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March 2019

Investor Speed Dating's Successful Startup Showcase - Photos!

Thursday night's "Investor Speed Dating" was a big success! With over 100 local startup companies presenting and 40+ investors in the house, the energy was high and startup innovation was in the air for this startup pitch competition. Hosted at the UCI Merage School of Business' Beall Center for Innovation, the auditorium and lobby were packed with local entrepreneurs and... Read more →

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Buy It Installed Appoints New President

Buy It Installed, Inc. has announced the appointment of Todd Banhidy to the position of President. Banhidy will also continue to serve as the company's Chief Product Architect over its digital properties Buy It Installed® and Craftsman Republic®. With 34 years in the global Installed-Sales industry, Banhidy's unparalleled depth in industry knowledge and experience is perfectly suited to lead the... Read more →

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SBDC Workshop: Funding 101

The Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center Network is hosting a startup funding workshop. Join them to learn what funding options are right for your business on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM at The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation in Irvine, California. The workshop will cover: Debt and equality funding SBIR/STTR grants Speakers will... Read more →

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Startup Founders MasterMind Workshop - Thursday Night

Want to accelerate your startup company or ideas with friendly feedback from fellow founders? Join us for another MasterMinds Startup Q&A Workshop! This Thursday, March 28, bring your startup ideas and business strategy questions to our friendly group. Our local technology and software entrepreneurs and business owners can help you accelerate your startup farther, faster. The MasterMinds OC Startup Accelerator... Read more →

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Startup.AI Workshop

The DevMasters is hosting a workshop on how to utilize Artificial Intelligence. Please join them on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Eureka Building in Irvine, California. Startups utilizing deep learning, and data driven decision making, AI, will be able to compete with larger companies without billions of dollars and a large number of... Read more →

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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 the most challenging issues facing today's wireless IoT industry and... 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 hosted 400 sold-out venture events in 22 cities over the... 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 events bring together the Southern California network for rich content... 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 know where to start? Do you want perspective on what... 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. Leveraging innovative technology, robust analytics, and our market positioning, Intelitics... 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 million. This successful exit was unique in many ways: the... 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 Thursday, March 21. Hosted by the Tech Coast Venture Network,... 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. OCSN features exclusive news and interviews with companies and organizations... 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 the evolution of data and technology as we see the... 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 other entrepreneurial ventures. While the landscape and industries in Orange... 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 acquired by Paris-based Neopost, a global leader in mail solutions,... 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 tips. Quick Tips: This event is for all industry freelancers... Read more →

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