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OC startups news: A free community service of the OC Startup Council, this OC startups blog is dedicated to promoting the growth of early stage technology startups in our community. Read on for the latest news updates from around the Orange County high tech and software startup ecosystem - and subscribe for free news updates by email, too! Whether your... Read more →

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Making Waves: Entrepreneur Conversations 3/17/21

Guest Speaker: Frederick Royall Join UCI Beall Applied Innovation Wednesday, March 17 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM via Zoom. Join them for a conversation between Frederick Royall, an entrepreneur and a corporate executive in commercial banking at Chase, who focuses on diverse businesses, and Richard Sudek, executive director at Beall Applied Innovation and chief innovation officer at UCI. GET MORE EVENT... Read more →

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Startup Expert's Insight on the Road to Success

An article we liked from Thought Leader Wil Schroter of Startups.com: Many Startups Shut Down a Few Times Before Succeeding "My startup is about to shut down - is this really the end or do startups actually go through this process more than once? How should I be thinking about a shutdown, especially when I really, really, really don't want... Read more →

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New Orange County Startup Directory Free Listings: Linket

Welcome to these new free listings in the OC Startup Council Startups Directory: Consumer Services B2C: Linket - Irvine Visit these local startups to learn more! (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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MasterMinds Startup Accelerator #49: Crowdfunding CEO Q&A, Pitches, Networking!

ENTREPRENEURS: Get expert advice for your startup fundraising and strategy questions, practice investor pitches, plus network with tech startup founders and investors, too! GET TICKETS NOW: http://masterminds49.eventbrite.com + SPECIAL CROWDFUNDING SPEAKER: Darrell Pickens, Founder of Relay On Demand, will join us to talk about how his startup has raised $200k+ online using Republic.co - beating their crowdfunding goal by 817%.... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Free Listing Companies: Entrepreneur Nation Radio Show - 88.9FM

Welcome back to these renewing free listings of the OC Startup Council! Media: Entrepreneur Nation Radio Show - 88.9FM - Irvine Visit these partners to learn how they can help your OC startup grow! (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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Who do You know who would like Free Local Startup News, too?

Your professional network has helped you get where you are today. Can you do both them and us an easy FAVOR by forwarding this free newsletter with a recommendation that they join our free OC Startups News email list, too? Your friends and contacts are invited to SUBSCRIBE HERE. You’ve been a subscriber for a while. So it may seem... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Hospii, Big Purple Dot, Weedmaps, KIOXIA America

Orange County startups are hiring! Check out these new local iOS mobile engineer, senior software engineer, and firmware engineer job opportunities: Hospii - iOS Mobile Engineer - Orange County Find your perfect hairstylist near you. Big Purple Dot - Senior Software Engineer - Irvine An Irvine based industry-leading FinTech company. Weedmaps - SVP/VP of Technical Operations - Irvine A leading... Read more →

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Startup Board of Directors: What You Need to Know

An article we liked from Thought Leader Baz Banai via Medium: A Founder’s Guide to Startup Boards Everything Startup Founders Need to Know About Setting-Up a Board and Running Board Meetings You’re a startup founder. You’ve spent days, weeks, and months building out your minimum viable product. You’ve pitched countless venture capital investors (VCs), and now secured your Series A... Read more →

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New Operate Podcast: Founder & Publisher of socalTECH

Ben Kuo has been a fixture as an evangelist for startups and innovation in Southern California for many years. They actually recorded this conversation several months ago, and yet it's almost timeless, as the challenges they face in business, in startups and in the ecosystem largely persist. Ben is the founder of SOCALTECH LLC, a company that provides regional high... Read more →

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How to Secure a Trademark for Your Business Name and File with the USPTO 3/8/21

Join CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship for this informational webinar lead by Patent Attorney Justin Sanders as they discuss and walk you through the trademark process. Join them Monday, March 8 from 12:00PM to 1:30PM online. Trademarks play a key role in building brand loyalty and a strong customer base. As such, prioritizing trademark protection is just as important for start-ups... Read more →

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New OC Startup Ecosystem Directory Free Listing: Deloitte, Lyrid, llc and Pacific Advisors

Welcome to these new free listing in the OC Startup Council Startup Ecosystem Directory: Accounting: Deloitte - Costa Mesa Software Development: Lyrid, llc - Irvine Insurance: Pacific Advisors - Irvine Visit them to learn how they can help your OC startup grow! (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Directive, Veritone, Encore Semi, Photobooth Supply

Orange County startups are hiring! Check out these new local software engineer, SSD test engineer, and UX designer job opportunities: Directive - Interaction Designer (UX & CRO) - Irvine Drive search marketing results for mid-market & enterprise brands around the world. Veritone, Incorporated - Software Engineer - Costa Mesa A leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and solutions. Encore... Read more →

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Renewing OC Startup Directory Free Listings: Ultra Jet Software

Welcome back to these renewing free listings in the OC Startup Council Startups Directory: FinTech: Ultra Jet Software - Aliso Viejo Visit these local startups to learn more! (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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What Venture Capitalists Look for in an Entrepreneur — According to Harvard

An article we liked from Thought Leader Tenzin Ozaki on Medium: What Venture Capitalists Look for in an Entrepreneur — According to Harvard Three methods to elevate your pitch based on 10 years of research. I came across an article in my MBA communications course. The article, How Venture Capitalists Really Assess a Pitch, was published in Harvard Business Review.... Read more →

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TCVN: Your StartUp as a Brand by Fabian Geyrhalter 2/25/21

How to get it right the first time! Investors don't give your startup a second chance to make a first impression. Join them Thursday, February 25 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM via Zoom. There’s a reason some entrepreneurs get their startup off the ground and some don’t. When you boil it down – the entrepreneurs that succeed know how to brand... Read more →

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Startup Ecosystem Survey for new Book

Are you an entrepreneur, investor, advocate, mentor in your innovation ecosystem? Author Silvia Mah would LOVE to hear from you for her research on defining servant ecosystem builders (Research conducted by She Invests!). Her research focuses on the intersectionality of innovation & impact, especially on mindsets & money, abundance & capitalism, gender & bias, Return on Impact & Return on... Read more →

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New Orange County Startup Directory Free Listings: YoKartz

Welcome to these new free listings in the OC Startup Council Startups Directory: Mobility & Transportation - YoKartz - Newport Beach Visit these local startups to learn more! (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: BeSmartee®, PIVOT, Tiro Security, SyncroMSP

Orange County startups are hiring! Check out these new local senior Shopify Plus frontend developer, product security engineer, and software engineer job opportunities: BeSmartee® - Remote Release Engineer - Huntington Beach Disrupts the financial services industry with its award-winning, web-based digital mortgage platforms. PIVOT - Senior Shopify Plus Frontend Developer - Laguna Beach Provides eCommerce & online business solutions for... Read more →

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New OCSC Startup Company Member: Rail Propulsion Systems

Welcome to Rail Propulsion Systems, a new Member of the OC Startup Council! Rail Propulsion Systems: Practical Passenger and Switcher Locomotive Modernization through after treatment retrofits and battery conversions. RPS develops retrofit systems that both lower emissions and improve performance for legacy locomotives in the passenger and switcher applications. RPS is also developing a novel dynamic wireless power transfer system... Read more →

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New Startup Job Listing: Venture Outreach Manager Opportunity

Check out this new local Venture Outreach Manager job opportunity from Alliance for Southern California Innovation: Alliance for Southern California Innovation is looking for a Venture Outreach Manager to join their team. They are currently seeking an enthusiastic, energetic, tech-savvy, people-oriented and detail-oriented Venture Outreach Manager to assist the Alliance in all facets of its new SoCal Venture Pipeline program... Read more →

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