Author: Deirdre Newman

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Deirdre Newman is a long-time journalist, who's covered OC startups for a few years.

Helping women and other minority entrepreneurs is a big part of the Octane Foundation for Innovation’s newly-released initiatives. Octane is a multi-faceted organization in Orange County with a long-time accelerator and a new venture fund, among other endeavors. It's also one

Over the past year, despite new VC funds in SoCal, the region saw fewer startups raising early-growth rounds. Much of the funding increase the region did see was due to larger checks going to later-stage startups. To assist the early-stage startups,

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

(inter-TECH-ion intern Noah Chavarria contributed to this article.) Let's say you're on a vacation or business trip and want to check out a restaurant or other establishment in a city you'r e not familiar with. But you've never been to the neighborhood

An OC coding bootcamp’s commitment to diversity enables women in tech to either enhance their coding skills or shift gears altogether. LearningFuze is OC’s longest-running coding bootcamp. As it’s committed to the growth of the OC tech scene, it’s partnered with

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