*FEATURE: Why Would an Irvine Digital Media Company Buy a Luxury Watch Brand? To Diversify Into E-Commerce…
Why would a company that does social media campaigns for brands backed by celebrities and influencers buy a luxury watch company? For Chase Wimberly, founder and CEO of Future Media in Irvine, that was a simple decision. His background is in M&A. “I’m
*FEATURE: Jewelry Startup Offers Gifts Conducive to Holiday Spirit. Mariamor Sells Inspiration on a Coin…..
By Katarina Murdock With the holidays coming up, jewelry with a message could make the perfect gift. Mariamor has just the answer for that. It’s a jewelry company, with HQ in Orange, that uses hand-crafted inspirational coins – made from real
*FEATURE – Homeless For a Reason…Codetalk, via St. Joseph in Venice, Helps Women Learn to Code. This Woman Wants to Pay It Forward….
Nakiah Chinchilla does not want anyone else to fall through the cracks. Like she did. Like her husband did. And, like her son almost did. She did whatever she could to save them. One of her saving graces was the St.
It takes a village to grow an ecosystem. Just ask Bill Carpou, CEO of OCTANe, a tech and lifesciences accelerator in Aliso Viejo. Or Andy Wilson, executive director of The Alliance for Socal Innovation. Both are working diligently to unify
*FEATURE: Personal Health Crucible Inspires Technology for Hospitals. ZOTT Now Seeks Funds to Expand…
Darkness. Despair. Isolation. Uncertainty. Unfathomable boredom. These are the feelings Taylor Carol grappled while battling a rare form of leukemia as a child. He was diagnosed with terminal cancer shortly after turning 11 years old and given two weeks to live.
Ryan Chase, East End Kitchens You have an idea for a food startup, but you need an affordable commercial kitchen space to test your concept. There are only a few places in OC you can go for that. One is
Blindfolded wine experiences. It’s not a scene from “Fifty Shades Freed” It’s a sensory-based experience from AweSomm, (formerly Winefolded), which does corporate, tech and commercial events. Every now and then, OC Startups Now will check in with entrepreneurs who started their