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


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

USC, New York Times Partner On Online Education Courses


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.

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Local Universities Get $360K From DOE For Cleantech Entrepreneurship


According to Pasadena-based green marketplace firm OnGreen , the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), UC Los Angeles (UCLA), and University of Southern California (USC) scored a grant from the U.S. ongreen ucla caltech education university school clean technology

Trojans and Bruins Battle on the Startup Field

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It isn’t the biggest secret that the University of Southern California (USC) Trojans and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Bruins aren’t the best of friends, especially on the football field.


Science37: Using Technology To Enable Remote, Clinical Trials, with Belinda Tan


When you think about the traditional clinical research opportunities, they are at the UCLAs and USCs of the world, the major research institutions. We met many years ago when we both went to UCLA's Medical Scientist training program, a national program that trains MD-PhDs. belinda entrepreneur interview remote clinical trials ucla science37 biotech lifescience

Bridging The Gap Between Students And Startups, With TechLA


However, for students at USC, UCLA, and Caltech, that just doesn''t exist. The second, which involves a lot of people, is building awareness at universities--notably, USC and UCLA. Here, if you look at a school like USC, it''s just a long way from Santa Monica.


CircuitHub, With Roots At UCLA, Launches Hub For Hardware Designers


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. Friedmam is a PhD from UCLA in Electric Engineering, and who has been a postdoc at both USC and its Information Sciences Institute.

Spend the Money and Bring On the Right People


When I was in college at USC, the president of the university at the time, Steven Sample, spoke to one of my classes about a book he had recently written on leadership.

ZipCar Ramps In LA


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.

New Website, ElectroMotive, Looks To Match You With Electric Cars


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. A new website, ElectroMotive , which recently launched here in Los Angeles, is hoping that its site might convince more people to switch to electric cars.


The Ten Commandments for Entrepreneurs

Eric Greenspan

Since, I’ve presented at USC Marshall School of Business and UCLA Anderson School for 8 years consecutively, and countless times at other universities and colleges.

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Carbonics Launches First Product


from TAQNIA International, and is a spinout of research conducted at UCLA and USC. carbonics semiconductor carbon nanotube chip wafer ucla technology transferMarina Del Rey-based Carbonics said on Wednesday that it has launched its first product, a carbon-on-silicon wafer aimed at helping advanced radio frequency (RF) semiconductor development.

Snapchat's Spectacles Bot Heads To New York City Today


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 ucla

University Students Get $200K For Clean Technology Startups


The first place winners at Stanford Nitrogen Group are working on a process fore removing wast nitrogen from wastewater treatment plants; the second place team, Greenbiotics, was made up from a team from UCLA and Caltech, and is developing a robotic vehicle to help automatically clean solar panels; third place team Xite Solar comes from UC Berkeley, and is developing solar cell materials.

Carbonics Raises $5.5M For RF Materials


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 in a funding round. The funding came from TAQNIA international.

LA Dangles Stuffed Bear For Social Media Love


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. Los Angeles-based top level domain extension.LA , which has been marketing a top level domain which celebrates the association with Los Angeles, said it will be giving away stuffed bears at random to users who promote the domain on social media, like its Facebook page, or subscribe to its email newsletter.

Accelerator Crazy In Southern California


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. What's the latest craze in startups in Southern Califonia? It looks to be startup accelerators.

Interview with Jonathan Zweig, AppOnboard


I had a programming job at UCLA at the time, working at UCLA Radiology. That's something I am very passionate about, supporting the So Cal ecosystem, which is why we hire heavily from USC, UCLA, Caltech, Occidental, and the other local schools.

LA Mayoral Candidate Eric Garcetti to Keynote Inaugural Silicon Beach Fest

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Student Pitch: UCLA, USC and other student teams will compete for prizes. LA City Council Member Eric Garcetti will give the opening keynote for the inaugural Silicon Beach Fest , a celebration of digital innovators in startups and entertainment happening June 21 – 23.

A History of SCaLE12X, 12 years of the SoCal Linux Expo

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During planning of the fifth year, Scott Kilroy from the USC LUG and Lei Zhang from the UCLA LUG approached him about throwing a joint effort; pooling their talents to put together the first SCaLE. This weekend marks the 12th consecutive Southern California Linux Expo, SCaLE12x., Backed By LA Investors, Finds $9M More


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. scripted scripped writing marketplace content writers venture capital funding ucla

Car Sharing Firm Zipcar Heading To Los Angeles


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. Zipcar has been inviting the press to an event tomorrow with L.A. City Council President Eric Garcetti, to mark its entry into Los Angeles, the 16th market covered by the company.

REACH Connected Future | Cleantech Recap

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Sandra Itkoff – Entrepeneur in Residence, UCLA Institute for Innovation and Technology Transfer. Mike Swords – Executive Director of Strategic Research Initiatives and Global Partnerships, UCLA.


HelloTech Expands Tech Support Service To San Diego


HelloTech says its workforce has come from such local schools as UCLA, USC, along with community colleges and trade schools.


Makers Making The Sci-Fi Tricorder A Reality With VOXearch


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. Remember the the Star Trek Tricorder--that handheld, sci-fi device which could be waved over someone and instantly figure out what was wrong with their health?

Transmedia, Hollywood 2: Visual Culture and Design

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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.

Incubating LA's Biotech Future, With Richard Koffler, Greenwings Biomedical


Three years ago, I started the first of three companies in a portfolio out of the UCLA health system, VAL9000. I then started another project, based on an invention out of the USC biomedical engineering department, a company developing an ultrasound device used for cardiac monitoring.

Some Thoughts on Branding Startups and Communities

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World-class education including Caltech, USC and UCLA. Brad Feld visited Los Angeles this past week. I always enjoy spending time with Brad as the antidote to the eco chamber.

Zuma Ventures: Creating A New Technology Startup Model


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.

How Google's Old Offices Are Becoming A Tech Hub, with ROC's Walter Grieves


Walter Grieves: We partnered with USC, UCLA, and Pepperdine, Loyola Marymount, Anderson, Annenberg Center, we have an internship program. We had the AT&T hackathon here in April, UCLA hackathon.

Carbonics: Seeking The Future In Carbon Nanomaterials


in a venture funding round, to transform carbon nanomaterials research from UCLA and USC and bring it to market. We have been working on this at UCLA and USC, where we have been developing the technology, and obviously been putting forward patents, licensing, and developing know-how.

What Mattered in 2012: Kevin Winston, Digital LA


All of these new Digital LA activities reflects the energy and dynamic nature of LA's digital community, with thanks to our friends at TechZulu, PageWoo, StartEngine, Amplify, Launchpad, MuckerLab, io/LA, Cross Campus, ROC, startup CEOs, USC, UCLA, and many more!

LAVA's First Look LA

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Over 40 presentations from our region's most prominent research institutions: Caltech, USC, UCLA, UCSB, UCI, Childrens Hospital LA, University of Hawaii, Arizona State University, LA BioMed, and CalState LA! Wednesday, June 28, 2017 -- LAVA's First Look LA. Join us at Cal State Los Angeles for a full day of innovations and technologies presented by the region's finest researchers and inventors!