The New Venture Competition, hosted by the Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business, in partnership with UCI Beall Applied Innovation, announced the winners at an event Wednesday. Finalists pitched their business ideas to investors,
This Q&A is with Sourabh Dhillon, the director of business development at Integra Devices, which raised $6 million in a Secured Series-A round last Fall, but just announced the raise publicly. The startup, with HQ in Irvine, manufactures micro-devices. Its markets include telecom,
NEWS: Construction Equipment Rental Startup Plans to Go Public This Year. BigRentz Seeking $2 Million via Reg D….
A company in the construction equipment rental industry is preparing to go public later this year. BigRentz, with HQ in Irvine, serves those looking to rent construction equipment, with the goal of simplifying the procurement and logistics challenges. The company is seeking to
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
A few companies in Tech Coast Angels’ portfolio have raised funds recently. And, one is still seeking investment. Tech Coast Angels (TCA) is one of the largest and most active angel investor networks in the nation. It’s a leading source of
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
This article is being republished from SoCalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership: A new, Irvine-based startup, Neuron EV said late last week that it is targeting the electric vehicle market, unveiling a new idea for an EV
*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,