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 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.

EvoNexus Adds Five New Startups To Incubator


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

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Launches Zero Emissions Transport Effort


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. angeles cleantech incubator zero emissions transportation utility vehicle electric

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. The incubator--which is being managed by Dr. David Y. school education student accelerator incubator startup marymount loyola

EvoNexus Rolls Out New Tech Incubator Class


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. evonexus technology startup incubator accelerator venture capitalAccording to EvoNexus, it has added 16 new companies to its portfolio of startups, split between both locations.

Patrick Soon-Shiong Launches Technology Incubator


Soon-Shiong said the new firm, NantWorks, LLC , will combine several technology businesses into one company, with technology across the areas of semiconductor chips, switches and encryption technologies, augmented reality, novel object and voice recognition technologies, broadband telecommunications services and ultra-low power remote monitoring devices. patrick soon-shiong billionaire technology incubation incubate

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. 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.

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


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. What''s the mission behind the new startup incubator?

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Officially Opens Cleantech Hub


The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) has officially opened up its La Kretz Innovation Campus , its own building at 5th and Hewitt Street, the incubator said on Friday. In addition to housing clean technology companies, it will also serve as the home of LADWP's customer service and engineering staff. campus innvoation kretz laci incubator cleantech angeles

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 angelesAccording to Mayor Villaraigosa, the effort is to help develop new businesses and create jobs in Los Angeles.

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. The incubator explained it will license intellectual property from universities and corporations, and partner with individual inventors for its companies, and is particularly interested in companies based on algorithms and software-based intelligence.

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 said it has tied with Edison Nation Medical--a medical device incubator based in Charlotte, North Carolina--to find new medical technologies to expand its patient monitoring and connectivity platform.

Biomed Incubator Watershed Develops Tech for IDing Medical Devices


The technology, which Watershed calls structural encoding, prints 3-D codes onto small metal markers that are frequently included in medical devices, which help locate an implant in the body with an X-ray or MRI.

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


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. angeles cleantech incubator newcities startups transportation mobility

LA Cleantech Incubator Gets $5M For New Program


The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) has just received $5M to fund a new initiative, called Energize California , to help boost clean technology startups. According 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. cleantech incubator laci energize california energy government entrepreneurs startup clean

Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator Gets $200,000 Grant, Eyes Investment Fund


The incubator effort looking to make Los Angeles a key part of the clean technology industry, the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator (LACI) , announced this morning that it has received a $200,000 grant from the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, to help advance its program--and may even start its own investment fund. The incubator said the grant will help fund programs focused on advancing sustainable technology development and adoption in the Los Angeles region.

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. 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. evonexus cisco startup entrepreneur incubator accelerator

LA Cleantech Incubator Names LA Sustainability Chief As Next CEO


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.

Startups Move Into New EvoNexus San Diego Incubator


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.

Cornerstone OnDemand Opens Up Incubator, Investment Fund


Santa Monica-based Cornerstone OnDemand , the developer of talent management and human resources management software, is boosting its efforts to support the Los Angeles technology ecosystem, through the launch of its own incubator and investment fund. The announcement came as Cornerstone OnDemand has ramped up its local efforts to boost the technology industry, with its LA Tech Summit event, being held today in Santa Monica.

Siemer Ventures Backs Southeast Asian Startup Incubator


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. Ardent Capital incubates and invests in companies, saying that it has already invested in five companies, including, Axiata,,, siemer ventures venture capital incubator accelerator hong kong southeast asia asian

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. Those programs include a new Women in Cleantech steering committee and opportunities for young women in STEM programs to learn about careers in clean technology.

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 incubator-- Greenwings Biomedical (, is led by Richard Koffler , a serial entrepreneur and angel investor in Los Angeles.

Technology , Cocktails, and Incubators in Santa Barbara

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More than 150 MIT alums gathered Wednesday night for a discussion of incubators/accelerators. Appropriately enough, ­­­we gathered in the about-to-open Synergy Business and Technology Center, Santa Barbara’s latest incubator.

Independa Joins EvoNexus Incubator


San Diego-based Independa , the developer of technology to help senior citizens live independently longer, has been selected for San Diego's EvoNexus incubator. EvoNexus is the business incubation effort being run by CommNexus, which looks to provide office space, utilities, broadband, mentoring, and other assistance to startups. independa senior citizens indepent living business incubator commnexus evonexus

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. According to The Design Accelerator , it will help startups by selecting promising early stage, design-driven technology companies from the Art Center and Caltech communities for an intensive three-month program. >.

Rhubarb Studios Launches Drought Hackathon At Downtown Incubator


Los Angeles-based Rhubarb Studios , a new startup accelerator and incubator downtown, has announced a weekend long "hackathon" focused on figuring out solutions to California's drought. According to Rhubarb Studios, it will host a 48-hour hackathon from August 21s to 23rd in its Hack for Humanity , to allow hackers, makers, and problem solvers to invent technology and solutions to address the water crisis. rhubarb studios startup accelerator incubator hackathon

MuckerLab Takes TechStars Incubation To Los Angeles


A new, technology startup accelerator modeled after the TechStars venture incubator in Boulder said today it has launched, and will bring business acceleration to Los Angeles. muckerlab techstars incubator acceleration angeles

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". According to the two, they will work with Chapman Unviersity''s MBA students, to give them access to HID''s technology, challenging students to identify key market opportunities for HID Global. global chapman university incubator incubate internet things

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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. However, we're very different than most incubators, in that we only do big data. Second, we only incubate companies we ourselves start.

Be Great Partners Launches New Incubator/Accelerator


It seems like there are almost nearly as many startup incubators and accelerators launching in the Los Angeles area as startups. Be Great Partners said Monday that it has launched a new technology incubator and accelerator, in the Variety Building at 5900 Wilshire Blvd. Be Great Partners said its flagship company it has been incubating is Scambook , an online service which helps people complain about businesses and help get those issues resolved.

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 investment banking firm, which is headed by David Siemer, said that the new WaveMaker Labs is being formed under the Technology Incubation Scheme (TIS) of the Singaporean government's National Research Foundation (NRF).

Frost Data Capital, GE Launch Industrial Internet Incubator


Frost Data Capital , the startup incubator firm led by Stuart Frost, has tied with GE to launch a new, startup incubator aimed at industrial Internet startups, the two said Wednesday. The two said they have started Frost I3 , which will provide funding, resources, and expertise aimed at companies focused on industrial technologies. The incubator said it is aiming to create and grow up to 30 new startups over the next three years.

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


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.