Well, this week saw a new low in OC. And inspired me to create a new category for my website called "Bullshit". As journalists, we are trained to be skeptical, with our bullshit radars as honed as possible. So, it
*OPINION: OCTANe CEO Bill Carpou Shares His Thoughts On the Imperatives of a Successful Innovation Ecosystem
This opinion piece is by Bill Carpou, CEO of OCTANe, a multi-faceted organization with a tech and lifesciences accelerator, and soon-to-be incubator. See related story on the incubator here. At OCTANe’s High Tech Awards last week, Carpou shared six key
The incubator that OCTANe plans to launch, first reported by OCSN Friday, will initially focus on the fintech, cybersecurity and data analytics industries. The incubator will be part of OCTANe’s new location at the Great Park in Irvine, where it
NEWS: SaaS Startup With Goal of Helping Companies Grow Inventories Inks Partnership. Locate Collaborates with the Splash Lab.
As the shift from desktop to cloud-based software continues, an OC startup seeking to capitalize on this trend has developed a SaaS order- and inventory-management software platform. Locate, with HQ in Laguna Hills, targets small- and mid-size businesses in the e-commerce
This Q&A is with Dan Sogorka, CEO of Cloudvirga, a white-hot software startup that’s digitizing the mortgage process. The company recently moved into UCI Research Park and is hiring. Last year, it raised $50 million in a Series C round.
NEWS from OCTANe’s High Tech Awards: OCTANe Plans to Add an Incubator to Complement its Accelerator and AWM Smart Shelf is Outstanding as Well as Smart…
A startup with the audacious goal of revitalizing brick-and-mortar retail was one of the main winners of OCTANe’s annual High Tech Awards last night. AWM Smart Shelf was recognized as the Outstanding Small Technology Company. It’s a company that uses AI
This article was first published by SocalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership. Irvine-based Rebound Therapeutics, a developer of single-use, disposable devices used in minimally-invasive surgical procedures, has been acquired by Integra LifeSciences, the companies said this week. Financial details of the
This article was first published by SocalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership. Irvine-based Future Media, a digital marketing company, announced late Thursday that it has acquired Oak & Jackal, a direct-to-consumer maker of watches. Financial details of the acquisition were not announced.
This article was first published by SocalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership: Electric truck maker Rivian, which has a development office in Irvine, has received $350 million in an equity investment from the parent company of Irvine-based Kelly Blue Book, Rivian announced
*PEOPLE: Innovative Thought Leader Bian Li Shares Her TEDx Talk About Futureproofing the Next Generation
Bian Li created the Hungry Lab incubator. See related article on Li and the incubator here. But she's barely ever in OC. She's a globetrotting leader. Here's her latest TEDx talk from India. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2h9B4KrYTrw&t=1s It's a preview into what The Hungry