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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...

Announcing a Reimagined Tech Innovation Forum

ALISO VIEJO, California, February 6, 2020- Octane, Southern California’s leading accelerator, announced today the reimagined Tech Innovation Forum on May 11-12 in Irvine, California.  This year’s Tech Innovation Forum will be presenting a new and more interactive...

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...

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...

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...

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!

 

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...

LaunchPad: The Success and Process of OCTANe's LaunchPad Accelerator

LaunchPad: A Quick Look at What Makes This Accelerator Unique

LaunchPad is a Small Business Development Center supported by the US Small Business Administration (SBA). They work with technology and life science entrepreneurs seeking Late Seed, Series A and Series B funding...

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,...