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2024 Tech Summit Series - Two Virtual Sessions 1/18/24

Join Withum’s Technology and Emerging Growth Services Practice at their virtual Tech Summit Series to examine trending topics in the technology industry. Withum's team of experts will dive into the current cybersecurity trends and threats impacting startups and tech companies and discuss the optimization and evolution of a company’s accounting and finance function as it journeys through the business life... Read more →

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MedTech Minds | MedTech & Biotech Mastermind Series 1/17/24

Join the Medical Innovation Exchange for the MedTech & Biotech Mastermind Series! Meet with MedTech and Life Science founders and professionals for an evening of high-powered peer-to-peer mentoring, brainstorming, and Q&A. Join them Wednesday, January 17 from 5:30PM to 8:00PM at Docking Station by MoonGoat, 1975 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Are you ready to meet and network with... Read more →

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UX Happy Hour 1/18/24

Join the UX Happy Hour presented by Orange County User Experience! Join them Thursday, January 18 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the Mess Hall at FLIGHT, 1705 Flight Wy, Tustin, CA. Whether you're a UX practitioner, Product Manager, Engineer, or just interested in the field – they hope you'll join them. You can learn more about the food and drink... Read more →

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Save the Date: Irvine Tech Week 2024!

Remember how much fun 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... Read more →

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4th Annual ENP-UCI Growth & Scale Summit 1/18/24

A comprehensive look at technology integration/digital transformation for accelerating scale leaps and top/bottom line growth in 2024 and beyond. This summit by Executive Next Practices Institute is relevant for small to large scale enterprise leaders, business owners and key stakeholders. Join them Thursday, January 18 from 12:30PM to 7:00PM at UCI Beall Applied Innovation, 5270 California Ave. Suite 100, Irvine,... Read more →

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What Every Business Owner Should Know About SEO 12/20/23

Join SCORE Orange County in this webinar by Farid Parvini! Join them Wednesday, December 20 from 3:00PM to 4:00PM online. Organic searches on Google yield the majority of traffic for websites, and is a critical component of the buyer funnel. Ultimately, getting users to convert from web traffic into an engagement is the goal. Considering the higher cost of White... Read more →

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Business Plan Basics Workshop 12/14/23

Jim Chamberlain of SCORE presents this workshop. Join them Thursday, December 14 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Yorba Linda Public Library, 4852 Lakeview Ave, Yorba Linda, CA 92886. A Business Plan is an important document for raising start-up capital, helping you to monitor progress and achieving your goals. SCORE will help you prepare a realistic plan that will document your... Read more →

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Startup Fundraising Strategy Office Hours Replay!

Our free Startup Fundraising Video Office Hours help early stage company founders raise money for their startups. The fun, friendly live video Q&A sessions answer financing and strategy questions from entrepreneurs from all over the world with FREE expert startup advice. The latest free lunchtime session hosted by our CEO, Scott Fox, was Nov 28. To watch the new Startup... Read more →

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Small Business Town Hall 12/7/23

Join Mayor Khan and SBA Deputy Administrator Dilawar Syed in a discussion on resources, grants, and tools for local small businesses. Join them Thursday, December 7 from 9:30AM to 11:00AM (location given upon RSVP). Please join Mayor Khan in welcoming back SBA Deputy Administrator Dilawar Syed, who joined earlier this year from the State Department where he championed American businesses... Read more →

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Idea Fast Pitch / Feedback @ the Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship 12/6/23

Join Chapman University's Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics for an opportunity to gain valuable fast pitch advice from a panel of local business experts and investors from Tech Coast Angels! Join them Wednesday, December 6 from 4:30PM to 6:30PM at the Chapman University, Leatherby Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Ethics, 549 W. Palm Ave, Orange, CA 92868. Participants... Read more →

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Meet the Small Business Administration's Deputy Administrator - Tuesday

Join us for a special "Small Business Resources Roundtable" Tuesday in Orange to meet the Small Business Administration (SBA), the leading US government agency supporting entrepreneurs. The US SBA helps small businesses nationwide plan, get funding, and grow through partnerships, lending programs, and grants, as well as business counseling, disaster loans, federal contracts, and more resources for small businesses. Meet... Read more →

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NEW: MedTech Mornings | Sundays | 12/3/23 - 1/28/24

Step into the world of innovation at MedTech Mornings, hosted by Medical Innovation Exchange. Join them Sundays, December 3, 2023 to January 28, 2024 from 9:00AM to 11:00AM at the Blue Bottle Coffee, 3366 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663. This event is more than just a casual meet-up; it's a nexus of inspiration and progress in the Life Science,... Read more →

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TieCon #AI Conference - Friday December 1

TiEcon SoCal is where innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry expertise converge, making it the ideal conference for business leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals to connect, collaborate, and learn from the best. This year's event focuses on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and features a stellar lineup of speakers, thought-provoking panels, and networking opportunities designed to foster growth and innovation. Distinguished speakers bring a wealth... Read more →

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Fundraising 101-ish 12/6/23

Join Startup Grind OC as they welcome Vlad Cazacu, Co-Founder and CEO of Flowlie! Join them Wednesday, December 6 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM virtually. Vlad will be presenting a quick and dirty fundraising 101-ish presentation. Fundraising is extremely time consuming and frankly can be intimidating for first time founders looking to scale their ventures. Not sure where to start with... Read more →

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

This month's free Startup Fundraising Office Hours #livestream is Tuesday, November 28 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... Read more →

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OC Startups: Apply to the New TV Show (Buy it Now) Casting

Calling all Orange County Startup Entrepreneurs! Are you passionate about your product and ready to make a huge sale? Casting is currently underway for a new TV series for a major streaming service called Buy It Now - entrepreneurs have an opportunity to pitch their products to millions of viewers, secure instant sales from both live in-studio and home viewing... Read more →

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Know #AI? Volunteer as a Judge or Mentor at UCI's AI Innovation Challenge!

Mentors and Judges wanted for the UCI AI Innovation Challenge Are you eager to support the next generation of innovators? The University of California, Irvine’s AI Innovation Challenge offers rewarding opportunities to get involved as a mentor or judge. By sharing your expertise, you can help shape talented students’ ideas and advancements in artificial intelligence. About the AI Innovation Challenge... Read more →

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Save the Date: Irvine Tech Week 2024!

Remember the blast we had last spring at Irvine Tech Week? Get ready for an even bigger and better event series in April! 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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Golden Passport Demo Day 12/7/23

Watch the aesthetic start-up finalists pitch live to win FREE lab space for 1-year. Join University Lab Partners for the Golden Passport Demo Day. Join them Thursday, December 7 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at UCI Beall Applied Innovation, 5270 California Ave, Irvine, CA 92617. Finalists present live on that day, where the winner of Golden Passport 2023 will be announced.... Read more →

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TiEcon SoCal returns 12/1/23

TiEcon SoCal returns with focus on AI! TiEcon SoCal is where innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry expertise converge, making it the ideal conference for business leaders, entrepreneurs, and professionals to connect, collaborate, and learn from the best. This year's event focuses on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and features a stellar lineup of speakers, thought-provoking panels, and networking opportunities designed to foster growth... Read more →

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Orange County Cybersecurity Mixer 11/14/23

Join OWASP Orange County for their first in-person Cyber Mixer with Orange County's cybersecurity organizations and groups! Join them Tuesday, November 14 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at Left Coast Brewing, 6652 Irvine Center Dr, Irvine, CA. The Orange County (OC) cybersecurity organizations and groups that will participate in this event are: OWASP Orange County Women's Society of Cyberjutsu SoCal Chapter... Read more →

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Wednesday: Huge SoCal Startup Day at the OC Great Park!

Join us for SoCal Startup Day on Wednesday, Nov 8th at the Irvine Great Park. Don't miss the largest OC startup event of the year hosting over 1,500 attendees, hundreds of investors, and 50+ exhibitors! Click Here to Register - SAVE $10 Off VIP Passes With Code: OCSC10 The 2023 SoCal Startup Day will feature startups, VCs and Angel Investors... Read more →

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Startup Grind Fireside Chat 11/2/23

Founder Update with Hoda Mehr Join Startup Grind Orange County as they host Hoda Mehr, Founder / CEO of StockCard.io. Join them Thursday, November 2 from 5:30PM to 8:00PM at The Commons at UCI Research Park, 5301 California Avenue, Irvine, 92617. Hear about her journey as its been two years since she was one of five finalist to pitch at... Read more →

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Copyright Workshop for Entrepreneurs 11/2/23

Unlock the power of intellectual property and safeguard your entrepreneurial dreams! In this workshop, brought to you by Vital Link in collaboration with NOCCCD and The Michelson Institute of Intellectual Property, you'll gain the knowledge and tools to protect your innovative ideas, creative assets, and unique products. Join them Thursday, November 2 from 10:00AM to 12:00PM virtually. Understand the nuances... Read more →

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Join the CA-47 2023 Congressional App Challenge

Congressional App Challenge for Middle and High School Students CA 47 Students - Are you interested in coding? Congresswoman Katie Porter is excited to announce the Congressional App Challenge for Congressional District 47, a competition designed to encourage student participation in computer science and coding. This nationwide effort allows students to compete against their peers by creating an app for... Read more →

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