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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 updates from around the Orange County high tech and software startup ecosystem - and subscribe for free news updates by email, too! Whether your startup is working in... Read more →

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New Orange County Investor Listings - Simplepitch Ventures, Toba Capital, Unlock Ventures

Welcome to these startup investors recently added to the OC Startup Council Ecosystem Directory: Simplepitch Ventures - Investor / operator in early stage consumer companies. Toba Capital - An early-stage investment firm committed to helping create incredible technology companies. Unlock Ventures - Are founders and operators that invest in world-changing, seed-stage tech entrepreneurs in Seattle and Los Angeles. Visit the... Read more →

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OCSC New Bronze Member: Educated Brothers, Inc

Welcome to Educated Brothers, Inc, a new Bronze Member of the OC Startup Council! Educated Brothers, Inc is a disabled veteran, minority small business. Their cloud-based software company brings design workflow solutions to complex business processes. Better workflow processes create more efficiency for businesses creating less stress for employees who engage in routine work processes which are logical, robust and... Read more →

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AI Needs an Infrastructure Agenda Meetup

A night of networking, AI and Infrastructure discussions Join them Thursday, June 27 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at 600 Anton Blvd, Costa Mesa. IDC has estimated that by 2019, 40% of digital transformation initiatives will use AI services and by 2021, 75% of enterprise applications will use AI. At this Meetup, you will learn about how having an Infrastructure Agenda... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Monet Networks, FarApp, Templarbit, Codazen, Stellus, Weedmaps

Orange County startups are hiring! Check out these new local data science engineer, software engineer, and full stack engineer job opportunities: Monet Networks - Data Science Engineer - Irvine Monet couples proprietary technology with multiple mature sciences in the area of human-computer interfaces. FarApp - Principal Software Engineer (Remote) - Orange County The leading solution in eCommerce automation. Templarbit -... Read more →

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OCVR & Reality Smash Luau Themed VR & Crypto Currency Networking Mixer

Learn more about virtual reality, gaming, and crypto currency trading. Join them on Thursday, June 20 from 6:30PM to 10:00PM at SPACES, 555 Anton Blvd, Ste 150, Costa Mesa. Drinks, Appetizers and Good Networking! Reality Smash the virtual reality company and Digital Currency Guy Partners to host another awesome Summer Mixer. Enjoy libations and snacks as you immerse ourselves in... Read more →

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Angel & VC Pitch Fest (Photos)

Funding Post held its latest Orange County Venture Capital and Angel Investor Startup Pitch Fest recently. The return of this popular startup event led to a standing-room only crowd again. Entrepreneurs, investors, and lots of friends came together to hear from a panel of local startup investors, and participate in a pitch competition, too. The Panel of Venture Capitalists &... Read more →

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Stradling Law Firm Recognized for Securities Litigation, M&A, and Venture Capital Practices

Newport Beach's Stradling’s Securities Litigation, M&A, and Venture Capital practice groups were ranked in the newly released 2019 edition of The Legal 500 United States. Congratulations to the OC-based Stradling Venture Capital team (a Sponsor of the OC Startup Council) for receiving high marks for being “business-oriented, direct, efficient, and commercially minded.” Recent deal highlights included Mark Skaist advising Acacia... Read more →

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Decoding a Career in Tech: A Woman's View

In partnership with Ellevate Orange County, Startup Grind OC/Irvine will be hosting a Women in Tech Event. Join them Wednesday, June 19 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at Eureka Building, 1621 Alton Pkwy, Irvine. Their esteemed panelists will be discussing how to decode a career in technology; and utilizing your skills to transfer to an industry needing to balance the gender... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Kingsmen Digital, Kajabi, Technossus, Prism Software, Iteris, Ultra Mobile

Orange County startups are hiring! Check out these new local software engineer, test engineer, and ruby developer job opportunities: Kingsmen Digital Ventures - Senior Backend Software Engineer - Irvine A services company that provides product management, design, and engineering capabilities to companies. Kajabi - Ruby Developer - Irvine Easily create, publish and sell beautiful digital products and membership sites with... Read more →

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Q2 OCTHHx Event: OC Startups Fireside Chat

Startups who are gaining traction Join them on Tuesday, June 18 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at Eureka Building, 1621 Alton Parkway, Irvine. Featuring 3 startup owners who just hired their first employee, started generating revenue, solidified their MVP, and are gaining traction. Learn about their early stages and the challenges they overcame. GET MORE EVENT INFO HERE… Want more events?... Read more →

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Accelerate Your Tech Startup at MasterMinds OC #26 on June 19

OC Startup Founders: Join us for another fun and informative MasterMinds Startup Q&A Workshop! Bring your startup ideas and business strategy questions on Wednesday, June 19 at 530pm at WeWork's Irvine Spectrum offices. Our friendly group of local technology and software entrepreneurs and business owners can help you accelerate your startup farther, faster! The MasterMinds OC Startup Accelerator offers local... Read more →

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New Orange County Ecosystem Directory Listings - Irvine Coworking, Bridge Bank, London & Partners

Welcome to these new listings in the OC Startup Council Startup Ecosystem Directory: Co-Working, Shared Office Space: Irvine Coworking - Irvine Financial Services: Bridge Bank - Costa Mesa Government: London & Partners - London 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... Read more →

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Tech-Fluential Talks - How Tech is Bettering the World!

This is not just another tech MeetUp, this is an impact opportunity. An inspiring evening featuring the most innovative local tech companies and nonprofits that are using technology to make a positive impact on our world and communities. Join them Thursday, June 27 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at Eureka Building, 1621 Alton Pkwy, Irvine, California. Each of these companies will... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Kolkin, PKC, SecureAuth, CGTech, Multi Media

Orange County tech startups are hiring! Check out these new local javascript and software development job opportunities: Kolkin - Javascript Developer - Irvine Kolkin is a physician-led web software engineering company. Multi Media, LLC - Software Developer - Irvine Multi Media prides itself on building innovative and useful software products. PKC - Lead Software Engineer - Huntington Beach PKC (https://pkc.io)... Read more →

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