The seven attributes of a highly successful start–up CEO

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Dave’s note: This week we welcome guest author, David Friedman, to tell us about his favorite startup CEO, and his take after interviewing her – asking for her list of attributes for startup success. . Seven attributes of a highly successful start-up CEO.

Financing a Start-Up

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Virgina Lorimor There are several options for financing a start-up business that tend to follow a natural course in a business’ development: Personal Investment. This is where all entrepreneurs have to start. “OC’s Premier Incubator – Supporting Start-Up Businesses in Our Business Collective&#. Looking forward to launching our new LA incubator soon! Tags: Funding General financing funding startup

EvoNexus Launches Fintech Incubator

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San Diego-based startup incubator operator EvoNexus is launching a brand new, financial technology (Fintech) incubator, in a partnership with Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Franklin Templeton , the incubator announced this morning. According to EvoNexus, the incubator will work with startups focused on technology areas that will impact financial services companies of all sizes and the customers they serve. evonexus fintech startup accelerator incubator

Check Your Entrepreneurial DNA Before You Start Up

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To confirm the value of checking yourself, I find more and more investment organizations and startup incubators, including StartupAmerica and CoFoundersLab , already use a formal process, such as StrengthsFinder , as part of their screening process.

USC Marshall Incubator Seeks Applications

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The University of Southern California's Marshall Greif Incubator said on Wednesday that it is accepting application for its next class of startups, which must have at least one founder who is a student, alum, faculty or staff member of USC. The incubator said its deadline is May 1st for applications. marshall incubator application startup incubate student accelerator deadline

ventureLab Takes On Startup Incubation

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Los Angeles-based ventureLab Growth Partners said Tuesday afternoon that it has launched a new "startup studio" to invest in and build early stage startups. The new startup studio is led by Mike Prasad. The company did not say how much funding it intends to provide to startups. venturelab startup incubator studio incubation incubate seed funding mike prasad

EvoNexus Adds Five New Startups To Incubator

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La Jolla-based technology incubator EvoNexus said this week that it has added five more startups to its incubator program, including four in San Diego and one in Irvine. According to EvoNexus, the startups will get residency in its incubator for up to two years, in addition to access to its mentorship programs, dry lab space, and more. evonexus startup incubator diego irvine mentorship quickcarl cellamedical axiosonic aumnic finalwires

Cleantech Open Receives Grant From Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator

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The Cleantech Open , the Los Angeles-based effort which is helping clean technology startups with acceleration, support resources, and more--run by the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI)--is one of a number of organizations which have received part of a $1 million grant total from the Wells Fargo Foundation. cleantech open clean green wells fargo wellsfargo accelerator incubator award grant nonprofit startup

Are MBAs Necessary for Start-ups or VC?

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This is part of my ongoing series called “ Start-up Lessons.&#. I came across this blog post about getting a computer science degree as the best degree for getting into venture capital or working at a VC-backed start up. Like Chris Dixon I grew up programing.

EvoNexus Links With EMD Performance Materials For Incubator Effort

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San Diego- and Irvine-based startup incubator EvoNexus announced today that it has started accepting applications to a new startup incubation effort it is running with high tech material company EMD Performance Materials. The two said they are targeting science and technology-based startups working on early stage products related to "novel materials an technologies". evonexus startup accelerator incubator performance materials semiconductor

Cal State L.A. Plans Bioscience Incubator

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Cal State LA is planning to launch a bioscience incubator on its campus, after receiving a $3.5M According to Cal State LA, the new bioscience incubator-- BioSpace L.A. will allow start-up businesses to work with students and faculty on cutting-edge bioscience research. The school said the new incubator will have up to 20,000 square feet of lab space for bioscience research projects with start-up businesses.

Accelerate Your Startup With Help From An Incubator

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One of the reasons that now is the time to be an entrepreneur is the explosion of startup assistance organizations, usually called incubators or accelerators. Peer-to-peer networking with other startups and founders in the same stage.

Incubating LA's Startup Future At the USC Viterbi Startup Garage

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A few weeks ago, the University of Southern California announced a new startup incubator, the Viterbi Startup Garage ([link] backed by such notable investors as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the United Talent Agency. How did the incubator come about?

Friday Infographic: LA Accelerators and Incubators

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Confused about the myriad of incubators and accelerators in the Los Angeles area? A new infographic, released this week, has summarized some of the local startup incubators and accelerators in Los Angeles, plus detailed some of the terms of their investments in companies.

Start-Up Options for Rapid Development, Funding, and Commercialization

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019 -- Start-Up Options for Rapid Development, Funding, and Commercialization. Have you heard of accelerators, incubators, angles, and other resources for rapid development, funding, and growth of your start-up? Is VC funding the only way to develop and grow your company? Attend our LAVA event on February 19th as our distinguished panel will share their expertise and insight. See [link] (more

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Start-Up Options for Rapid Development, Funding, and Commercialization

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019 -- Start-Up Options for Rapid Development, Funding, and Commercialization. Have you heard of accelerators, incubators, angles, and other resources for rapid development, funding, and growth of your start-up? LAVA Healthcare. Is VC funding the only way to develop and grow your company? Attend our LAVA event on February 19th as our distinguished panel will share their expertise and insight.

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Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launches Zero Emissions Transport Effort

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the non-profit which encourages clean technology startups in the City of Los Angeles, said it has launched a new effort to accelerate the electricification of regional transportation, in an effort to reach zero emissions in the area's movement of goods. The LACI will also be looking for new transportation startups in the effort. angeles cleantech incubator zero emissions transportation utility vehicle electric

Boost Your New Venture By Teaming With An Incubator

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the reasons that now is the time to be an entrepreneur is the explosion of startup assistance organizations, usually called incubators or accelerators. Peer-to-peer networking with other startups and founders in the same stage.

Amplify.LA Raises $8M More For Incubator Investments

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Venice, California-based startup incubator Amplify LA , the startup accelerator headed by Paul Bricault and Richard Wolpert, disclosed today that it has raised $8M in a second investment fund for its companies. capital venture startup incubator angeles amplify

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator, NewCities Dangle $15K To Startups

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) , and partner NewCities Foundation said on Monday that they will award $15,000, plus other prizes, to a startup developing technology in the zero emissions transportation and shared mobility area. According to the two, they are running a global startup competition as part of an upcoming event in November. angeles cleantech incubator newcities startups transportation mobility

Oversee.Net's Lawrence Ng Sets Up Startup Incubation Fund

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Lawrence Ng , the co-founder of Oversee.net, said this morning that it has launched a new, startup fund called the OnRamp Fund , a $10M, international incubation fund that invests in early stage startups. OnRamp Fund said it will offer up access to mentoring and advisors, funding, and cross-border support for its startups, particularly with those looking to reach across the United States, Taiwan, and China.

EvoNexus Rolls Out New Tech Incubator Class

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San Diego-based nonprofit EvoNexus has launched a new class of companies to its startup incubator, the group said on Tuesday, for both its San Diego and Irvine locations. According to EvoNexus, it has added 16 new companies to its portfolio of startups, split between both locations. evonexus technology startup incubator accelerator venture capital

Inland Empire Startup J2 Innovations Joins Wells Fargo Incubator

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Chino, California-based J2 Innovations , a startup developing building automation and operating systems for connecting and controlling devices, is one of ten early stage companies that are joining a clean tech startup incubator run by Wells Fargo. Well Fargo said that J2 Innovations is one of ten startupss who are each receive up to $250,000 in cash, and in-kind technical assistance to advance their technologies, plus access to Well Fargo's real estate for beta tests.

InvestCloud Launching Fintech Incubator In London

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Los Angeles-based cloud-based financial tools developer InvestCloud says it is launching a new, fintech startup incubator in London, at its European headquarters. According to InvestCloud, it will open up a new "Innovation Center" which will offer both startups and established financial firms to deliver wealth management software supported by its platform. investcloud fintech incubator london international startup business

Siemer Ventures Backs Southeast Asian Startup Incubator

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Ardent Capital incubates and invests in companies, saying that it has already invested in five companies, including Anything.lk, Axiata, Burufly.com, Playbasis.com, Syndacast.com. siemer ventures venture capital incubator accelerator hong kong southeast asia asian Los Angeles-based technology investor Siemer Ventures has funded an investment firm in Southeast Asia, which is looking to invest in and create e-commerce and digital media companies in the Southeast Asia region.

LA To Launch Cleantech Incubator

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The City of Los Angeles said this morning that it will be officially launching its Cleantech Incubator tomorrow, as it attempts to create a cluster of clean technology companies downtown. city development economic startup business clean incubator cleantech angelesAccording to Mayor Villaraigosa, the effort is to help develop new businesses and create jobs in Los Angeles.

Accelerator/Incubator Trend Spreads To LA Schools

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Southern California--and particularly, Los Angeles--has become somewhat of a startup accelerator/incubator hub over the last couple of years, as more than a dozen startup accelerators, incubators, coworking spaces , and more have set up shop in the area. It looks like startup incubation has even extended into a new, pilot middle school at the L.A. incubator school angeles westside startup accelerator education

Greenwings Biomedical Launches Incubator

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A new, Los Angeles startup incubator, Greenwings Biomedical , announced its launch Friday, saying that it will be the first incubator of biomedical ventures in Los Angeles. The new startup, headed by startup veteran Richard Koffler, said it will focus on biomedical devices and software. greenwings biomedical incubator accelerator lifescience health lava

Amgen Backs Bay Area Life Science Incubator

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Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant Amgen has put its backing behind a new, life sciences incubator, called QB3@953. According to Amgen, it will provide a five year, platinum sponsorship of the San Francisco life sciences incubator, to accelerate the development of new therapies to improve human health. QB3@953 provides lab space to life sciences startups, which Amgen says is a "key obstacle" for life sciences startups.

Startups Move Into New EvoNexus San Diego Incubator

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A group of startups have moved into a new, downtown San Diego startup incubator run by CommNexus , as that group's EvoNexus incubator expands into a second site. The startup incubator effort is being headed by Kevin Hell, the former CEO of DivX.

Foundry Medical Innovations Opens Startup Incubator In San Diego County

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Orange County Gets New Incubators

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Orange County is ramping up its business acceleration and incubation activity, according to a report today from the Orange County Register, which says there are three new accelerators/incubators launching in the county, including FastStart.studio , a incubator and accelerator in Irvine, Frost Venture Partners , aimed at the big data and cloud market, and Kimco Entrepreneurs Year Start , a program aimed at providing free rent and flexible leases specifically for first-time, retail entrepreneurs.

EvoNexus Launches Incubator Effort With Cisco

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Startup entrepreneurs in San Diego have yet more resources at the EvoNexus startup incubator, after EvoNexus and Cisco said that they will be launching a new, joint incubation program called CiscoEIR@EvoNexus. According to the two, the new program is aimed at helping promote further technology development in the San Diego Area, by connecting early stage, business-to-business startups with Cisco and its partners.

How Does a Startup Incubator Really Help You?

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More and more entrepreneurs are hearing about the successful graduates and investors queued behind a few well-known startup incubators, including Y Combinator, TechStars, and the Founder Institute. entrepreneur startup accelerator incubator business

Alternative Accelerators and Start-Up Resources

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Thursday, June 30, 2016 -- Alternative Accelerators and Start-Up Resources. Today, start-ups have more choices for accessing business resources and seed funding than ever. To meet these needs are emergent alternative accelerators, incubators and preccelerator models. The next Mobile LAVA will present some of these different equity partners available to start-ups in today’s rapidly evolving tech landscape.