We are the organization that convenes and enables the Southern California technology and medical technology business ecosystem by connecting people, resources and capital. Our goal is to create 55,000+ high-value technology jobs in Southern California by 2030. We impact our community through LaunchPad, an industry leading accelerator, Enterprise Solutions, a new platform to provide companies capital and growth resources to accelerate job creation, Signature Events & Programs, and direct access to capital.
Orange County’s VC investment ranks in the Top 10 US metros (#9), perfectly positioning enterprising upstarts to foster go-forward growth and innovation.
Innovation Heart of SoCal
California businesses spent over $1.1 million per capita on innovation – five times more spending per capita on research and development than any other state. According to CB Capital, Orange County received $816 million in venture capital investment in 2017. OC has a dedicated community that is ready to connect your ideas to mentors, investors, resources, and capital.
Connecting Ideas with Mentors and Investors
To accelerate collaboration by better connecting innovation partners in Orange County, UCI Beall Applied Innovation created The Cove. The Cove is a 31,000 square foot office space and technological facility where entrepreneurs can come together and pitch their innovative ideas to peers and investors. The space is designed with your needs in mind.Learn More
Leading Startup Technology Incubator
EvoNexus is Southern California’s leading startup technology incubator and hub for the startup community. They empower motivated entrepreneurs to turn their transformative ideas into fundable, commercially-viable companies.