Ideas Los Angeles

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, June 16, 2016 -- IDEAS Los Angeles. IDEAS – a spark of soul, a measure of brilliance, an act of creation. Ideas are the inspiration, and the ignition, of human endeavor. IDEAS LA aims to capture the essence of our collective ingenuity in a fun and interactive setting. 2 Days 2 Tracks focused on the future of Digital Technology and Content Creation: Media and Entertainment and Health and Lifestyle.

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Ideas Los Angeles

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 -- IDEAS Los Angeles. IDEAS – a spark of soul, a measure of brilliance, an act of creation. Ideas are the inspiration, and the ignition, of human endeavor. IDEAS LA aims to capture the essence of our collective ingenuity in a fun and interactive setting. 2 Days 2 Tracks focused on the future of Digital Technology and Content Creation: Media and Entertainment and Health and Lifestyle.

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A Serial Entrepreneur’s Guide To Uncovering Awesome Startup Ideas

InfoChachkie

In this 8-minute video excerpt from his recent talk, Seth describes the practical, hands-on methodology that he uses on a day-to-day basis to identify and vet his entrepreneurial ideas. As I note in Spilling The Beans , the basic ideas upon which startups are founded are worth nothing.

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Here is Why Non-Obvious Startup Ideas Can Yield the Largest Results

Both Sides of the Table

The post Here is Why Non-Obvious Startup Ideas Can Yield the Largest Results appeared first on Bothsides of the Table. Amazon. It is a household name.

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3 Great Ideas You May Steal

Eric Greenspan

There’s great ideas everywhere. My idea is to never plant anything you can’t eat. The time is ripe for the next generation keyboard idea. Keyboard idea 1. Keyboard idea 2. The post 3 Great Ideas You May Steal appeared first on Eric Greenspan.

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Latest Oculus Rift Idea: The Matrix, But For Chickens

socalTECH

Irvine-based Oculus VR , the virtual reality technology developer which was just picked up by Facebook for $2 billion--has a lot of developers with great virtual reality game and simulation ideas and software in the works.

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Bam Ventures Launching Incubator for Brian Lee's Ideas

L.A. Business Journal

Bam Venture Partners has started raising a second $30 million fund which it will use, in part, to invest in and incubate startup ideas thought of by Brian Lee, co-founder of the fund and chief executive of the Honest Co. of Playa Vista. What capital isn’t used for the incubator will be invested in seed and early stage deals, similar to the sort of investments made by the first Bam Ventures fund, said Lee. The Playa Vista venture firm’s first fund was $6 million

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Why Resilient Teams Are More Important Than Big Ideas

Xconomy

How important is having a “big idea” for startups? Ideas can generate a lot of buzz and capture attention from investors and potential customers, but long-term success really depends on the capabilities of the team. The founder’s idea has to be good enough to serve as a lure for talent.

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Bill Gross Backs Startup Idea Marketplace IdeaMarket

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Bill Gross , the founder of Pasadena''s Idealab , is stepping out of the lab, and into the market--saying Monday that it has co-founded a new startup called IdeaMarket , which will let investors submit funded, high level startup ideas, let the public provide feedback, and allow technically oriented talent make a bid to help bring those ideas to life. All of those ideas have a pre-commited amount of capital from investors willing to back those ideas.

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10 Step Checklist To Rank Your Startup Ideas

InfoChachkie

As Mr. Johnson points out, big ideas generally result from the collision of many small hunches. In isolation, a particular hunch may be worthless, but when combined with other ideas, at the right time, the result can be a game-changing innovation. Ten Step Idea Evaluation Worksheet .

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Competition Dangles $200K To Students With Clean Technology Ideas

socalTECH

A new competition--part of the Startup America effort launched by the Obama Administration, and spearheaded locally by Caltech, USC, and UCLA--said today that it is looking to award $200,000 in prize money to university students with clean energy business ideas. cleantech clean energy idea education startup student greentech green ongreen flow

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Don’t Pitch Your Idea To Venture Capitalists, They Don’t Care

InfoChachkie

Ideas are infinite, and in the absence of competent execution, they are worth nothing. Thus, if both ideas and money are abundant, what is the scarce constraint in the fundraising equation? Skilled entrepreneurs bring ideas and money together by building a bridge of trust.

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Funding the Big Idea

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 -- Funding the Big Idea! The event features our premier Speed Dating* program where you can personally meet one on one and present your idea to Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists, and Private and Public Equity Investors. TriTechs 3rd annual funding conference where businesses and entrepreneurs interact with investors and also get a chance to look into the mind of investors in order to find out what it takes to become investor ready.

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Here Comes New Ideas from BPM

Tech Zulu Event

The post Here Comes New Ideas from BPM appeared first on TechZulu. While the global economy has proved to be fertile soil for launching small to mid-sized businesses, there has never been a time in which the competition in the small business arena has been as intense as it is currently.

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Gamma Medica-Ideas Raises $24M

socalTECH

Northridge-based Gamma Medica-Ideas , a developer of digital molecular imaging systems, said Tuesday that it has raised $24M in financing. Gamma Medica-Ideas develops digital imaging products, used for medical research and the drug discovery market, as well as for diagnosis of cancer in women. Tags: gamma medica ideas venture capital molecular lifescience biology cancer diagnostics

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Taking Tech Ideas Global: Connecting an Innovation Ecosystem

Xconomy

Think of a group of people developing a new idea, all doing what they are good at. The word ecosystem conjures up a rain forest in Ecuador, where sunlight, soil, water, and a multitude of species exist together in a self-sustaining environment that is constantly evolving.

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StockTwits: Twitter Hijacked Our Idea

socalTECH

Stocktwits developed the idea of click-able stock tickers, allowing users to search for conversations about certain stocks on the micro-messaging site, as well as through partners like CNN Money, Yahoo Finance, and others. San Diego-based Stocktwits , the online, finance focused micro-messaging site run by Howard Lindzon, has a problem: Twitter just made stock tickers on the site clickable, replicating a major feature of Stocktwits.

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Is it a Good Idea to Have Ads in Tweets?

Both Sides of the Table

Facebook popularized the short-form “status update&# and this initially is called the “feed&# but over time starts to become known as the “ stream.&# Twitter then popularizes the idea of having only a stream (e.g. Advertising has driven the majority of Internet innovation.

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Silicon Beach Report Dec. 2: Bam Ventures Launches Incubator for Brian Lee’s Ideas

L.A. Business Journal

Bam Ventures launches incubator for Brian Lee’s ideas, Bankrupt Nasty Gal may have a suitor, Annapurna Pictures launches video game division, and more

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Edison Jr.'s Latest Gadget Idea: The DoorBot

socalTECH

The idea behind DoorBot is to allow residents to communicate with whoever is at their door, whether they are home or not, by sending video via Wi-Fi connected to a smartphone app. Edison Jr. ,

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Your Startup Idea Should Not Be Charming, It Must Be All Consuming - The Myth Of The Epiphany

InfoChachkie

Great ideas are like earbugs, you cannot shake them. If you do not annoy your friends, loved ones and acquaintances by your incessant focus on your earbug idea, then it probably is not worthy of your time and attention. However, the idea underlying FindTheBest was beguiling.

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Insights and Opinions: How to Decide if You Have a Business Or Just an Idea

socalTECH

Do you have a real business in front of you, or just an idea? Read the rest of Matt's article, How to Decide if You Have a Business Or Just an Idea. attorney lawyer legal opinion insights advice startup idea business crowley matt

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Snapchat Settles With Reggie Brown Over Idea For Startup

socalTECH

Venice, California-based Snapchat said Tuesday that it has settled a dispute with Reggie Brown , the fellow Stanford University student who had claimed that he came up with the idea for Snapchat. Brown had sued Snapchat, CEO Evan Spiegel, and CTO Robert Murphy in November, as well as all of the company''s investors, saying they had stolen the idea from him.

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How To Protect Your Ideas

SoCal Tech Calendar

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR IDEAS and ADD VALUE TO YOUR COMPANY; Our speaker is MARK GOLDSTEIN, Attorney at Law, SoCal IP Law Group LLP. Tuesday, February 1, 2011 -- CLEAN TECHNOLOGY LEADERS CONFERENCE. Mark is an Intellectual Property authority who counsels individuals on obtaining patent protection for their products and trademarks, slogans and names in the United States and internationally. See [link] (more

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In Trump-GOP Tsunami, Blue-State Healthcare Ideas Swamped

Xconomy

Trump said on the campaign trail he wanted to give the federal Medicare program the right to negotiate drug prices—an idea that is anathema for the drug industry. The 2016 U.S. election is over.

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12 Ideas for Stronger Website Engagement

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, September 20, 2012 -- 12 Ideas for Stronger Website Engagement. Karen Marchetti from Response FX will take you through the 12 hottest ideas to drive stronger prospect and customer engagement across your web "Content Hubs". From Offers to Content to Visuals, Gamification, Design Tools, and more, you'll come away with at least a dozen ideas for dazzling your visitors, creating a memorable brand experience - and getting a response.

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Marketing Idea Clinic

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, March 12, 2009 -- TCVN invites you to attend its Marketing Idea Clinic/Workshop Bring real-world issues and your own business problems before experts and watch in real-time as they slay your marketing challenges. See [link] (more

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Marketing Idea Clinic/Workshop

SoCal Tech Calendar

Thursday, March 5, 2009 -- TCVN invites you to attend its Marketing Idea Clinic/Workshop. Bring real-world issues and your own business problems before experts and watch in real-time as they slay your marketing challenges. See [link] (more

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Product Strategy Real-Time: See How the Pros Make New Ideas Viable (MAKE IT Monthly)

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, June 28, 2017 -- Product Strategy Real-Time: See How the Pros Make New Ideas Viable (MAKE IT Monthly). At this MAKE IT Monthly event on June 28, product strategy experts Pam Schulz, Seena Sharp, Vish Chatterji, and Stuart Karten will share their perspectives and help a few hand-picked startups refine their ideas in real-time, in front of the audience. Why do some products succeed spectacularly and others never take off?

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Social Media to Build Reputation and Reach Prospects – More Ideas

SoCal CTO

You should likely check out some of his ideas from posts: 5 Ways to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile Add a picture Update your status Get recommended Update websites Get your name in your public profile Great suggestions. His other posts have similarly great ideas for twitter, LinkedIn Groups, and more. Based on a question I posted in LinkedIn, Serena Ehrlich posted How to Use Social Media to Find Prospects. Or Sell a House.

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TEDx USC ??Ideas Empowered?? Conference

SoCal Tech Calendar

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 -- TEDx USC Ideas Empowered Conference. TEDx USC Ideas Empowered conference will take place on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at USC's Bovard Auditorium. Save the date! See [link] (more

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New idea or product? Don’t rest until you test!

Berkonomics

So you have a great new product or service that you and your associates love. Early adopters should climb all over each other for a look. But what have you done to test the concept against the realities of the marketplace? Have you developed a prototype, alternate pricing schemes, even a PowerPoint mockup to show to potential buyers?

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Citysearch, IAC Looks To Contest For Business Ideas

socalTECH

West Hollywood-based Citysearch , the local reviews and directory service of IAC, has taken an unusual approach to finding its next business idea: it's running a contest which asks its users to submit a "brilliant" idea for web and mobile applications. Tags: citysearch business contest idea venture capital equity

See if customers scream [Big Idea Series]

socalTECH

Founders I interview keep telling me to focus on the One Thing, the key feature that's so important to users that they'd put up with the bugs which are a natural part of a startup's early days, but I often wonder, "how can we find that One Thing?" David Cohen gave me the answer

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Tapping The Power Of The Crowd For Ideas, Advice and Funding, with JumpStartFund

socalTECH

Can tapping the power of the crowd not only help you find customers and help fund your project, but also help you shape your startup idea and find funding? A case scenario is, let''s say you come to our site, you can submit your business idea.

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