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Corporate Transparency Act: What you Need to Know to Stay Compliant 3/6/24

Learn how the Corporate Transparency Act will affect your California small business and how the OCIE SBDC can help! Join their webinar for a straightforward dive into the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), a crucial law for businesses, new and old. Join them Wednesday, March 6 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM online. Whether you're launching a startup or managing an established company,... Read more →

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Jared Spool – Strategic UX Research is the Next Big Thing 3/14/24

Orange County User Experience is excited to welcome Jared back – to share his expertise with their group for this virtual event! Join them Thursday, March 14 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM online. Strategic UX Research is how organizations connect their long-term direction and strategy to customers’ and users’ deepest needs. It’s been around for a while but only recently has... Read more →

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Snapshot Moments: TiE SoCal Charter Members’ Monthly Meet [PHOTOS]

TiE SoCal Charter Members gathered for their monthly meeting. After a gracious welcome from new TiE SoCal President Gaurav Kumar, a Keynote talk from Marcia Dawood offered insights for angel investing from her work with the Angel Capital Association, Dhaval Kapadia shared due diligence approaches from TiE SoCal Angels, and an all star venture capital panel hosted by Shashi Tripathi... Read more →

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CryptoMondays OC at Hangar 24 in Irvine (outdoor) 3/4/24

This is an informal meetup for crypto creators, innovators, enthusiasts and newbies sharing their passion for the space. Join CryptoMondays Orange County Monday, March 4 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Hangar 24 Orange County, 17877 Von Karman Ave Unit 110, Irvine, CA. Come share, learn and ask questions. GET MORE EVENT INFO HERE… Want more events? Please see the full... Read more →

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Free Pitch Practice Startup Office Hours - Tuesday Noon

This month's free Startup Fundraising Office Hours #livestream returns Tuesday, February 27 at 12 Noon PT with a special Investor Pitch Practice edition! #Startup #Entrepreneurs - you can bring your 2 minute startup pitch for friendly, free, feedback and fundraising Q&A with Angel Investor/Serial Founder/Startup Expert Scott Fox. You'll get FREE expert Silicon Valley advice to help diverse entrepreneurs start,... Read more →

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AlphaPersuade: A Summit on Ethical AI 2/29/24

Training AlphaPersuade: A Framework for Ethical Persuasion in AI Responding to the call from industry to address AI’s persuasive ability, the AlphaPersuade summit presents a framework for ethical persuasion that can be tooled across AI technologies. Join them Thursday, Feb 29 from 8:30PM to 4:30PM at The Cove @ UCI, University of California, Irvine, 5270 California Ave # 100, Irvine,... Read more →

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Chapman’s Leatherby Center Celebrates Startup Incubator and Accelerator Graduation and Showcase [PHOTOS]

Congratulations to Chapman University's Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship! Director Cynthia West, Ph.D. and team received a new $1 Million California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA) Inclusive Innovation Hub Grant. A friendly reception was held recently on campus in Orange to celebrate. The Orange County startup community also joined them in celebrating Chapman's renewed Startup Incubator and Accelerator Graduation... Read more →

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Healthcare Data = Startup Value Creation 2/28/24

OC LIFe aims to connect industry with entrepreneurs and strengthen the life sciences and medical technology communities. Join University Lab Partners for their 1st OC LIFe of 2024 as they talk with life science experts and investors about the value of developing strategic plans around data to create startup enterprise value, either as a sole business model, or as an... Read more →

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AI & Media Arts Collide: Future Visions Symposium 2/23/24

Chapman University's Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics is proud to host "AI and Media Arts Collide - Future Visions Symposium," bringing together industry experts to explore the dynamic intersection of artificial intelligence and the media arts. Join them Friday, Feb 23 from 11:30AM to 2:00PM at The Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship, Chapman University, 549 W. Palm Ave., Orange,... Read more →

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Wednesday Only: Startup Game Changer Summit 4.0 - LAST CALL

The Startup Game Changer Summit 4.0 invites entrepreneurs, startup investors, and YOU to Garden Grove THIS Wednesday, February 21. This special program will focus on helping founders improve their startup pitches with live, interactive feedback from DOZENS of local angel investors and VCs. With unique founder pitches, plus 2 expert investor panels, the afternoon's finale will include a unique Interactive... Read more →

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OC CTO Talks 2/21/24

Empowering Teams, Enhancing Productivity: A CTO's Perspective ArkusNexus encourages you to participate and engage in conversations about the hurdles and opportunities in technology, as they strive to learn from one another and exchange knowledge. Join them Wedneday, Feb 21 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Revive Real State, 80 Technology Drive, Suite 210 Irvine, CA 92618 United States. CTO Talks is... Read more →

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AI-Powered Marketing for Small Businesses Success 2/21/24

Join SCORE Orange County for a webinar to help small businesses market better using AI! Join them Wednesday, Feb 21 from 5:00PM to 7:00PM online. Are you a small business owner looking to enhance your marketing efforts and boost your growth? In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, leveraging the power of artificial intelligence (AI) content generation can be a game-changer. Join... Read more →

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TCA Venture Group Mixer Hosted by Silicon Valley Bank Photos

Silicon Valley Bank hosts TCA Venture Group Mixer TCA Venture Group (fka Tech Coast Angels) recently hosted a reception in Irvine to introduce accredited investors to the benefits of TCA VG membership: https://tcaventuregroup.com/ New TCA Venture Group Orange County President Pat Hwang welcomed new members and friends at the friendly reception hosted by Silicon Valley Bank. Angel Investing, startup deals,... Read more →

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Innovating toward Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems 2/20/24

Join regional leaders to explore technology and best practices as we advance toward sustainable agriculture and food systems. Sustain SoCal’s discussion leaders will offer solutions to many of the obstacles in our pathway and offer insights to future innovative farming practices and safe comprehensive food systems. Join them Tuesday, Feb 20 from 1:00PM to 7:00PM at The Cove at UCI... Read more →

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NOCCCD Gen-Z Female Founders Panel 2/13 (Online)

Join us for a panel as we go over what to do after you come up with your initial business idea! Join us Tuesday, Feb 13 from 11:00AM to 12:00PM online. Four (4) Female Gen Z entrepreneurs will lead us through an in-depth conversation focusing on "You Have a Business Idea...Now What?" This will be an experienced, engaging, top level,... Read more →

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Empower Innovation by Sponsoring the Sunrise Venture Pitch Competition 2024

Calling for Sunrise Venture Pitch Competition Sponsors! Are you looking to inspire youth? Do you want to make a lasting impact on the community? The Sunrise Venture Pitch Competition is perfect for you! The Sunrise Venture Pitch Competition is a California-wide competition for high school students. The competition fosters entrepreneurial spirit and helps students develop business skills that can turn... Read more →

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Venture Investment – Strategies and Tactics with TiE 2/12/24

TiE SoCal is excited to invite you to this exclusive event! If you are into venture investment, startup raising funds, want to learn the strategies and tactics for the venture investments, you don’t want to miss this event. Join them Monday, Feb 12 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at Hyatt Regency Long Beach, 200 S. Pine Ave., Long Beach, CA. Their... Read more →

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MasterMinds (VIRTUAL) Global Founder Accelerator #67 Startup Q&A and Networking!

FOUNDERS: This Thursday evening 2/8, the Startup Council invites you to make new friends and enjoy friendly networking and Investor Pitch Practice ONLINE with fellow entrepreneurs and angel investors worldwide, too: https://mms67.eventbrite.com/ Our fun virtual MasterMinds Startup Accelerator Workshops offer interactive, inclusive global access to innovation, startup strategy, and investment capital. Join software and technology entrepreneurs, startup employees, founders, service... Read more →

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Fundraising in Today’s Startup Market 2/7/24

Are you looking for guidance on raising capital for your venture? The Alliance for SoCal Innovation invites you to their upcoming in-person Founder’s event, “Fundraising in Today’s Startup Market." Join them Wednesday, Feb 7 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM in Irvine (exact location provided after registration). Join them for this exclusive event to get your questions answered by a panel of... Read more →

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Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Online Pitch Night 2/7/24

Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs of Southern California is excited to announce a virtual pitch event this Wednesday February 7, from 4-5:30 PM PST. Note: Attendees must be accredited investors or have investment-related experience and answer the brief questionnaire before qualifying for admission. We have curated a selection of nine exciting start-ups - most of which have a Stanford alumni as... Read more →

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Startup Game Changer 2/21/24 - Discount Tickets!

The Startup Game Changer Summit is back for v4.0! Get tickets now for Orange County's favorite startup conference series on Wed 2/21 in Garden Grove: https://startupgamechanger.org/summit/ Entrepreneurs and startup founders come meet and mingle with dozens of leading angel and venture capital investors from across So Cal, plus learn from informative panels and an exciting startup pitch competition. Startup Game... Read more →

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Snapshots of Success: Long Beach Accelerator’s Inaugural Investors & Founders Summit Photos

Long Beach Accelerator's 1st Annual Investors & Founders Summit was a big success. Hosted on the beautiful Queen Mary in the City of Long Beach, it featured a startup strategy panel and awards luncheon. Congratulations to Long Beach Mayor Rex Richardson, Amy Millman, and John Shen of Sunstone Management for supporting startups in the community. Great to see Vivian Shimoyama,... Read more →

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OC CTO Talks 1/31/24

Navigating the Challenges of Building and Maintaining Teams Mark your calendars for the first OC CTO Talks event of 2024 by ArkusNexus! Join them Wednesday, January 31 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Gunwhale Ales, 2960 Randolph Avenue, Unit A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. What Can You Expect From This Meetup Event? Build a vibrant tech community through collaborative engagement Connect... Read more →

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Free Startup Fundraising Office Hours - Angel Investor #Livestream AMA Tuesday

Free Startup Fundraising Office Hours #livestream returns Tuesday, January 23 at 12 Noon PT! Startup Entrepreneurs – Free LIVE Fundraising Q&A with Angel Investor/Serial Founder/Startup Expert Scott Fox Bring your startup questions to the Startup Council’s FREE founder fundraising “Office Hours” #LIVESTREAM. You'll get FREE expert Silicon Valley advice to help diverse entrepreneurs start, raise money, and grow new ventures.... Read more →

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ITW returns in April!

Remember the blast we had last spring at Irvine Tech Week? Get ready for an even bigger and better event series next year! Plans are underway to amaze you with a week of tech innovation, workshops, networking, and excitement. Mark your calendar now to join us April 16 - April 21, 2024 for Irvine Tech Week 2024! Join us to... Read more →

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