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OSEA Women Angel Investors Screenings (Photos)

OSEA Angel Investors is a membership-based angel investment group focused on and driven by women executives and entrepreneurs with very diverse and successful backgrounds. Headquartered in Orange County, OSEA provides a forum for the introduction of emerging companies to potential female angel investors and offers access to meaningful education regarding startup vetting, due diligence, and venture investment processes. OSEA Angel... Read more →

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New OCSC Supporting Investor: Cove Fund

Welcome Cove Fund, a new startup investor recently added to the OC Startup Council Ecosystem Directory: Cove Fund: A family of seed-stage venture capital funds that provides startup funding for promising new Southern California ventures. The Fund is headquartered in “The Cove” at UC Irvine Applied Innovation, a centrally located and vibrant gathering place for entrepreneurs, innovators and investors in... Read more →

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New Orange County Investor Listings - Rainstar Capital Group

Welcome to these startup investors recently added to the OC Startup Council Ecosystem Directory Rainstar Capital Group - Makes investments in consumer distressed debt portfolios, small business merchant cash advances, distressed mortgages, high growth companies and residential and commercial real estate. Visit the Investors category in the OCSC Directory to learn more about these and many other local investors! (And... Read more →

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Momentous Milestones by Irvine's Tech Coast Angels

Tech Coast Angels Realizes Two Momentous Milestones: 400th Company Funded and 400 Members Angel network’s investment in Grolltex highlights angel network’s influence and stature while increased membership brings even deeper levels of experience as well as additional capital IRVINE, CALIF. (PRWEB): Tech Coast Angels (TCA) today announced that it has invested in its 400th company, reinforcing its standing as one... Read more →

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Cove Strategic Marketing Angels - Free Marketing Clinics

Helping Orange County startup companies "cross the chasm" to profitability with free expert marketing advice is the mission of the new Cove Strategic Marketing Angels group. Their free marketing consulting sessions help local startups develop winning marketing strategies and execute better on their sales plans. Orange County's Cove Strategic Marketing Angels advise local OC entrepreneur Kent Booker The group was... Read more →

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Record Startup Investments by Tech Coast Angels

Tech Coast Angels Invest $13.7 M in 28 Deals in 1H 2019 Angel network’s investment in first half of this year is highest by far in its 21-year history IRVINE, Calif. – July 31, 2019 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA) today announced that it had invested a total of $13.7 M in 28 total deals in the first half of... Read more →

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New Podcast: Accelerate OC interviews OC Startup Council Founder (with Video)

Accelerating OC's technology startup ecosystem was the topic on a recent podcast when host Carey Ransom interviewed OC Startup Council CEO, Scott Fox. The two local veteran startup executives shared their excitement about the growth of the Orange County tech startup ecosystem in the half hour broadcast show. The interview covered strengths and weaknesses of the OC startup scene, how... Read more →

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$88M Funding for Irvine's Restaurant365 OC Growth

Restaurant365 Receives $88M In Funding Led By ICONIQ Capital Series C funding from Silicon Valley growth equity firm allows Restaurant365 to expand its software capabilities, increase teams. IRVINE, Calif., June 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurant365®, the only cloud-based restaurant accounting software boasting an all-in-one restaurant management solution, has successfully closed an $88 million minority investment led by ICONIQ Capital, a... Read more →

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New Orange County Investor Listings - Mark IV Capital, Mercato Partners

Welcome to these startup investors recently added to the OC Startup Council Ecosystem Directory: Mark IV Capital - An asset management firm focused on commercial real estate, venture capital and private equities. Mercato Partners - Is a premiere growth stage investor in tech and consumer companies. They partner with founders to build outstanding and durable companies in Southern California. Visit... Read more →

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So many $20M+ Investment Rounds in Orange County?

27 Orange County tech and life sciences companies have raised $20M+ investment rounds recently for more than $1.58 Billion. New research from JLL shows that in 2018-2019, there have so far been 27 funding rounds of $20 million and greater for Orange County tech and life sciences companies. Details of these recent OC investment fundings include: In 2018-2019, there have... Read more →

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Irvine's Allied Esports Expands to Latin America with $5M Deal

Top Mexican Sports TV Network to Purchase $5 Million of Shares of Black Ridge Acquisition Corp. Expanded Alliance Expected to Broaden Allied Esports’ Deployment into Latin America with Development of Dedicated Digital Esports Channel and Flagship Esports Venue IRVINE, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- TV Azteca, a Grupo Salinas company and the top sports television network in Mexico, and Black... Read more →

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OC Startups Events Calendar - Have you seen it?

OC Startup Events - there are more new startup events for techies and software companies listed every day in our OC Startup Council Events Calendar! Check out the Orange County tech startup conferences, happy hours, workshops, meetups, and seminars our members are posting here. You can meet new people, develop new relationships, learn new skills and expertise, advance your high... Read more →

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New Orange County Investor Listings - Simplepitch Ventures, Toba Capital, Unlock Ventures

Welcome to these startup investors recently added to the OC Startup Council Ecosystem Directory: Simplepitch Ventures - Investor / operator in early stage consumer companies. Toba Capital - An early-stage investment firm committed to helping create incredible technology companies. Unlock Ventures - Are founders and operators that invest in world-changing, seed-stage tech entrepreneurs in Seattle and Los Angeles. Visit the... Read more →

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New Orange County Investor Listings - OSEA, Rx3 Ventures, Stage Ventures

Welcome to these startup investors recently added to the OC Startup Council Ecosystem Directory: OSEA -Inspiring women to learn more about the angel investing world by offering education and access to early stage companies looking for investors. Rx3 Ventures - A consumer focused influencer fund based in Orange County, committed to partnering with top brands to maximize growth by leveraging... Read more →

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New Orange County Investor Listings - Calibrate Ventures, Cove Fund, K5 Ventures

Welcome to these startup investors recently added to the OC Startup Council Ecosystem Directory: Calibrate Ventures - Partners with Founders of transformative consumer and enterprise companies. Cove Fund - A family of seed-stage venture capital funds that provides startup funding for promising new Southern California ventures. K5 Ventures - Is an early stage venture fund that partners with and invests... Read more →

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Investor Speed Dating PitchFest for Orange County Startups - FREE TICKETS CONTEST

Bring your OC startup pitch to share with dozens of local venture capital and angel investors! FundingPost is throwing an exclusive PitchFest Speed Dating event where every startup founder in the room will have an opportunity to pitch! And you can win FREE $80 tickets below... Join them Thursday, June 13 from 5:30PM to 9:00PM at WeWork The Boardwalk 18575... Read more →

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OC Startup OnSite Raises $3.5 Million In An Oversubscribed Round

Medical Waste Processing Technology Startup OnSite Raises $3.5 Million Seed In An Oversubscribed Round Investment Led by Mark IV Capital and Co-Led By The Cove Fund II. Proceeds Will be Used to Accelerate Sales and Employee Growth NEWPORT BEACH, CALIF. (PRWEB) MAY 22, 2019: OnSite Waste Technologies, a leader in modernizing on-site medical waste disposal, today announces the completion of... Read more →

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TIF Startup Pitch Winners 2019

Congratulations to CLI Studios and IntelliVision Entertainment - winners of the LaunchPad startup pitch competition at OCTANe's annual Technology Innovation Forum. Held at the Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport Beach this week, the two day TIF conference brought together hundreds of local executives involved in our local Orange County startup ecosystem. The highlight of the event was the LaunchPad... Read more →

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TIF OC Success Story Interview: Parcel Pending's $100MM Exit

OCTANe's annual Technology Innovation Forum was held at the Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport Beach this week. The two day TIF conference brought together hundreds of local executives involved in our local Orange County technology and life sciences startup ecosystems. Day Two featured local startup success story, Lori Torres, the Founder and CEO of Parcel Pending. JC Ruffalo, the... Read more →

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Tech Coast Angels Surpassed Membership Numbers in 2018, Invested $10.8 Million into 53 Companies, and Realized Six Exits

Angel Network 2018 Year End Report Shows Strong Year in Diverse Sectors New Companies and Percentage of Investment in New Companies Near Record Highs IRVINE, Calif. -- May 7, 2019 – Tech Coast Angels (TCA) invested $10.8 million in a total of 53 companies in 2018. There was a diverse mix of investments: Life Sciences and Software were by far... Read more →

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