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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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Momentous Milestones by Irvine's Tech Coast Angels

Tech Coast Angels Realizes Two Momentous Milestones: 400th Company Funded and 400 Members Angel network’s investment in Grolltex highlights angel network’s influence and stature while increased membership brings even deeper levels of experience as well as additional capital IRVINE, CALIF. (PRWEB): Tech Coast Angels (TCA) today announced that it has invested in its 400th company, reinforcing its standing as one... Read more →

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Common Entrepreneur Legal Mistakes Workshop

Workshop Title: Common Mistakes and Legal Issues Startups Face (and the things you never saw coming!) Join them to learn how to become a better entrepreneur! Join them Wednesday, September 4 from 8:30AM to 12:30PM at The Cove, 5141 California Ave., Suite 200, Irvine. As part of Beall Applied Innovation's How to Become a Better Entrepreneur Series, this workshop is... Read more →

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More New OCSC Members: ChangeUp, Peloton Insurance Brokers, LLC, SlingStir, LLC

Welcome to these new Members of the OC Startup Council: ChangeUp, Peloton Insurance Brokers, LLC, SlingStir, LLC ChangeUp: They have an insatiable passion for all things brand and retail. Bringing together people with an insatiable passion for retail and provide a level of service distinct in the industry. Retail design is always evolving, blending bricks and mortar with new technologies,... Read more →

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Community Organizations: Looking for Startup Supporters & Friends Directory Listings

We’re looking for more Community Organizations who serve technology startup companies here in Orange County. Do you know any? Why? We need more Community Organization listings to build the most complete list of resources to help startups in Orange County! Join the OCSC to Get Your Community Organization Noticed Does your organization or company provide services to or work to... Read more →

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New Accelerate OC Podcast: Vincit; OC Tech Happy Hour; Coded in OC

Dalip was a fun and energetic guest on Accelerate OC. He is a super active and busy guy, with a full-time job as head of business development at Vincit, a contract software development firm, as well as a startup, Eva Smart Shower, and several other volunteer efforts at OC Tech Happy Hour, Tech Coast Venture Network, YEC and Forge 54.... Read more →

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Free Ticket Contest - 8/29 VC Fast Pitch Garden Grove

Comment to win FREE TICKETS to next week's startup pitch event! Come to the OC VC Fast Pitch event to connect with partners, investors, and new colleagues, learn how to get your startup funded, too. It's on Thursday, August 29 from 9:00AM to 4:00PM - now in Garden Grove! Network with venture capitalists, angels and accredited investors from Southern California,... Read more →

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Advertising Tech Startups:  Calling all Orange County Startups!

We’re looking for more Advertising Tech Startups here in Orange County. Do you know any? Why? We need more Advertising Tech Startup listings to build the most complete list of startups in Orange County! (Check the Advertising Tech Startups page of the OC Startups Directory so far. Is your company listed yet?) Join the OCSC to Get Your Ad Tech... Read more →

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Cove Strategic Marketing Angels - Free Marketing Clinics

Helping Orange County startup companies "cross the chasm" to profitability with free expert marketing advice is the mission of the new Cove Strategic Marketing Angels group. Their free marketing consulting sessions help local startups develop winning marketing strategies and execute better on their sales plans. Orange County's Cove Strategic Marketing Angels advise local OC entrepreneur Kent Booker The group was... Read more →

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TIE Young Entrepreneurs Information Session

Come to the TYE information session and meet some of the mentors and learn about the program. Join them Thursday, August 22 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation, 5141 California Ave #200, Irvine. At the information session, you will get to meet some of the mentors and learn about the program in detail. Parents and... Read more →

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Pitch and Learn Roundtable with Investors 8/28

Fostering the Startup Ecosystem in Orange County Pitch and Learn engages and educates entrepreneurs on the art of pitching to investors. Join them Wednesday, August 28 from 5:30PM to 8:30PM at BlankSpaces, 2400 Barranca Pkwy, Irvine. Pitch and Learn is meant to engage and educate entrepreneurs on the art of pitching to investors. Every pitching entrepreneur will have the opportunity... Read more →

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Irvine Startups OCSC Members Happy Hour (Pics!)

As the membership of the OC Startup Council grows, so do our events... Why don't you join us? Thanks to Silicon Valley Bank for hosting a great Happy Hour for our startup company members last week. Held at the Left Coast Brewery's new Tasting Room & Distillery in Irvine, there was good food and plenty of good craft beer, too.... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: SelfDecode, LoanSnap, Balboa, Secure Channels, Burwood, Nexon OC

Orange County software startups are hiring developers and engineers! Check out these new javascript developer, software engineer, product designer, and solution architect job opportunities: SelfDecode - Frontend Javascript Developer - Newport Beach A health reporting dashboard, unified health data api, and 3rd party analysis marketplace. LoanSnap - Product Engineer - Orange County Invented the world’s first smart loan technology. Balboa... Read more →

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New Accelerate OC Podcast: CEO, OCTANe

One of the leading cheerleaders for the innovation ecosystem in Orange County is Bill Carpou. He is CEO of OCTANe, the leading organization in Orange County for the technology and medical technology business ecosystems, by connecting people, resources and capital. Bill has expanded OCTANe’s flagship annual events, expanded capital and growth services to companies here, and increased the organization’s job... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Cogility, Planet DDS, Envoy, Acceleration, Citrusbyte, Shrikon

Orange County software startups are hiring developers and engineers! Check out these new DevOps and back end engineer, mobile engineer, engineering manager, and process designer job opportunities: Cogility Software - Snr Back End Engineer - Irvine A leading data analytics technology provider focused on enhancing human and system performance. Planet DDS - DevOps Engineer - Newport Beach The established leader... Read more →

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