A co-working company that focuses on female entrepreneurs is looking for licensees in OC. Hera Hub, with HQ in San Diego, is comprised of co-working spaces where entrepreneurial women can create and collaborate in a “spa-like” environment. But the co-working spaces
A startup that created software to increase literacy achievement for students in grades K-3 announced a grant of close to $15 million from the U.S. Department of Education. Learning Ovations, with HQ in Irvine, announced in a press release that it
OC Startups Now will periodically run Q&A’s with interesting entrepreneurs and key players in the OC startup/innovation ecosystem, in their own words. This Q&A features Jessica Acosta Jacquez, the director of Startup Grind Irvine since late last year. The local
*NEWS: Novartis Confirmation of Alcon Spinoff Happens to Coincide with OCTANe’s Ophthalmology Technology Summit. Alcon Says Will Keep Manufacturing and BD&L in OC.
OCTANe’s annual 2018 Ophthalmology Technology Summit on June 29 coincided with the national news that Novartis will definitely spin off Alcon – with a presence in Lake Forest - to shareholders and buy back up to $5 billion in stock,
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
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