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.

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

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ventureLab Takes On Startup Incubation

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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.

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.

MuckerLab Takes TechStars Incubation To Los Angeles

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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

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model

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David Carter and Allen Hurff are two startup veterans, who believe they have a new formula to help create early stage, technology companies, through their new "startup studio", Zuma Ventures (www.zumavc.com). How is this different than accelerator or incubator?

Chapman University, HID Global Tie On Incubator Effort

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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

Patrick Soon-Shiong Launches Technology Incubator

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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

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 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.

NewBlue Joins EvoNexus Incubator

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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. smartphone mobile video technology incubator diego evonexus newblue vibop

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

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In recent months, a dozen accelerators and incubators have emerged in the Southern California area, looking to help take the new generation of technology startups to funding and beyond. California's various startup accelerators and incubators. LA Cleantech Incubator.

New Incubator, Frost Venture Partners, Targets Big Data

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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. The company describes itself as a "new kind of technology incubator" on its web site, and says it is focused on big data and cloud companies.

Siemer & Associates Launches Singapore Incubator

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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).

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. 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.

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.

The First Ever In-Flight Wearable Technology Hackathon

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Wearable World today announced the addition of several key partners to the wearable technology hackathon to be held on an upcoming American Airlines transcontinental flight. “We’ve The post The First Ever In-Flight Wearable Technology Hackathon appeared first on TechZulu.

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How Frost Venture Partners Is Incubating The Big Data Future

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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.

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.

SoCalGas Creates $1M Fund For Clean Technology Startups

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In a move which adds some additional capital to the Los Angeles clean technology market, utility company Southern California Gas Company said Thursday that it has created a new, $1M innovation fund to help companies develop clean technology.

Masimo Backs Medical Device Incubator

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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.

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. evonexus cisco startup entrepreneur incubator accelerator

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

MicroPower Technologies Steals Away Engineering VP From 3D Robotics

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San Diego-based MicroPower Technologies , which develops wireless, solar-powered surveillance cameras, said this week that it has named a new VP of Engineering. The company said Tim McConnell--the former VP of Engineering for high flying drone developer 3D Robotics--joins the company in that role to spearhead the company''s technology strategy and development, and lead its engineering team. MicroPower also was part of the EvoNexus startup incubator.

Why Technology is Driving More Urban Renewal

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Back in 2006/07 when I sold my company and then worked at Salesforce.com 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 it is one of the reasons that NYC is developing a vibrant technology community.

The Design Accelerator Launches Incubator At Idealab

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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. >.

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

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Plug and Play San Diego, established in 2013 as a satellite of the Sunnyvale, CA-based incubator, has funneled 15 local startups through the Silicon Valley program after providing some coaching and other services in San Diego.

MicroPower Technologies Finds $5.7M In Funding

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San Diego-based MicroPower Technologies , which develops wireless, solar-powered surveillance hardware, has raised $5.7M MicroPower--which was originally incubated in EvoNexus--develops wireless, power-efficient surveillance cameras powered by integrated solar panels.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California

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In just the last few weeks, at least five different incubation/acceleration efforts have booted up in the region. Here's a rundown of the latest (but not all) of the incubation/acceleration efforts in the area: MuckerLab --which just launched this morning, is headed by Erik Rannala (formerly of Silicon Valley venture firm Harrison Metal) and William Hsu (formerly of AT&T Interactive), and is looking to apply the TechStars model to startups here in Los Angeles.

Noramay Cadena, Make In LA: Accelerating Hardware Startups

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What's the difference between an incubator, Maker space, and other accelerators and what you do? Noramay Cadena: People often compare us to incubators, but the biggest difference is that in an incubator, you are incubating technology.

Disney Startup Accelerator Names Second Class

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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 Walt Disney Company announced the names of the companies in its second, startup accelerator program it runs out of Burbank, with the help of Techstars.

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

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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. Water Pigeon co-founder Sarp Sekeroglu got the most votes in a survey conducted immediately after six startups incubating at EvoNexus gave short presentations.

What I Learned In 2015: Lawrence Ng, OnRamp Fund

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Based in Los Angeles and Taipei, Taiwan, it's a $10 million incubator that invests in early stage startups. Who or what do you think had the biggest impact on the technology industry in 2015? What are the technologies or things you think people ought to watch in 2016?

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

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www.science-inc.com), 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. There have been quite a few people in the market who started with similar ideas of incubating companies, but haven't seen the success you are seeing now. Los Angeles-based Science Inc.