Research Awards, to help fund research in ares of study that are of key interest to the company. Tags: google search engine research development

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

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So much so that if you read Ken Auletta’s wonderful book “ Googled ” you’ll see that Larry and Sergey had for years stated they would never do paid search results. Yes, Google won. And it wasn’t just Google Ad Words that originated in Los Angeles.

Interview with Jonathan Zweig, AppOnboard


I had a programming job at UCLA at the time, working at UCLA Radiology. You can google him, and you can see he's now CEO of Lucid Sight, another Southern California company, which is in VR and AR. 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.

Steve Poizner Boots Up New Southern California Tech Nonprofit


The new group says it is working with Caltech, the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, and the University of Southern California on its efforts, and also has a close relationship with Bill Maris, the founder and former CEO of Google Ventures, who is creating a new venture fund located in Southern California called Section 32.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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The birthplace of sponsored search (Overture), semantic search (Applied Semantics which became Google AdSense), comparison shopping (ShopZilla, PriceGrabber) and many others. World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week.

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model


If you look at just Caltech, UCLA, and USC, and you look at our population base, we''re pouring out more engineers than pretty much anywhere. You''d find one friend at Google, another at Facebook, you could sit together, iterate, and make it happen.

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. A SoCal native and graduate of both UCLA and USC, Richard Rosenblatt led the growth of MySpace from an unknown to a household name. Share on Google+.

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LawKick: A Modern Way To Find Legal Help


As part of that, we started asking professors for recommendations on who we could talk to, and we found out they only knew one person, or told us to check out a magazine, or Google this and that. We also have a couple of grad school interns from LMU, UCLA, and elsewhere.

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LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts

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philosophie has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Google, Nissan, Nintendo, UCLA, and more. Silicon Valley? That’s so yesterday. Today’s startup innovators come from about six hours south of Silicon Valley.

Kareo: Bringing The Power Of the Cloud to Small Medical Practices


I founded that with the former CTO of my first company, Kevin Smilak, who now works at Google. We went to college together at UCLA, and he was one of the early guys at Scour.

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. In Silicon Valley you have mega venture capital funds who have a history of giving $20 million to early-stage technology companies hoping to swing for the fences and become the next Google, Facebook or Twitter.

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Vision, School, & Work | Interview with Jim Farley CMO Ford Motors

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As I sat quietly at CCE and listened to the openings and keynotes – LA Mayor Eric Garcetti, Ford CMO Jim Farley, and Google Maps for Business Director Tarun Bhatnagar, I came to realize what an interesting crossroads we’re sitting at.

Interview with Wes Nichols, MarketShare


Wes Nichols: We probably have the greatest gathering of market scientists on the planet now, overseen by Dr. Dominique Hanssens, who is a prominent UCLA professor and specialist in the area of market response models.

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. One is the traditional buyer, the Microsofts, Oracles, Googles, and Ciscos of the world, with their cash. Next week is the Montgomery Summit (, one of the longest running technology conferences held in Los Angeles.

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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The Talent Tourniquet | Making Los Angeles Startup Friendly

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The presence of Google and Microsoft’s outposts have helped to a certain extent, but Southern California can certainly do better when it comes to retaining — and attracting — talent.

Challenge of Predicting Winners


skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Sunday, February 25, 2007 Challenge of Predicting Winners I just read a bit on the payout to YouTube from the Google Acquisition ( Internet News , CNN ). At the same time, when I saw an old colleague at an event at UCLA a few weeks back, we both were discussing how hard we felt it was to predict success in this kind of venture.

General Assembly,XYZ Tie On Registry Website Design Contest


According to.XYZ, General Assembly, and hosting company GoDaddy, they are offering up the chance to win a Macbook Air, Xbox One, Jawbone Jambox, Google Chromecast, and other prizes--plus, giving a free hosting account,xyz domain, and those class credits--to students and alumni of General Assembly, USC, UCLA, UCI, LMU, or Pepperdine who submit a new website based on the new top level domain. Are you a web design wiz who would like to show off their web design chops to the world?


Cool Planet Biosystems Moves HQ To Colorado


The first was Gevo, a biofuels company originally started in Pasadena and based on technology from Caltech and UCLA, and which moved to Colorado to escape local rules and regulations over its biofuels manufacturing efforts, and eventually had an IPO. Cool Planet Biofuels is backed by General Electric, Google Ventures, BP, ConocoPhillips, NRG and the Constellation Energy division of Exelon.

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.

Atiz Rolls Out New Book Scanner


The firm is taking aim at the increasing interest of libraries to digitize their book collections; among the higher profile efforts in this area are Google's online Book Search offering. Atiz said its customers include UCLA, and the Los Angeles Public Library, among others.

Are MBAs Necessary for Start-ups or VC?

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BCG, Bain, LEK – they’re all great), a few years at a start-up or a few years somewhere like Microsoft, Google, Amazon or Apple. Almost all of the finalists were MBAs (Stanford x2, Wharton, Harvard x2, MIT, UCLA).

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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Evening guests and judges arrived including Scott Sangster (President of LA Tech Coast Angels ), Farhad Mohit (Founder of BizRate/Shopzilla and ) and David Carter (Entrepreneur, Investor, Mentor, advisor at UCLA/USC/Chapman). What a weekend!

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Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller


I then worked as a product manager at NetZero/United Online in the VOIP group, and then most recently at Google as a product manager on the Picasa/Photos team based in Santa Monica. Your last two positions Google Photos and United Online were really big companies.