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TCVN Dangles $25,000 Cash in Survivor Pitch Contest

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It looks like the annual TCVN Survivor event is heating up this year, as the group said it will be offering up a new $25,000 cash investment for startups looking to pitch their company in front of an audience. The TCVN Survivor event is being held November 15th at Chapman University in Orange.

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TCVN March Workshop: Buy-Sell Agreement

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TCVN News Bart Greenberg buy-sell Ciaran Foley entrepreneurship TCVN workshop We had a terrific morning workshop today covering buy-sell details for startups.

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TCVN names new Chairman and President

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Kevin McDonald is the new TCVN President, a position Foley held for the past year and Greenberg held before that. TCVN, a nonprofit technology group, was founded in 1984 to educate and assist entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies in Orange County and to connect them with money, advice and other resources to help their businesses grow. TCVN News

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TCVN VR Demo Night - Eat + Talk + Demo

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 -- TCVN VR Demo Night - Eat + Talk + Demo. At the TCVN VR Demo Night, VR/AR industry professionals will be on a panel to share current thoughts and challenges. Virtual reality and augmented reality technologies are finding new ways to enhance our ability to perceive the world that surrounds us. Also, innovative companies will showcase and demo the latest in VR/AR technology. This event is for VR/AR startups, entrepreneurs, service providers, and investors.

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TCVN Workshop: Structure Your Company the Right Way

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Thursday, February 9, 2017 -- TCVN Workshop: Structure Your Company the Right Way. See https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tcvn-workshop-structure-your-company-the-right-way-tickets-27136397696. Choosing a structure for your company is typically a confusing and difficult process. Ask three lawyers and get five different answers! Corporation or LLC? Delaware, California or Nevada? C-corp. or S-corp.? Confused? Many factors come into play when choosing an organizational structure.

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Thursday, November 15, 2012 -- TCVN Survivor 7. Crack open the Red Bull, charge up your laptops and get ready to geek out, because on November 15, 2012, TCVN is slapping down the Largest Investment and Prize Competition in Orange County for Entrepreneurs at Survivor 2012. 25,000 Cash Investment and Prizes for Startups and Entrepreneurs.

OC Technology Influencer Mixer & Summit 2011

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The caliber of the organizations and individuals participating with TCVN in this inaugural summit speaks volumes as to what I believe we will achieve,” commented TCVN Chairman Ciaran Foley. said Kevin McDonald, President of TCVN. About TCVN. TCVN’s support is intended to benefit the entire Southern California technology community. Press Release TCVN News

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2011 Harvard Business School/ USC-Marshall Business Growth Conference

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TCVN is proud to support the HBS/USC-Marshall BGC this year with a special TCVN code for attendees. News TCVN News entrepreneurship event networking partner usbgc usc Enjoy! This year, the Harvard Business School/ USC-Marshall Business Growth Conference is proud to announce four outstanding keynote speakers: Warren Bennis, founding chairman of USC’s Leadership Institute; Henrik Fisker, CEO of Fisker Automotive; James F.

Mixer & Summit + TEDx Orange Coast

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Hosted by TCVN, this is a historic two-day event intended to build grassroots support for the Orange County SMB technology entrepreneur — with partner CompTIA, the world’s largest technology association. TCVN News So, I’m absolutely thrilled about this week coming up. On Monday May 16th, we’re kicking things off with an absolutely start-studded event at the Atrium Hotel in Irvine, CA. The OC Technology Influencer Mixer and Summit.

TCVN Deal Review

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Thursday, August 27, 2009 -- TCVN Deal Review. Attend the TCVN Deal Review and learn how to put money into your piggy bank. Is your business "starved" for capital? Need to raise funds? Entrepreneurs interested in becoming the market leaders in their industry or anyone interested in seeking equity funding should attend See [link] (more

TCVN Workshop LA

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Thursday, April 9, 2009 -- TCVN Workshop LA. Join us for a workshop on managing offshoring successfully, your guide to reducing software development costs and increasing quality. Please bring your questions. Our software development and offshoring guru Jack Bicer will also provide guidance for your specific circumstances. See [link] (more

TCVN Workshop Orange County

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Thursday, April 2, 2009 -- TCVN Workshop Orange County. Join us for a workshop on managing offshoring successfully, your guide to reducing software development costs and increasing quality. Please bring your questions. Our software development and offshoring guru Jack Bicer will also provide guidance for your specific circumstances. See [link] (more

TCVN Building The Team

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Thursday, March 26, 2009 -- TCVN Building The Team. Forum on building your team will be conducted by Tom Miller, president of Persuasive Business Plans,where he has a significant record of accomplishment helping clients tell compelling stories that attract money and people to accelerate business success.

TCVN: Calling on Angels

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Thursday, June 25, 2009 -- TCVN: Calling on Angels. Let's approach some angels. But, what are they looking for in a company? Should you approach institutional or individual angels? Are they looking for the same thing or are there differences in their investment decision? Are you ready? Are they ready to invest? If so, how much? How long will it take? What is it?

TCVN: Early Capital Sources

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Thursday, May 28, 2009 -- TCVN: Early Capital Sources. Raising money is a must for start-ups and the growth of their businesses. Please join us for this first in three sequential Forums on the various funding sources available to early stage start-ups in Southern California For this Forum, our panelists will provide an engaging discussion focusing on how you should approach raising money from the very beginning, with an emphasis on friends and family.

TCVN Workshop LA

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Thursday, February 12, 2009 -- TCVN Workshop LA. This workshop is specifically designed to address key issues in the formation, organization and execution of any early stage company. Mr. Robert Ochtel, founder of the Traverse Angels, will be presenting business planning processes and methodologies from his recently published book: Business Planning, Business Plans and Venture Funding.

TCVN Workshop Orange County

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Thursday, February 5, 2009 -- TCVN Workshop Orange County. This workshop is specifically designed to address key issues in the formation, organization and execution of any early stage company. Mr. Robert Ochtel, founder of the Traverse Angels, will be presenting business planning processes and methodologies from his recently published book: Business Planning, Business Plans and Venture Funding.

TCVN: The Doctor is In

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Thursday, November 20, 2008 -- TCVN: The Doctor is In. At this special TCVN Forum, there will be no talking heads. We are going to try something new! So humor us, and come see what we have planned for you! In anticipation of the new year, we will start by giving each start-up a physical exam - we will break into small groups and put each start-up under the microscope - let's see what we find!

Raising Seed Capital Now: 10 Tips

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TCVN News Investors and entrepreneurs who won at the fundraising game during and after the Great Recession offer advice on landing equity money. By Monica Mehta. After years of cloudy skies in Startupland, the sun is peeking out, and investors are tipping their toes back into the wading pool.

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Meet some attendees of our recent TCVN Social

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SURVIVOR 8

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TCVN Survivor BUSINESS PITCH COMPETITION. Friday, November 8, 2013 from 5:00 – 9:00 PM. Please join us for our annual fast-pitch competition offering entrepreneurs unprecedented opportunity to compete for funding, gain visibility and network with investors.

March Forum FastPitch Winner: Stephen Meade, My Wet Rock, LLC

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Awards TCVN News awards Ciaran Foley Dr Is In event fastpitch my wet rock new prize summary Congratulations to Stephen Meade of My Wet Rock, LLC, winner of our March Forum FastPitch $100 prize! We had a terrific program in March with The Dr. Is In.

Product Development

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Thursday, June 14, 2012 -- Software Product Development - How to Triple Your Likelihood of Success. Product development has always been challenging. Software products, while being easier to mold and perfect, offer additional set of management and technical challenges. The industry average rate of success is only 29%.

Strategic Collaboration

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Thursday, November 13, 2008 -- Strategic Collaboration. See [link] (more

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Strategic Collaboration

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Thursday, November 6, 2008 -- Strategic Collaboration. See [link] (more

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Bridge Financing

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Thursday, October 9, 2008 -- Bridge Financing. See [link] (more

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Bridge Financing

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Thursday, October 2, 2008 -- Bridge Financing. See [link] (more

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Tech Coast Venture Network $25K Pitch Competition

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However, since the event has grown, TCVN added a pre-event round. As such, local organizations such as TCVN should be commended for their efforts in gathering up their resources of network needed to deliver a substantial cash prize for deserving startups.

T.G.I.T. (Thank Goodness It's Tuesday)

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We at TCVN are all about embracing and supporting the entrepreneurial journey. Tuesday, March 20, 2012 -- T.G.I.T. Thank Goodness It's Tuesday). We're serious about what we do but we also know how to have fun. See [link].

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From CTO to CEO

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Thursday, April 22, 2010 -- From CTO to CEO. Making the jump from CTO to CEO. See [link] (more

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DreamItAlive | Create Your Virtual Dreamboard

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and Chairman of the Board for Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN). Law of Attraction LifeSeed Corporation servana TCVN The SecretAre you familiar with The Secret and The Law of Attraction ? It’s the theory that you can manifest your thoughts into reality.

Will Your Startup Be The ONE?

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Thursday, October 27, 2011 -- Will Your Startup Be The ONE? This October, one startup will be changed forever. Is your startup the one? See [link] (more

Business Development/Sales

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In our August TCVN Workshop, we will have an in-depth discussion on business development, sales and alliances and how to effectively accelerate the growth of your business. Thursday, August 9, 2012 -- August 2012 Workshop: Business Development/Sales. In today?s s economic environment, growth and self-funding through sales and profits is critical.

Just Networking

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JUST NETWORKING: TBC, TCVN and Access EN JOINT EVENT July is our Networking month this year. Please join TechBiz Connection (TBC), Tech Coast Venture Network (TCVN) and Access EN for drinks, famous Pregos pizza and some great networking. Wednesday, July 20, 2011 -- Just Networking. This is a free event to thank our community for supporting TechBiz Connection and Tech Coast Venture Network. Come and meet some movers and shakers in Orange County. See [link] (more

The Dr. Is In - Part Deux

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Proving that you can't have too much of a good thing, back by popular demand: one of TCVNs most highly acclaimed Forums! Thursday, June 24, 2010 -- The Dr. Is In - Part Deux. Every business experiences aches and pains. Sometimes, the prescription can be as simple as a quick fix. Other times, it requires a little more investigation. Discuss your most pressing issues with a group of experts, colleagues and professionals and build new relationships, gain insight and direction.

The Dr. Is In

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One of TCVNs most highly acclaimed Forums! Thursday, March 25, 2010 -- The Dr. Is In. Back by popular demand! Every business experiences aches and pains. Sometimes, the prescription can be as simple as a quick fix. Other times, it requires a little more investigation. What if you could discuss your most pressing issues with a group of professionals from across a spectrum of expertise to give you their opinions and insights FOR FREE? See [link] (more

Legal Issues for Start-ups

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Get the step-by-step legal guide to launching your start-up the right way at TCVNs March workshop: Legal Issues for Start-ups. Attorneys and TCVN Executive Committee Members, Jim Shnell and Shaheen Sheik-Sadhal, will be there to answer all sorts of legal questions like: Should I form an S Corporation or an LLC? Thursday, March 8, 2012 -- Legal Issues for Start-ups. ou and the other founders have conceived of the next game-changing start-up.

Raising Money

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Thursday, July 23, 2009 -- Special Joint TCVN and OCTANe Forum - Raising Money: Meet The VC's. For this special program, TCVN and OCTANe are joining forces to produce a timely, interactive program on venture capital financing in todays difficult times. The Forum will be moderated by Bart Greenberg, TCVN Chairman, and Luis Vasquez, Vice President, Launch Pad, OCTANe.

Marketing Idea Clinic

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Thursday, March 12, 2009 -- TCVN invites you to attend its Marketing Idea Clinic/Workshop Bring real-world issues and your own business problems before experts and watch in real-time as they slay your marketing challenges. See [link] (more

Marketing Idea Clinic/Workshop

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Thursday, March 5, 2009 -- TCVN invites you to attend its Marketing Idea Clinic/Workshop. Bring real-world issues and your own business problems before experts and watch in real-time as they slay your marketing challenges. See [link] (more