Innovation


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...

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...

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,...

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...

OCTANe Fuels Local Tech Sector

Q&A with Bill Carpou of OCTANe

We recently checked in with Bill Carpou, CEO of OCTANe, to get his take on the local emerging tech scene.  Not surprisingly, Bill had a lot of interesting and informative things to say.

Founded in 2002 and headquartered in Aliso Viejo, OCTANe...

LaunchPad Alumni Company, Conectric, Enters into a Strategic Agreement with Avimesa

Avimesa and Conectric combine solutions to deliver simplified Industrial IoT value.

San Diego, CA May 29th, 2019 

Conectric Networks, a recent graduate of the OCTANe LaunchPad business accelerator program and TIF2019 finalist is pleased to announce that we have entered into...

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...

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...