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
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
Melinda Kim, Executive Director, PeopleSpace A co-working space in Irvine announced a partnership with a South Korean university to create a software center at its HQ in Irvine. People Space partnered with Gachon University to put a software center
Left to right: Alan Cerna and Branden Wells Two CSUF students who grew up in Santa Ana and dodged some of the perils that enticed their peers - like joining a gang or doing drugs – created a startup that
Cynthia Kirkeby, co-founder and Chief Visionary Officer, Seasonally Fresh Getting farm-fresh food at your grocery store is the culmination of a cycle that begins with local growers. A startup that created a digital marketplace focusing on small- and mid-size
Melinda Kim, Executive Director, PeopleSpace A co-working space in Irvine is diversifying with an incubator and a fund. PeopleSpace is looking for three more companies for the former (it's already selected the first three from its pilot incubator program).
We will periodically run Q&A’s with interesting entrepreneurs, in their own words. Our first is with Fabio Gratton, founder of the Alchemy Factory, a digital health incubator in Costa Mesa. He also founded the Alchemy Fund; he's looking to bring