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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...

Top 3 Components Investors are Looking for in a Startup Pitch

Ensuring you tell your company’s story and send the right message is essential when presenting to an investor.  Today we are discussing the top three items investors want to see and hear during your pitch presentation (as well as before you even meet them!). As many know,...

Foundations for Success that are Key to Influencing the Tech and MedTech Ecosystem in Orange County

What is OCTANe? Foundations for Success that are Key to Influencing the Tech and MedTech Ecosystem in Orange County

Bill Carpou, CEO, explains the four cornerstones of OCTANe and how they can help your company.

OCTANe Connect- Engage, connect and learn at OCTANe’s Annual...

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 Hosts Women Leader's Event Kickoff

In October 2018, OCTANe announced its Women Leader’s of OCTANe Initiative with the mission to support women in their career development and growth by:

  • Providing aligned resources & networking opportunities
  • Get more women- operated companies in SoCal Funded
  • Drive...

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...