This news was originally published by SoCal Tech, with whom OCSN has a partnership: Huntington Beach-based Cicero Diagnostics, a company developing women's healthcare diagnostics, has received $1 million in a Phase II SBIR Fast Track grant, from the NIH, the company recently
Mitchael Freeman, the COO of Ocutrx, gave a presentation on AR (augmented reality) this week at the Medical Design & Manufacturing West Conference in Anaheim. Ocutrx is a med-device startup, with HQ in Irvine, which serves the macular degeneration market.
NEWS: Startup That Helps the Elderly With Chores Opens Up $1M Seed Round. Neighboring Also Scores Contract With Laguna Woods Village…
A startup that enables students to do chores for seniors around the OC community has snagged a contract with a large senior housing community and is opening up a $1 million seed round. Neighboring got the contract with United Mutual, which
NEWS: Two Startups That OC Female Angel Investor Group Invested in Also Receive Investments from Shark Tank Investors
Two startups that OSEA has invested in have received investments from Shark Tank investors. Genius Juice received a $500,000 investment – $250,000 from Mark Cuban and the other $250,000 from Barbara Corcoran, CEO Alex Bayer told OC Startups Now. Genius Juice
Techstars Music has accepted 10 music tech startups into its accelerator program. This program is in partnership with member companies Warner Music Group, SONY, Concord, Peloton, AVEX, Bill Silva Entertainment, RecoChoku, Royalty Exchange, Q Prime Management and Entertainment One. Each year,
The Irvine developer and manufacturer of the a transcatheter aortic valve replacement system has raised $50 million in equity financing led by Bain Capital Life Sciences. Additional participants in the financing for JenaValve Technology included existing investors Andera Partners, Gimv, Legend
NEWS: Maker of Computational Storage Drives Closes $20M Series C Round. This Brings NGD Systems’ Total Fundraising to $45M To Date… –
An Irvine startup that developed computational storage drives has closed a $20 million Series C funding round. NGD Systems announced the news in a press release issued today. According to the release, the company will use the funds to accelerate the
Octane CEO Bill Carpou told OC Startups Now on Tuesday that the organization is planning a “substantial” fund of its own, independently of the two Visionary Venture funds it created and remains a general partner in. He declined to disclose
NEWS: OC Could See $100 Million Fund Close by Mid-Year. Visionary Ventures Fund II Would be the First $100M Fund in OC….
The Visionary Ventures Fund II LP has set its sights on being the first $100 million venture fund in OC. Octane -- the multi-faceted organization and event presenter with a tech and life sciences accelerator in Aliso Viejo -- created the
NEWS: OC CryptoCurrency Startup Gets Investment From Legendary Silicon Valley Investor, with New Base in Santa Monica….
A cryptocurrency startup, with HQ in Costa Mesa, has received a seed investment, the amount of which the company is declining to disclose at this time. Lunarcrush's goal is to “bring transparency to the cryptocurrency markets through community-driven insights.” The lead investor