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Southern California Accelerator Report Card: Q1 2013


On top was OCTANe Launchpad , the Orange County-based accerator for startups in the technology, life science, and clean technology industries. Finally, Amplify LA had a total of 9 funding events which fell into our study period.

Successful Medical Device Company Commercialization

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OCTANe. This event will present a brief case study for branding, grassroots capitalization, and launching of Tenex Health - ForbesĀ® Magazine's Most Promising medical device company of 2011 - through seed, A, and B round investments totaling $19 million. Wednesday, June 13, 2012 -- Successful Medical Device Company Commercialization Without Venture Capital.

PwC MoneyTree Report

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OCTANe. The MoneyTree Report is a quarterly study of venture capital investment activity in the United States. Wednesday, June 6, 2012 -- PwC MoneyTree Report. As a collaboration between PwC and the National Venture Capital Association, based upon data from Thomson Reuters, it is the only industry-endorsed research of its kind. The MoneyTree Report is a staple of the financial community, relied upon by entrepreneurs, government policymakers and the business press worldwide.

Essentials of Company Formation

SoCal Tech Calendar

OCTANe. Favorito will present a business case study on QuantumSphere, and you'll get to hear first-hand from Maloney about starting and growing a company. Thursday, November 6, 2008 -- So you want to start a company. Essentials of Company Formation. If you've ever thought about becoming an entrepreneur, this program is for you. Learn what it takes to start your own business.


Angel Funding Advice

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If you can’t get product released and validated then do user studies. Join local organizations like OCTANe , TechStars or Launchpad LA. This is part of my ongoing series Pitching a VC.