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Growth Series Success Series: Volume II

The second Growth Series Success Series took me to the office of Stonegate where I spoke with Marc Pierce, Founder & CEO. Marc shared with me just how OCTANe Advisory Services has helped Stonegate and the resources he has received. Stonegate provides licensed software...

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...

Resources to Help Your Startup… Start

In need of a little extra boost for your startup? 

We’ve done some research on five resources to help boost your startup. 

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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!

 

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,...

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...

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...

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...

OCTANe Appoints Director of Capital Markets

Aliso Viejo, Calif., March 13, 2019 -- OCTANe, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, today announced the appointment of Debra Hart as Director of Capital Markets. In this newly created role she will manage the OCTANe Private Investor...