UCLA Pulls Commitments From Binary Capital

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UCLA , a limited partner in venture capital investment fund Binary Capital , has pulled its committment to the venture fund over the weekend, after Managing Director Justin Caldbeck was accused of unwanted advances towards women. UCLA had been one of the venture capital fund's first investors. ucla binary capital limited partner venture sexual harassment

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UCLA Extension Creates New Innovation Lab Program

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UCLA Extension , the extension arm of UCLA, said today that it is launching a new, membership program called the Silicon Beach Innovation Lab , where it will look to deliver networking opportunities, hackathons, webinars to entrepreneurs and professionals. UCLA Extension said the membership is only open to certificate students enrolled in Digital Technology courses at UCLA Extension. ucla extension networking entrepeneurship silicon beach technology startup

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UCLA, Leica Team On Microscopy Research Center

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The California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) at UCLA and scientific equipment developer Leica Microsystems said on Friday that the two have linked together with a new "center of excellence in microscopy". ucla leica microscopy research scientific discovery university california angeles education

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UCLA's Magnify Opens Accelerator To LA Tech, Life Sciences Startups

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Magnify , the startup incubator which is part of UCLA's California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), says it has opened up its incubator to the greater Los Angeles area, and is now inviting startups in the early stage technology and life sciences areas to join its program. According to Magnify, it is looking for companies working on technology in the life science, medtech, IT, and advanced materials area for its program, which is based at UCLA.

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Interview with Bruce Huang, UCLA Silicon Beach Innovation Lab

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The UCLA Extension recently launched a program called the Silicon Beach Innovation Lab , aimed at that gap. We caught up with Founding Director Bruce Huang , to learn more about what the UCLA Extension is trying to do with its program. What is the UCLA Silicon Beach Innovation Lab? They answer, no, because I have been a bartender for the last three years, and just have completed a program at UCLA or somewhere else.

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UCLA Extension Open House at Woodland Hills

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Saturday, September 16, 2017 -- UCLA Extension Open House at Woodland Hills. See [link] (more

Startup UCLA Summer Accelerator Demo Day

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Thursday, September 7, 2017 -- Startup UCLA Summer Accelerator Demo Day. After 10 weeks of intense preparation, Startup UCLA's Summer Accelerator teams will be showcasing their startups to Los Angeles and the surrounding community. Don't miss your chance to see UCLA entrepreneurs pitch their latest innovations. See [link] (more

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UCLA Anderson Gets $11M For New Technology Center

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UCLA's Anderson School of Business has launched a new research center, called the Easton Technology Management Center , thanks to an $11M gift from James L. According to UCLA, the new center will focus on innovative research and scholarship in technology management, and will broaden the base of technology opportunities across the UCLA campus. Easton, who helped establish the Easton Technology Leadership Program at UCLA in 2009, has a background in engineering from UCLA.

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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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GoPro Links With UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television

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Action camera maker GoPro said Tuesday that it has tied with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), to launch a program to provide students with GoPro cameras and accessories to create content, and where it will also provide guided workshops, education, and one-on-one mentorship to students. gopro ucla theater film television video editing content school education action camera

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Kite Pharma Names UCLA Researcher As New Board Member

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founding director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), to its board of directors. kite pharma pharmaceuticals cancer immunotherapy executive board director owen witte ucla professorSanta Monica-based cancer treatment developer Kite Pharma announced on Thursday that it has named Owen N. Witte, M.D.,

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UCLA, Leica Biosystems Team on Digital Pathology Testing

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The UCLA Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine , and lifescience equipment maker Leica Biosystems said this morning that they are in a collaboration around digital pathology. According to the two, UCLA will help validate a digital pathology offering from Leica Biosystems, through a team led by Dr. Scott Binder. leica biosystems ucla digital pathology testing biotech lifescience equipment research

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Adobe Buys UCLA Startup Auditude

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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 adobeAdobe Systems said today that it has acquired Auditude , a provider of video ad management and monetization technology.

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UCLA To Tap Outside Board For Startup Deals

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The group will tap a yet un-named group of outside experts to help technology startups coming out of UCLA to better navigate their way through commercialization efforts. innovation ucla technology xfer transfer education school growth entrepreneurship startup

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Clicker.com Links With UCLA

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Los Angeles-based Clicker Media , the online video guide service funded by Benchmark Capital and Redpoint Ventures, said that it has linked with the University of California, Los Angeles, with a branded version of the service specifically for UCLA students.

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Report: UCLA Among Top Schools For Googlers

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In an informal analysis of Apple and Google, looking to pick apart the culture of the two dominant tech firms, UCLA is identified as being among the top five universities of Google employees. student education students hiring employee angeles jobs employment ucla google

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UCLA Launches New Startup Incubator Space On Campus

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The UCLA Anderson School of Management has launched a new, 10,000-square-foot startup accelerator space on campus, which it says is aimed at encouraging students, faculty, and alumni to create new businesses. The new Anderson Venture Accelerator , which is being located on one floor of the Rosenfeld Library at UCLA Anderson School of Management, can house up to 45 people, and includes conference rooms, a kitchen, and meeting spaces, according to the school.

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UCLA Engineers Create World's Fastest Camera

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UCLA said that the team at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science, led by Bahram Jalali, developed a digital camera able to process 100,000 cells per second in blood samples, approximately 100 times higher than conventional, image-based blood analyzers.

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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

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UCLA Boelter Hall: Where The Internet Was Born

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ucla internet invented kleinrock university arpanet Ever wonder where the Internet was born? It was born here in Los Angeles, at a nondescript room at the University of California, Los Angeles.

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UCLA Hack Olympics

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Saturday, October 20, 2012 -- UCLA CS Majors -- You're invited to the first ever 24hr UCLA Hack Olympics! HackUCLA is hosting a 24-hour hackathon on October 20th-21st, sponsored by UCLA alums and the top LA startup incubators. The event will be held just off campus at Originate Labs (Wilshire and Veteran). We'll be handing out more than $40,000 worth of awesome prizes. See [link] (more

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ImaginAB Licenses UCLA Technology

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Los Angeles-based ImaginAb , a biotechnology firm spun out by UCLA faculty members, announced this morning that it has concluded a technology licensing agreement with the school. ImaginAb said the technology was developed at UCLA's Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging. imaginab biotechnology ucla technology spinout transfer university research

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UCLA Health: Health Data From More Than 4.5 Million Patients Hacked

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In the latest, high profile cyber hacking incident, Los Angeles-based UCLA Health , the healthcare and hospital system connect with UCLA, reported on Friday morning that it is the victim of a crimical cyber attack, which has exposed the records of as many as 4.5 UCLA said that "criminal hackers" have gained access to parts of the computer network that contain personal and medical information for the healthcare system.

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Airbnb Host Pays $5,000 After Racist Cancellation Of UCLA Student's Booking

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An Airbnb host has been ordered to pay $5,000, provide a personal apology, and attend a college course in Asian American studies, after the host cancelled an Asian UCLA student's reservation with a racist text. airbnb host ucla student asian discrimination racist racism trump

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Startup UCLA Demo Day

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Friday, September 14, 2012 -- Startup UCLA! Startup UCLA seeks to develop a culture of startup thinking on campus; to connect students with alumni who are successful in the startup world and with the rapidly growing Southern California startup community; to give students opportunities to learn the basics of startup thinking; and to provide a community in which students can develop and launch their early-stage ideas.

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AuditFile, Started At UCLA, Raises $3M For Auditing Software

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The company was founded by Kevin Bong, who started the company in his dorm room at UCLA as a senior. Kevin--now COO--studied computer science and accounting at UCLA. auditfile venture capital cloud software auditing accounting saas ucla dorm room student AuditFile , a developer of cloud-based auditing software for CPAs, has raised $3M in a funding round, the company said Thursday.

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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 executive ucla professor anderson business school research algorithm marketing attribution science

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Verge Genomics, Founded By UCLA Scientists, Raises $4M In Seed Funding

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Verge Genomics , a biopharmaceuticals startup founded by scientists out of UCLA, said Tuesday that it has raised $4M in a seed financing round. The company's founders are Alice Zhang, a current 5th year MD/PhD candidate at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and Jason Chen, also a 5th year MD/PhD candidate at UCLA Geffen. verge genomics venture capital neurodegenerative disease lifescience biotech biopharma ucla medical

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Silicon Beach Report March 17: Kite Pharma Names UCLA Researcher to Board.

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Kite Pharma names UCLA researcher to board of directors, Embark Ventures looks to raise $50 million venture capital fund

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Biocom Welcome Reception and Fireside Chat with Dr. Ric Kaner of UCLA

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -- Biocom Welcome Reception and Fireside Chat with Dr. Ric Kaner of UCLA. Fireside Chat with Ric Kaner, UCLA Kaner Lab AND Welcome Reception for Biocom Los Angeles! See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sam-and-biocom-present-fireside-chat-with-dr-ric-kaner-of-uclas-kaner-lab-tickets-27555165241.

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UCLA Hack-a-thon Starts Today!

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This weekend, February 22-24th, will be your chance to attend UCLA Anderson School of Management’s 42 hour Developers Contest, hosted at ROC in Santa Monica. UCLA’s ASM has partnered with Microsoft, Nokia, WIX, Yahoo! The post UCLA Hack-a-thon Starts Today!

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2011 MEMES Week @ UCLA

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Monday, January 31, 2011 -- 2011 MEMES Week Conference @ UCLA - 01/31 to 02/05 - [link] Management of Enterprise in Media, Entertainment and Sports Industries. See [link] (more

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Startup Founded By UCLA Students Offers Scholarship

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A startup, Sparefoot , headed by two former UCLA students who founded the company out of their experiences at the school, said today that it is offering up a $5,000 scholarship to students who use its service. The company said it specifically launched the scholarship since the founders of the company, Chuck Gordon and Mario Feghal, came up with the idea for the startup out of Chuck's experience looking for storage space before a study abroad program in Singapore out of UCLA.

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