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Building the SoCal of Tomorrow by Helping Businesses Grow.

Our goal is to create 55,000+ jobs in Southern California by 2030.

We convene and enable the Southern California tech and medtech business ecosystem by connecting people, resources and capital. We impact our community through LaunchPad SBDC, an industry leading accelerator, Enterprise Solutions, a platform to provide companies capital and growth resources and Signature Events & Programs.

We’ve helped more than 600 companies raise over $2.4B in funding and create 13,830 jobs since we started in 2010.

Who Octane Helps

Early Stage Startups

Build your company’s business plan at Octane’s Incubator launching in Q2 2020. We  are looking for FinTech, Data Analytics & Cybersecurity startups for our first cohort.

Later Stage Startups

Expand and grow your company’s business strategy through Octane’s award winning Top 5 Small Business Development Center accelerator nationwide, LaunchPad SBDC. We engage with technology and life science entrepreneurs seeking Late Seed, Series A and Series B funding ($500K-$25M). 


Gain access to high quality deal flow that has been vetted for success through Octane Enterprise Solutions (OES). Octane’s portfolio of companies have been through LaunchPad’s process and evaluation and provide predictive analytics which gives additional investor insight.

Small- Mid Size Businesses

Create your capital funding strategy with us or gain access to services to help your company grow and scale at a faster rate. 

Advisory Service Companies

Help businesses grow with your services. Gain prospective customers and partners, leverage the talent network or connect with companies looking to grow & scale.


Increase your network’s access, expand your branding and reach and invest in the future of Southern California as a partner of Octane.

Octane’s Successes

Record LaunchPad SBDC Funding

Octane LaunchPad and Alumni Companies have set a record high capital raise in the first half of 2019. This record, set in just the first six months of the year, has exceeded any previous year’s full raise. 

LensGen: An OTS Success Story

LensGen presented at Octane’s Ophthalmology Technology Summit in 2018 and has since raised a total of $42M.

CLI Studios: Success Series Volume III

Technology Innovation Forum Winner, CLI Studio’s discusses what it means to grow and scale in Southern California and beyond.

Our Partners in Innovation