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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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

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Four Founders of Hot Startups With Links To Southern California

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Kalanick went to the University of California, Los Angeles, and dropped out of UCLA to join his first startup, Scour, and eventually went on to found Uber. palm tree startup founders warby parker school ucla ucsd feature

Four Founders of Hot Startup With Links To Southern California

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Kalanick went to the University of California, Los Angeles, and dropped out of UCLA to join his first startup, Scour, and eventually went on to found Uber. feature ucsd ucla school parker warby founders startup tree palm

How to Not Suck at a Group Presentation

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This was evident at the Twiistup pre-event company pitch last week at UCLA. I recently spoke at the business school at UCSD. Most people suck at presenting to big groups.

Google Funds LA, San Diego, Santa Barbara Researchers

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Among the 12 projects, which include 31 professors at 10 universities, are one on the use of mobile phones as data collection devices for public health an environmental monitoring, which includes Deborah Estrin at UCLA; work on energy efficiency in computing, which includes Fred Chong at UC Santa Barbara; and another grant focused on energy efficiency in computing to Tajana Simunic Rosing, Steven Swanson and Amin Vahdat at UCSD.

Are MBAs Necessary for Start-ups or VC?

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Almost all of the finalists were MBAs (Stanford x2, Wharton, Harvard x2, MIT, UCLA). I then worked in a computer store called Software Centre in high school and college (UCSD). This is part of my ongoing series called “ Start-up Lessons.&#.

Guide to the LA Startup Community

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Southern California companies are second to only Silicon Valley in raising venture capital , there are three major universities to recruit talent – UCLA, Caltech, and USC – and a thriving startup community to mingle with.