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LaunchPad Alumni, Atacor, Raises $25M

AtaCor Medical Secures $25M Financing to Continue Extracardiac Pacing Development

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SAN CLEMENTE, Calif.--()--AtaCor Medical, Inc. announced today that is has completed a $25M Series B financing. The financing syndicate, led by a...

Octane Foundation for Innovation Highlight Part III: LaunchPad

In our fourth installment of An Introduction to Octane Foundation for Innovation (OFI), we’d like to give you a more in-depth look at our LaunchPad Accelerator, a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) supported by a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business...

LaunchPad Alumni Spotlight: Enmotus

This week, Octane is featuring LaunchPad Alumni company, Enmotus for the LaunchPad Alumni Spotlight, a new weekly feature spotlighting the success of Octane’s LaunchPad Accelerator.  Enmotus was a LaunchPad Presenting company at Tech Innovation Forum 2015.  Enmotus’ Machine...

LaunchPad Alumni Spotlight: SiC Technologies, Inc.

This week Octane is featuring SiC Technologies, Inc. for the LaunchPad Alumni Spotlight. SiC Technologies was a 2018 Technology Innovation Forum LaunchPad Finalist.  SiC Technologies develops patent pending hybrid composite materials used for braking and other aerospace...

LaunchPad Alumni Spotlight- NGD Systems

This week, Octane is featuring, NGD Systems, Inc. , a Technology Innovation Forum 2018 LaunchPad Success Story.  NGD Systems is a company that manufactures and markets high capacity NVMe Computational Storage Drives (CSD).  LaunchPad is nationally recognized and ranks in...

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...

Looking Forward: OCTANe 2020 and Beyond

Last week, we posted about The Evolution of OCTANe, and our growth phase OCTANe is in.  Bill Carpou, CEO of OCTANe, discusses what OCTANe looks like in 2020 and beyond.  With the growth of OCTANe's LaunchPad, we are looking to create additional jobs and bring and keep more...

Bill Carpou Featured on Accelerate OC Podcast with Carey Ransom

Bill Carpou, OCTANe CEO, talks with Carey Ransom about the evolution of OCTANe, changes, challenges and more on this Accelerate OC Podcast.  Click on the link below for the full interview!

 

Looking Back at OCTANe's Past- The Evolution of OCTANe

Let's take a look as to how OCTANe has evolved over the past 10 years.  Watch the video below for a full in depth explanation of where OCTANe started and how we plan to innovate and move forward.

We view the start of OCTANe in 2002 as the creation stage.  We then introduced...

Measuring Success Through Job Creation

The Definition of Success

OCTANe is working towards creating 22,000 jobs by 2025 and 55,000 jobs by 2030.  Its a big goal, but we feel that we can have direct access to positively impact Southern California.  In the clip below, Bill Carpou, CEO of OCTANe, explains to Ben...