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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.  Accelerate OC Podcast with 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 creation impact goals to 55,000 by 2030. Through OCTANe he was responsible for launching a unique ophthalmology-focused venture fund, Visionary Ventures, that has garnered global attention.

Before OCTANe Bill was a partner at 2 firms that helped businesses with growth and profitability, he was a senior executive for a prominent private equity firm, Blackstone Group, portfolio company, and he was a senior executive for Ikon Office Solutions.

Bill is a transplant to Orange County but has deeply committed to making it an awesome community. He's involved in or supporting many of the great things happening here in our tech and medical communities. He had great encouragement on here for folks to get involved. Thanks, Bill!

Thanks to Accelerate OC show host Carey Ransom for another interesting episode promoting Orange County startups!

Listen to more episodes of the Accelerate OC Podcast here.



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