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New Startup Incubator Launches At Loyola Marymount


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.

ventureLab Takes On Startup Incubation


ventureLab is currently targeting companies in the area of advertising technology, social/gaming media, content and community. venturelab startup incubator studio incubation incubate seed funding mike prasad The new startup studio is led by Mike Prasad. READ MORE>>.

LA To Launch Cleantech Incubator


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 angelesREAD MORE>>.

Incubating LA's Biotech Future, With Richard Koffler, Greenwings Biomedical


A couple of weeks ago, a brand new, startup incubator launched in town--with a slightly different focus, on biomedical technology.

The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part I


However, with the proliferation of incubators, the difficulty in figuring out. Part I: The Accelerator Programs. What is an accelerator program?

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Chapman University, HID Global Tie On Incubator Effort


Orange, California-based Chapman University has tied up with HID Global , a developer of secure identification and access control systems, to create a new technology incubator around the "Internet of Things". global chapman university incubator incubate internet things READ MORE>>.

Patrick Soon-Shiong Launches Technology Incubator


Soon-Shiong has been investing in a hodgepodge of technology related firms, including therapeutic peptide firm ConjuChem, healthcare systems firm Net.Orange, massively multiplayer online game firm Fourth Wall Studios, smart pill firm Vitality Corp., patrick soon-shiong billionaire technology incubation incubate

Greenwings Biomedical Launches Incubator


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. greenwings biomedical incubator accelerator lifescience health lava READ MORE>>.

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


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

NewBlue Joins EvoNexus Incubator


NewBlue , a developer of video editing and effects technology aimed at mobile devices and smartphones, has been accepted into San Diego's EvoNexus technology incubator, the firm said this week.NewBlue said it is working on Vibop , a cloud-based technology to help enable social networking with videos on mobile devices.

The Complete Guide To Southern California Accelerators and Incubators, Part III


In an attempt to help people navigate the landscape of accelerators and incubators, we've come up with a (hopefully) comprehensive list of Southern.

New Incubator, Frost Venture Partners, Targets Big Data


Adding another group to the growing list of Southern California startup accelerators and incubators: a new, Orange County incubator, Frost Venture Partners , looks to be gearing up to tackle the "big data" market. The new incubator, headed by Stuart Frost , the founder of DATAllegro , lists five startups in its portfolio of companies.

Siemer & Associates Launches Singapore Incubator


Los Angeles-based Siemer & Associates , and its affiliated venture capital fund, Siemer Ventures , said today that it has launched a new, technology incubator--in the country of Singapore. The deal will provude up to $400,000 of co-investment from the NRF in startups who join the incubator, which is a 5.7x READ MORE>>.

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


Significant confusion exists when distinguishing between Accelerators and Incubators. Parsing The Confusion. Many Sizes, Many Fits.

The First Ever In-Flight Wearable Technology Hackathon

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How Frost Venture Partners Is Incubating The Big Data Future


he's been spinning out of his incubator. What's the idea behind the incubator? Now, we're turning into a formal incubator. Thanks!

Technology , Cocktails, and Incubators in Santa Barbara

Steve Reich

More than 150 MIT alums gathered Wednesday night for a discussion of incubators/accelerators. Photo: The takeaway?

SoCalGas Creates $1M Fund For Clean Technology Startups


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Masimo Backs Medical Device Incubator


Irvine-based patient monitoring products developer Masimo is backing an effort at medical device incubator Edison National Medical , to drive developer interest in its platform, Masimo Root, the company announced today. masimo medical device incubator root third party patient healthcare monitoring READ MORE>>.

EvoNexus Launches Incubator Effort With Cisco


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. evonexus cisco startup entrepreneur incubator accelerator READ MORE>>.

MicroPower Technologies Steals Away Engineering VP From 3D Robotics


San Diego-based MicroPower Technologies , which develops wireless, solar-powered surveillance cameras, said this week that it has named a new VP of Engineering. MicroPower also was part of the EvoNexus startup incubator. micropower technologies robotics wireless surveillance camera tech coast angels evonexus READ MORE>>.

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


We spoke with Ashisih Soni , who heads up the incubator, to learn more, and why the two, very notable investors are backing the effort. Why USC?

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

Both Sides of the Table

Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at there were very few options in SF for technology folk to build their careers at big, growing companies. Technology innovation doesn’t occur in a vacuum. And sci-fi writers are but one example of the way society impacts technology. And Facebook.

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab


A new, startup incubator-created by the Art Center College of Design and the California Insitute of Technology --said this morning that it has launched a brand new, design-focused incubator, housed at Idealab. The new incubator is headed by Mark Breitenberg and Erik Hovanec. READ MORE>>.

Plug and Play San Diego Finds Home in New Downtown Works Space


Among other things, they get an opportunity to pitch to investors and industry representatives at Plug and Play’s quarterly “expo” event.

MicroPower Technologies Finds $5.7M In Funding


San Diego-based MicroPower Technologies , which develops wireless, solar-powered surveillance hardware, has raised $5.7M READ MORE>>.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California


In just the last few weeks, at least five different incubation/acceleration efforts have booted up in the region. Specifically targeted at clean techonlogy firms, the group has more of a traditional incubator program, offering up office space for 6-8 companies, along with support, resources, and mentorship.

Noramay Cadena, Make In LA: Accelerating Hardware Startups


What's the difference between an incubator, Maker space, and other accelerators and what you do? What exactly is a hardware accelerator? Thanks!

Mike Jones of Science Inc, On Exits And Finding The Right Entrepreneurs

socalTECH, the startup �studio� led by former MySpace CEO and technology veteran Mike Jones , just saw its third acquisition out of its portfolio this year�the acquisition of FameBit by Google/Youtube. Los Angeles-based Science Inc. Congrats on another exit� what's the story behind this one? Mike Jones: We are. READ MORE>>.

Water Metering Startup Wins Vote for “Best Demo” at EvoNexus Event


A San Diego civil engineer who has developed an alternative technology for automating the measurement of water flow gave the best presentation at EvoNexus Fall Demo Day, an event that drew nearly 400 entrepreneurs, investors, and supporters late Thursday to Qualcomm’s corporate headquarters. million and take five years, Sekeroglu said.

Disney Startup Accelerator Names Second Class


The second class includes Decisive (SaaS for mobile targeting); EMOTIV (brain monitoring technology); FEM Inc. disney startup accelerator class hyp3r openbionics makielab incubator incubation contentThe program runs until October 6th, when Disney will have a Demo Day for the startups. READ MORE>>.

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What I Learned In 2015: Lawrence Ng, OnRamp Fund


Based in Los Angeles and Taipei, Taiwan, it's a $10 million incubator that invests in early stage startups. READ MORE>>.

Radicle Accelerator Fund Launches to Nurture AgTech Innovation


Before making an investment, Radicle says it screens technologies and can quickly vet and validate technologies through its farm connections.

HomeHero Launches Home Caregiver Marketplace


Los Angeles-based technology incubator and studio Science --headed by former MySpace CEO Mike Jones--has launched a new startup in the Internet marketplace area, called HomeHero this morning. care senior science scienceinc incubate incubator marketplace caregiver home homehero READ MORE>>.

Synergy Incubator in Santa Barbara

Steve Reich

The MIT event mentioned in my last post was held at the beautiful new Synergy Business Technology Center ( ) in Santa Barbara. Michael Holliday, architect who conceived the incubator and designed the space has built one of the most inspired environments I have seen in a very long time. Count me in.

University Students Get $200K For Clean Technology Startups


The group said that the winners with Stanford Nitrogen Group , Greenbiotics , and Xite Solar will split the $200,000 in prize money, and also will gain access to the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator. The effort is part of a larger national effort by the Department of Energy (DOE) to spur businesses in clean technologies from university labs.

Clean Technology Council Summer Mixer

SoCal Tech Calendar

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 -- Clean Technology Council Summer Mixer. Meet Tech Executives, Entrepreneurs, Inventors, Angel/VC Investors, Joint Venture Partners, Deal Makers, Start Up Mentors, CTC and 101 Incubator founders. Bring your friends and join CTC members for loads of fun, games, great food and drinks (5-6pm earlybird specials!)


Inland Empire Startup J2 Innovations Joins Wells Fargo Incubator


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. j2innovations wells fargo cleantech clean technology incubator startup nrel energy

Interview with Anna Barber, Techstars LA


It's great to be part of this very exciting technology ecosystem in LA, where there is so much interesting stuff happening. LA also has so many other strong industries beyond technology, that it also helps to inform, contribute, and enrich what is happening here in the technology sector. How did you get involved with Techstars?

JumpStartFund Takes On Crowdfunding, Advice For Research Startups


According to Ahlborn, the idea is to harness the power of the crowd to refine anything from someone''s bright idea, to technology licensed from universities, and allow the crowd to benefit as those ideas and technology become real companies. The site combines the crowd-voting aspect with crowd-funding elements, as well. READ MORE>>.