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Report: UCLA Among Top Schools For Googlers

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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

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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 Break.com Disney Fox Networks Google NBC Universal Pulse Conference Rotohog.com Sony UCLA Yahoo YouTube

How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves

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In a sign of the growth of the Silicon Beach technology world, last year, Google moved its headquarters out of a space on Arizona Avenue in Santa Monica, and into a new fancy headquarters space in Venice. We had the AT&T hackathon here in April, UCLA hackathon.

Superscreen Rethinks How You Engage with Your Smartphone

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As an engineer out of UCLA, Morgan has built circuitry systems for orbiting satellites and renewable energy drives for wind and solar tech. Samsung, Apple and Google have so far fumbled through taking the smartphone experience and making it bigger.

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

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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.

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Bridging The Gap Between Students And Startups, With TechLA

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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.

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Google Funds LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara Researchers

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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.

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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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.

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.

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

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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

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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.

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.

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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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A Chat With Jamie Montgomery On How LA's Tech Ecosystem Has Grown

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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 (www.montgomerysummit.com), one of the longest running technology conferences held in Los Angeles.

Interview with Wes Nichols, MarketShare

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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.

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.

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

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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.

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General Assembly,XYZ Tie On Registry Website Design Contest

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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?

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Cool Planet Biosystems Moves HQ To Colorado

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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

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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 Gri.pe ) and David Carter (Entrepreneur, Investor, Mentor, advisor at UCLA/USC/Chapman). What a weekend!

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

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At Microsoft, I was part of Bing Maps, which is Microsoft''s response to Google Maps. 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.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

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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.

Social Networking and Business Value

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Sam Cimino, Sales Manager SW of YouTube/Google As YouTube’s Southwest Regional Manager, Sam is responsible for generating revenue across YouTube and the Google Content Network which comprises a media network that reaches nearly 80% of all internet users worldwide. Prior to joining Google, Sam worked at CNET, The Wall Street Journal Interactive and Ziff Davis and has over 15 years of experience selling media.

Unbucket: Planning Your Life With Friends, with Elliot Darvick

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Unbucket can be used by couples, family members, and close friends, replacing something they might have kept in Google documents or maybe just in their heads. Brian has a deep background in programming and also a law degree from UCLA.

Would you like to make Chrome your default Mac browser?

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Although the Internet was invented years before on the campus of UCLA, It wasn’t until Christmas day 1990 that Tim Berners-Lee , completed the first browser for the world wide web (on a NeXT computer). Enter Google’s Chrome browser for Mac beta (Intel-based only). Google designed Chrome to isolate browsers or applications that crash, rather than letting a glitch shut down the entire browser session. Overall, this is solid browser and I think Google hit the ground running.

How TenOneTen Ventures Is Investing In LA's Technology Future

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Both Waxman and Elbaz are serial entrepreneurs, with many successes under their belt (Elbaz with Applied Semantics, which he sold to Google, Waxman with such companies as Firefly Networks, SpotRunner, and PeoplePC). There''s Caltech, the Claremont Colleges, Harvey Mudd, UCLA.

Innovation and Geography

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Some events, like a recent Tech Coast Angel event at UCLA are really worth it. skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? that talked about a recent NY Times article When It Comes to Innovation, Geography Is Destiny.

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Want to Start a Technology Company in LA?

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We have universities like CalTech, UCLA, USC and many more. They not only have gotten bigger but they have an amazing track record of funding the biggest names in the sector: Cisco, Apple, Google, Facebook. LA produced Applied Semantics that created AdSense and was bought by Google.

Interview with Mike Gammarino, Students4Startups

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The reason why, is because there's not only a lot of effort competing with larger companies like Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo, but because startups don't have dedicated people to recruit talent from local universities. The reason we focused on an internship programs, rather than full time, graduated students, is we're finding that Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo are getting onto campuses in the fall and talking to freshmen, and already locking up these young kids from very early.

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?

Interview with Cramster.com

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I was an electrical engineer, and had a tough time at UCLA getting access to resources I needed. Aaron Hawkey: We bootstrapped the business for almost six years, and we've had revenues from day one, from the first day we launched form Google Ads. Pasadena-based Cramster (www.cramster.com) recently announced $3M in a large angel round for the firm's online study communities.

Interview with Anne Walls and John Singleton, WordHustler

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The other way we monetize, is we run ads from Google, ads from our partner Scripped, and are also launching a digital membership in the new year which will combine both print and email submissions for a monthly membership fee. I went to UCLA, and majored in English, and then worked in Hollywood for ten years, for companies such as CAA, Paramount, and Judd Apatow.