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LA Healthcare Hub Expanding into OC. ScaleLA Rebrands as ScaleHealth and Opens Location in Costa Mesa
April 8, 2020

ScaleLA has rebranded as ScaleHealth and has inked a partnership with the Innovation Institute – to occupy part of its innovation lab in Costa Mesa. A soft launch in the near future is planned.

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Dollar Shave Club hackathon to help Make-A-Wish kids in L.A.
February 11, 2020

Hack-A-Wish continues on Saturday at General Assembly in Santa Monica, where the teams can work on the challenges, and concludes on Sunday afternoon with demonstrations at ScaleLA’s new office in West Los Angeles.

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Diabetes Care and Education Specialist LaRue Palmer on Type 2 Diabetes in the Black Community
February 11, 2020

Diabetes Care & Education Specialist LaRue Palmer joined KTLA live to discuss type 2 diabetes in the black community and ScaleLA. To find out more about his Dietbetic Healing program and his latest book “Type 2 Diabetes: The Loaded Gun,"

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ScaleLA Welcomes Dr. Colette Nichols To Their Official Advisory Committee
February 10, 2020

Today ScaleLA formally announced the addition of Dr. Colette Nichols to their advisory board. Dr. Nichols most recently served as the COO and CFO of the Antelope Valley Hospital in Lancaster, CA and the founder of The Empower Foundation, an organization dedicated to ending homelessness, supporting vulnerable children, and improving health.

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Body Data Firm Digs Deep
January 16, 2020

“It’s basically a Fitbit on steroids,” said Taylor McPartland, chief executive of ScaleLA, a West Los Angeles center that works to give health care companies access to the latest innovations. McPartland said he’s been tracking Biostrap’s progress.

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Demo Day Podcast with David Turkell
September 17, 2019

David Turkell, Communications Director at Scale LA, discusses the importance of having tech that works for our cities, and how his time stumping on the campaign trail prepared him for a career in tech.

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SEN. CORY BOOKER RALLIES WEST L.A. SUPPORTERS TO THINK BIGGER THAN BEATING TRUMP
August 28, 2019

You wouldn’t know it from watching him on television, but Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker really knows how to connect with a crowd. The combative Booker of the Aug. 1 presidential debate emerged as an energetic happy warrior among hundreds of supporters who gathered Aug. 21 at Scale LA, a health care innovation startup co-working space in Palms. The 6’3” Booker leapt onto a makeshift stage at the center of the jam-packed and sweaty room, greeted with cheers from supporters who’d waited more than an hour to hear him speak. Wearing a blue jacket and an open-collar white shirt, he spoke of changing the dialogue about the 2020 presidential election from simply focusing on defeating President Donald Trump to treating the process as a litmus test for what voters really want.

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Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker Set For 2020 Campaign Events In Los Angeles
August 21, 2019

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will be in Los Angeles for a two-day visit, starting with a 5:30 p.m. “grassroots happy hour” in Palms at ScaleLA

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Mapping the 2020 presidential candidates in LA
July 12, 2019

Booker hosted a happy hour at ScaleLA, a business incubator that helps grow healthcare and life science startups. ScaleLA boasts a 15,000 sq. ft space. Tickets to the event were between $15 to $500. The most expensive ticket included a "VIP reception, guaranteed photo with Cory, priority viewing." "It's a natural setting for Booker, who has long had ties to technology industries. He is looking to raise a modest amount of money and generate buzz in California business circles," said politics professor Jack Pitney. "More broadly, he is trying to identify himself with the new economy of innovative startups. With his affection for pop culture, he has an affinity for this community. But will it be enough for him to break into the top tier of candidates?"

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Leonhardt’s Launchpads Organ Regeneration Focused Innovation Accelerator Joins ScaleLA
April 18, 2019

Leonhardt's Launchpads is accelerating 30 organ regeneration focused innovations and corresponding organ specific startups, 13 of which are at or near clinical stage of development, all but one of which are based on the same core platform technology of bioelectric signaling matched when needed with repeat delivery of mixed biologic compositions. Leonhardt's Launchpads by Cal-X Stars Business Accelerator, Inc. has joined ScaleLA "The Hub of Healthcare Innovation in LA"

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ScaleLA Adds to Bioscience Incubator Scene
March 15, 2019

A new work space operated by ScaleLA Inc. — known as the 10th Floor — opened earlier this year as a 15,000-square-foot incubator for digital health and medical device startups. “Our goal is to turn L.A. into the next hub for health care innovation as it relates to small-business startups,” said Taylor McPartland, ScaleLA’s founder and chief executive. “It’s going really well.

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ScaleLA Launches Healthcare Innovation Space
February 27, 2019

On January 17th, ScaleLA formally opened a 15,000 square foot innovation space dedicated to the growth and prosperity of the healthcare ecosystem in the Los Angeles area. Designed and built over the past year, the space has been named "The 10th Floor," and will provide resources for hand-selected healthcare and life science startups to collaborate, build partnerships, secure investments, and implement their vision for a stronger, healthier region. Since the grand opening, over 30 companies have joined The 10th Floor and are already building the latest innovations in healthcare technology. ScaleLA and participating startups aim to serve one million patients by 2025.

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Meet Taylor McPartland of ScaleLA
January 2, 2019

ScaleLA’s vision is to be the engine of progress in the Los Angeles area, and we aim to do that by building collaboration and communication between startups, partners (both public and private), and the community.

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Wellness in the tech world
October 23, 2018

Let’s face it: tech is an industry with a lot of issues, and both those who work in it and those who use technology daily are only becoming more vocal. A sore thumb among the issues — and one that’s getting a lot more attention as of late — is tech’s diversity problem.

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5 mental health rules for entrepreneurs
October 23, 2018

My close friends have founded organizations such as ScaleLA and The Know, which create communities that foster honest conversations about topics like mental health and form new collaborations to tackle mental health challenges. All of us have a role to play in busting this stigma.

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