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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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Free Startup Grind Conference Tickets Comment Contest!

We have FREE PASSES for the Startup Grind Global Conference for you! If you'd like to travel to Redwood City to attend one of the most dynamic and inspiring startup events in the world in February 2020 for FREE, read this post: https://www.ocstartups.org/2019/11/startup-grind-global-conference-tickets-giveaway.html Your odds of winning are very good! You can easily enter to win in our drawing for... Read more →

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5th Annual Tech the Halls 12/12/19

Grab your friends, family and ugliest holiday sweater and come Tech the Halls with Eureka, Kids Give to Kids, LearningFuze, and Startup Grind Irvine! Join them Thursday, December 12 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at Eureka Building (Atrium), 1621 Alton Parkway, Irvine, CA. In true Eureka fashion, they will bring together developers, aspiring developers, tech companies hiring for desperately needed technical... Read more →

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Human Resources Firms: Looking for Startup Supporters & Friends Directory Listings

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

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Bodymatter, SeedCMS, Fintech, Amazon, Nebulaworks, Quantitative Systems

Orange County software startups are hiring developers and engineers! Check out these new UI/UX designer, frontend developer, full stack java developer, software development engineer, and cloud architect job opportunities: Bodymatter - UI / UX Designer - Orange County AI-Powered, personalized health solutions. SeedCMS - Frontend Developer - Irvine Southern California's most experienced Shopify and Shopify Plus web development experts. Fintech... Read more →

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What do VCs look for? 13 Point Startup Fundraising Checklist

To find venture capital funding for your tech startup, it helps to have a current roadmap. Pete Flint, a Managing Partner at NFX, a seed-stage venture firm, offers an excellent 13 Point Startup Fundraising Checklist that can help guide startup founders through a successful seed stage financing. He suggests that the game has changed in the last 10 years. The... Read more →

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OCSC New Supporting Startup Company Member: Ariel Precision Medicine, Inc.

Welcome to Ariel Precision Medicine, Inc., a new Supporting Member of the OC Startup Council! Ariel Precision Medicine, Inc. delivers precision medicine solutions for the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of complex chronic diseases and disorders. Their technology integrates a patient’s symptoms and genetics with complicated medical information using systems modeling, machine learning and other advanced reporting technology, then their multidisciplinary... Read more →

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MedTech Minds© | December 2019 12/5/19

A peer-to-peer collaborative event for industry go-getters. Based on the Mastermind concept. Join them Thursday, December 5 from 5:30PM to 7:30PM at EvoNexus Irvine, 5151 California Ave #150, Irvine, CA. Are you looking to create your own healthcare startup, but don’t know where to start? Do you want perspective on what comes next in your personal career or startup? Do... Read more →

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eSports & Gaming Startups: Calling all Orange County Startups!

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

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New Accelerate OC Podcast: Founder & CEO of Pedego Electric Bikes

Don DiCostanzo has a really cool current company, Pedego, which is also his passion. That's clear in how he talks about it. Don is the co-founder and CEO of Pedego® Electric Bikes, the number 1 electric bike brand in the United States, according to Navigant Research. They are sold at more than 100 Pedego-branded stores in the United States, plus... Read more →

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New Orange County Investor Listings - Lighter Capital, Mucker Capital, Netcapital

Welcome to these startup investors recently added to the OC Startup Council Ecosystem Directory Lighter Capital - Their funding helps tech entrepreneurs get to the next level without giving up equity, board seats, or personal guarantees. Mucker Capital - Invests in Southern California and in other, similarly underfunded ecosystems outside Silicon Valley. Netcapital - Make the private capital markets work;... Read more →

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Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

All of us involved in the Orange County start-up ecosystem have a lot to be thankful for. The exciting growth we have seen this year and the acceleration of our community is great news for everyone involved. Thank you to all our sponsors, startup company members, service provider members, startup investors, readers, and friends for your support in our efforts... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: FarmTrace, Orange Logic, Veritone, Velosys, VYNYL, Solodev

Orange County startups are hiring developers and engineers! Check out these new local backend software engineer, senior developer, and web developer job opportunities: FarmTrace - Backend Software Engineer - Irvine A farm data analytics platform. Orange Logic - Junior Software Engineer - Irvine Provides a premier Digital Asset Management solution CORTEX | DAM for any team. Veritone, Incorporated - Sr... Read more →

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TCVN Holiday Party! 12/3/19

TCVN TOY DRIVE: BENEFITING SERRA’S PANTRY Join them Tuesday, December 3 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at Muldoon's Irish Pub, 202 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660. Join Tech Coast Venture Network in celebrating their 35th year in Orange County and in gratitude for a successful 2019 with a Holiday Mixer and Toy Drive benefiting Serra's Pantry in San Juan... Read more →

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Health, Wellness and Lifestyle Services: Looking for Startup Supporters & Friends Directory Listings

We’re looking for more Health, Lifestyle, and Wellness Services who serve technology startup companies here in Orange County. Do you know any? Why? We need more Health, Lifestyle, and Wellness Services listings to build the most complete list of resources to help startups in Orange County! Join the OCSC to Get Your Health, Lifestyle, and Wellness Services Company Noticed Does... Read more →

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