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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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 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, 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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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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UCLA 48hr Startup | Catch It Live On TechZulu

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This weekend UCLA has put together 48hr Startup and TechZulu will be there to bring you all the final startup presentations live. UCLA 48hr Startup brings together people with technical, design or business background to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch startups.

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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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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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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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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.,

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 executive ucla professor anderson business school research algorithm marketing attribution science

Mindshare LA and UCLA Present: “From Whence We Came…” Live!

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Mindhare LA teamed up with UCLA and are presenting “From Whence We Came…” With an amazing lineup of speakers that will guide you through life, Earth, Time, Space and across the universe. The post Mindshare LA and UCLA Present: “From Whence We Came…” Live!

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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 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.

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."

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

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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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.

Keep Your Finger On The Pulse | Pulse Conference At UCLA [Discount]

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UCLA's Anderson School of Management would like to invite you to Their inaugural PULSE Entertainment & Sports Conference. Advertising & PR Arts & Entertainment Entrepreneurship Events New Media ABC Break.com Disney Fox Networks Google NBC Universal Pulse Conference Rotohog.com Sony UCLA Yahoo YouTube

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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.

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

University of California Plans $250M Venture Capital Fund

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The University of California has ten campuses, of which half of them are in Southern California, including UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, and UC Santa Barbara. fund investment capital venture ucsb ucla investor regent ucsd kitepharma finance

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!

Initiative to Boost SoCal’s Startup Scene Teams With GV Founder

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A Silicon Valley entrepreneur has set out to boost the startup ecosystem in San Diego and the rest of Southern California—and he already has scored a coup by partnering with Bill Maris, the founder and former CEO of Google Ventures, now known as GV. Steve Poizner, who sold two of his startups to Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM ) and served as California Insurance Commissioner a decade ago, has signed a collaboration agreement with a venture fund that Maris founded in suburban San Diego.

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

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This Spotlight takes place Thursday, October 27, at UCLA. Where: UCLA Anderson School of Management, 110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Business Culture Entrepreneurship Events News Social News Spotlight Startup Earbits GumGum InVenture Mingle Parking In Motion UCLAAfter months of submissions and the amazing help from our judges , the Spotlight is shinning down on awesome companies that were born right out of Southern California.

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

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. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, April 25, at UCLA Korn Hall. Entrepreneurship Events Spotlight Startups TechZulu LA Tech Los Angeles UCLA

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.

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.

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. This Spotlight takes place Thursday, April 25, at UCLA Korn Hall.

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.