ChromaDex, with HQ in Irvine, announced today it’s now a member of the U.S. small-cap Russell 2000 Index, as part of the annual update of the Russell indexes. Russell refreshes its data every year in June to ensure its U.S.
A micro bakery that creates whole-grain, organic, artisanal bread launched in Santa Ana. The bakery is the brainchild of Karen Marshall. Her first entrepreneurial effort, Lucky Pineapple Events, produces conferences and award shows for OC’s startup ecosystem. "I have always
Bennett Washabaugh, co-founder and CEO, TenantBase A tech-enabled commercial real estate brokerage startup that was incubated in Irvine raised $10.7 million in its latest venture round. TenantBase, which has since moved its HQ to Santa Monica, was founded by CEO
Bian Li, Original Founder, The Hungry Lab Artificial intelligence (AI) is huge these days. Montreal has become a hotspot for this tech. As has Singapore. A national initiative called AI Singapore, funded by the country’s National Research Foundation, is
Canada has become a hotbed of innovation activity lately. Tech, lifescience and cannabis companies are flocking to list on the Toronto Stock Exchange (for more established companies) and its second tier, the TSX Venture Exchange (for pre-revenue/early-stage companies). Montreal is becoming
NEWS: AI Secret Sauce Helps Differentiate This AR Company From Competitors. It’s Seeking $4 Million More for its Seed Round.
Robert Brown, founder and CEO, Meridiun A B2B startup with multiple augmented reality applications has raised $1.1 million of a $5.1 million seed round. (Augmented reality (AR) is the overlay of digital images on the physical world.) This company gives
*NEWS: Gunshot Detection Startup Wins $100K in Services at OCTANe’s Technology Innovation Forum Conference
TIF winner - Sitch AI A company that created artificial intelligence-powered sensors to track people indoors with the primary application of gunshot detection won a competition that served as the culmination of OCTANe's annual Technology Innovation Forum (TIF). This
L-R: Jodi Duva, VP of Cox Business Orange County; Noemi Bonessio, founder, METAseismic; and Kirsten Mangers, managing director, Chicklabs An early-stage company that’s part of an incubator affiliated with UCI is receiving grants and accolades for its work in
Will Amos and Aldrin Lupisan. co-CEOs of Closed Loop Plastics As the trend of 3-D printing grows, so does the nationwide challenge of disposing of plastic waste. 3-D printing is the process of making a physical object from a