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OCSC New Gold Sponsor: Withum

Welcome to Withum a new Gold Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Withum is a forward-thinking, technology-driven advisory and accounting firm, helping clients to Be in a Position of Strength in the new reality of doing business today. A top 25 public accounting and advisory firm, Withum offers audit, tax, consulting and advisory services to startup companies. OC Startup Ecosystem... Read more →

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Fundraising Insights From an Expert

An article we liked from the Founder Institute: 5 Fundraising Lessons from Mighty Capital GP Jennifer Vancini Mighty Capital General Partner Jennifer Vancini joined Founder Institute live for an interactive online AMA (‘Ask Me Anything’) event, where she answered founders’ questions about the fundraising process, shedding light on the perspective of the venture-stage investor. Mighty Capital invests in ‘early growth’... Read more →

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New OCSC Startup Company Member: MW zero, LLC

Welcome to MW zero, LLC, a new Member of the OC Startup Council! MW zero, LLC destructs toxic medical waste into EPA friendly discharge via a patent protected process. MW zero has patented protected, "A Device for the Destruction of Biohazardous Waste". This device, in 3 sizes, coverts harmful medical waste products into environmentally friendly discharge in compliance with the... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Free Listing Company Members: Anchor Promotions and LearningFuze

Thank you to these renewing free listings of the OC Startup Council! Marketing & Design: Anchor Promotions - Newport Beach Education: LearningFuze - Irvine Thanks you for investing in Orange County and renewing its Membership in the OC Startup Council! Learn here how your organization can join the OCSC, too! Read more →

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New Accelerate OC Podcast: Co-founder & Director at Fielding Group

Nick Bradley is Co-founder and Director at Fielding Group, a growth accelerator and investing company. He's been a business owner & investor who has built, bought, & sold multiple businesses over the last decade. He also spent 15+ years with corporate organizations - as a CEO, Board Director, & senior commercial leader - working in both large & small companies... Read more →

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Education & Edtech Startups in Orange County

Education & Edtech Startups: Orange County is home to vibrant education and edtech startup companies. OC entrepreneurs are using cutting-edge technology and software to improve educational outcomes for learners worldwide. These local startup companies are busy solving problems, developing new products, and creating jobs right here in Orange County. General Startup Council Members Academy For International Culture and Professional Education... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Velosys, Hospii, NTERSOL, Ecotrak

Orange County startups are hiring developers and engineers! Check out these new local software engineer dotnet, mobile engineer, and senior full stack developer job opportunities: Velosys - Software Engineer Dotnet - Newport Beach A technology consulting firm with a focus on enterprise clients. Hospii - Mobile Engineer - Irvine Find your perfect hairstylist near you. NTERSOL - Sr. AWS Cloud... Read more →

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Irvine Valley College Wins National Business Plan Pitch Competition

IVC Team Takes 1st Place in National Business Plan Pitch Competition Last August, the Irvine Valley College (IVC) entrepreneurship department partnered with the College Leap organization, a national non-profit founded by UC Berkeley students to increase the leadership opportunities for transferring community college students. A national business plan pitch competition was held. Ten IVC student teams from different disciplines of... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Member: Givsum

Thank you to Givsum, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! Givsum: Givsum is a software operations and data analytics company that processes charitable donations, ticket purchases, store items, sponsorships and memberships for service organizations and clubs. We allow individuals the ability to conveniently track and promote their philanthropic interests while also providing charities with an effective tool to... Read more →

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Good News on Equity Crowdfunding

A Thought Leader guest post we liked from attorney Chris Harvey: New Rules for Equity Crowdfunding Equity Crowdfunding is Not Competing with Venture Capital, But It May Fundamentally Change the Investing Landscape for 87%+ of Americans While the aftermath of the U.S. Presidential election may have taken our undivided attention last week, there were some big announcements on equity crowdfunding... Read more →

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Sustainability Private Capital Event 12/2/20-12/3/20

Sustain SoCal and Roth Capital Partners have teamed up again. This time virtually, to present the 3rd annual Sustainability Private Capital Event. Join them Wednesday, December 2 to Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 8:00AM to 1:00PM. Sustain SoCal & Roth continue to be dedicated to the welfare and safety of their clients and employees. With this in mind, this year’s... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Weedmaps, Veros, Photobooth Supply Co., TRAFFIK

Orange County startups are hiring developers and engineers! Check out these new local software engineer, UX designer, and full stack developer job opportunities: Weedmaps - Senior or Mid-level Software Engineer (Front End - React) - Irvine A leading technology and software infrastructure provider to the cannabis industry. Veros Real Estate Solutions - Software Engineer - Santa Ana A proven leader... Read more →

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Effective Organizational Structure for Tech Startups

An article we liked from Thought Leader Dave Bailey: The Anatomy of a Startup Organisation The journey of growing a small group of founders to a company of hundreds or thousands of people is not as different as you might think. Ask someone at an early-stage company what they do and you’ll probably get the answer: ‘A little bit of... Read more →

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Startup Incubators & Accelerators Members in Orange County

Startup Incubators & Accelerators Members: New software and technology startups have many incubators and startup accelerator programs to choose from in Orange County. These local companies serve as valuable resources for our Orange County startup community. Their services and expertise are helping our ecosystem grow. Premium Members Tech Coast Angels - Orange County Supporting Members OCTANe General Members EvoNexus MasterMinds... Read more →

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Making Waves: Entrepreneur Conversations 12/1/20

The First Event in the Series Features Leen Kawas Join them Tuesday, December 1 from 12:00PM to 1:00PM via Zoom. Join them for a conversation with Richard Sudek, executive director at Beall Applied Innovation and chief innovation officer at UCI and Leen Kawas, chief executive officer and member of the board of directors of Athira Pharma. GET MORE EVENT INFO... Read more →

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Irvine's Cie Announced Co-founding and Launch of Longève

Cie Launches Into The Plant-Based Market, Co-Founding Longève IRVINE, Calif., -- Cie, a venture studio and innovation accelerator based in Irvine, announced today that it has co-founded and launched with industry veteran Douglas Kantner, Longève Brands. Longève has an assortment of shelf-stable pea protein products for those who love to cook, adding diversity to the meat replacement consumer packaged goods... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Listings: Alliance for SoCal Innovation, CSUF Startup Incubator

Thank you to these renewing free listings of the OC Startup Council! Community Organization: Alliance for SoCal Innovation - Pasadena Incubators & Accelerators: CSUF Startup Incubator - Irvine Thanks you for investing in Orange County and renewing its Membership in the OC Startup Council! Learn here how your organization can join the OCSC, too! Read more →

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New Accelerate OC Podcast: President of Center for American Entrepreneurship

John Dearie joined Carey to discuss the critical need for more entrepreneurs in our country, to drive forward more economic growth, innovation and jobs in our country. He is currently the President at the Center for American Entrepreneurship in Washington, DC. John founded this organization in 2017 as a nonpartisan research, policy, and advocacy organization. CAE’s mission is to engage... Read more →

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SEC to Increase Regulation Crowdfunding Limit in 2021

A Thought Leader Guest Post from Republic: Huge news: SEC to raise Regulation Crowdfunding limit to $5M from $1.07M Today, the Securities and Exchange Commission (also known as the SEC) made an important announcement that stands to unquestionably improve regulated startup and private investing. Most significantly, the SEC will increase the maximum amount that can be raised through a Regulation... Read more →

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New OCSC Startup Company Member: Chargezoom

Welcome to Chargezoom, a new Member of the OC Startup Council! Chargezoom - Manage & Sync Payments In One Dashboard. Building your payments infrastructure has never been so easy! Pre-built integrations allow businesses to accept payments anywhere and sync transactions directly in QuickBooks, QuickBooks Online, FreshBooks and Xero. OC Startups Directory Category: Fin Tech (Get a listing for your company... Read more →

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All Raise Announces Opening of Applications for Female VC Cohorts (Principals and Associates)

Applications now open: VC Cohorts for Principals (US-wide) and Associates (Southern California) How do you navigate being the only woman at your venture capital firm? Who do you go to for support, mentorship, and sponsorship in a notoriously relationship-driven, male-dominated business? Female checkwriters in VC make up just 12% of all checkwriters in the US. All Raise recognized that to... Read more →

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WorkWell: New OC Startup Ecosystem Directory Listing

Welcome to the WorkWell, a new listing in the OC Startup Council Startup Ecosystem Directory: Co-Working: WorkWell - Irvine WorkWell is a vibrant community offering modern facilities, private offices, meeting rooms, desks for rent, mail services, and other amenities. WorkWell's Leasing Coordinator seeks out small companies who are in need of office space. They are currently offering special leasing rates,... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Member: Startup Grind OC/Irvine

Thank you to Startup Grind OC/Irvine, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! Startup Grind OC/Irvine: They help grow the startup community through Fireside Chats the 3rd Wed of every month. OC Startup Ecosystem Directory Category: Community Organizations Event Partners Visit these partners to learn how they can help your OC startup! (And get a free listing for your... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: ICS, FightCamp, Arbela Technologies, Kajabi

Orange County startups are hiring engineers! Check out these new local embedded systems engineer, full stack engineer, and azure data engineer consultant job opportunities: ICS - Embedded Systems Engineer - Irvine Developer of the most complete suite of color management products on the market. FightCamp (f.k.a Hykso) - Full Stack Engineer - Costa Mesa Connected at-home boxing workouts. Arbela Technologies... Read more →

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OCSC New Silver Sponsor: McCarter & English, LLP

Welcome to McCarter & English, LLP a new Silver Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! McCarter & English, LLP: Expert Legal Counsel to Startups and Investors Nationwide on Formation, Financing, Growth and Exit. The McCarter & English law firm is globally renowned for its high quality, responsive, pragmatic representation of entrepreneurial tech, life sciences and consumer enterprises and the investors... Read more →

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