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

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

New Startup Incubator Launches At Loyola Marymount

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There's a new, startup incubator in town in West Los Angeles--this time, launching out of Loyola Marymount University and its College of Business. The incubator--which is being managed by Dr. David Y. school education student accelerator incubator startup marymount loyola

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.

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?

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

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.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Foundry Medical Innovations Opens Startup Incubator In San Diego County

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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.

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.

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

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.

Alternative Accelerators and Start-Up Resources

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Thursday, June 23, 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.

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

I Want My CIC! … The Benefits for Startups to Be Co-Located

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I recently wrote a blog post about why I believe that startup teams in close proximity perform better. I guess I shouldn’t be surprised – I got a similar lukewarm reaction when we started Launchpad LA and that seems to be going pretty well.

LA Cleantech Incubator Gets $5M For New Program

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) has just received $5M to fund a new initiative, called Energize California , to help boost clean technology startups. cleantech incubator laci energize california energy government entrepreneurs startup cleanAccording to the LACI, the new effort is being funded with a $5M grant from the California Energy Commission, and will support new technologies and entrepreneurs in Santa Barbara, Ventura, Los Angeles, and Orange Counties.

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.

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.

Bonfire Ventures closes $60 million to invest in SoCal B2B startups

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Los Angeles is becoming one of the more interesting destinations for startups and the investors that provide money for venture capital firms to place bets on young companies are increasingly starting to take notice.

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Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Gets High Ranking In List

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incuabtor (LACI) said this week that it has been ranked third on the 2015 University Business Incubator list, an annual ranking of top university-associated incubators. LACI said it also received the 2015 High Impact Incubation Programs in North America award by UBI Global, the group behind the rankings. angeles cleantech incubator ranking list incubate

Should Startups Incubate, Accelerate, Cohabitate or Stay In Mom’s Basement?

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Significant confusion exists when distinguishing between Accelerators and Incubators. According to Brad, "There is a fundamental difference between an incubator and an accelerator… an incubator has an economic model that is based around having people be tenants.

Yet Another LA Incubator Opens: Io/LA

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If the Los Angeles accelerator/incubator market is not yet crowded enough, Hollywood-based io/LA opened its doors over the weekend, looking to recruit a class of five to six companies in a three month mentorship program. The new incubator, which is run by Aber Whitcomb, the former CTO of MySpace, said it will run quarterly classes of startups, who will received $25,000 and office space, in exchange for 8 percent of their firms.

LA Cleantech Incubator Names LA Sustainability Chief As Next CEO

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the nonprofit which has been working to boost the number of clean technology startups and companies in Los Angeles, said yesterday that it has named Matt Petersen--currently Chief Sustainability Officer (CSO) for the City of Los Angeles--as its next President and CEO. According to LACI, Petersen will become head of the incubator in mid-July, replacing founding President and CEO Fred Walti.

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Aims At Diversity, Inclusion With New Effort

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The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI), the nonprofit incubator which helps to support clean technology startups in Los Angeles, is making a push to increase diversity and inclusion in the cleantech sector, the incubator said Tuesday. angeles cleantech incubator incubate diversity inclusion grant startup business