Some updates from Tech Coast Angel’s OC chapter: There’s a new president – David Friedman. And, a new vice president – Lisa Walker. Both will be part of the president’s council, along with former president Hicham Semaan. The goal is to get more
NEWS: From Game to Reality, a Tool For Emergency Responders. 10-8 Systems is Incubating at CSUF Startup Incubator….
BY LOGAN ORSINI A simulated law enforcement game led to a real-life tool to help emergency responders in OC. 10-8 Systems evolved from a game and ended up winning first-place at the most recent CSUF Startup Competition. As a result, it won
This article was previously published by AppleInsider on April 4: Orange County-based NextVR is a live events VR firm, producing VR video content based on special events, including sports and musical performances, including partnerships with the NBA, Wimbledon, and Fox Sports,
NEWS: Coronavirus Catalyzes Health Care Startups That Are Part of Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health’s Portfolio
As the U.S. and world confront the coronavirus, Wavemaker Three-Sixty Health’s highlights health care innovators working on helping patients and health care workers. Advekit Therapists need to continue to market their businesses (perhaps more than ever), and patients need support and intervention strategies
NEWS: App to Keep you Mindful Adds Content to Deal with Anxiety Around Coronavirus. Peak Mindful Works to Keep You Calm and Present….
BY LOGAN ORSINI Many business professionals are being asked to perform more work, while at the same time, their responsibilities have increased. Studies show that one in five have experienced "professional burnout,” which means that they put a lot of time
NEWS: LA Healthcare Hub Expanding into OC. ScaleLA Rebrands as ScaleHealth and Opens Location in Costa Mesa…
An LA healthcare hub that acts as a liaison to connect healthcare startups to those that can help them scale and grow is expanding into OC. ScaleLA has rebranded as ScaleHealth and has inked a partnership with the Innovation Institute –
This opinion piece is by Dan Rosen, who wrote last week's piece on how startups survive this pandemic. See that opinion piece here. This piece addresses the same topic, for angel investors. Rosen is a member of Tech Coast Angels
NEWS: OC Construction Equipment Rental Company Aggressive in its Acquisitions. BigRentz Raises $15M and Announces Second Acquisition Within a Month….
Globally, the annual construction equipment rental market represents a significant opportunity as it’s projected to reach $121.6 billion by 2024. A construction equipment rental network, with HQ in Irvine, is aggressively going after that market. BigRentz announced that it’s closed $15
A tech startup that diagnoses eye misalignment has raised more than $23 million, according to Crunchbase. Neurolens closed the round in March. Its lenses add a contoured prism to bring the eyes into alignment, relieving the headaches, neck/shoulder pain and eyestrain that
This article was originally published by SoCalTech, with whom OCSN has a partnership: San Diego-based Aspen Neuroscience, a biotechnology company developing treatments for Parkinson disease, said it has raised $70M in a Series A funding round. The funding was led by