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New OCSC Startup Company Member: SPACE GATE Corporation

Welcome to SPACE GATE Corporation, a new Member of the OC Startup Council! SPACE GATE Corporation develop carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas removal technology to reverse the impacts of global warming and assist companies and empower the public to reduce their collective carbon footprint. SPACE GATE Corporation was founded in 2015 by Michael Slaby. They believe in being part of... Read more →

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Orange County's Octane Announces Final 8 LaunchPad Companies

LaunchPad Announces Elite 8 Companies Presenting at Tech Innovation Forum Octane, Southern California's leading accelerator announced today the top 8 LaunchPad companies that will be presenting at Tech Innovation Forum on September 8-11, 2020, a digital experience. LaunchPad ranks in the top 5 of the nations Small Business Development Centers (SBDC). Presenting companies were chosen from over 80 applications submitted... Read more →

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CSUF Student Consultant Teams Available

How Can A CSUF Student Consulting Team Help Your Company Right Now? The pandemic has upended the way we do business. What has your business done to survive? What should you be doing better? Cal State Fullerton Business students were digital natives before the pandemic with much of their professional and personal lives already online. They have a tremendous amount... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Member: Well iQ

Thank you to Well iQ, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! Well iQ is a real time, digital patient feedback platform for the healthcare industry (and beyond). The product addresses the problem of lagging survey times and anemic survey response rates that has plagued healthcare and compromised the patient experience for years. Well iQ gives patients a voice... Read more →

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Irvine's ZUUM Transportation Announces Latest Seed Funding

ZUUM Transportation Raises $12.58 Million in Seed Funding to Launch First Logistics Super Platform ZUUM announces the recent close of a 2nd round of seed funding at $8.58 million for a total raise of $12.58 million to date. The funding accelerates critical technology innovation in the fragmented logistics industry. IRVINE, Calif., August 18, 2020 (Newswire.com) -ZUUM automates freight for shippers,... Read more →

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OCSC New Supporting Startup Company Member: GRBA LLC

Welcome to GRBA LLC, a new Supporting Member of the OC Startup Council! GRBA LLC are experts in bringing new and innovative technology to market. The management team has decades of experience developing business focused technologies designed to improve operations across a spectrum of industries. OC Startup Ecosystem Directory Category: Artificial Intelligence Internet of Things IoT Contact: Chad Carter, President... Read more →

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Renewing OC Startup Directory Free Listings: Compellon, Wing AI Technologies, Inc., Zeiger Capital Management, Inc.

Thank you to these renewing free listings in the OC Startup Council Startups Directory: AI Artificial Intelligence : Compellon - Laguna Hills AI Artifical Intelligence : Wing AI Technologies, Inc. - Irvine Fin Tech Startups : Zeiger Capital Management, Inc. - Irvine Thanks to these startups for investing in Orange County and renewing their listings in the OC Startup Ecosystem... Read more →

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Octane High Tech Awards Finalists

Octane recently announced their finalists for the 2020 High Tech Awards. This year’s awards includes 9 categories. Finalists were chosen from over 80 company nominations. The awards will take place on September 17th and will be a digital experience that is both interactive and entertaining! See the finalists here. The High Tech Awards (HTA) seeks to celebrate and recognize those... Read more →

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Orange County's Tech Coast Angels Announces More Than $9.7 Million Investment

Tech Coast Angels Invest More Than $9.7 Million in 31 Companies in 1H 2020 Southern California-based angel network reports second-highest investment funding in its history IRVINE, Calif. – August 4, 2020 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA) today announced that it invested $9.7 million into 21 new companies and 10 existing companies from the period of January to June 2020. Despite... Read more →

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Irvine's Syntiant Raises $35 Million in Series C Funding

AI Chip Company Syntiant Surpasses 1 Million Units Shipped; Raises $35 Million in Series C Funding Led by M12 and Applied Ventures Continues to Execute on Strategy, Fulfilling Growing Customer Demand for its Ultra-Low-Power, Deep Learning Voice Solution at the Edge IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntiant, a deep learning tech company providing AI voice and sensor... Read more →

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UCI Funded by NSF to Begin New Materials Research Science and Engineering Center

NSF grants $18 million to UCI for materials science and engineering center Researchers will develop new substances for manufacturing, defense and health Irvine, Calif., July 14, 2020– The National Science Foundation has awarded $18 million to the University of California, Irvine in support of a new materials research science and engineering center. UCI is one of three MRSECs newly funded... Read more →

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New OCSC Startup Company Member: Piper

Welcome to Piper, a new Members of the OC Startup Council! Piper is a lifestyle company, that produces innovative accessories for busy lives designing and sell high-end, organic, washable bags inspired by the Newport aesthetic and California casual luxury. They focus on the new and pandemic-appropriate idea that there should be innovative canvas bags (for busy lifestyles), that are as... Read more →

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Irvine's Global Telecom Launches New TITAN 5000 

Global Telecom Launches 5G Modem for the Internet of Things Cutting-edge antenna design makes the company’s TITAN series of modems among the most reliable anchors for IoT networks. Irvine, CA – July 30, 2020 – Global Telecom, the only U.S. manufacturer of modules for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, today launched an update of its TITAN line of advanced modems,... Read more →

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Irvine's Vincit Recognized by Stevie Awards

Vincit, an Orange County-based software development and design agency, receives nationwide recognition in Human Resources with Stevie Award. The Stevie Awards for Great Employers are an international business awards competition that are open to all organizations worldwide. The awards recognize the world's best companies to work for, and the HR teams, professionals, achievements, new products, and suppliers that help to... Read more →

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New OCSC Startup Company Member: Innovella Technologies LLC

Welcome to Innovella Technologies LLC, a new Member of the OC Startup Council! Innovella Technologies LLC: Enhanced Audio Products driven by 3D Surround Sound IP, offering Engineering and Product Design services that integrates next generation technology with consumer audio products. They specialize in multimedia infotainment systems comprised of award winning drivers and proprietary DSP controlled amplification systems. Where their customers... Read more →

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Irvine's Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems Collaborates with Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory And Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems Announce Agreement To Develop Innovative Telescopes For Nanosatellites IRVINE, Calif., (July 16, 2020) – Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems, Inc. have reached a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) to develop innovative compact and robust telescopes for nanosatellites. The four-year, $2 million CRADA will combine LLNL’s Monolithic Telescope... Read more →

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CEMEX Ventures Invest in Santa Ana's Arqlite

This O.C. Startup is Saving Marine Life & Helping the Construction Industry CEMEX Ventures, CEMEX's Corporate Venture Capital an open innovation unit, today announced its investment in Arqlite SPC, a US company based in Santa Ana, California and winner of the 2019 Construction Startup Competition. Arqlite SPC processes unrecyclable plastic waste into artificial gravel that avoids the use of natural... Read more →

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Mavenlink Announces Steve DeSantis as CFO

Mavenlink Appoints Steve DeSantis as CFO to Set Foundation for Continued Growth Proven Financial Executive to Bolster Leadership Team Committed to Exceptional Customer Experience, Technology Innovation IRVINE, Calif., June 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mavenlink, the leading provider of cloud-based software for the modern services organization, today announced Steve DeSantis has joined its executive team as CFO to oversee essential... Read more →

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OCSC New Premium Startup Company Member: 1-800-Battery

Welcome to 1-800-Battery, a new Premium Member of the OC Startup Council! 1-800-Battery the Worlds First Disconnected Omni-Channel Platform. They are reinventing the auto parts market by creating the finest geolocation eCommerce platform and leveraging its unique omni-channel integrations. They are the pioneer of a disruptive business model: Connecting geolocated consumers with independent retail brick and mortar or mobile service... Read more →

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2020 UCI New Venture Competition Grand Prize Winner

Baby Box Wins $25,000 Grand Prize at 2020 UCI New Venture Competition AI-powered subscription box company, Baby Box, took home the grand prize of $25,000 placing 1st in this year’s New Venture Competition hosted by the University of California, Irvine. The competition is open to all of Orange County including UCI students, professors and researchers. Participants ranged from a wide... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Startup Company Member: TerraManta

Thank you to TerraManta, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! TerraManta: Platform for forecasting commodity prices using machine learning, starting with crude oil and corn futures. Their business plan is to manage outside capital and trade crude oil futures in a separate trading entity with TerraManta providing an exclusive license. OC Startup Ecosystem Directory Category: Artificial Intelligence AI... Read more →

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UCI to Lead NSF Project on Protecting Personal Data Privacy

UCI to lead $10 million NSF-funded center on protecting personal data privacy Researchers will address technical, social and policy challenges of networked world Irvine, Calif., June 2020 — The National Science Foundation has awarded $10 million to support a new research center devoted to personal data privacy in an increasingly networked and instrumented world. The center will be hosted and... Read more →

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TAGNOS Receives Investment to Drive Healthcare Initiatives

Leading Technology Companies Invest to Drive Healthcare Initiatives Latest investment round includes Benhamou Global Ventures, Honeywell Ventures, Morpheus Ventures and Zebra Ventures to expand TAGNOS’ platform Aliso Viejo, Calif.– TAGNOS, a developer of workflow orchestration software for hospital operations, today announced investments from leading technology companies to expand and optimize its analytics platform. This latest investment round includes support from... Read more →

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New OCSC Startup Company Member: Cyrano.ai, INC

Welcome to Cyrano.ai, INC, a new Members of the OC Startup Council! Cyrano.ai, INC: An artificial intelligence company focusing on improving the quality of conversations, not just transactional QnA. Effective communication is the single biggest advantage an individual or company can have, and they are bringing that ability to everyone. They are currently optimized for commercial deployments, though longer term... Read more →

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