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More New OCSC Members: Flikflix, OC Talk Radio, West Sky Technology, LLC

Welcome to these new Members of the OC Startup Council: Flikflix, OC Talk Radio, West Sky Technology, LLC Flikflix has reinvented how people discover movies they'll love from the popular video services they already use, through its revolutionary, patent-pending media recommendation engine (Notice of Allowance issued in May). The app is available as a free app in the Apple App... Read more →

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OCSC Tech Startup Founders Lunch Meetup - Tuesday 7/23!

OC tech startup founders - You eat lunch, right? You're invited to come join us for lunch at the Tustin Marketplace at 12pm on Tuesday July 23 . If you'd like to meet more local tech startup folks, this casual lunch meetup is for you! Come mix, mingle, and lunch at 12pm on Tuesday, July 23 in the outdoor food... Read more →

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Newport Beach's Help Jess Live Video Shopping App

Orange County Innovative Startup Is Driving International Online Shoppers to U.S. Brick-and-Mortar Stores HelpJess, the Video Chat Retail App, is Crossing Borders with Their Patented Telepresence Technology NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HelpJess, the world’s first live video shopping experience, is proud to announce its official launch after an extensive beta roll-out. The innovative shopping tool brings together the informative experience of... Read more →

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OC Tech Happy Hour Speaker Series @ Blankspaces

The first of it's kind, OCTHH Speaker Series kicks off July 23! Join them Tuesday, July 23 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at BLANKSPACES | IBASE - Coworking Office Space, 2400 Barranca Parkway, Irvine. Listen to the story of a truly inspiring entrepreneur, Lori Torres, CEO and Found of Parcel Pending. Lori's concept to put self serve package delivery lockers in... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Nintex, Topoleg, Message Broadcast, Brix Labs, Visual Concepts, Cognize

Orange County startups are hiring! Check out these new local software engineer, developer, and IT support specialist job opportunities: Nintex - Developer - Irvine Helping customers and partners succeed as they leverage the industry’s best process management and automation capabilities to digitally transform a wide range of business processes. Topoleg - Senior Software Engineer - Irvine Changing the way people... Read more →

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OCSC New Bronze Startup Company Member: Buy It Installed

Welcome to Buy It Installed, a new Bronze Member of the OC Startup Council! Buy It Installed is a simple, one-click ecommerce button that retailers to offer online consumers the purchase of products with installation. They work with ecommerce, brick-and-mortar retailers, manufacturers, and distributors to create a do-it-for-me (DIFM) Consumer experience for retailers. Contact: Director of Advancement and Investor Relations... Read more →

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Winners of 2019 UCI Beall New Venture Competition

Irvine's Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship recently selected the Winners of its 2019 New Venture Competition. These teams pitched their business ideas to investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders competing for over $100,000 in awards. Their hard work, openness to coaching and feedback, and their innovative ideas truly speak to the amazing depth and breadth of talent that is found... Read more →

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Irvine’s Curogram Finalist in Publicis’ $1M Health Startup Competition

Curogram Selected as Top 4 Finalist in Publicis Health Media's Disruption Garage Competition LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Curogram, the leading patient-centric universal health messaging platform, today announced it has been selected as a top 4 finalist in Publicis Health Media's nationwide Disruption Garage competition. As part of the inaugural PHM HealthFront, a live-panel review will gather health... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: CreateTribe, Black Swan Data, Veritone, MarkeTeam, Syntiant, Obsidian

Orange County startups are hiring! Check out these new local shopify developer, front end developer, cyber security program manager, and gameplay programmer job opportunities: CreateTribe - Sr. Shopify Developer - Orange County An influencer brand development company. Black Swan Data - Front End Developer - Orange County Fethr and its partners are the world’s leading provider of in-flight entertainment (IFE)... Read more →

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BYOL OCSC Members Lunch Meetup - July 23

OC tech startup founders - Come join us for lunch at 12pm on Tuesday July 23 at the Tustin Marketplace. Is your company a Member of the OC Startup Council yet? Or would you just like to meet more local startup folks? Either way you're welcome to join us for a casual lunch meetup! Come mix, mingle, and lunch at... Read more →

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Growth Series: Secrets of Pricing and Sales Strategies

How Data Can Be Used to Increase Pricing and Sales Join them Wednesday, July 31 from 7:30AM to 11:00AM at The Cove, UCI Applied Innovation, 5141 California Avenue Suite #200, Irvine. Listen to and learn from the following speakers: Michael Hellbusch, Associate, Rutan and Tucker (Sponsor Keynote) Speaking on how to increase revenue by eliminating extraneous expenses. Attorney Michael Hellbusch... Read more →

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Protecht Selected as One of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Orange County

Newport Beach live events insurtech startup recognized by Orange County Business Journal Newport Beach, CA. (July 2, 2019) – Protecht - fintech industry disruptor and insurtech leader - was recently named as one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) and Best Companies Group. From early 2018, it has been... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: CGTech, NexusTek, Universal Robots, Aha!, Meta Technologies

Orange County technology startups are growing and hiring! Check out these new local software engineer, service desk engineer, and security engineer job opportunities: CGTech - Software Engineer - Orange County Specializes in numerical control (NC/CNC) simulation, verification, optimization and analysis software technology for manufacturing. NexusTek - Service Desk Engineer Tier III - Irvine A national, full-service provider of IT solutions... Read more →

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$88M Funding for Irvine's Restaurant365 OC Growth

Restaurant365 Receives $88M In Funding Led By ICONIQ Capital Series C funding from Silicon Valley growth equity firm allows Restaurant365 to expand its software capabilities, increase teams. IRVINE, Calif., June 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurant365®, the only cloud-based restaurant accounting software boasting an all-in-one restaurant management solution, has successfully closed an $88 million minority investment led by ICONIQ Capital, a... Read more →

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