Super Angel to Keynote F2F with Investors on 9/25

Just Added: Valuation Guru and Super Angel Dave Berkus to keynote at Face to Face with Investors on 9/25! Attend Face to Face with Investors to hear his Keynote Talk: "Valuing the Pre-Revenue Company" Dave Berkus is known worldwide for his “Berkus Method” of valuation, developed in the 1990’s and used extensively today to help new ventures determine their value... Read more →

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2019 U.S. Angel Investment Statistics Infographic

Angel investors are a critical source of early stage capital for growth companies. Want to learn more about their investing patterns? See this informative infographic of 2019 U.S. Angel Investment Statistics that summarizes key data and insights from the 2019 Angel Funders Report. The Angel Funders Report is co-authored by Hockeystick and the Angel Capital Association. It is the official... Read more →

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Free Tickets to the B2B Marketing Expo

The B2B Marketing Expo is offering FREE TICKETS to OC Startup Council Members. All you have to do is click HERE to activate your ticket to attend October 2nd & 3rd at the LA Convention Center. ACTIVATE MY FREE TICKET NOW You're invited to attend to build meaningful connections among entrepreneurs, professionals, executives, and thought leaders that you can continue... Read more →

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New OC Startups Directory Free Listings: AIEDC, Shorebird Media and Vacadun LLC

Welcome to these new free listings in the OCSC Startups Directory: Artificial Intelligence: Artificial Intelligence Economic Development Corporation - Huntington Beach Advertising: Shorebird Media - San Clemente E-Commerce & Marketplace: Vacadun LLC: Huntington Beach Visit these local startups to learn more! (And get a free listing for your company or organization in the OCSC Startups Ecosystem Directory HERE.) Read more →

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Orange County's UCI Beall Applied Innovation Names New Managing Director

David Tiemeier Named Managing Director of Research Translation at UCI Beall Applied Innovation Irvine, Calif., August 20, 2019–UC Irvine (UCI) Beall Applied Innovation has named David Tiemeier the managing director for the Research Translation Group (RTG), effective September 3. He will report directly to Richard Sudek, Applied Innovation’s executive director and chief innovation officer at UCI. In this role, Tiemeier... Read more →

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Accelerate OC Podcast: Co-Founder of Cloudvirga

Kyle is one of the most accomplished professionals in the mortgage industry, even at his young age. And he shares his experience and learning from starting Cloudvirga and growing it rapidly over the last few years. He is absolutely one of the most entrepreneurial and innovative entrepreneurs in Orange County! What's the biggest lesson Kyle has learned so far in... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: FightCamp, Fixstars, MEDL, Informative Research, iBASEt, Doctor Genius

Orange County software startups are hiring developers and engineers! Check out these new full stack developer, front end engineer, software engineer, business system analyst, and DevOps tech lead job opportunities: FightCamp (formerly Hykso) - Full Stack Developer - Orange County A mix of former athletes and award-winning engineers who went through Y-Combinator (Winter 2016) and also received investment from 500... Read more →

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Free KPMG Spark Bookkeeping Service - New OCSC Member Benefit!

6 Months Free Startup Bookkeeping and Accounting from KPMG Spark. Thanks to our SILVER Sponsor, KPMG, OC Startup Council Members get 6 months free bookkeeping. KPMG Spark is the all-in-one online accounting solution that provides startups with bookkeeping and tax preparation, as well as payroll facilitation, all online for a simple, low monthly fee. The platform gives you instant insight... Read more →

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RSVP for OC Startup Founders Lunch Meetup?

Startup founders need to eat lunch, too! How about Tuesday? Join us at the new Mess Hall food court in Tustin to meet local technology startup company founders, build business and investor relationships, find new partners, employees, colleagues, and friends - all for FREE at the next OC Startup Council Founders BYOL lunch Meetup! On Tuesday, September 10 starting at... Read more →

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Lessons Learned Building and Selling a Mobile App Business

Fifth of the Orange County ACM Chapter's 2019 bi-monthly evening program series Join them Wednesday, September 18 from 6:30PM to 8:30PM at Knobbe Martens, 2nd floor conference room, 2040 Main St #14, Irvine. The speaker, Ralf Brockhaus, a serial entrepreneur, passionate software developer, and emerging technology enthusiast, will cover many technical as well as business aspects of mobile development: The... Read more →

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OCTANe LaunchPad Startup Pitch Review Panels

A powerful free resource for Orange County startup entrepreneurs is OCTANe's LaunchPad program. The program specializes in offering advice to early stage entrepreneurs seeking to raise investment capital. Their panels of volunteer startup experts and mentors can provide valuable feedback to startups, centering around improving their investment pitches and making introductions for capital raises. LaunchPad Director JC Ruffalo moderates a... Read more →

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TCA Face to Face with Investors Event 9/25 - How to Value your Startup

Tech Coast Angels invites local startup founders to its next "Face to Face with Investors" night on September 25 at UCI. You can get valuable face time with 40+ investors from Tech Coast Angels, K5 Ventures, ACE Fund, Cove Fund, Pasadena Angels and Koa Accel. The evening will feature roundtable discussions with local startup investors, as well as a special... Read more →

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OCSC New Sponsor: TAG

Welcome to TAG, a new Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! TAG provides an unparalleled array of outsourced accounting services and software solutions to support companies and individuals achieve their business and financial goals. Serving as an engaged and trusted extension of each client’s business, using a skilled team of experts and proprietary systems to ensure timely, dependable results and... Read more →

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Always Be Closing - Pitch Competition

Pitch your idea to a group of angel investors and business experts! Winners get a private lunch with one of their judges and supporting marketing media from them to help grow your startup! Join them Wednesday, September 18 from 6:00PM to 9:00PM at WeWork - Boardwalk, 18575 Jamboree Road, Irvine. GET MORE EVENT INFO HERE… Want more events? Please see... Read more →

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Garden Grove Hosted VC Fast Pitch Competition (pics)

20+ startup companies presented to dozens of angel and venture capital investors last week at the VC Fast Pitch. Held at Coastline Community College in Garden Grove, the sold out crowd was bustling with Orange County startup founders, investors, and friends. The morning featured 5 minute pitches from startups, moderated by Black Dog Venture Partners CEO, Scott Kelly. They were... Read more →

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More New OCSC Members: Abikiss, Astropreneurs Global, and EvoNexus

Welcome to these new Members of the OC Startup Council: Abikiss, Astropreneurs Global, and EvoNexus! Abikiss began as a way for organizations and their employees to track their hours each day. This simple calculation evolved over time into a service that offers users the ability to track prospects, create proposals, manage production, and collect payments. OC Startups Directory Category: Business... Read more →

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Networking Lunch Meetup for Startup Founders - 9/10

Meet local technology startup company founders, build business and investor relationships, find new partners, employees, colleagues, and friends - all for FREE at the next OC Startup Council Founders lunch Meetup! Join us in Tustin on Tuesday, September 10 starting at 1145am. We're meeting at the new "Mess Hall Market" food court at the Flight office development near the corner... Read more →

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High Tech Innovation Awards 2019

Celebrating Orange County's Business Success! Deal of the Year & Software Innovation Finalists Join them Thursday, September 12 from 5:30PM to 9:00PM at Balboa Bay Resort, 1221 West Coast Highway, Newport Beach. Celebrate Innovation in Orange County as OCTANe honors 33 finalists at OCTANe’s High Tech Awards. Each week leading up to the Awards, they will be highlighting two categories... Read more →

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Analytics Startups: Calling all Orange County Big Data Startups!

We’re looking for more Analytics Startups here in Orange County. Do you know any? Why? We need more Analytics and Big Data Startup listings to build the most complete list of startups in Orange County! (Check the Analytics and Big Data Startups page of the OC Startups Directory so far. Is your company listed yet?) Join the OCSC to Get... Read more →

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New Accelerate OC Podcast: Co-founder / CEO, Givsum

Shawn is the co-founder and CEO of Givsum, a startup helping charities and service clubs to embrace the digital age. He’s getting good traction and has an ambitious vision for the company. Prior to Givsum, Shawn co-founded Future Leaders of Our Community here in Orange County, which he built into an organization that connected thousands of young professionals with each... Read more →

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