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Introducing Startup Trail: A Game About The Policy Challenges Tech Startups Face

Can you survive the Startup Trail? Try guiding your own startup from inception to IPO in a fun, new browser-playable startup policy simulator game called Startup Trail. The free game is built to help everyone better appreciate the many policy, legal, and regulatory challenges faced by US startup founders today. It's your chance to act as a startup CEO and... Read more →

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New OC Ecosystem Directory Free Listing: Socium Security

Welcome to this new free listing in the OC Startup Council Startup Ecosystem Directory: Consulting: Socium Security - Rancho Santa Margarita (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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KPMG Global Innovator Competition Now Open for Applications

Thanks to OCSC Silver Sponsor KPMG for this information: Apply to KPMG’s 2nd Annual Global Tech Innovator Competition Do you know a business who's ready to be a future tech titan? We recognize that innovative technology companies in the U.S. are introducing tech breakthroughs that are transforming businesses and disrupting entire industries. It’s why we’re so excited to be introducing... Read more →

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Chapman Seeks Industry Partners for Free Engineering Internships

Chapman Engineering Student Accelerator: Creating Industry Partnerships to Retain Orange County Talent The Chapman Engineering Student Accelerator (CESA) is an innovative new internship program launched within the Fowler School of Engineering. CESA is tailor made for companies seeking to build robust employment pipelines in Orange County. Through the CESA partnership, companies receive year-round Chapman engineering student interns with Chapman footing... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Sponsor: Blue C Creative Marketing Agency

Thank you to Blue C Creative Marketing Agency, a renewing Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Blue C Creative Marketing Agency is an Orange County based, full service creative marketing and advertising agency. Since 1998, they have been transforming brands by helping them solve marketing challenges, developing strategies that allow them to outshine the competition and repositioning them for the... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Silver Sponsor: Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.

Thank you to Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C., a renewing Silver 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... Read more →

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Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS) Updates for Startup Investors

Thanks to OCSC Silver Sponsor Armanino LLP for this information about Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS) tax issues: Qualified Small Business Stock (QSBS) There are many reasons we’re currently seeing so many inquiries and requests for assistance around QSBS. Numerous companies undergoing funding rounds –investors are demanding QSBS information. Increase in secondary offerings. Requests in spinoffs inquiring about qualifications. More... Read more →

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OCSC Gold Sponsor: Nelson Mullins

Thank you to Nelson Mullins, a Gold Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Nelson Mullins: Expert Legal Counsel to Startups and Investors Nationwide on Formation, Financing, Growth, and Exit. They are globally renowned for their high-quality, responsive, pragmatic representation of entrepreneurial tech, life sciences, and consumer enterprises and the investors who support them. With a compelling value proposition comprised of... Read more →

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Tech Coast Angels Announces Alliance with MEDA Angels

Alliance Between Tech Coast Angels and MEDA Angels Expands Investment Opportunities, Deal Flow and Provides Additional Capital Collaboration between the two acclaimed angel groups adds new deal flow, equity investment, and unique expertise in medical and healthcare markets IRVINE, CALIF. AND WASHINGTON (PRWEB) MARCH 29, 2022 Tech Coast Angels (TCA) and MEDA Angels (MEDA) today announced that MEDA will become... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Member: Dana Point Analytics

Thank you to Dana Point Analytics, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council: Dana Point Analytics: Dr. Michael May (proprietor) and his network help predict major trends in technology. He previously worked as a defense industry consultant on science and engineering engagements that spanned industry, academia, and government. He is an Army veteran with a Ph.D. in physics from... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Supporting Member: Pegasus One

Thanks to Pegasus One, a renewing Supporting Member of the OC Startup Council! Pegasus One: Epic software product development for Startups and SMBs, Mobile-first and Cloud-native intelligent applications. Pegasus One eliminates the pain and guides its customers throughout the process to develop and manage high-performance and scalable software products. Pegasus one focuses on software products related to online learning, logistics,... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Free Listing Company: Lyrid, llc

Welcome back to this renewing free listing of the OC Startup Council! Software Development: Lyrid, llc - Irvine 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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Sponsor Spotlight: Ian Martini, Director, Audit at Armanino LLP

Armanino LLP is an important part of the Orange County tech startup ecosystem, and a Silver Sponsor of the OC Startup Council. Enjoy this exclusive interview with Ian Martini, Director, Audit to learn more about what he does and how Armanino's work is helping local founders and startup companies succeed in Orange County: What are the specialties of your firm?... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Bronze Sponsor: Savills

Thank you to Savills, a renewing Bronze Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Savills is a Commercial Real Estate consultancy firm specializing in assisting users of office, industrial and retail space. With a broad array of services we assist corporations to effectively manage their corporate real estate needs, large or small. As one of the world's leading property agents, Savills... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Gold Sponsor: Rutan & Tucker, LLP

Thank you to Rutan & Tucker, a renewing as 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... Read more →

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KPMG 2021 M&A Report

Technology, media, and telecom M&A skyrocketed in 2021 After a year of rising deal volume and deal value, appetite for M&A remains strong in TMT. In 2021, the technology, media, and telecom (TMT) sector had a banner M&A year. Overall deal volume jumped 48 percent to 8,354 transactions from 5,630 in 2020. Overall deal value rocketed 83 percent to $941.1... Read more →

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Tech Coast Angels Orange County Elects New President for 2022-2023

Lisa Walker Elected President of Tech Coast Angels Orange County Lisa Walker has been elected president of Tech Coast Angels Orange County for 2022-2023. She is the first woman to lead the chapter in its 25-year history. Tech Coast Angels Orange County (TCA OC) today announced that Lisa Walker has been elected president of the angel network chapter for 2022-2023.... Read more →

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Orange County's Armanino Earns Best of Accounting® Award

Armanino Earns Third Diamond Award and Seventh ClearlyRated Best of Accounting® Award Firm’s Net Promoter Score Greatly Outpaces Accounting Industry Average, Highlights Unparalleled Client Satisfaction SAN RAMON, Calif. (February 9, 2022) – Armanino LLP, one of the 25 largest accounting and business consulting firms in the U.S., today announced ClearlyRated, a leading provider of client satisfaction surveys and service quality... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Free Listing Company: MandoMade

Welcome back to this renewing free listing of the OC Startup Council! Marketing & Design: MandoMade - Santa Ana 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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New OC Ecosystem Directory Free Listing: Master Key IP, LLP

Welcome to this new free listing in the OC Startup Council Startup Ecosystem Directory: Law Firms: Master Key IP, LLP - Huntington Beach (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 Platinum Sponsor: Withum

Thank you to Withum, a renewing 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... Read more →

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OCSC Renewing Free Listing Company Member: Urban Workshop

Welcome back to this renewing free listing of the OC Startup Council! Co-Working: Urban Workshop - Costa Mesa 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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Sponsor Spotlight: Jeff Manley, Senior Managing Director at Savills

Savills offers specialized real estate and office space services for startups here in Orange County. The firm is an important part of the Orange County tech startup ecosystem, and a Bronze Sponsor of the OC Startup Council. Enjoy this exclusive interview with Jeff Manley, Senior Managing Director, to learn more about what Savills does and how their work is helping... Read more →

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OC Lawyers among Best in Southern California for Startups

Nine partners from local law firm, Stradling, were recently named to the 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers List Stradling is pleased to announce that nine of their lawyers have been named to the 2022 Southern California Super Lawyers List. Super Lawyers recognizes only 5% of attorneys in each state who received the highest point totals, as chosen by their peers... Read more →

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OCSC Upgrading Gold Renewing Sponsor: McCarter & English, LLP

Thank you to McCarter & English, LLP, an upgrading Gold renewing 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... Read more →

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