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Free Webinar - Marketing: Growth engine for startups 5/28/20

Pismo Ventures Webinar Series Marketing: Growth engine for startups by Angelo Ponzi Join them Thursday, May 28 from 11:00AM to 12:00PM on YouTube. Topics and case studies include: Leveraging insights to establish brand strategy, brand values, brand promise, positioning, and communications messaging Identifying your customer’s decision journey and how it impacts your marketing communications strategy. GET MORE EVENT INFO HERE…... Read more →

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MasterMinds Tech Startup Accelerator Workshop ZOOM Q&A and Pitch Practice #37

ENTREPRENEURS: Bring your tech startup questions and investor pitches to the virtual MasterMinds Accelerator Q&A and Pitch Practice Workshop #37! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: http://masterminds37.eventbrite.com Enjoy networking with tech startup founders, learn how to grow and fund your startup, get your questions answered, and learn how to pitch investors, too. The Startup Council's virtual MasterMinds meetings offer software and technology... Read more →

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Startup Breadth and Depth - Interview with TCA Chairman

Pismo Ventures Broadcast Replay JJ Richa in a fireside chat with Grant Van Cleve, Chairman of Tech Coast Angels and Super Angel with 74 investments so far. In this live stream Pismo Ventures had an open discussion about the role of a portfolio approach to angel investing. GET MORE EVENT INFO HERE… Want more events? Please see the full OC... Read more →

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The SoCal Startup and Innovation Ecosystem 5/25/20

Pismo Ventures Live Broadcast JJ Richa in a fireside chat with Bill Carpou, CEO of Octane. Join them Monday, May 25 from 11:00AM to 12:00PM on Youtube. In this live stream Pismo Ventures will have an open discussion about Southern California’s startup and innovation ecosystem. GET MORE EVENT INFO HERE… Want more events? Please see the full OC Startup Events... Read more →

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Webinar: Cybersecurity for Executive & Business Owners 5/21/20

Avoiding Computer Viruses Join Farid Parvini on Thursday, May 21 from 10:00AM to 11:00AM via Zoom. Most executives are not aware of cyber risks that threaten their businesses. They need to manage cyber security risks in the same thoughtful and intelligent way as they manage other aspects of their business. Fortunately, they don't need to be a technology expert to... Read more →

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MasterMinds OC Virtual Lunch Workshop - Tuesday

OC ENTREPRENEURS: Bring your startup questions and investor pitches to Tuesday's virtual MasterMinds OC Accelerator Q&A and Pitch Practice Workshop at lunch time! Enjoy networking with tech startup founders, learn how to grow and fund your startup, get your questions answered, and learn how to pitch investors, too. The OC Startup Council's virtual MasterMinds meetings offer Orange County software and... Read more →

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Webinar: Your Venture Lifeline - A Marketing Roadmap 5/11/20

Lisa Walker, Vice President of Tech Coast Angels OC, will be joining JJ Richa in a Pismo Ventures fireside chat. They'll be discussing the importance of marketing in life of a startup. Join them Monday, May 11 from 11:00AM to 12:00PM on Youtube. In this live stream there will be an open discussion about the most common causes of startup... Read more →

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Webinar: Seed and Early Stage Technology VC Outlook 5/8/20

VC Speaker Series with Jeff Bocan from Okapi Venture Capital Join UCI Beall Applied Innovation Friday, May 8 from 11:00AM to 12:00PM via Zoom. Join them for a conversation with Jeff Bocan, partner at Okapi Venture Capital. They’ll discuss Okapi’s short-term and long-term outlook for seed and Series A technology investments and startups. GET MORE EVENT INFO HERE… Want more... Read more →

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Webinar: Financing Your Venture - a CFO Perspective 5/4/20

JJ Richa in a fireside chat with TCA OC CFOs Volker Huther and Eelco Niermeijer. Join Pismo Ventures Monday, May 4 from 11:00AM to 12:00PM via live stream on YouTube. Fireside chat with Volker Huther, Partnership Chair at TCA OC and Eelco Niermeijer, Events and Education Chair at TCA OC. Both Volker and Eelco are experienced CFOs and active investors... Read more →

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Webinar: Challenges and Opportunities for the OC Tech Startup Ecosystem 5/1/20

Join UCI Beall Applied Innovation for a conversation with Carey Ransom, President and Co-founder of OC4 Venture Studio. Join them Friday, May 1 from 11:00AM via Zoom. Very few people have spent more time thinking about the Orange County tech startup ecosystem than their guest. They will discuss how his experiences and vision for OC led him to create OC4... Read more →

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SBDC Virtual Demo Day Thursday 4/30/20

Tune in to SBDC’s live Virtual Demo Day to experience demos from the most innovative tech companies in Southern California. Join them Thursday, April 30 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM via Zoom. Virtual Demo Day is the best way to discover innovation without leaving the comfort of your home office. This event is focused on high-growth technology innovation and investment. There... Read more →

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Pismo Ventures Presents: Sales Mindset Webinar for Entrepreneurs 4/30/20

Special 1-hour Free Webinar sales training for startup entrepreneurs. Join Pismo Ventures Thursday, April 30 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM online. Garrett Brown and Colin Coggins, experienced sales professionals and Adjunct Professors of Entrepreneurship at the University of Southern California, are bringing content from their popular "Sales Mindset for Entrepreneurs" class to a one-hour free web event. GET MORE EVENT INFO... Read more →

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YouTube Live Fireside Chat with Jim Pickell - TCA OC Fund Manager 4/27/20

Uncertainties? Necessity is the Mother of Invention! Pismo Ventures is weekly live broadcast on YouTube featuring TCA OC fund manager Jim Pickell. Join them Monday, April 27 from 11:30AM to 12:30PM on YouTube. An open fireside discussion with Jim Pickell about the current uncertainties. GET MORE EVENT INFO HERE… Want more events? Please see the full OC Startup Events Calendar... Read more →

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Webinar: Investing in University Startups and Implications from COVID-19 4/24/20

University Spin-Outs: How Scientific Discoveries Move from the Lab to World-Changing Start-up Companies Join UCI Beall Applied Innovation Friday, April 24 from 11:00AM to 12:00PM via Zoom. Join them for a conversation with Alex Andrianopoulos, chief research and development officer at Kairos Ventures. GET MORE EVENT INFO HERE… Want more events? Please see the full OC Startup Events Calendar here. Read more →

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Webinar: The Color of Money: Sources of Funding 4/23/20

7 Sources Of Equity & 7 Sources Of Debt To Fund Your Business Join TCVN on Thursday, April 23 from 6:30PM to 8:00PM via Zoom. In this TCVN Zoom Webinar, The Color of Money, Tom Miller will provide information on the 7 sources of equity and 7 sources of debt to fund your business. Tom, the owner of Persuasive Business... Read more →

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Live Broadcasts from Pismo Ventures

Starting Monday April 20, 2020 Pismo Ventures is planning a weekly live broadcast on YouTube. The purpose of these live broadcasts is to help entrepreneurs and startups to navigate the ecosystem. Interviewees shall include angel investors, venture capital investors, family offices, super angels, other capital sources, serial entrepreneurs, influencers, and other leaders, movers and shakers who can help entrepreneurs with... Read more →

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Webinar: How Startups and Angel Investors Can Survive the COVID-19 Economic Crisis

Join a Friday morning webinar on how startup ventures and angel investors can survive economically during and after COVID-19. Featured presenter will be guest speaker Dan Rosen, Chair of the Alliance of Angels. Dan Rosen, a Member of Tech Coast Angels and Founder of Alliance of Angels, recently wrote two blog posts that have been enthusiastically received: How Startups Survive... Read more →

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Online event: Startups vs Coronavirus Battle in America 4/23/20

Startup.Network knows that many of you are locked up at home or suffer from the restrictions and limitations imposed by the COVID-19 situation all around the world. Their team decided not to wait until things become better but to fight for normal life for all of us: Startup.Network is announcing a new era of struggle against disease – Unicorns Vs.... Read more →

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Daily COVID-19 Info Webinar Calls for Small Businesses

Free Ask SBDC Daily Calls for small business owners seeking support and information during the coronavirus crisis. Join them live online EVERY DAY through Friday, April 10, 2020 from 3:00PM to 4:00PM via Zoom. The SBDC is providing daily webinars for the Small Business Community on information as it relates to funding information during the COVID-19 pandemic. They will be... Read more →

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Keep Calm - and Startup ON!

Keep Calm - and Startup ON! ... working from home - the new normal.... Thinking of you, your friends, family, and your startup. Hang in there, even if you are working from home, and keep going.... Just Keep Calm and Startup On.... Your Friends at the OC Startup Council Read more →

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Tech Innovation Forum 2020 NEW DATES: 9/10/20-9/11/20

Presenting a new Tech Innovation Forum experience, centered around start ups. This year’s rescheduled Octane Tech Innovation Forum will focus around startups, pitching, learning and networking at a new location, AV Irvine. Join them on the NEW DATES of Thursday, September 10 to Friday, September 11, 2020 from 7:00AM to 2:30PM at AV Irvine, 16500 Scientific Way, Irvine, CA 92618.... Read more →

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Survival Strategies for Tech Startups Webinar: 3/26/20

SBDC @ UCI will have a panel-based webinar (with a lot of Q&A) “Survival Strategies for Tech Startups”. Join them Thursday, March 26 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM via Zoom. It will include information on the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program and other strategies for startup companies not in revenue or unable to qualify for EIDL. It will be... Read more →

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OC's Amazing Startup Events Week - Photos!

This past week may go down in history as a turning point for the Orange County tech startup ecosystem. We had more events, with more people, partners, community organizations, colleges, investors, sponsors, and friends involved than ever before - all in support of the burgeoning #GrowthOC movement to accelerate our early stage software and hardware technology ventures community. Congratulations to... Read more →

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***POSTPONED until further notice*** MedTech Minds March 2020 3/30/20

***POSTPONED until further notice*** MIx is proud to present MedTech Minds, a mastermind event for professionals. Join them for a session of lively discussion, organized Q&A, and effective peer-to-peer mentoring. Join them Monday, March 30 from 5:30PM to 8:00PM at University Lab Partners, 5270 California Ave, Ste. #300, Irvine, CA 92617, USA. Are you looking to create your own healthcare... Read more →

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Identifying and Protecting your Intellectual Property 3/23/20

An Introduction to Intellectual Property for Startups Join them Monday, March 23 from 6:00PM to 7:30PM at CSUF Startup Incubator, 1 Banting, Irvine, California 92618 (first floor, first door on the right) . Intellectual property (“IP”) is becoming increasingly important when it comes to business valuation as well as success – especially for tech companies. A well-developed patent portfolio (along... Read more →

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