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OCTANe Announces 2019 High Tech Award Winners

Aliso Viejo, Calif., September 16, 2019 — OCTANe, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, today announced the winners of its 2019 High Tech Awards. The awards program, which entered into its twenty-sixth year, honored Orange County-based...

OCTANe Launches OCTANe Enterprise Solutions (OES)

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., July 18, 2019OCTANe, Southern California’s leading technology and life sciences accelerator, today announced the creation and launch of OCTANe Enterprise Solutions (OES) to provide greater access to capital and growth strategies for early stage...

OCTANe Announces Finalists for the 2019 High Tech Innovation Awards

ALISO VIEJO, CA, July 11, 2019- OCTANe, Orange County's technology and life sciences accelerator, announced the finalists for the 2019 High Tech Innovation Awards. The awards program, which is entering its twenty-sixth year, is honoring Orange County-based companies who...

LensGen: An OTS Success Story

For our LaunchPad Success Series, I spoke with Michael Landreville, COO, LensGen. LensGen® is an ophthalmic medical device company that has developed a biomimetic, Curvature Changing Fluid-Optic Intraocular Lens designed for the treatment of cataracts and presbyopia....

Ophthalmology Technology Summit 2019 Poised to Foster New Breakthroughs and Valuable Collaborations

ALISO VIEJO, Calif.- OCTANe, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, today announced it has chosen four LaunchPad SBDC companies to present at this year’s sixth annual Ophthalmology Technology Summit on June 28th at the Fashion Island Hotel....

Growth Services Success Series: Volume 1 Featuring Brevvie

The first Growth Services Success Series took me to the office of Brevvie where I spoke with Timothy Murphy, Co-Founder. Timothy shared with me just how OCTANe Growth Services has helped Brevvie and the resources he has received. For those of you new to what Brevvie stands...

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...

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...

MTIF Highlights Building the Southern California of Tomorrow

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., November 6, 2018 – OCTANe, Orange County’s startup accelerator, is pleased to announce the continued growth of one of its signature forums, Medical Technology Innovation Forum (MTIF). MTIF is the largest conference in Southern California focusing on...