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TiE Global Angels Investor Summit 2022

TiE Global Angels Investor Summit was organized by TiE Global Angels in association with TiE SoCal Angels, and TiE SoCal. TiE Global Angels Investor summit was a roaring success over three days from July 28th through 30th. This event was one of the largest gatherings of venture capitalists, angels, family offices, and individual investors in Southern California. First TiE Global... Read more →

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Tech Coast Angels Summer Party

Tech Coast Angels Orange County recently hosted its annual summer party. Angel investor members, sponsors, spouses, and friends turned out for a festive evening in Newport Beach. This year's theme was an "Evening in Paris". Fine French crepes were made-to-order by the Crepe Story catering team and enjoyed by all. Thanks to TCA veteran Bill Waldo for arranging the venue... Read more →

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Girls Inc of OC Needs Women Mentors

Is time getting in the way of being a valued mentor? Girls Inc. is offering a MINIMUM TIME / MAXIMUM IMPACT mentorship program They are looking for 30 more professional women like you for mentorship roles in their pilot year for their Project Accelerate Program. You will have the privilege of guiding young women through their college and career journeys,... Read more →

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OC's Operate Announces New Venture Partner

Capital Markets Entrepreneur Lou Sokolovskiy joins Operate as Venture Partner As Operate kicks off its 3rd fund in 3 years, increased opportunities lead to expanding its team. We are pleased to announce the the addition of Lou Sokolovskiy as Venture Partner. Mr. Sokolovskiy has previously advised Operate, and is increasing his involvement as Operate kicks off its 3rd fund since... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Startup Company Member: Piper

Thank you to Piper, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! Piper is a lifestyle company that produces innovative accessories for busy lives designing and sell high-end, organic, washable bags inspired by the Newport aesthetic and California casual luxury. They focus on the new and pandemic-appropriate idea that there should be innovative canvas bags (for busy lifestyles), that are... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Free Listing: London & Partners

Welcome back to this renewing free listing of the OC Startup Council! Government: London & Partners - London Visit these partners to learn how they can help your OC startup grow! (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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OCSC Platinum Sponsor: Withum

Thank you to Withum, a Platinum Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Withum is an accounting firm that is focused on Advisory, Tax, and Audit Services. They are a forward-thinking, technology-driven advisory and accounting firm committed to helping their clients be more profitable, efficient, and productive in today's complex business environment. They provide the industry expertise and innovative solutions you... Read more →

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New OCSC Member: MetaGuard Ventures

Welcome to MetaGuard Ventures, a new Member of the OC Startup Council. MetaGuard Ventures is providing leadership and technical oversight to emerging technologies, private equity, and business investment operations. PE investment support leadership for Early-Later Stage Family Office, Angels and VC Investors and Businesses Ops, including Organization, Discovery, Pivot, Turn-Around, Deal Review, Completion and Post Deal Operations & Exit Leadership.... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Member: Delogik Advisory & Solutions

Thank you to Delogik Advisory & Solutions, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council. Delogik Advisory & Solutions: Strategic Marketing, Business Development Services, Management Analysis and Growth Acceleration for Startups and Small Businesses. Specializing in business development services and crafting growth strategies for startups and small and mid-size businesses. Their methodology focuses on the key pillars of business development;... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Startup Company Member: AWM Smart Shelf

Thank you to AWM Smart Shelf, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! AWM Smart Shelf is a vision technology company with a comprehensive retail solution. The underlying technologies are built utilizing artificial intelligence, computer vision, machine learning, and application engineering to reinvent the retail space as it is known today. The ecosystem of solutions improves operational efficiencies, increases... Read more →

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OCSC Gold Sponsor: Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Thank you to Rutan & Tucker, a Gold Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Rutan & Tucker has been a pillar of the Orange County business community for over 100 years. As part of its involvement with the community, Rutan & Tucker has been a great supporter of start-ups and other entrepreneurial ventures. While the landscape and industries in Orange... Read more →

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Costa Mesa's Blue C Announces New Partnerships

Blue C Proudly Grows Client Roster with Cutting-Edge EV and Automotive Innovators New Partnerships Underscore the Creative Marketing Agency’s Industry Expertise Blue C, a leading Southern California-based strategic branding and marketing agency, has significantly expanded its client roster in the first half of the year with a particular focus on the agency’s electric vehicle (EV) and automotive client portfolios. The... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Member: Sunvera Software

Thank you to Sunvera Software, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! Sunvera Software: Low-Cost Mobile and Cloud Application Development for Startups & Small Businesses. Technology stack and capabilities developing software solutions faster for less than the usual market prices. Expertise working and guiding startups through their technology development. Service many verticals from Healthcare, Education, and real estate to... Read more →

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New OCSC Member: Bold Array LLC

Welcome to Bold Array LLC, a new Member of the OC Startup Council. Bold Array LLC is a team of experienced and passionate designers, developers, information architects, marketers, interface designers and engineers that craft web & mobile applications from the ground up to build for future updates and compatibility. They utilize the latest in web design techniques and technologies to... Read more →

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SoCal's Long Beach Accelerator Application Now Open

Apply Now to the Long Beach Accelerator's 4th Cohort The Long Beach Accelerator is not your typical accelerator. It was established with the entrepreneur in mind with full support from the city, private investors, and CSULB. Program participants have access to $100K in capital to support them through acceleration and expansion. Cohort members have real government access to help navigate... Read more →

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New OC Ecosystem Directory Free Listing: Septium

Welcome to this new free listing in the OC Startup Council Startup Ecosystem Directory: Software Development: Septium - Irvine (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Supporting Member: Portola Valley Partners

Thanks to Portola Valley Partners, a renewing Supporting Member of the OC Startup Council. Portola Valley Partners provides unique growth, investment, and M&A services to data-focused, emerging-growth software companies. Their model elevates companies' chances for success by establishing sustainable revenue and improving products while strengthening valuations in short periods of time. Customers obtain stronger, faster, and higher value exits. OC... Read more →

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Orange County's Tech Coast Angels Announces Third Annual Fund

Tech Coast Angels Orange County Fund for 2022 Continues to Provide Local Entrepreneurs with Startup Capital IRVINE, Calif. – June 15, 2022 -- Tech Coast Angels Orange County (TCA OC) today announced its third annual fund, TCA OC Fund 22, created to provide an additional source of capital for entrepreneurs and a new opportunity for angel investors. The fund is... Read more →

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10 Best Practices for Every Tech Entrepreneur

Thanks to OCSC Platinum Sponsor Withum for this valuable information about the technology industry: Ten Business Tips for Technology Entrepreneurs Written by Kenneth Johnson, CPA, Partner in Charge, Irvine, CA The technology industry is a fast-paced, dynamic environment that requires you to continuously focus on your business operations in a highly competitive market saturated with innovation, disruption, data privacy considerations... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Free Listing: Completing Software Development

Welcome back to this renewing free listing of the OC Startup Council! Software Development: Completing - Laguna Niguel Visit this partner to learn how they can help your OC startup grow! (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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Tech Coast Angels’ Portfolio Company Recognized at ACA Summit

Tech Coast Angels’ Portfolio Company Healionics Honored with Angel Capital Association’s 2022 Luis Villalobos Award for Life Sciences Company aims to improve health and quality of life for dialysis patients IRVINE, Calif. – May 31, 2022 – Healionics, a Tech Coast Angels’ portfolio company, was honored with the Angel Capital Association’s (ACA) highest honor: the 2022 Luis Villalobos Award. Named... Read more →

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TiE Global Investor Summit - July 29-30

TiE Global in association with TiE SoCal Angels is organizing TiE Global Angels Investor Summit, one of the largest gathering of venture capitalists, angels, family offices, and individual investors in Southern California. This event will be the hotbed for networking, discussing trends & deal-making. Join them Friday, July 29 from 12:00PM to 9:00PM to Saturday, July 30, 2022 from 9:00AM... Read more →

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How are Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) Taxed?

Thanks to OCSC Platinum Sponsor Withum for this valuable information about Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT): The Age of Non-Fungible Tokens (NFT) is Upon Us Written by Joshua Horrowitz, Lead NFTs have been around since the early days of crypto but have become more mainstream starting in 2020. While many people have heard of NFTs, very few can describe them. I will... Read more →

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KPMG's Thoughts on SEC Proposed Rules for Investment Companies

Four quick reactions from KPMG on SEC proposed rules for investment companies The SEC has proposed amendments related to the Investment Company Act's Names Rule, as well as enhanced ESG disclosure requirements for registered investment companies, business development companies, registered investment advisers and certain unregistered advisers. These proposals, which are subject to a comment period, seek to enhance transparency and... Read more →

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K-Startup Grand Challenge Now Open for Applications

South Korea's Global Accelerator - Applications Due 5/31 South Korea is excited to announce the 7th annual K-Startup Grand Challenge (KSGC). KSGC has accelerated over 500 global startups in South Korea and is considered to be one of the largest technology accelerators in the world. What is the K-Startup Grand Challenge? 60 startups from around the world will participate in... Read more →

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