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Children who can read proficiently by the third grade are more likely to complete high school and higher education. Since only 37% of fourth grade students nationwide can read according to their grade level, there’s ample opportunity for companies to make a difference in this realm.

A startup with a platform that uses AI as a hiring consultant has nailed down an OC office location. Jobot will be moving into a temporary office space at the Boardwalk on Jamboree on May 1. The space will contain room for

Children in areas like Japan, China and Korea typically pay $10,000 a year for English-language instruction in their home countries. A startup with an outpost in OC is capitalizing on that. It’s created an online platform and two apps to teach English. And, it

Employees of an online construction equipment rental marketplace is helping to build a new Habitat for Humanity of Orange County home in Fullerton. BigRentz employees will return to the site May 17 with leaders from other OC companies for a

Here are the key takeaways from JLL's recent report: Innovation in Orange County was strong in 2018 fueled by tech and life science firms raising a total of $1.5 billion. Tech companies raised $915.7 million, while life sciences accounted for $621.4

Jeff Brain has been involved in civic efforts for as long as he can remember. When he joined Twitter and Facebook, to help in those efforts, he said he found the discussions to be “unproductive and toxic. ” He wanted a platform

Here's the latest insight from Dave Berkus, managing partner at Wayfare Ventures, an early stage tech fund dedicated to the travel industry. He’s one of the nation’s most prolific angel investors with more than 180 early-stage tech investments. And,

A co-working space for women is opening its first OC location in Irvine. Hera Hub, a work space and business accelerator, will open this location in mid-May at 16480 Bake Parkway. Felena Hanson opened the first location in San Diego in 2011. (See

This Q&A is with Ray Grainger, the CEO and founder of Mavenlink, which just raised $48 million in a Series E. Mavenlink, with HQ in Irvine, is a SaaS platform for professional and marketing services organizations. OCSN: How much has Mavenlink raised

Here’s the latest article from UCI Applied Innovation’s Rising Tide publication, reprinted with permission from UCI Applied Innovation. It's about an aviation tech startup founded in 2016. Written by Jackie Connor. Gillian Hayes experienced a migratory life growing up,

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