DIVERSITY: StartupStarter’s Mission is to Level the Playing Field for the Under-Represented Founder. The Social Network for Entrepreneurs, Investors and Service Providers Launches…..
This opinion piece, about the founding of StartupStarter, was written by Jose Barrera, founder and CEO. StartupStarter is a social network (virtual for now), with HQ in LA. It invites founders, mentors, advisors, investors and service providers to join. It provides founders
INNOVATION: Physicans-Turned-Entrepreneurs Share Their Journeys, Give Advice at Octane’s Ophthalmology Technology Summit
During Octane’s recent, virtual Ophthalmology Technology Summit, a panel of physicians who became entrepreneurs shared their journeys. Here’s what they had to say about their trajectories from doctor to entrepreneur…. John Berdahl, MD, founder and CEO, Equinox Ophthalmic When I was on
A startup that created software to increase literacy achievement for students in grades K-3 announced a grant of close to $15 million from the U.S. Department of Education. Learning Ovations, with HQ in Irvine, announced in a press release that it
It may be the only pitch show where entrepreneurs give their pitch in an actual elevator. It may be the only pitch show where sports celebrities, like former NFL running back Rashad Jennings, do a shimmy dance to celebrate when
ChromaDex, with HQ in Irvine, announced today it’s now a member of the U.S. small-cap Russell 2000 Index, as part of the annual update of the Russell indexes. Russell refreshes its data every year in June to ensure its U.S.
Ryan Chase, East End Kitchens You have an idea for a food startup, but you need an affordable commercial kitchen space to test your concept. There are only a few places in OC you can go for that. One is
Bian Li, Original Founder, The Hungry Lab Artificial intelligence (AI) is huge these days. Montreal has become a hotspot for this tech. As has Singapore. A national initiative called AI Singapore, funded by the country’s National Research Foundation, is
Canada has become a hotbed of innovation activity lately. Tech, lifescience and cannabis companies are flocking to list on the Toronto Stock Exchange (for more established companies) and its second tier, the TSX Venture Exchange (for pre-revenue/early-stage companies). Montreal is becoming