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Startup Grind Conference Announcement (and 15% Discount!)

Startup Grind is a global community of entrepreneurs unlike any other. Game-changing startup founders, curious investors, world-class speakers, the leading brands for startups - they bring it all to the annual conference in Redwood City each February. Startup Grind Global 2020 is the most important event for startups, tech leaders, and big brands at the forefront of innovation. 10,000 people... Read more →

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OCSC New Supporting Startup Company Member: Kareo

Welcome to Kareo, a new Supporting Member of the OC Startup Council! Kareo is the only cloud-based complete medical technology platform purpose-built to meet the unique needs of independent practices in more than 45 specialties. A medical technology platform that helps independent practices run efficiently and be more profitable. Kareo helps independent practices find more patients, manage their care and... Read more →

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Startup Founders MasterMinds Workshop - 10/17/19

OC STARTUPS: Join us for another MasterMinds Startup Q&A Workshop! GET YOUR TICKET HERE FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17th BEFORE THIS ONE SELLS OUT, TOO. Bring your startup ideas and business strategy questions so our friendly group of local technology and software entrepreneurs and business owners can help you accelerate your startup farther, faster! The MasterMinds OC Startup Accelerator offers local... Read more →

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OC Startup Founders Lunch Meetup Photos

The latest Orange County Startup Council Founders Lunch Meetup was a success! Dozens of our Startup Council members and friends showed up for lunch at the new Mess Hall last Tuesday. The Mess Hall is the new food court at the new Flight office development at the corner of Barranca and Red Hill Avenue in Tustin. It has a bunch... Read more →

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Happy Money Raises $70 Million More

Happy Money Raises $70 Million to Accelerate Vision of Providing Financial Tools and Services for Human Happiness COSTA MESA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Happy Money, the fintech company enabling people to break up with their credit cards, announced the close of a Series D funding round of $70 million. Led by CMFG Ventures, LLC, the venture capital entity of CUNA Mutual Group, this... Read more →

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Community Organizations: Looking for Startup Supporters & Friends Directory Listings

We’re looking for more Community Organizations who serve technology startup companies here in Orange County. Do you know any? Why? We need more Community Organization listings to build you the most complete list of resources to help startups in Orange County! Join the OCSC to Get Your Community Organization Noticed Does your organization or company provide services to or work... Read more →

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TiEcon Southwest Investor Summit

TiEcon Southwest 2019 - Investor Summit Join them Saturday, September 28 from 5:30PM to 9:00PM at the Center Club, Costa Mesa, 650 Town Center Drive, Garden Level, Costa Mesa. Agenda for Evening: 5:30pm - 6:30pm - Start and Networking 6:30pm - 7:00pm - Keynote and VC Panel 7:15pm - 8:00pm - Startup Pitching 8:00pm - 9:00pm - Dinner and Networking... Read more →

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Accelerate OC Podcast: Scott Fox, Orange County Startup Council Founder

Scott Fox has a huge heart for entrepreneurs and the Orange County tech startup community. In 2018 he founded the Orange County Startup Council to provide a resource for the various pillars of the community - startup entrepreneurs, investors, partners and potential customers - with the goal to help startups thrive and grow here. He is building momentum with it... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Ad Exchange, Restaurant365, CU Direct, Acorns, 47Lining, Solarflare

Orange County software startups are hiring engineers! Check out these new software engineer, release engineer, AWS software engineering consultant and software security director job opportunities: Ad Exchange Group - Software Engineer - Huntington Beach Performance-Based Digital Marketing Restaurant365 Software - Release Engineer - Irvine A cloud-based all-inclusive back office solution that combines key restaurant modules with an integrated accounting backbone.... Read more →

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Free Zendesk Customer Service for a YEAR! - New OCSC Member Benefit

New for Orange County startups: 12 Months of Free Zendesk Customer Support Services! OCSC startup company Members can get a year of Zendesk for free while getting their startups off the ground. Qualified OCSC Member companies can receive a monthly credit of $218 for 12 months (equivalent to 2 seats of Zendesk Suite professional plan or used across Zendesk’s Support,... Read more →

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What's Your Startup Worth? Play "The Price is Right" with OC Investors 9/25 to find out free!

How to value your startup? Are you wondering what it's worth and what valuation to tell investors? Apply here to present your company’s valuation metrics to a panel of professional investors as part of the Tech Coast Angel's Face to Face with Investors event on September 25. Get their expert opinions on how to value your startup for your next... Read more →

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Artificial Intelligence AI Startups: Calling all Orange County Startups!

We’re looking for more Artificial Intelligence AI Startups here in Orange County. Do you know any? Why? We need more Artificial Intelligence Startup listings to build the most complete list of startups in Orange County! (Check the Artificial Intelligence AI Startups page of the OC Startups Directory so far. Is your company listed yet?) Join the OCSC to Get Your... Read more →

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Memory Class Storage Presentation

Memory Class Storage is coming and will change the future of all electronic devices, from IoT through Artificial Intelligence. Attend a live presentation by Bill Gervasi from Nantero about this historic change in computer system architecture. Join them Wednesday, October 23 from 5:00PM to 8:00PM at the Center Club Orange County, 650 Town Center Drive, Garden Level, Costa Mesa. Appetizers,... Read more →

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New Accelerate OC Podcast: Co-founder/CEO of Mavenlink

Ray Grainger is the co-founder and CEO of Mavenlink, a fast-growing software company in the services business management and collaboration space. He’s also a graduate of highly distinguished school, Harvey Mudd College, where he’s been a trustee now for many years. He was a Managing Partner at Accenture for nearly 20 years before starting Mavenlink, and that experience provided much... Read more →

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Super Angel to Keynote F2F with Investors on 9/25

Just Added: Valuation Guru and Super Angel Dave Berkus to keynote at Face to Face with Investors on 9/25! Attend Face to Face with Investors to hear his Keynote Talk: "Valuing the Pre-Revenue Company" Dave Berkus is known worldwide for his “Berkus Method” of valuation, developed in the 1990’s and used extensively today to help new ventures determine their value... Read more →

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2019 U.S. Angel Investment Statistics Infographic

Angel investors are a critical source of early stage capital for growth companies. Want to learn more about their investing patterns? See this informative infographic of 2019 U.S. Angel Investment Statistics that summarizes key data and insights from the 2019 Angel Funders Report. The Angel Funders Report is co-authored by Hockeystick and the Angel Capital Association. It is the official... Read more →

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Free Tickets to the B2B Marketing Expo

The B2B Marketing Expo is offering FREE TICKETS to OC Startup Council Members. All you have to do is click HERE to activate your ticket to attend October 2nd & 3rd at the LA Convention Center. ACTIVATE MY FREE TICKET NOW You're invited to attend to build meaningful connections among entrepreneurs, professionals, executives, and thought leaders that you can continue... Read more →

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New OC Startups Directory Free Listings: AIEDC, Shorebird Media and Vacadun LLC

Welcome to these new free listings in the OCSC Startups Directory: Artificial Intelligence: Artificial Intelligence Economic Development Corporation - Huntington Beach Advertising: Shorebird Media - San Clemente E-Commerce & Marketplace: Vacadun LLC: Huntington Beach Visit these local startups to learn more! (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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Orange County's UCI Beall Applied Innovation Names New Managing Director

David Tiemeier Named Managing Director of Research Translation at UCI Beall Applied Innovation Irvine, Calif., August 20, 2019–UC Irvine (UCI) Beall Applied Innovation has named David Tiemeier the managing director for the Research Translation Group (RTG), effective September 3. He will report directly to Richard Sudek, Applied Innovation’s executive director and chief innovation officer at UCI. In this role, Tiemeier... Read more →

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Accelerate OC Podcast: Co-Founder of Cloudvirga

Kyle is one of the most accomplished professionals in the mortgage industry, even at his young age. And he shares his experience and learning from starting Cloudvirga and growing it rapidly over the last few years. He is absolutely one of the most entrepreneurial and innovative entrepreneurs in Orange County! What's the biggest lesson Kyle has learned so far in... Read more →

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