News & Blog

LaunchPad Alumni Spotlight: Agragene

OCTANe has started a mini series featuring LaunchPad Alumni.  We want to share the accolades and achievements that our Alumni have received with the OCTANe ecosystem.

Tell us about your company!

Agragene is an agricultural biotechnology company that is commercializing...

OCTANe's Success Series Part IV: Featuring IntelliStem

For Q4's Success Story, OCTANe is featuring MTIF LaunchPad People's Choice and Judge Award Winner, IntelliStem.  I spoke with Riam Shamma, CEO of IntelliStem, to learn more about their process with LaunchPad leading up to MTIF, and where they see themselves in the future...

LaunchPad Alumni Company, Conectric, Enhanced by SenSING Collaboration

 

Building efficiency and well-being is enhanced by Conectric and SenSING collaboration

San Diego, CA December 5, 2019

Conectric Networks is a Southern California based wireless IoT start-up and recent awardee in the Southern California Energy Innovation Network, World...

OCTANe’s Medical Technology Innovation Forum ‘Get Personal’

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., November 11, 2019 OCTANe, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, today announced the continued growth of its signature event, Medical Technology Innovation Forum (MTIF), which was held on October 28-29 at the Newport...

OCTANe Names New Executive to OES Post and Promotes Existing Executive to Chief Administrative Officer

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Oct. 2, 2019 –on September 1st OCTANe named Paul Tobin, President of OCTANe Enterprise Solutions (OES). OES is a newly established entity which provides early-stage and mid-market companies a platform that accelerates speed to capital and growth...

Growth Series Success Series: Volume II

The second Growth Series Success Series took me to the office of Stonegate where I spoke with Marc Pierce, Founder & CEO. Marc shared with me just how OCTANe Advisory Services has helped Stonegate and the resources he has received. Stonegate provides licensed software...

A New Approach to Engineering Education

In the tradition of Chapman University’s student-centered mission, the new Fowler School of Engineering is designed around educating the next generation of innovators and leaders. Whether it is through industry-specific issues such as cybersecurity, or broader educational...

Get In Front Of The Tsunami Of ‘New’: Introducing Brado To the OCTANe Ecosystem

There is a tsunami of ‘new’ coming in healthcare. For healthcare marketers, this is like saying there is oxygen in the air we breathe. ‘New’ is an everyday reality. So how do healthcare marketers and their organizations thrive in an environment where new – data,...

OC’s First Non-Profit, Wet-lab Incubator Opening Fall 2019

University Lab Partners is a non-profit, independent, wet lab incubator opening November 2019 in UCI Research Park. ULP provides the benefits of a professionally managed and equipped wet-lab infrastructure along with peer-to-peer interactions among a biomedical focused...

Announcing Record LaunchPad Funding

OCTANe LaunchPad and Alumni Companies have set a record high capital raise in the first half of 2019.  With over $306.7M raised so far, this 6-month period has exceeded any prior full year’s raise. 

Last year, OCTANe reported a record $297.3M for the full year. These...