Author: Deirdre Newman

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Deirdre Newman is a long-time journalist, who's covered OC startups for a few years.

A startup -- which created a portable synthesizer, looper, and MIDI controller that fits in the palm of your hand -- raised more than $1.4 million on Kickstarter and is showcasing its product at the annual NAMM (National Association of

Octane's inaugural Aesthetics Technology Summit took place Friday at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. The summit convened physicians, industry members and entrepreneurs, who discussed medical aesthetic technologies, as well as what they perceive are unmet clinical needs and new

Octane's inaugural Aesthetics Technology Summit took place Friday at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. At the summit, five companies, which have gone through Octane’s LaunchPad tech and life sciences acclerator, known as LaunchPad, gave pitches. The aesthetics market is

The first news about this fund to be released, to OC Startups Now, was written as an opinion piece by Jim Pickell, the administrator of the new TCA OC fund and its official spokesperson. In this way, Pickell can talk

Startups, business leaders, investors, bankers and advisers will gather to share stories about new venture creation in an inaugural event to be held at CSUF on February 29. This event is a collaboration between UCI, CSUF and Concordia University. The directors

Len Lanzi, has left the Los Angeles Venture Association after 12 years as executive director. He’s now the managing director of the Stubbs Alderton and Markiles’ Preccelerator Program in Santa Monica. The accelerator is for early-stage startups. It's located at the Santa

A med-device startup, with HQ in Laguna Hills, has raised $85 million, according to a January 6 press release Sonendo raised the funds, with lead investor EW Healthcare Partners, a global healthcare growth equity firm. Other new investors included Redmile Group, ArrowMark

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