Celebrate Irvine 6/27/24

The Greater Irvine Chamber's annual "Celebrate Irvine" luncheon and awards program recognizes businesses and individuals in the greater Irvine community that have demonstrated the principles of community service, volunteerism, and the best traditions of good corporate citizenship. Join them Thursday, June 27 from 11:30AM to 1:30PM at Hyatt Regency Irvine, 17900 Jamboree Rd., Irvine, CA. Companies and individuals will be... Read more →

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New Orange County Startup Directory Listing: IntelliSync AI

Welcome to this new startup listing in the OC Startup Council Startups Directory: Real Estate Prop Tech: IntelliSync AI - Costa Mesa Visit this local startup 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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Applications Now Open for TiE Women Program 2024

The Tie SoCal chapter is very excited to announce their TiE Women Global competition. The vision of TiE Women is to embrace, engage, and empower women entrepreneurs across the globe, inclusive of all stages of an enterprise, origin, standing, or background. Tie SoCal is calling for applications for their global pitch competition. If you are a woman entrepreneur with a... Read more →

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Angel Investor Startup Fundraising Office Hours Replay

Our free Startup Fundraising Video Office Hours help early stage company founders learn how to raise money for their startups. The fun, friendly live video Q&A sessions answer financing and strategy questions from entrepreneurs from all over the world with FREE expert startup advice. The latest free lunchtime session hosted by our CEO, Scott Fox, was May 28. To watch... 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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New OC Startup Job Listings: SuperMoney, Better Debt Solutions, RXMG, Finfare, Iteris

Orange County startups are hiring engineers and developers! Check out these new software engineer, frontend engineer, and sr. embedded software engineer job opportunities: SuperMoney - Software Engineer - Orange County Helping people achieve their financial goals. Better Debt Solutions - Graphic Designer - Irvine Dedicated to empowering individuals and families facing financial hardships. RXMG - Senior Software Engineer (PHP/Laravel) -... Read more →

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OC's TCA VG Announces Strategic Partnership with Pegasus

TCA Venture Group and Pegasus Angel Accelerator Announce Collaborative Agreement IRVINE, Calif. – May 23, 2024 -- TCA Venture Group (TCA VG) and Pegasus Angel Accelerator (Pegasus) today announced that Pegasus will co-brand with TCA VG and become a member of the TCA Venture Group through a collaborative agreement that benefits both investors and entrepreneurs. For TCA VG investors, it... Read more →

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SoCal Startup Day 6/12/24

Meet hundreds of investors, startups and resources in this jam packed half-day event. SoCal Startup Day is your one-stop-shop to connect with regions top investor groups, organizations, and startup services under one roof. Join them on Wednesday, June 12 from 12:00PM to 9:00PM at Hangar 244, 8000 Great Park Blvd, Irvine, CA 92618. The 2024 SoCal Startup Day will feature... Read more →

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OCSC Bronze Sponsor: Cake Equity

Thank you to Cake Equity, a Bronze Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! Cake Equity - The best stock options solutions for early stage startups. Cake streamlines and automates many of the complex steps, to help founders have awesome capital raising and stock option plans. Building the value of your equity is one of the most important and difficult aspects... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Member: CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship

Thank you to CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council. CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship - Whether you are starting a business or are growing one, the CSUF Center for Entrepreneurship is here to help you take your business to the next level. OC Startup Ecosystem Directory Category: Education Startup Advisor Visit this partner to learn... Read more →

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OC's ONSCREEN, Inc. Joins Elite AgeTech Collaborative Accelerator Program

ONSCREEN, Inc. Accepted into AgeTech Collaborative™ from AARP Accelerator ONSCREEN's acceptance into the accelerator builds on its potential to address challenges facing older adults through its intuitive, TV-based platform. ORANGE COUNTY, CA, USA, May 9, 2024 -- ONSCREEN, Inc., a leader in AI-enabled and TV-based senior care technology, is proud to announce a major development that strengthens its capability to... Read more →

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California Innovation Takes Center Stage in New UCI Mural Project

Art Meets Innovation: Calling UC Irvine Artists to Visualize California’s Innovation Hubs At the University of California, Irvine (UC Irvine), the UCI ANTrepreneur Center is known for its dynamic approach to fostering entrepreneurship among students. In an exciting new collaboration with Parker Dewey, the Center is launching a mural project that will not only beautify the campus but also serve... Read more →

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Legal Contracts for Startup Success: Essential Do's and Don'ts

An article we liked from Thought Leader Irina Kukuyeva: Do's and Don'ts of Legal Contracts Please raise your hand if you run your own business or have your own start-up. Please keep it raised… if you understood every single word in the last contract you signed. You no longer have your hand raised?!… Then this blog post is for you... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Startup Company Member: Xpede

Thank you to Xpede, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! Xpede provides fast, reliable and affordable on-demand delivery of personal & business items (like keys, cell phones, dry cleaners, office files, etc.), packages (60 lbs. & under), and envelopes (regular and legal) to local communities and businesses. Xpede is a B2B2C2C type of business and their service can... Read more →

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New OC Startup Job Listings: Rebel Space Technologies, Second Dinner, MobilityWare, Allergan Data Labs, Vital Data Technology

Orange County startups are hiring engineers and developers! Check out these new senior software engineer, data scientist, and database - c sharp engineer job opportunities: Rebel Space Technologies - Senior Software Engineer - Orange County Securing humanity's infrastructure from Earth to deep space. Second Dinner - Mid II - Senior UI Artist - Irvine An award-winning independent game development studio.... Read more →

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OCSC Gold Sponsor: TCA Venture Group

Thank you to TCA Venture Group, a Gold Sponsor of the OC Startup Council! TCA Venture Group is a catalyst in helping to build Southern California’s economy by offering early stage, pre-seed, and seed funding for startups. TCA also brings critical business connections, provides hands-on practical mentoring, assists in building out management teams, and helps raise additional venture capital funding... Read more →

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Irvine's RevHubOC Hosts Inaugural Women in Impact Investing Panel

REVHUBOC HOSTS INAUGURAL WOMEN IN IMPACT INVESTING PANEL FOCUSED ON EXPANDING FEMALE REPRESENTATION IN INVESTMENT SECTORS Featuring top female executives in Southern California’s investment space, the panel offered key insights on the current and future investment landscape for impact ventures IRVINE, CA – May 15, 2024 – RevHubOC, Orange County’s first incubator and catalytic capital fund for social enterprises, hosted... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Startup Company Member: SAFEnergy, Inc.

Thank you to SAFEnergy, Inc., a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! SAFEnergy, Inc. is developing a novel-fusion energy concept designed to avoid the serious downsides and constraints associated with existing concepts that are large and non-scalable, produce radioactive by-products, and use inefficient thermal cycles to recover the output energy. OC Startups Directory Category: Energy (Get a listing for... Read more →

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New OCSC Member: Human Resource Plus, Inc

Welcome to Human Resource Plus, Inc, a new Member of the OC Startup Council! Human Resource Plus, Inc is adding Value to your Business: Providing Onboarding Support, Payroll, Training, Employee Relations, Benefits Support, Terminations, and more for Small to Mid Size Companies. OC Startup Ecosystem Directory Category: Human Resources Visit this partner to learn how they can help your OC... Read more →

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Free Startup Fundraising Office Hours - Angel Investor #Livestream AMA Tuesday

This month's free Startup Fundraising Office Hours #livestream is Tuesday, May 28 at 12 Noon PT! Startup Founders: Bring your startup questions and investor pitches to the Startup Council’s FREE founder support “Office Hours”. You can get FREE expert Silicon Valley advice to help you raise money for your #startup and practice your investor pitch, too. Want to find angel... Read more →

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Orange County's Omnigarde Excels in NIST MINEX III Fingerprint Test

Omnigarde's new Fingerprint Software achieved top-1 rank in template generators and matchers interoperability tests among the US-submitted companies Omnigarde's newly submitted Software made a great improvement on its template generator and native matching over its previously submitted version MISSION VIEJO, Calif. - May 10, 2024 - PRLog -- Omnigarde, LLC, a US company, announced its new test results in the... Read more →

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SoCal Startup Day 6/12/24

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OC CTO Talks |Technical and Data Strategy for Growth 5/30/24

Join the CTO Talks Series May 30! Special Guest: Mala Munisamy | Director of Engineering at Tatari Join them Thursday, May 30 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at LearningFuze, 9200 Irvine Center Drive #200, Irvine, CA 92618. In the dynamic world of startups, setting a clear technical vision and establishing an effective data strategy is important for sustainable growth and innovation.... Read more →

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Renewing OCSC Startup Company Member: Eatery

Thank you to Eatery, a renewing Member of the OC Startup Council! Eatery is a food discovery app that makes personalized menus of meal recommendations to make healthy, budget friendly eating out simple and easy. Through personalized meal recommendations, Eatery combines the food discovery of Yelp with nutrition tracking of MyFitnessPal to make healthy, budget friendly eating out simple and... Read more →

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New Book: The Venture Mindset

The Venture Mindset is a new book that explains the extraordinary ability that venture capitalists have to spot opportunities. VCs know how to identify emerging trends, how to bring new industries into being, and when to hold them and when to fold. Their unique mindset has made venture capital the force behind world-changing companies such as Amazon, Google, Moderna, SpaceX,... Read more →

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