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Frost Venture Partners Snags OCTANe's Vasquez

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Frost Venture Partners , the "big data" startup incubator started by DatAllegro''s Stuart Frost, has just hired away Luis Vasquez, OCTANe''s VP of Entrepreneurship and LaunchPad director, as its new Vice President of Investor Relations. According to OCTANe and Frost, Vasquez joins Frost Venture Partners on July 1st. READ MORE>>.

OCTANe Firsty

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Thursday, April 5, 2012 -- OCTANe Firsty. Join OCTANe, CHI, OCRA on April 5th for a night of dynamic networking in the Dana Point Harbor at the Wind and Sea. Firsty is heading towards the South Pacific.South Orange County/Pacific Ocean that is! Although this Firsty will be biomedical-industry focused, all industries are welcome.

OCTANe LaunchPad Firms Raise More Than $25M

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OCTANe , the Orange County-based organization helping to bolster the high tech industry and entrepreneurs, reported this morning that in the first half of 2012, companies participating in its startup accelerator have raised a total of $26.8M in funding. octane launchpad accelerator incubator startup orange county venture capital

Orange County's OCTANe, OCVG Merge

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Two major orange county technology advocacy and business groups, OCTANe and the Orange County Venture Group (OCVG) said today that they have merged their organizations. Tags: octane ocvg orange county technology event organization venture capital group nonprofit

OCTANe Opthalmology Summit

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Tuesday, June 21, 2016 -- OCTANe Opthalmology Summit. OCTANe's 4th Annual Orange County Ophthalmology Technology Summit (OTS) continues to build upon this rich tradition and we are delighted to announce that David Pyott will be in attendance in a discussion with Jim Mazzo. See [link] (more

OCTANe Firsty

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Thursday, October 4, 2012 -- October Firsty Join the OCTANe community at Scott's Seafood in Costa Mesa for Firsty in October! Network with Keck Graduate Institute, the future leaders of the bioscience industry. See [link] (more

OCTANe Names New Chairman

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Aliso Viejo-based OCTANe , the industry group which is looking to help spur new companies and innovation in Orange County, said this morning that it has named a new Chairman. OCTANe also said it has added Andrew J. octane orange county executive board dwight decker cnxt conexantAccording to the group, Robert E. READ MORE>>.

OCTANe January Firsty

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Thursday, January 3, 2013 -- OCTANe January Firsty. Join the OCTANe community for our biggest Firsty of year! Firsty is an OCTANe Program that focuses on networking and relationship building. Bring a coworker or friend and start the new year off right by making new connections at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach.

OCTANE Firsty

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Thursday, March 3, 2011 -- OCTANE Firsty. Firsty at Tesla Motors Showroom in Newport Beach (In collaboration with CleanTech OC) Network in style at the Tesla Motors Showroom in Newport Beach. Plus, you can browse the showroom and schedule a test drive in the Tesla Roadster. You wont want to miss this Firsty! See [link] (more

OCTANe/OCVC Networking Event

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Thursday, April 8, 2010 -- OCTANe/OCVC Networking Event. Celebrating the merger of OCTANe and OCVC. See [link] (more

OCTANe's Augusta To Leave

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Orange County's effort to boost startup and high tech companies, OCTANe, is losing its President and CEO, Gary Augusta, and has retained an executive search firm to find a replacement, the group said Thursday. Tags: augusta octane orange nonprofit gary county executive Augusta will continue to serve as CEO until a new CEO is found.

OCTANe Firsty - February

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Thursday, February 3, 2011 -- OCTANe Firsty - February. In order to broaden the OCTANe Network and to get to know other professionals in the industry, OCTANe will be collaborating with the Harvard Business School Association Orange County (HBSAOC) for Firsty in February. See [link] (more

OCTANe Finds New President and CEO

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According to OCTANe, it has named Matthew Jenusaitis as the next president and CEO of the group. and Baxter Healthcare. READ MORE>>.

OCtane Strategic Growth Conferences

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Thursday, September 27, 2012 -- OCtane Strategic Growth Conferences. Now currently a Managing Director at growth equity firm General Atlantic, Ray will be the keynote presenter at this special OCTANE event. Please join us September 27 to hear Ray Bingham, CEO of Cadence from ?99-?04. most successful leaders. See [link] (more

TCA/OCTANe Mixer

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 -- TCA/OCTANe Mixer. Join Tech Coast Angels and OCTANe for Firsty in April! Get down to the heart of entrepreneurship and investment in Orange County by networking with the organization that focuses on fueling innovation in the OC and the largest angel investor group in the United States. See [link] (more

OCTANe's 2nd Annual Golf Tournament

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Thursday, July 12, 2012 -- You're invited to OCTANe's 2nd Annual Golf Tournament! Team up with your colleagues or come solo, either way you are sure to meet many new business contacts and friends. Sponsorship opportunities are available, and the shotgun-start tournament will be followed by a "special date" Firsty! See [link] (more

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OCTANe Holiday Party and Member Social

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Thursday, December 1, 2011 -- OCTANe Holiday Party and Member Social. See [link] (more

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OCTANe Holiday Reception

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Tuesday, December 2, 2008 -- OCTANe Holiday Reception. This celebration is for OCTANe Members, Board Members, and Partners as a thank you for your support and involvement in 2008. See [link] (more

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OCTANe Medical Device and Investor Forum

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Thursday, October 11, 2012 -- OCTANe Medical Device and Investor Forum. The OCTANe Medical Device and Investor Forum brings together the diverse: billion-dollar corporations and companies on the cusp, with the innovators: industry titans and research pioneers - all determined to fuel industry growth. See [link] (more

OCTANe Medical Device and Investor Forum

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012 -- OCTANe Medical Device and Investor Forum. The OCTANe Medical Device and Investor Forum brings together the diverse: billion-dollar corporations and companies on the cusp, with the innovators: industry titans and research pioneers - all determined to fuel industry growth. See [link] (more

The GSA and OCTANe Semiconductor Summit

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Thursday, September 8, 2011 -- The GSA and OCTANe Semiconductor Summit. GSA and OCTANe are pleased to bring you the second GSA and OCTANe Semiconductor Summit, taking place in Newport Beach on September 8th. See [link] (more

OCTANe Entrepreneurs Forum- Interview

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Friday, December 5, 2008 -- OCTANe Entrepreneurs Forum- Interview. The Entrepreneurs Forum at UC Irvine provides an intimate and informative setting for faculty and researchers who are interested in the entrepreneurial process. Attendees will have the opportunity to actively participate in a spirited Q and A session with each speaker.

OCVG/OCTANe Digital Media Mix

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Thursday, April 23, 2009 -- OCVG/OCTANe Digital Media Mix. OCVG teams up with OCTANe for our first evening event of '09. How Hot Players are Building Cool Companies. As an added bonus, this mega networking event will be hosted at [seven- degrees] in Laguna Beach -- one of the hottest venues in Orange County.Don't miss out.

VC in the OC - OCTANe Innovation Showcase

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010 -- VC in the OC - OCTANe Innovation Showcase. The premier venture and technology organizations in Orange County, OCVG and OCTANe, have teamed up to produce a one-of-a-kind business event. VC in the OC and the OCTANe Innovation Showcase will be held back-to-back on May 18, 2010 at the Hyatt Regency Irvine.

OCTANe Capital Series: Meet RCT Bioventures

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Thursday, March 11, 2010 -- OCTANe Capital Series: Meet RCT Bioventures. Join us as we meet Paul Grand from RCT BioVentures. Paul is interested in meeting with early-stage medical device companies seeking start-up financing, medical device entrepreneurs, and inventors. See [link] (more

Biosynthetic Technologies Gets $7M

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The company--which was part of the OCTANe Launchpad program--said the deal was part of a license and supply agreement between Monsanto abd Biosynthetic Technologies. octane lubrigreen seed monsanto energy biofuel cleantech lifescience technology biosyntheticREAD MORE>>.

Semiconductor Technologies and Medical Devices

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OCTANe. This OCTANe Innovation Series program will feature representatives from many of the companies that are aggressively pushing the high-tech innovations in the future of medical devices. Thursday, April 19, 2012 -- Semiconductor Technologies and Medical Devices. See [link] (more

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California's Up-and-Comers

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We''re proud to announce the Socaltech 50 , our list of the 50, up-and-coming people in Southern California''s technology ecosystem.

myIDkey Now Has Over $360K For Security Device Project

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Aliso Viejo-based Arkami, one of the startups in OCTANE's Launchpad Accelerator, has just zoomed past $360,000 in funding commitments on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter, according to the firm's myIDkey project page. READ MORE>>. myidkey arkami crowdfunding kickstartup biometrics electronics octaneoc launchpad kickstart

June Firsty

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Presented by OCTANe and the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Orange County Chapter. Thursday, June 7, 2012 -- June Firsty. Gloom and ZOOM! Here's our cure for June Gloom: Take members from two of OC's leading business organizations, pair them with great wines and stimulating conversation, and watch ideas take flight. See [link] (more

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Cleantech Investor Forum

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Join CleanTechOC and OCTANe for the inaugural Cleantech Investor Forum on May 14. Monday, May 14, 2012 -- Cleantech Investor Forum. The Forum will bring together over 250 innovators and experts in the cleantech space across California. See [link] (more

Networking Events in Los Angeles and Southern California

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Great post by John Shiple. He talks about a bunch of the different networking events that occur in Los Angeles and other parts of Southern California. In his post, he mentions the following events / event organizers, and you should visit his post for a bit more on each of them. They put on great events. AITP-LA – Monthly events.

Firsty

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OCTANE. Thursday, November 3, 2011 -- Firsty. Networking event. See [link] (more

Accounting and Taxation for Startups

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OCTANe. Thursday, May 10, 2012 -- Accounting and Taxation for Startups. At the inception of a company the entrepreneur typically focuses on product development, RandD, customer relationships and sales and marketing.Often, accounting and taxation are overlooked. See [link] (more

Harbor MedTech Raises $600K For Wound Healing Technology

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Harbor MedTech's technology was developed at Edwards Lifesciences, and the company was a part of the OCTANe LaunchPad program. Harbor MedTech is developing products to restart, support healing of difficult or chronic wound such as diabetic, venous and pressure ulcers as well as for hernia patches and orthopedic soft tissue repair.

FIRSTY- First Thursday Networking Event

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OCTANe. Thursday, April 1, 2010 -- FIRSTY- First Thursday Networking Event. See [link] (more

FIRSTY- First Thursday Networking Event

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OCTANe. Thursday, March 4, 2010 -- FIRSTY- First Thursday Networking Event. See [link] (more

FIRSTY- First Thursday Networking Event

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OCTANe. Thursday, February 4, 2010 -- FIRSTY- First Thursday Networking Event. See [link] (more

LaunchPad Entrepreneur Roundtable

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Thursday, January 21, 2010 -- OCTANe LaunchPad Entrepreneur Roundtable. Email luis.vasquez@octaneoc.org.

FIRSTY- First Thursday Networking Event

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OCTANe. Thursday, January 7, 2010 -- FIRSTY- First Thursday Networking Event. See [link] (more