Pitching


LaunchPad Alumni Spotlight: SiC Technologies, Inc.

This week Octane is featuring SiC Technologies, Inc. for the LaunchPad Alumni Spotlight. SiC Technologies was a 2018 Technology Innovation Forum LaunchPad Finalist.  SiC Technologies develops patent pending hybrid composite materials used for braking and other aerospace...

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...

Get In Front Of The Tsunami Of ‘New’: Introducing Brado To the OCTANe Ecosystem

There is a tsunami of ‘new’ coming in healthcare. For healthcare marketers, this is like saying there is oxygen in the air we breathe. ‘New’ is an everyday reality. So how do healthcare marketers and their organizations thrive in an environment where new – data,...

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!

 

LensGen: An OTS Success Story

For our LaunchPad Success Series, I spoke with Michael Landreville, COO, LensGen. LensGen® is an ophthalmic medical device company that has developed a biomimetic, Curvature Changing Fluid-Optic Intraocular Lens designed for the treatment of cataracts and presbyopia....

Ophthalmology Technology Summit 2019 Poised to Foster New Breakthroughs and Valuable Collaborations

ALISO VIEJO, Calif.- OCTANe, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, today announced it has chosen four LaunchPad SBDC companies to present at this year’s sixth annual Ophthalmology Technology Summit on June 28th at the Fashion Island Hotel....

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...

6 Key Points to Consider for a Stand Out Pitch Deck

When developing your pitch deck, strongly consider the following structure we have outlined below. It’s important to keep in mind who your audience is and their knowledge of your product. Make sure your presentation shows that you have developed a concise business case that...

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...