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Startup Grind Irvine hosts Author Steve Glaveski

Startup Grind Irvine is hosting Steve Glaveski for a Fireside Chat. Please join us on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Eureka Building in Irvine, California. Featuring speaker Steve Glaveski, entrepreneur, author, and podcast host, along with Host, Jessica Acosta Jaquez, Startup Grind Director.... Read more →

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Startups: The Irvine Chamber of Commerce wants to hear from you

OC entrepreneurs: You can help the city of Irvine and Orange County grow by sharing your insights and startups needs. On Tuesday, January 15th from 10AM-4:30PM at PeopleSpace, the Irvine Chamber of Commerce and partner Horizon Consumer Research will be interviewing local startups and early stage companies. Stop by and... Read more →

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Easy Comment Contest for Free Conference Passes!

Reminder: We have FREE PASSES for the Startup Grind Global Conference for you! If you'd like to attend one of the most dynamic and inspiring startup events in the world in February for FREE, read this post: https://www.ocstartups.org/2018/12/startup-grind-global-conference-ticket-giveaway.html Your odds of winning are very good! Just click through here for... Read more →

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Date Change: Speed Dating with Investors now MARCH 21

UPDATED DATE: Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN) is hosting "Speed Dating with Investors" in Orange County. On Thursday, March 21, 2019, TCVN is giving entrepreneurs a chance to make personal pitches to a variety of investors. The format will allow startup founders to share multiple, short, one-on-one presentations to multiple... Read more →

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MasterMinds OC Entrepreneur Startup Accelerator #21

You're invited to another MasterMinds Startup Q&A Workshop - only for Orange County entrepreneurs. Join us on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM at the WeWork Irvine Spectrum offices. At the MasterMinds OC Startup Accelerator Workshops you'll meet a friendly group of local entrepreneurs, startup founders,... Read more →

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Startup Grind Global Conference Free Passes Giveaway!

Want to join us at the Startup Grind Global Conference in Redwood City in February for FREE? This inspiring conference brings 8000+ startup lovers together every February for 2+ days of inspiration, education, networking, and parties. Learn more about attending the Startup Grind Global Conference here. WIN FREE TICKETS We... Read more →

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Startup Grind Global Conference Ticket Giveaway for Subscribers!

The Startup Grind Global Conference brings thousands of startup lovers together in Redwood City every February for 2+ days of inspiration, education, networking, and parties. Startup Grind Global Conference speakers include startup superstars you can't see anywhere else – and pretty much never here in Orange County... These include the... Read more →

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Tech Coast Venture Network Holiday Party 12/4

You're invited to TCVN's 2018 Holiday Party! Join TCVN and other startup and early stage venture industry professionals on Tuesday December 4, 6-9pm at Muldoon's Irish Pub in Newport Beach for a holiday celebration. Southern California industry professionals will be hosting an evening of networking, tasty appetizers and fun festivities.... Read more →

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OC User Groups Holiday Bash 2018

Celebrate the holidays at the 3rd Annual OC User Group Holiday Party 2018! Check out a free, festive event at Peoplespace in Irvine on December 6th at 6:30pm for the OC user groups community. There will be food, drinks and a raffle, too. This is a joint group effort by... Read more →

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Coming Soon: 4th Annual Tech the Halls!

Join Eureka, LearningFuze, and Startup Grind Irvine on December 13th 6pm to 9pm at the Eureka Building for the 4th Annual OC Tech Holiday Party. It will be a holiday-themed evening bringing together developers, aspiring developers, and hiring tech companies. Ugly sweaters welcome! Check https://www.eventbrite.com/e/4th-annual-tech-the-halls-tickets-52059508391 for more information soon! Want... Read more →

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UCI 2019 New Venture Competition Kick Off

The 2019 New Venture Competition at The Paul Merage School of Business is calling all entrepreneurs! The annual startup competition is hosted by the Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. It offers all UCI students, staff and affiliates an opportunity to form a team, launch a startup, and potentially fund... Read more →

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TIEcon Southwest

TiECON Southwest is coming to Long Beach on November 17! 1000+ entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and business professionals will be gathering for TiE's signature Southern California’s annual entrepreneurship conference. The event will bring hundreds of entrepreneurs from Orange County and surrounding areas, as well as investors and mentors from industries including... Read more →

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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 -... 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... 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,... Read more →

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OCTANe Growth Series Event

Funding Options for High Growth Ventures & Small Businesses Raising money for your startup? This half-day program can help by providing valuable information from experienced professionals. Attend to learn about ICOs (initial coin offerings), investment banking, commercial banking, and the latest developments in capital raising for early stage companies. Coffee... Read more →

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Free Startup Pitch Practice at 1MC

The free weekly 1 Million Cups meetings can help any startup founder improve her pitch. Getting a pitch just right to impress investors, partners, employees and customers is difficult and takes practice. If you'd like a friendly audience to practice your startup pitch in front of, visit 1MC most any... Read more →

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Your startup always needs more publicity, right? You and your team need it for confidence, recruiting, morale, and, of course, to help generate revenues and to attract investment, too. If a startup and its founders don't consistently earn attention from employees, outside partners, investors, and eventually customers also, most startups... Read more →

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