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InPlay Technologies - OCSC New SILVER Member

Welcome to InPlay Technologies - A New SILVER Member of the OC Startup Council! InPlay Technologies, LLC is a leading industrial IoT wireless SoC and solution provider based in Irvine. Our team's ground-breaking innovations start from fundamental silicon and protocol design to system level integration. The goal is to solve... Read more →

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FundingPost Orange County VC and Angel Investor Conference (+ Comment Contest!)

Come Pitch to OC's Top Investors + Win Free Tickets with our Comment Contest! Interested in meeting and pitching to early-stage Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists in Southern California? Join FundingPost on March 27, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM at WeWork The Boardwalk in Irvine, California. FundingPost has... Read more →

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OCSC New Bronze Member: OCTANe

Welcome to OCTANe, a new Bronze Member of the OC Startup Council! OCTANe is the convening organization for the Southern California tech and medtech ecosystem. OCTANe wants to help your company grow and scale whether its through our award winning accelerator, LaunchPad SBDC, or through our Growth Services Platform. Our... Read more →

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Medtech Minds

A Mastermind event for Healthcare. Medical Innovation Exchange is proud to present MedTech Minds, a mastermind event for professionals on March 25, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation in Irvine, California. Are you looking to create your own healthcare startup, but don’t... Read more →

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Senior Full Stack Developer Wanted - Irvine CA

Intelitics, Inc. is hiring a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer in Irvine, CA. Job Description: Hey there! Thanks for checking out our job listing. About Intelitics: At Intelitics, we believe there are better ways for digital marketers to grow their businesses and we are obsessed with helping them discover how.... Read more →

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Tech Coast Angels announce successful 15x CaseStack exit

Local OC angel investors recently realized a 15x return from a 2003 investment in CaseStack thanks to its $255 million sale to Hub Group, Inc.. IRVINE, CALIF. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 14, 2019 Tech Coast Angels (TCA) announced its sixth highest exit ever when Hub Group, Inc. recently purchased CaseStack for $255... Read more →

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Startups: Meet Dozens of OC Investors March 21!

Founders – Are you looking for angel investment or venture capital to accelerate your startup’s growth? Orange County investors want to meet you! If you’re building an early stage venture that has a scalable business model ready for outside capital, you need to come to "Speed Dating with Investors" on... Read more →

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Fireside Chat: Women in Tech

OC Tech Happy Hour Event is celebrating Women in Tech. Join them on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM at the Eureka Building in Irvine, California. OC Startups Now was started last March by Deirdre Newman to cover startups and the innovation ecosystem in Orange County.... Read more →

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2019 OCTANe's TIF

Join OCTANe for their 2019 Technology Innovation Forum (TIF) as they discuss the latest technologies that are transforming the industry. Take a look into the future of Orange County's technology growth company ecosystem on May 13-14, 2019 in Newport Beach, California. OCTANe’s 2019 Technology Innovation Forum (TIF) will focus on... Read more →

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New GOLD Sponsor: Rutan & Tucker Attorneys at Law

Welcome to Rutan & Tucker, a new GOLD SPONSOR of the OC Startup Council! Rutan & Tucker has been a pillar of the Orange County business community for over 100 years. As part of its involvement with the community, Rutan & Tucker has been a great supporter of start-ups and... Read more →

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OC's Parcel Pending announces $100M+ exit

Parcel Pending Announces Acquisition by Neopost Agreement will help bring Parcel Pending’s innovative package management solutions to more residential, commercial, retail and universities properties nationwide. IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parcel Pending, the nation's leading provider of innovative package management solutions, today announced that it has been... Read more →

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Orange County Freelancers Union SPARK 2019 Tax Workshop

SPARK Orange County is hosting their Annual Tax Workshop. Join SPARK on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PST at the Eureka Building in Irvine, California. The interactive workshop will be showcasing the most up to date freelancer deductions, the best 2019 filing practices, and tax... Read more →

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2019 Startup Outlook Report from Silicon Valley Bank

60% of US startup founders are optimistic about 2019’s business conditions, according to Silicon Valley Bank’s tenth annual “Startup Outlook Report”. The bank surveyed almost 1400 startup executives. They were mostly in technology, with some in healthcare and other industries. Some of their expert (aggregate) opinions include: Startup Fundraising is... Read more →

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Nominations Now Open: 2019 OCTANe High Tech Innovation Awards

The High Tech Innovation Awards (HTA) Nominations are now open! Join OCTANe on September 12, 2019 at 6:00 to 8:30 PM at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, California. The HTA honor companies and individuals that make Orange County a leading center of technology and medical technology innovation. With... Read more →

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