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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...

Growth Services Success Series: Volume 1 Featuring Brevvie

The first Growth Services Success Series took me to the office of Brevvie where I spoke with Timothy Murphy, Co-Founder. Timothy shared with me just how OCTANe Growth Services has helped Brevvie and the resources he has received. For those of you new to what Brevvie stands...

LaunchPad Alumni, Conectric, and High Tech Award Winner, Site 1001, Form Partnership for Smart Buildings

LaunchPad Alumni and Technology Innovation Forum Presenter, Conectric Networks, and 2018 High Tech Awards Winner, Site 1001, today announced a key strategic partnership enabling buildings to become intelligent places that people want to go.  

"We are thrilled to hear about...

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...

OCTANe Announces New Initiatives to Grow Southern California Ecosystem at Technology Innovation Forum

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., May 14, 2019OCTANe, Orange County’s technology and life sciences accelerator organization, today announced that it will spearhead seven new initiatives to further momentum and job growth in the Southern California region. Each of these initiatives...

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...

The Value of Integrated Business Planning with U.S. Trust®

Address your personal and business goals with expert guidance.

THE BENEFITS OF PROPER PLANNING FOR BUSINESS OWNERS

Owning a business is demanding. Managing the day-to-day activities takes time and effort, and often, personal wealth, business and succession planning take a...