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10 tech start-ups, ideas coming from UCLA, USC students
10 tech start-ups, ideas coming from UCLA, USC students

In an overflowing, sweat-inducing auditorium two weeks ago, start-ups founded by UCLA students took turns at the front to explain how their app and website ideas would change the world. Across town, USC students made their own pitches last weekend. Sports fans could connect better. Bikers wouldn't have to deal with awkward balancing at stoplights. Communicating by voice, rather than text, could make a comeback. The aspirations come from a UCLA program that gives start-ups led at least in part by students or recent alumni a summer stipend to polish their products, and a USC event designed to motivate students to dream ideas for a randomly selected industry in one afternoon. What...

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