OC Startup Pitch Winners Feed

Winners of 2019 UCI Beall New Venture Competition

Irvine's Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship recently selected the Winners of its 2019 New Venture Competition. These teams pitched their business ideas to investors, entrepreneurs, and business leaders competing for over $100,000 in awards. Their hard work, openness to coaching and feedback, and their innovative ideas truly speak to the amazing depth and breadth of talent that is found... Read more →

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Irvine’s Curogram Finalist in Publicis’ $1M Health Startup Competition

Curogram Selected as Top 4 Finalist in Publicis Health Media's Disruption Garage Competition LOS ANGELES, July 3, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Curogram, the leading patient-centric universal health messaging platform, today announced it has been selected as a top 4 finalist in Publicis Health Media's nationwide Disruption Garage competition. As part of the inaugural PHM HealthFront, a live-panel review will gather health... Read more →

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OC Startups Events Calendar - Have you seen it?

OC Startup Events - there are more new startup events for techies and software companies listed every day in our OC Startup Council Events Calendar! Check out the Orange County tech startup conferences, happy hours, workshops, meetups, and seminars our members are posting here. You can meet new people, develop new relationships, learn new skills and expertise, advance your high... Read more →

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Angel & VC Pitch Fest (Photos)

Funding Post held its latest Orange County Venture Capital and Angel Investor Startup Pitch Fest recently. The return of this popular startup event led to a standing-room only crowd again. Entrepreneurs, investors, and lots of friends came together to hear from a panel of local startup investors, and participate in a pitch competition, too. The Panel of Venture Capitalists &... Read more →

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TIF Startup Pitch Winners 2019

Congratulations to CLI Studios and IntelliVision Entertainment - winners of the LaunchPad startup pitch competition at OCTANe's annual Technology Innovation Forum. Held at the Marriott Hotel & Spa in Newport Beach this week, the two day TIF conference brought together hundreds of local executives involved in our local Orange County startup ecosystem. The highlight of the event was the LaunchPad... 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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Sold Out VC & Angel Investing Panel - Photos!

There was a great crowd of smart local entrepreneurs and investors at the OC VC & Angel Panel Thursday night. Organized by FundingPost.com and hosted at the new WeWork Boardwalk location, a standing-room-only audience enjoyed networking, a panel discussion on startup investing topics, and a startup quick pitch competition, too. The hot topics for discussion by the panel revolved around... Read more →

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Investor Speed Dating's Successful Startup Showcase - Photos!

Thursday night's "Investor Speed Dating" was a big success! With over 100 local startup companies presenting and 40+ investors in the house, the energy was high and startup innovation was in the air for this startup pitch competition. Hosted at the UCI Merage School of Business' Beall Center for Innovation, the auditorium and lobby were packed with local entrepreneurs and... Read more →

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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 Poonian , iBASEt Outstanding Public Company CEO: Dean Stoecker, Alteryx... Read more →

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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 will shrivel up and die. The OC Startups blog is... Read more →

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Welcome to the OC Startup Council News Blog!

OC startups news: A free community service of the OC Startup Council, this OC startups blog is dedicated to promoting the growth of early stage technology startups in our community. Read on for the latest news updates from around the Orange County high tech and software startup ecosystem - and subscribe for free news updates by email, too! Whether your... Read more →

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