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October 2018

2 Angel Investing Seminars at UCI

Interested in learning more about Angel Investing in startup ventures? Everyone in the startup community is invited to attend two seminars offered by the Angel Capital Association on Tuesday, November 6. Both will be held at the Cove at UC-Irvine. SEMINAR 1: Fundamentals of Angel Investing Seminar (Nov 6 - $125): Learn about including angel investments in startup companies in... Read more →

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Congratulations to Irvine's Cirrus Insight!

Irvine-based Cirrus Insight recently closed a “significant equity investment” to help continue its growth. Founded in 2011, Cirrus Insight has succeeded by offering an all-in-one sales productivity platform with Salesforce CRM integration, including plug-ins for the Gmail and Outlook. This enables salespeople to work faster and smarter from their inboxes and calendars. The company has been named to the INC... Read more →

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Peoplespace IOT Exhibition

Our friends at PeopleSpace are holding their 2nd annual Internet of Things (IOT) exhibition on November 3. The PeopleSpace IOT Expo started last year to showcase the many innovative local makers, startups, companies, and educational organizations focusing on development of IOT technologies here in Orange County. The exhibition in Irvine will be a great opportunity to learn better how IOT... Read more →

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PriceSpider's new Strategic Partnership and Investment

PriceSpider, the Irvine-based retail data technology company, has entered into a new strategic partnership with Frontier Capital, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based growth equity firm that specializes in software and technology-enabled business services companies. The partnership includes a significant growth investment in PriceSpider to help accelerate the growth of the company’s consumer conversion intelligence and brand optimization software. PriceSpider serves hundreds... Read more →

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High Tech Company Innovation Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 winners of OCTANe's annual High Tech Innovation Awards. The companies were selected because they demonstrated exceptional leadership while developing new technological advancements in their respective industries. 2018 Winners An independent panel of industry expert judges selected winners in 10 award categories: Outstanding Private Company CEO: Ladeira Poonian , iBASEt Outstanding Public Company CEO: Dean Stoecker, Alteryx... Read more →

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Most Popular Orange County Capital Investment Sectors

Which Orange County industries are receiving the most capital investment in recent years? PriceWaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights recently shared their quarterly MoneyTree report. It included interesting numbers quantifying the local Orange County startup funding environment. The slide below shows the favorite investing sectors for Orange County capital investors in 2015-2017. Source: PWC/CB Insights MoneyTree Report. The leading vertical for investments... Read more →

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Contact OC Startups Blog

If you're a member of the Orange County startup ecosystem, we're happy to hear from you. Please use these links if your reason for contacting us includes seeking publicity for: * ARTICLES: Submit an Article about an OC company for Publication here. * EVENTS: Submit an Orange County startup event for promotion here. * JOBS: Post a Job Listing for... Read more →

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Promote Your Startup Events in Orange County

OC Startup Event organizers: Want us to blog about your event? We'll be happy to promote your local conference, seminar, workshop, meetup, happy hour, or activity if the event helps build community among entrepreneurs and founders of high tech and software companies in Orange County. Startup Event Listing Criteria Please review these criteria to see if your event qualifies for... Read more →

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Post Startup Jobs for High Tech Recruiting in Orange County

We accept job listings for high tech and software career opportunities if you are hiring in OC. Our audience is full of Southern California software programmers, marketing and sales execs, designers, engineers, customer service reps, investors, business development pros, attorneys, financial experts, etc. If you are looking to recruit that kind of professional talent for staffing at high tech and... Read more →

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Submit OC Startup Company News

Get publicity by sharing your startup company's news with the Orange County startup ecosystem! We're here to help everyone in Orange County get more attention for their startup success stories. If your startup or related service provider company has good news to share about its progress, deals, growth, new hires, products, or events, let us know using the form below.... Read more →

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OC Lawyers among National Best for Startups

Ten partners from local law firm, Stradling, were recently named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list. The winners were selected based on a national peer review survey submitted by other attorneys nationwide. While Stradling partners from multiple disciplines were honored, the names of top local startup lawyers are of most interest to our readers. These included Chris Ivey... Read more →

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How to get publicity for your startup in Orange County

Public relations and media coverage is critical for any startup company to gain attention these days. Our OC Startups Blog is on a #GrowthOC mission to help promote and grow the Orange County startup ecosystem, so we’re happy to help share your startup news with our audiences. If you have a press release, new product announcement, news of a big... Read more →

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Orange County VCs, Angels, Crypto and ICOs Event

At the next Orange County FundingPost event, the panel of investors will focus on Early-Stage Venture Investing (VCs & Angel investors), and there will also be a fireside chat about ICO basics. We will be discussing trends in Early-Stage Investing, hot sectors, sectors that these Angels and VCs look at, things that are most important to them when they are... Read more →

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