Medical technology

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!


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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

OC High Tech Growth

Being an entrepreneur means taking risk.  Growth, for all its positivity, also brings with it that moment when your co-founders and fearless first adopters can no longer work out of your garage. 

At JLL, we specialize in supporting scaling businesses, not just with site...

How to Grow Your Company

You have an idea and a business plan, but you’re not sure how to use that to grow your company… we at OCTANe have some simple steps for you to think about to help you grow and scale your company!

Find the Right Accelerator

There are so many incubators and accelerators in...