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  • L.A. Cleantech Incubator is getting room to grow

    L.A. Cleantech Incubator is getting room to grow
    Inside a cavernous warehouse downtown, crumbling brick walls, exposed wiring and a gaping concrete pit suggest anything but the future of clean technology. A group of Los Angeles nonprofits, utilities and universities aims to change that when work...
  • Hopkins accelerator aims to give startups a jump start

    Hopkins accelerator aims to give startups a jump start
    In the bowels of a building where a long-gone manufacturer once made fine silver, the Johns Hopkins University cultivates fledgling firms. The FastForward business accelerator is a first for Hopkins, which quietly launched the operation last year and...
  • Indecisive? Get quick poll results with these 5 feedback apps

    Indecisive? Get quick poll results with these 5 feedback apps
    Does this make me look fat? Steak or seafood for dinner? Is this appropriate for a first date? Decisions, decisions, decisions. Life is full of them. Some are big, some are easy and some are more pressing than others. Many times feedback is hard to...
  • About Andrew Duffell

    About Andrew Duffell
    Andrew Duffell is a recognized thought-leader on the strategic role of business creation, recruitment, retention and expansion as a foundation for the Florida economy. A sought-after speaker and panelist, Duffell presents a pragmatic approach to working...
  • TopLine gets $25 million to launch short-term fantasy game platform

    Taking an aggressive swing at the growing short-term fantasy sports market, a New York-based venture capital fund dropped $25 million into a fledgling Los Angeles start-up this week. TopLine Game Labs, which is hunting for a permanent office space in...
  • Investing along with the crowd

    Investing along with the crowd
    Crowdfunding has raised money to build libraries, make movies and send children on school trips. Soon it may let small investors buy stakes in fledgling companies. Federal regulators proposed rules Wednesday that would allow individuals to invest in...
  • Sexism a problem in Silicon Valley, critics say

    SAN FRANCISCO — Speaking before a gathering of women in technology, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg recalled an uncomfortable exchange with two men on a different stage discussing the scarcity of women in the industry. One...
  • Evergreen faces challenges in delivering health insurance

    Evergreen faces challenges in delivering health insurance
    Four weeks since it began selling health insurance on the state's new marketplace for the uninsured, Evergreen Health Cooperative Inc. has signed up only five people. That's a long way from the nonprofit health insurance provider's first-year goal of 15,...
  • Is Snapchat poised to be L.A.'s tech start-up star?

    Is Snapchat poised to be L.A.'s tech start-up star?
    There's never a shortage of things to gawk at in Venice Beach: oiled-up bodybuilders, a two-headed turtle, over-the-top street performers. Lately, passersby on the main stretch of the boardwalk have also been ogling an eggshell blue house, steps from...
  • Purdue launching executive MBA program in Chicago

    Purdue launching executive MBA program in Chicago
    Purdue University is launching an executive MBA program in Chicago aimed at professionals in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math, the Indiana school and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's office announced Monday. The 16-month weekend...
  • A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone

    A fix for the cracked-screen smartphone
    Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss. Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...