A rising tide lifts all boats. The Alliance for SoCal Innovation is dedicated to unifying and elevating the visibility of the entire SoCal innovation ecosystems, which includes the individual ecosystems of OC, LA and SD. This interview with Andy Willson,
This Q&A is with Dan Sogorka, CEO of Cloudvirga, a white-hot software startup that’s digitizing the mortgage process. The company recently moved into UCI Research Park and is hiring. Last year, it raised $50 million in a Series C round.
This Q&A is with Matt Hayden, the founder and owner of Sea Purity Investments. Sea Purity is a family office in San Clemente with a multi-strategy approach. It's an LP in 12 different funds and has completed over 100 direct investments
This Q&A is with Sourabh Dhillon, the director of business development at Integra Devices, which raised $6 million in a Secured Series-A round last Fall, but just announced the raise publicly. The startup, with HQ in Irvine, manufactures micro-devices. Its markets include telecom,
This Q&A is with Matthew Wright, the founder and CEO of Specright, which raised $8.8 million in a Series A round. The SaaS company strives to enable its business clients to centrally manage and take action on the specs needed to make, package and
This Q&A is with Ray Grainger, the CEO and founder of Mavenlink, which just raised $48 million in a Series E. Mavenlink, with HQ in Irvine, is a SaaS platform for professional and marketing services organizations. OCSN: How much has Mavenlink raised
This Q&A is being republished here, courtesy of OCTANe, a tech and life sciences accelerator in Aliso Viejo. It features TearClear, a startup developing a platform of specialty ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. This company just raised the first part of its Series A
This Q&A was done by socalTECH , with whom OC Startups Now has a partnership. Story by Benjamin F. Kuo Earlier this month, the annual Montgomery Summit conference was held in Santa Monica, including a special portion of
Q&A: OC Success Story – Bruce Tromberg. Went From Leading UCI’s Beckman Laser Institute to Running one of the NIH Institutes…
This Q& A is with Bruce Tromberg, whose innovation-fueled trajectory of science and innovation has guided him from running the Beckman Laser Institute at UCI to running one of the institutes at the National Institutes of Health.
OC Startups Now will periodically run Q&A’s with interesting entrepreneurs, investors and other key players in the OC startup/innovation ecosystem, in their own words. This Q&A is with Tony Sarris, the new executive director of Tech Coast Angels’ OC chapter.