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OCTANe Announces New Initiatives to Grow Southern California Ecosystem at Technology Innovation Forum

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 14, 2019OCTANe, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, today announced that it will spearhead seven new initiatives to further momentum and job growth in the Southern California region. Each of these initiatives...

Technology Innovation Forum Showcases the Evolution of Southern California Technology

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 2, 2019OCTANe, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, today announced the continued growth of its signature event, Technology Innovation Forum (TIF). Themed Evolve, this year’s conference will take place at the...

Mavenlink Continues its Growth in Orange County after Series E Funding

Congratulations to LaunchPad Alumni, Mavenlink, for receiving $48M in funding in their Series E round.  Mavenlink, a cloud based project management platform, graduated OCTANe's LaunchPad Accelerator in 2010 when they were seeking their frist round of venture funding at...

TearClear & The Path To Success

For our Second Success Story, we are featuring TearClear who recently received their Series A1 Funding.  I spoke with Kevin Hershfield, CEO, for a few minutes about how their specialty pharmaceutical company is changing the way ophthalmic drugs are being delivered to...

ZEISS' Acquisition of IanTech

As a world-leading medical technology company, ZEISS drives progress in medicine, enabling doctors to achieve the best possible outcomes for their patients. Our vision is to become the partner of choice for healthcare providers in our segments and to improve the quality of...

OC High Tech Growth

Being an entrepreneur means taking risk.  Growth, for all its positivity, also brings with it that moment when your co-founders and fearless first adopters can no longer work out of your garage. 

At JLL, we specialize in supporting scaling businesses, not just with site...

The Value of Integrated Business Planning with U.S. Trust®

Address your personal and business goals with expert guidance.

THE BENEFITS OF PROPER PLANNING FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

Owning a business is demanding. Managing the day-to-day activities takes time and effort, and often, personal wealth, business and succession planning take a...

6 Key Points to Consider for a Stand Out Pitch Deck

When developing your pitch deck, strongly consider the following structure we have outlined below. It’s important to keep in mind who your audience is and their knowledge of your product. Make sure your presentation shows that you have developed a concise business case that...

How to Grow Your Company

You have an idea and a business plan, but you’re not sure how to use that to grow your company… we at OCTANe have some simple steps for you to think about to help you grow and scale your company!

Find the Right Accelerator

There are so many incubators and accelerators in...

OCTANe Appoints Director of Capital Markets

Aliso Viejo, Calif., March 13, 2019 -- OCTANe, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, today announced the appointment of Debra Hart as Director of Capital Markets. In this newly created role she will manage the OCTANe Private Investor...