Caltech, UCLA, UCSD Rank Highly On Tech Transfer Ranking

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The California Insitute of Technology (Caltech), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), and the University of San Diego (UCSD) have all ranked very highly on a new ranking of universities for their technology transfer efforts, issued by The Milken Insitute , the Santa Monica-based thinktank. technology transfer ranking caltech ucla ucsd education school basic research

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UCLA Spinout Looks To Commercialize Supercapacitor Advance

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A new, Los Angeles-based startup, spun out of UCLA, is in the midst of looking to commercialize a technique developed by researchers at the school to create easily printable supercapacitors--circuits which, in the future, could further shrink the size of mobile electronics.

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UCLA Gets $1.14 Billion For Rights To Cancer Drug

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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has sold the royalty rights to a prostate cancer medication based on research done at the school, for a cool $1.14 UCLA said it was advised by Goldman Sachs and Gibson Dunn in the deal; Goodwin Procter advised Royalty Pharma.

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Adobe Buys UCLA Startup Auditude

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Adobe Systems said today that it has acquired Auditude , a provider of video ad management and monetization technology. Auditude, although now based in Palo Alto, had originally been developed for a UCLA MBA business plan competition, by Nicholas Seet. Seet founded Auditude for the KNAPP competition at UCLA, while he was at the UCLA Anderson School of Management at its fully employed MBA program. startup ucla acquisition merger auditude adobe

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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).

The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns

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The Startup UCLA Accelerator Is About Entrepreneurship Not Investment Returns. Next → Later today, the Startup UCLA accelerator will have its inaugural demo day. UCLA doesn’t aim to make a financial return. Follow PandoDaily: Search. Main menu. Skip to primary content.

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Convertro Taps UCLA Anderson Professor For Research Effort

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Santa Monica-based online advertising attribution technology provider Convertro --which is led by serial entrepreneur Jeff Zwelling--said today that it has added UCLA Anderson School professor Sanjog Misra as the chair of a new research committee for the company. Convertro said Misra has worked with such companies as Eli Lilly, Adventis, Mercer Consulting, Sprint, MGM, Bausch & Lomb, Xerox Corporation and Lucent Technologies on their marketing models and efforts.

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UCLA Startup AutoESL Acquired By Xilinx

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AutoESL Design Technologies , a developer of software tools used for high level synthesis of electronic circuit designs, and a spinout of UCLA, was acquired this morning by Xilinx. software design semiconductor acquisition merger xilinx spinout startup ucla autoeslFinancial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

UCLA Gets $1M From Raytheon For Research Center

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Raytheon said Monday afternoon that it has committed to $1M in funding during the next three years, to establish a new center at UCLA focused on public safety network systems. According to Raytheon, it is in a letter of intent with the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, to establish a new UCLA Center for Public Safety Network Systems. college university public engineering network research ucla raytheon

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ThousandEyes, Spawned At UCLA, Raises Funding From Sequoia

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A new startup, which was created at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), has just raised a first funding round from Sequoia Capital. ThousandEyes , created by two UCLA computer science Ph.D.''s, in Computer Science from UCLA; his co-founder is Ricardo Oliveira, who also received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA. spinout ucla cyclops capital venture tools performance software cloud eyes thousand thousandeyes

LA Group Launches Effort To Promote Technology Corridor In Los Angeles

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What's the best way to encourage development of the technology industry in Los Angeles? The group said that it is hoping to promote the path of the current Expo line as a new technology corridor, to create new "innovation hubs" along the corridor.

Tribogenics Lands $2.5M For Portable X-ray Technology

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Los Angeles-based Tribogenics , a startup working on technology to bring elements of Star Trek's "tricorder" to life, said this morning that it has raised $2.5M The firm, a spinoff of UCLA whose technology has been funded by DARPA, said the funding came from Flywheel Ventures and angel investors. Tribogenics has developed technology which will enable small, handheld X-ray devices, originally developed from research at UCLA.

Congrats To The Spotlight: LA Tech Fall Presenting Companies at UCLA

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For those who still might be wondering what Spotlight: LA Tech is all about, It’s a screening room for new technology homegrown in our region. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, October 27, at UCLA. If you’d like to see some of the best technologies and meet some of the brightest minds in beautiful Southern California, SIGN UP NOW. Where: UCLA Anderson School of Management, 110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095. To explore how new technologies impact society.

Qualcomm Buys EmpoweredU For Mobile Learning Technology

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San Diego-based Qualcomm is expanding its efforts in the education sector today, saying that it has acquired EmpoweredU , a developer of mobile learning technology for the K-20 market. EmpoweredU''s flagship customer has been UCLA, letting around 1,000 UCLA faculty and students access course materials on their mobile phones and tablets. qualcomm empoweredu mobile learning education school technology merger acquisition ucla

LAVA Honors Richard Riordan, Local Technology Firms

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In Best venture funding for clean tech, NanoH2O , the firm developing reverse osmosis membranes for desalination and water purification based on research out of UCLA scored honors. award funding technology startup riordan richard lava association venture angeles acquisition merger capital

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UCLA Advancing Women in Technology Conference [ LOS ANGELES ]

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The UCLA Conference to Advance Women in Technology will take place on Friday, August 12, 2016 from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm (w/Networking Reception 3:00 – 5:00 pm) at the UCLA Pauley Pavilion Club. About. To submit questions for the panelists, please visit this page. Registration. Registration for this event is invitation-only. To register, you will need to input the event password. Please email womenintech@ucla.edu with any questions or to request an invitation.

Science37: Using Technology To Enable Remote, Clinical Trials, with Belinda Tan

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Los Angeles-based Science37 (www.science37.com) is using technology--mobile apps, telemedicine, and more--to overcome those and other challenges. Belinda Tan: Science37 is a technology-enabled, clinical research company. What we've done, is we've brought four main pieces together, telemedicine, clinical research, regulatory expertise, and technology to enable transformation in the whole process and way we deliver clinical trails.

Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship

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Three local universities, plus a Pasadena-based startup, have received a $360,000 grant to promote student entrepreneurship in clean technology. ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technology

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Interview with Adi Jaffe, All About Addiction

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One of Southern California's biggest assets are the number of world class, local universities researching and developing technology and knowledge across a large number of disciplines. Adi Jaffe: I'm a UCLA addiction trained psychologist, specializing in addiction.

Submissions Now Open For Spotlight: LA Tech Spring

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TechZulu and The Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to announce Spotlight: LA Tech Spring. Spotlight: LA Tech is part of a quarterly demo series that will highlight the finest technology entrepreneurship in Southern California.

University Students Get $200K For Clean Technology Startups

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The first place winners at Stanford Nitrogen Group are working on a process fore removing wast nitrogen from wastewater treatment plants; the second place team, Greenbiotics, was made up from a team from UCLA and Caltech, and is developing a robotic vehicle to help automatically clean solar panels; third place team Xite Solar comes from UC Berkeley, and is developing solar cell materials.

Competition Dangles $200K To Students With Clean Technology Ideas

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A new competition--part of the Startup America effort launched by the Obama Administration, and spearheaded locally by Caltech, USC, and UCLA--said today that it is looking to award $200,000 in prize money to university students with clean energy business ideas. DOE, being managed by OnGreen, UCLA, USC, and Caltech.

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UCLA To Tap Outside Board For Startup Deals

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The University of California, Los Angeles is looking to an outside board to help it negotiate technology transfer and research deals with companies, according to reports. innovation ucla technology xfer transfer education school growth entrepreneurship startup

Two Bit Circus Co-Founder Brent Bushnell to Keynote TechZulu Spotlight: LA Tech

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This Thursday TechZulu and the Entrepreneurship Association at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management are pleased to bring you Spotlight: LA Tech Spring. Two Bit Circus combines engineering, education, and amusement to create physical marvels fueled by technology.

Henrik Fisker Reboots Efforts To Create Electric Cars, Taps Technology From UCLA

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According to an interview with Fisker by Bloomberg, the new company is based on energy storage and battery technology from "several professors from UCLA". henrik fisker automotive technology battery auto designerHenrik Fisker , the automotive designer behind ill fated Fisker Automotive, said today that he is starting a new company , Fisker Inc. , to design a new electric vehicle. Fisker's last company--Fisker Auotmotive--was sold out of bankruptcy to Wanxiang Group in 2014.

NanoH2O Raises $14.8M

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El Segundo-based NanoH2O , the UCLA spinout which is developing reverse osmosis membranes for water desalination, has raised $14.87M as part of an ongoing, $30.6M osmosis reverse spinout ucla desalination water cleantech nanoh2o

Gevo Raises $107M In IPO

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Gevo , the biofuels technology startup spawned out of technology at Caltech and UCLA, has raised $107M in an IPO this morning. Gevo develops process technology which converts renewable feedstocks into isobutanol, which can be used for plastics and fuel. gevo merger acquisition nasdaq clean cleantech caltech ucla biofuels processing renewable

Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Anyone who has been in the technology industry for awhile has heard that oft repeated myth , that most startup founders in Silicon Valley are from Stanford. Here are four startup founders, who are among the hottest companies in the technology world, who got their start in Southern California.

NanoH2O Lands $60M In Funding

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The equity round was led by BASF Venture Capital GmbH, Total Energy Ventures International and Keytone Ventures, and also included Khosla Ventures, Oak Investment Partners, CalPERS Clean Energy & Technology Fund represented by Capital Dynamics and PCG Clean Energy & Technology Fund.

Inston, Cyberflow Advanced Towards $150,000 Cisco Innovation Award

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CyberFlow Analytics is developing security software to detect anomalies in Internet-of-Things networks; Inston is a UCLA startup which is developing a new kind of memory. cisco innovation award grand challenge competition startup technologyTwo, Southern California companies have made the semi-finalist list for the much-watch Cisco Innovation Grand Challenge competition, which promises to give out $150,000 to a company developing the "next best thing" in the Internet-of-Things area.

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Interview with Jonathan Lehmann and James Chung, KarmaGoat

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Jonathan Lehmann: I was awarded the Larry Wolfen Entrepreneurial Spirit Award at UCLA, after getting amazing coaching from Matt Ridenour in our business plan development class. The site looks to be very well executed, where did you get the technology expertise to pull off the site?

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Silicon Beach Report April 21: Snap Inc. Acquires GeoFilter Patent from Mobi for $7.7 Million

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Million, Hyperloop One’s Chief Marketing Officer Kimberly Salzer leaves for Ozobot, and CalTech, UCLA ranked top universities for technology transfer Snap Inc. acquires geofilter patent from Mobi for $7.7

Prometheus Laboratories, UCLA In Research Deal

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The two said that UCLA will focus on identification of biologal markers and mucosal healing in patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Prometheus will fund the research activities at UCLA, which will be conducted in the lab of Dr. Jonathan Braun, at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and will hold a license to any technology developed in the lab. prometheus laboratories lifescience research license university ucla biotech