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NEWS: Ed-Tech Startup Wins Pitch Contest at OCTANe’s Technology Innovation Forum. CLI Studios Started with Dance Instruction First…
A startup that connects dancers with top choreographers won OCTANe’s LaunchPad pitch contest Tuesday at the organization’s annual Technology Innovation Forum. LaunchPad is OCTANe’s SDBC accelerator, focusing on lifesciences and tech. OCTANe is a multi-faceted organization with HQ is
UPDATE: Okapi Venture Capital Involved in Flurry of Investments So Far This Year. And, It’s Opened a New Office in Ladera Ranch…
A VC firm in Laguna Beach has already made a slew of investments this year. Okapi Venture Capital also has opened a new office in Ladera Ranch. The new 2019 investments include: - GuestWiser, (with HQ in LA), a real-estate tech startup
*NEWS: OCTANe Announces Partnership with a Multi-National Network of Accounting Firms at the Start of Its Technology Innovation Forum. And Provides More Details of Several Other Initiatives…
OCTANe, an organization with a tech and life sciences accelerator, today announced a partnership with RSM International, a multi-national network of accounting firms, which collectively is the fifth largest accountancy professional services network in the world. RSM will provide financial and
A startup that focuses on craft-distilled liquors raised more than $5,000 for the Thirst Project at an event on May 4. J.C. Stock, the CEO and co-founder of Shots Box, with HQ in Stanton, hosted the event. He’s made a
NEWS: App to Connect Aspiring Actors and Entertainers Expected to Launch Soon. Entertainment Oxygen is in Beta Testing….
Aspiring and professional entertainers -- including writers, producers, actors and musicians -- can be bombarded with a slew of possibilities for classes, auditions and networking events. A new company has created a digital platform within an app that streamlines all that,
A decade ago in the aviation industry, shrinking technology, falling prices and increasing capability meant that for the first time, airlines could completely upgrade air frames every four or five years. Now this trend is happening in the space industry.
UPDATE: Angel Investing Group Releases Numbers for 2018. Decrease in Amount of Investments. Increase in Membership…
An angel investing group, with HQ in Irvine, released stats Tuesday that showed it invested $10.8 million in 53 companies in 2018. That was a decrease in investment dollars from recent years. Tech Coast Angels, known as TCA, has five chapters ranging geographically
An incubator with an outpost in Irvine announced record results from its portfolio companies last year: $266 million in financing and six exits. EvoNexus announced the results in a May 1 press release. The six exits were: - Edico Genome by Illumina for $100 million