GoPro Links With UCLA's School of Theater, Film and Television
DECEMBER 9, 2015
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. READ MORE>>.
USC, New York Times Partner On Online Education Courses
JUNE 29, 2011
It's been a busy week or so for local universities in the online education area; just last Thursday, crosstown rival UCLA inked a deal with a Silicon Valley company, Encore Career Insitute, to similarly take its own, adult and continuing education courses from UCLA Extension to online users. READ MORE>>.
Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship
OCTOBER 3, 2011
ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technologyOnGreen said it is the commercial partner for the effort. READ MORE>>.
Trojans and Bruins Battle on the Startup Field
Tech Zulu Event
MARCH 31, 2014
On Sunday, March 2 nd at USC, these rivals took their battle to a new platform: startups. All in all, 100% worth the effort that went into it.”.
LA To Launch Cleantech Incubator
OCTOBER 10, 2011
The Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator was created by the Los Angeles Cleantech Alliance, a group created by the Mayor's Office, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Community Redevelopment Agency for Los Angeles, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, USC, CalTech, and Arts Center College of Design. READ MORE>>.
New Website, ElectroMotive, Looks To Match You With Electric Cars
FEBRUARY 10, 2017
The site said it was built with help from experts and automotive consumer behavior researchers from the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation, the USC Viterbi Information Sciences Institute, and others. The site quizzes users about their driving habits, lifestle, and budget, and then recommends different EVs depending on those answers.
CircuitHub, With Roots At UCLA, Launches Hub For Hardware Designers
JANUARY 24, 2013
The firm--co-founded and headed by UCLA Visiting Scholar Jon Friedman--has created an online site which lets hardware designers tap into the data sheets, symbols, components, and footprints of electronic components, for free, either by downloading or by connecting a Dropbox account. READ MORE>>.
Carbonics Launches First Product
JANUARY 12, 2017
from TAQNIA International, and is a spinout of research conducted at UCLA and USC. carbonics semiconductor carbon nanotube chip wafer ucla technology transferCarbonics is backed by $5.5M READ MORE>>.
ZipCar Ramps In LA
NOVEMBER 10, 2011
ZipCar said that it now has over 125 vehicles throughout the city, including those in Hollywood and vehicles on the campuses of Loyola Marymount University, Occidental College, the University of Southern California (USC), the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of California, Irvine (UCI) and Pomona College.
Snapchat's Spectacles Bot Heads To New York City Today
NOVEMBER 21, 2016
The "bot" appears to have Los Angeles on its regular visit list, as it appeared first in Venice near Snapchat's headquarters, then in Santa Monica, and then at the USC-UCLA game over the weekend. snapchat spectacles snapbot vending machine wireless camera york uclaREAD MORE>>.
LA Dangles Stuffed Bear For Social Media Love
OCTOBER 14, 2016
The bear--which might be of more interest to fans of UCLA than USC, or perhaps fans of the Dodgers--is part of an ongoing marketing effort by the domain. Those efforts are led by "Chief Evangelist" Page Howe.LA READ MORE>>. stuffed bear angeles marketing domainer domain name
Carbonics Raises $5.5M For RF Materials
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Carbonics says its technology is based on research conducted at UCLA and USC. carbonics venture capical material carbon semiconductor capital ucla Marina Del Rey-based Carbonics , a developer of carbon nanomaterials aimed at improving the power consumption and performance of wireless semiconductors, has raised $5.5M READ MORE>>.
University Students Get $200K For Clean Technology Startups
MAY 11, 2012
The group said that the winners with Stanford Nitrogen Group , Greenbiotics , and Xite Solar will split the $200,000 in prize money, and also will gain access to the Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator. Hawaiian firm eHale also was given a promising idea award for integrating solar cells into indoor and outdoor, home and office furniture. READ MORE>>.
Accelerator Crazy In Southern California
OCTOBER 20, 2011
LA Cleantech Incubator , officially launched last week, and was created by Los Angeles Cleantech Alliance, a group supported by Mayor's Office, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, Community Redevelopment Agency for Los Angeles, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, UCLA, USC, CalTech, and Arts Center College of Design.
LA Mayoral Candidate Eric Garcetti to Keynote Inaugural Silicon Beach Fest
Tech Zulu Event
JUNE 19, 2012
Student Pitch: UCLA, USC and other student teams will compete for prizes. Click here to register.
A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo
Tech Zulu Event
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
Hosted at the USC Davidson Conference Center, it was initially a one-day event with just 20 speakers and two tracks. all night.
Scripted.com, Backed By LA Investors, Finds $9M More
DECEMBER 1, 2014
The company--led by UCLA Anderson grad Sunil Rajaraman--had originally raised funding from such local LA investors as Jody Mulkey (Shopzilla), Paige Craig, Keith Richman, and actor/director/writer Edward Burns. The company was founded by UCLA Andreson and USC Film School grads who had met as undergrads at Claremont McKenna.
HelloTech Expands Tech Support Service To San Diego
APRIL 28, 2016
HelloTech says its workforce has come from such local schools as UCLA, USC, along with community colleges and trade schools. READ MORE>>.
Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles
NOVEMBER 9, 2011
It also looks as if ZipCar apparently has been quitely running programs on the USC and UCLA campuses, limited to faculty, staff, and students. It looks like Los Angeles is set to get access to peer-to-peer car sharing service Zipcar , as it plans to open an office in Hollywood tomorrow. READ MORE>>.
REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap
Tech Zulu Event
MARCH 4, 2014
Sandra Itkoff – Entrepeneur in Residence, UCLA Institute for Innovation and Technology Transfer. Cleantech, a Misnomer.
Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives
SEPTEMBER 21, 2015
Well-respected academic institutions, such as USC’s Film School, and still arguably the best places to hone your chops and network – not to mention receive a highly credible degree. LinkedIn is by far the world’s largest professional network with more than 380 million members in over 200 countries and territories. billion.
Makers Making The Sci-Fi Tricorder A Reality With VOXearch
APRIL 29, 2014
Mann, to his credit, with his multi-billion dollar foundation, he offered to find out what was going on, offering $100 million to UCLA to find out what was going on. Unfortunately, UCLA''s money dried up due to legal issues. After two years, Alfred Mann decided to give money to USC for the effort instead. Alfred E. Alfred E.
Incubating LA's Biotech Future, With Richard Koffler, Greenwings Biomedical
JULY 1, 2013
Three years ago, I started the first of three companies in a portfolio out of the UCLA health system, VAL9000. What is Greenwings Biomedical?
Transmedia, Hollywood 2: Visual Culture and Design
SoCal Tech Calendar
APRIL 4, 2011
A UCLA/USC/Industry Symposium Co-sponsored by the: UCLA Producers Program; UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television, and USC Annenberg School of Communication and USC School of Cinematic Arts. Friday, April 8, 2011 -- Transmedia, Hollywood 2: Visual Culture and Design. See [link] (more
Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
If you look at just Caltech, UCLA, and USC, and you look at our population base, we''re pouring out more engineers than pretty much anywhere.
Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities
Both Sides of the Table
APRIL 17, 2012
World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week. ” That always stuck with me.
Carbonics: Seeking The Future In Carbon Nanomaterials
JANUARY 16, 2015
in a venture funding round, to transform carbon nanomaterials research from UCLA and USC and bring it to market. There are a few things.
How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves
JANUARY 23, 2013
Walter Grieves: We partnered with USC, UCLA, and Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount, Anderson, Annenberg Center, we have an internship program.
Interview with Nikhil Jain, ObEN
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
We've been hiring from all of the top schools�Carnegie Mellon, Caltech, USC, Berkeley, UCLA ,and it has taken a combination of deep learning, machine learning, speech synthesis, linguistics, and psychology to come up with all of this. Third Wave Digital (Allen DeBevoise), Dream Maker Entertainment Ltd. Entertainment Co., Thanks!
NSF To Create Innovation Center In LA
AUGUST 26, 2014
The grant''s principal investigator is USC Viterbi School of Engineering Dean Yannis C. innovation center ucla viterbi caltech technology xfer transfer education school growth entrepreneurship startup Yortsos. The movement focuses on creating an "innovation hub" focused on improving technology commercialization efforts. READ MORE>>.
What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA
DECEMBER 27, 2012
What was the biggest news for you/your firm this year? At the closing party, attendees kept saying "This is great! When's the next one?" READ MORE>>.
Flinja Launches At DEMO
OCTOBER 3, 2012
The firm showed off its service at the DEMO conference today, saying that its service is now available at both USC and UCLA, and will soon launch at Stanford. startengine marketplace freelance ucla student college demo flinjaREAD MORE>>.
LA Tech Startup Innovators and Fun Facts
Tech Zulu Event
JULY 16, 2013
philosophie has worked with some of the world’s biggest names: Google, Nissan, Nintendo, UCLA, and more. Silicon Valley? B2B: Docstoc.
LA Hacks: Making LA the Tech Hub of the World
Tech Zulu Event
APRIL 21, 2014
We want UCLA to be the top tech school that comes to mind.” When you think technology, you probably think Silicon Valley. His biggest tip?
Catching Up With Mike Giardello, President of Innovate Pasadena
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
There are also many from USC and UCLA. Pasadena has a long history as a center of the technology and innovation world�all the way back to first American experiments with rocket launches in 1936�Southern California's first foray into the rocket business (sorry, SpaceX)--through the Internet boom with Idealab, to today. Thanks!
Local Angels Back Scripted.com
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
Scripted.com also operates Scripped.com, an online marketplace for script writers, and was founded by UCLA and USC graduates in Los Angeles, and later moved to San Francisco. Scripted.com allows online publishers to hire writers to develop blog posts and Twitter posts from an online marketplace. READ MORE>>.
TechZulu Presents: The Annual Startup Forecast
Tech Zulu Event
DECEMBER 18, 2013
He has also been a guest lecturer at Stanford, USC, and UCLA. 28 from 7pm-10pm in Santa Monica. in 2008. in 2004. On Demand).
Ventura County Area College Explores New Engineering Program
AUGUST 3, 2012
Ventura County, despite a wealth of high tech companies, does not have a major engineering program. Image courtesy of Bigstock. READ MORE>>.
A Chat With Jamie Montgomery On How LA's Tech Ecosystem Has Grown
MARCH 1, 2017
The universities are now more focused on the innovation economy, with schools like USC, UCLA, Caltech, the Claremont Colleges all bringing good people to LA. Next week is the Montgomery Summit (www.montgomerysummit.com), one of the longest running technology conferences held in Los Angeles. We've seen some notable successes.
Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?
Both Sides of the Table
OCTOBER 8, 2014
An abbreviated version of this post appeared yesterday on TechCrunch. “There’s something going on in LA.” LA By The Numbers. Booed.