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Startup Accelerator MasterMinds OC Workshop #25 - May 23

OC ENTREPRENEURS: Join us for another MasterMinds Startup Q&A Workshop to help grow your startup. 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 entrepreneurs, startup employees, founders, and friends a place to... Read more →

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Specright Raises $8.8 Million to Advance Supply Chain Software

Pritzker Group Venture Capital Leads Round IRVINE, Calif., April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Specright, Inc., a software company that enables customers to control critical supply chain specifications such as packaging, products, and raw materials, announced today an $8.8 million Series A round of funding. Led by Pritzker Group Venture Capital (PGVC), with participation from previous investors Okapi Venture Capital, Fika... Read more →

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Meet more New OC Startup Council Members!

Welcome to these new Members of the OC Startup Council! Surcle: End-to-end ecosystem designed to aid in the development life cycle of hardware and engineering products. Special Offer for OCSC Members: Starter package consultation service at a discounted rate (normally $5,000) and initial Bill of Materials consultation for no charge. OC Startup Directory Category: Marketing and Design Software Development Startup... Read more →

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OCTANe's Technology Innovation Forum 2019

OCTANe’s 2019 Technology Innovation Forum (TIF) will focus on the evolution of data and technology for the future of work, retail, smart cities, sports, FinTech, national security, and health. Topics and discussions will center around actionable changes to incorporate, adapt and scale business through the rapidly changing and evolving technology landscape. Attend Monday, May 13 to Tuesday, May 14, 2019... Read more →

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EvoNexus announces New FinTech Startup Incubator Program

EvoNexus Collaborating with Franklin Templeton and Royal Bank of Canada to Pursue Emerging Financial Technology Startups Evonexus FinTech Incubator is now accepting startup applications. EvoNexus, Southern California’s (SoCal) leading startup incubator with locations in San Diego and Irvine, today announced it has opened an application round in search of early stage companies with emerging financial technologies to admit to its... Read more →

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CSUF Annual Startup Competition Results

Cal State University, Fullerton's annual Startup Competition recently announced this year's winners. The finale of the competition featured each of the six finalists giving an eight minute presentation about their ventures. These presentations covered five key aspects of each new company, including: Problem, Solution, Customers, Business Model, and the Resources needed to launch their businesses. These presentations were followed by... Read more →

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Orange County Tech User Groups (OCTUG) Summer Bash 2019

OC's biggest technology meetup collaboration event. OC Tech User Groups is celebrating SUMMER with food, drinks and raffle prizes. The magic happens everywhere in between. ' Have a good time and kick off the Summer Season with a BASH! Join them Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 6:30PM to 9:00PM at PeopleSpace, 1691 Kettering St, Irvine, CA 92614. This free party... Read more →

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Ephesoft's Ike Kavas EY Entrepreneur of the Year OC Semifinalist

EY Announces Ike Kavas of Ephesoft as Entrepreneur Of The Year 2019 Award Semifinalist in Orange County Founder of leading enterprise content capture and data discovery provider recognized for industry leadership EY announced that Ike Kavas, founder and CEO of Irvine, Calif.-based Ephesoft, an industry leader in enterprise content capture and data discovery solutions, is a semifinalist for the Entrepreneur... Read more →

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OCSC New GOLD Sponsor: Tech Coast Angels - Orange County

Welcome to Tech Coast Angels - Orange County, a new Gold Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Tech Coast Angels - Orange County is a catalyst in helping to build Southern California’s economy by offering early stage, pre-seed, and seed funding for startups. TCA also brings critical business connections, provides hands-on practical mentoring, assists in building out management teams, and... Read more →

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How to Find a Technical Cofounder – Advice from Y-Combinator

The Y-Combinator startup accelerator has helped launched hundreds of startups. Their CEO, Michael Seibel, has helped startup founders worldwide build their teams, including recruiting technical co-founders. Watch this short video for his advice on how you can find and recruit software developers and engineers to join your startup. A summary of Michael’s advice for finding technical co-founders includes: Start with... Read more →

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SPAR 3D Expo and Conference - FREE PASSES

The Only Industry-Agnostic Platform-Neutral 3D Event Join them Tuesday, May 21 to Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM at the Anaheim Convention Center. SPAR 3D Expo & Conference, co-located with AEC Next, is an international event for the commercial application of 3D technologies from input to output. For close to two decades, SPAR 3D has been the premier... Read more →

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OCSC New Bronze Members: SBDC @ UCI Applied Innovation

Welcome to SBDC @ UCI Applied Innovation as a new Bronze Member of the OC Startup Council! SBDC @ UCI Applied Innovation provides no-cost, confidential, one-on-one consulting to high-tech, high-growth small businesses. Our award-winning consultants assist with business development, strategy, marketing, funding-readiness and technology commercialization. Special Offer For OCSC Members: Consulting services are provided at no cost to the community.... Read more →

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Meet more New OC Startup Council Members!

Welcome to these new Members of the OC Startup Council! Muzaic: A marketplace, rewards program, and music app- all in one! OC Startup Directory Category: E-commerce & Marketplaces Media Tech http://muzaicshows.com Urban Tykes: an on-demand marketplace for parents to list and rent baby and children's gear. OC Startup Directory Category: E-commerce & Marketplaces Software http://www.urbantykes.life Visit these partners to learn... Read more →

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OCSC new GOLD Sponsor: Silicon Valley Bank

Welcome to Silicon Valley Bank, the founding Gold Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Silicon Valley Bank helps innovators, enterprises and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast. For over 36 years, SVB's diversified platform has offered the most inclusive and effective models for global commercial banking for innovators, enterprises and investors, private venture investing expertise, oversight and management, and... Read more →

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Startup Investor Pitch Deck Templates - Free

To raise money from venture capital firms and angel investors, it's a requirement to have a presentation "pitch deck". But presenting your startup business clearly and concisely in a limited time is a challenge... How do you include your product vision and development plan, target market analysis, go-to-market strategy, your team, competition, and especially your sales traction and financials all... Read more →

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New Orange County Startup Partner Ecosystem Directory Listings!

Welcome to these new listings in the OC Startup Council Startup Ecosystem Directory: Co-Working, Shared Office Space: BlankSPACES | IBase Irvine - Irvine Co-Working, Shared Office Space: Culture DTSA - Santa Ana Law Firms: FisherBroyles, LLP - Irvine Co-Working, Shared Office Space: Valley View Executive Suites - Newport Beach Visit these partners to learn how they can help your OC... Read more →

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AEC Next Technology Expo & Conference - FREE PASSES

What's New and What's Next For The Built World AEC Next Technology Expo + Conference is North America’s leading vendor-neutral trade show and conference focusing on the implementation and integration of built world technology. Join them Tuesday, May 21 to Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM at the Anaheim Convention Center. What to expect: Vendors offer hardware, software... Read more →

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OCSC New Bronze Sponsor: Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.

Welcome to Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C., a new Bronze Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C. is a premier business law firm representing a diverse array of companies at all stages of their existence, from incorporation and organization to major corporate transactions. Their corporate, finance and litigation practices are known for their expertise... Read more →

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Meet more New OC Startup Council Members!

Welcome to these new Members of the OC Startup Council! My Stage LLC: The first truly portable stage, it is 5 times lighter and far easier to use then the competition. OC Startup Directory Category: Products LIMVI Studio: Specializes in branding development, packaging design, UI/UX design, Chinese and English website design. Special Offer for OCSC Members: Free one hour consultation.... Read more →

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