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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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 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. ucla spinout research development nanotech energy capacitor graphene supercapacitor technology science scientific semiconductor

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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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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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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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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

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 According to UCLA, it sold its royalty interest connected with prostate cancer medication Xtandi to Royalty Pharma , which includes cash payments of $1.14 UCLA said its share of the proceeds is approximately $520M, and will go towards research programs, undergraduate scholarships, and graduate student fellowships.

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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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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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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, 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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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 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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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 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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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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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. UCLA ranks with Stanford, UC Berkeley, MIT, and Carnegie Mellon as the top source of Google employees, according to the report. student education students hiring employee angeles jobs employment ucla googleThat giant sucking sound you hear?

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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 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.

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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. nantworks science research lifescience cancer microscope camera fastest ucla

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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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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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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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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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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. In an in-depth tour , Gizmodo takes a a tour today through 3420 Boelter Hall to get a look at where the first, ARPANET node was installed, and talks to Dr. Leonard Kleinrock, who was a key member of the team which essentially invented the Internet. READ 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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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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UCLA Anderson Forecast: Bipolar Economy Through 2011

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In a new report released today by the UCLA Anderson Forecast released a report today saying that the economy is in a "bipolar" condition, where the economy is growing, but where unemployment continues to stay in the double digits. Tags: jobs economics economy bipolar anderson ucla

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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.

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UCLA Gets $6M For Nanotechnology Center

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The UCLA grant goes to the Western Institute of Nanotechnology on Green Engineering and Metrology (WIN GEM), which has a budget of $30.0M. The new institute is part of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. NIST said UCLA"s research institute focuses research on low-power, nonvolatile nanoelectronics, green manufacturing of novel nanomaterial-based energy technologies, and new materials for energy generation, storage and management. The U.S.

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Online Learning Company Ties With UCLA Extension, CAA

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A new, venture backed online education company, Encore Career Institute , headed by Steve Poizner, said today that it has linked with the UCLA Extension to offer up professional certificates and career counseling online. Encore explained that its offerings will be based on UCLA Extension's content and courses. Poizner said the firm will tap the "academic excellence at UCLA, the creative know-how of Silicon Valley and the marketing power of Hollywood."

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UCLA Granted $9.75 Million for Battery Research

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University of California–Los Angeles has received a $9.75 million grant from the United States Department of Energy of to advance research in rechargeable batteries

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First Look SoCal at UCLA Luskin Center

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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

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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 Looks To Tap Social Networks In Teen Health Effort

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The UCLA School of Public Health is looking to tap into the power of social networks, in an attempt to encourage adolescents from 13 to 17 to take better care of their health. According to health care insurer Health Net and UCLA, the two are looking to study the use of Web-based, social media to improve preventative care and decrease emergency room visits among adolescents. UCLA and Health Net said the effort is being funded by a $1.1M Tags: ucla

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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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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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UCLA Smart Grid Thought Leadership Forum

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011 -- UCLA Smart Grid Thought Leadership Forum. See [link] (more

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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 , 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.

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