OC Startup Partners Feed

Bob Genthert Named Managing Director of EvoNexus

Bob Genthert, Co-Founder of ecoATM, has been appointed Managing Director of EvoNexus in Irvine. Southern California's leading startup incubator, EvoNexus encourages entrepreneurs to turn their inspiring ideas into fundable, commercially-viable companies. Bob Genthert was the Co-Founder of ecoATM, has 35 years of experience including CFO and SVP roles at Fortune... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.

New OCTANe Board of Advisors

The Orange County Technology Alliance (OCTANe) recently announced a new Chairman and Board of Advisors. The Aliso Viejo-based technology and life sciences accelerator appointed Jim Mazzo, Global President of Ophthalmic Devices of Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc., as the OCTANe Chairman, effective January 1, 2019. Mazzo has been elected for a... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.

2018 SVBs State of the Markets Fourth Quarter Free Report

Want to know what's in store for the global Innovation Economy? Check out Silicon Valley Bank's latest State of the Markets quarterly report here. It covers the latest trends and market factors for innovative growth companies, investors, and their advisors. 2018 Fourth Quarter "In the face of heightened geopolitical concerns,... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.

Vincit acquires Devise Interactive

Vincit, a software development and design company based in Irvine, Palo Alto, and Finland recently acquired Devise Interactive, an award-winning Irvine-based agency focused on brand strategy, UI/UX and software development. “Orange County is a well-known hub for many leading food and restaurant brands. With Devise Interactive we have even stronger... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.

OCTANe LaunchPad SBDC Accelerator Accepting Applications

Are you or someone you know looking to raise seed, A or B rounds of startup capital ($500K-$25M+)? LaunchPad SBDC is now accepting applications for medical technology and tech startup companies who would like personalized feedback from experts. Those accepted will get to pitch their investment decks to a panel... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.

Tech Coast Angels announce SWS Venture Capital as new Affiliate Member

OC’s leading angel investment group, Tech Coast Angels (TCA), recently announced that the venture capital firm SWS Venture Capital (SWS) joined its network as an affiliate member. Steve Streit, the General Partner and Chairman of SWS, received capital and mentorship from TCA when he founded Green Dot, which is now... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.

How to find high tech recruits in Orange County

Hiring is competitive in Orange County, especially for high tech jobs like programmers, developers, engineers, and other technical talent. Posting job openings on our OC tech jobs board listings can help. We’re dedicated to helping grow the Orange County technology startup ecosystem. Our blog attracts a highly targeted, growing, and... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.

High Tech Company Innovation Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 winners of OCTANe's annual High Tech Innovation Awards. The companies were selected because they demonstrated exceptional leadership while developing new technological advancements in their respective industries. 2018 Winners An independent panel of industry expert judges selected winners in 10 award categories: Outstanding Private Company CEO: Ladeira... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.

OC Lawyers among National Best for Startups

Ten partners from local law firm, Stradling, were recently named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America list. The winners were selected based on a national peer review survey submitted by other attorneys nationwide. While Stradling partners from multiple disciplines were honored, the names of top local startup lawyers are... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.

How can we help your OC startup?

Your startup always needs more publicity, right? You and your team need it for confidence, recruiting, morale, and, of course, to help generate revenues and to attract investment, too. If a startup and its founders don't consistently earn attention from employees, outside partners, investors, and eventually customers also, most startups... Read more →

What do you think? Comment below!
Have company news, events, or job listings to share? Submit yours here.