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Announcing the 2020 High Tech Awards Winners

Aliso Viejo, Calif., September 17, 2020 — Octane, Southern California’s leading accelerator announced today the winners of its 2020 High Tech Awards. The awards program, which entered into its twenty-seventh year, honored Orange County-based companies that have demonstrated...

LaunchPad Announces Elite 8 Companies Presenting at Tech Innovation Forum

August 19, 2020, Aliso Viejo, CA. Octane, Southern California's leading accelerator announced today the top 8 LaunchPad companies that will be presenting at Tech Innovation Forum on September 8-11, 2020, a digital experience.  LaunchPad ranks in the top 5 of the nations...

See What's New at Tech Innovation Forum!

 

Hear from Rita Battocchio, Head of Events at Octane, about all of the new exiciting feature Tech Innovation Forum will have.  Now, a Digital Experience, this is a technology event you will not want to miss.

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Octane is very excited to be hosting the Tech Innovation...

New Provider Spotlight: Superior Medical Experts on SBIR/STTR Grants

Small businesses face a unique challenge in securing funds to develop their early-stage, highly innovative ideas; the private sector typically requires robust proof-of-concept data before investing, but producing data costs money. How can small businesses secure funds to...

Why Brand Strategy Is So Important For Startups

Many startups launch with a groundbreaking product or a culture-shifting service. What separates the winners from the losers is a cohesive brand that not only solves a consumer problem, but one that connects with people on an emotional level. Sticky brands make a human...

Advancing Breakthrough San Juan Capistrano through the Non Profit Accelerator

The welcome meeting for Octane’s Nonprofit Accelerator Program (NPA) was two days before our nonprofit, Breakthrough San Juan Capistrano (SJC), had to move all programming online after several local schools closed in response to the spread of COVID-19. I started to...

LaunchPad Announces Four OTS Presenting Companies

Octane is pleased to announce that four companies have been selected to present as the LaunchPad presentations at Octane’s Ophthalmology Technology Summit that will take place virtually on August 6-8, 2020.  The summit will feature key opinion leaders, top ophthalmologists...

Managing the Moment with Emile Haddad, Chairman & CEO of FivePoint

Recently, Octane CEO, Bill Carpou sat down with FivePoint Chairman and CEO, Emile Haddad to discuss resilience in the face of a crisis and how to innovate going forward.

Haddad recalled growing up in Lebanon and the civil war there as the root of his strong belief in...

LaunchPad Alumni, Mavenlink, Appoints CFO to Set Foundation for Continued Growth

Mavenlink Appoints Steve DeSantis as CFO to Set Foundation for Continued Growth

Proven Financial Executive to Bolster Leadership Team Committed to Exceptional Customer Experience, Technology Innovation

Irvine, Calif. — June 30, 2020 — Mavenlink, the leading provider of...

Octane Announces a 100% Virtual Ophthalmology Technology Summit

Aliso Viejo, CA, June 10, 2020. Octane is pleased to announce that the 2020 Ophthalmology Technology Summit will be 100% virtual.  This decision was made in part by industry partners, physicians, planning committee and medical advisors.  The event will now span two and a...