These companies were chosen out of over 150 nominated.
Outstanding Technology Company
The award will recognize a medtech/technology company in Orange County. The company must be in existence for at least 3 years and have 100 employees or less.
Best Technology Company Leadership Team
The award will recognize a leadership team of a tech or medtech company in Orange County.
Best Enterprise or B2B Technology Innovation
The award will recognize a company whose B2B product is innovative and shows growth in their product.
Best Consumer Technology Innovation
The award will recognize a company that exhibits innovation in consumer technology. Note, this award must showcase a consumer product.
Outstanding Innovation in Medical Technology/Life Sciences
This award is specifically for innovation in the medtech/life sciences field and highlights a medtech or life science device or product. This product does not need to be on market yet to qualify.
Deal of the Year
This award can range from a variety of deals including but not limited to: Investment, Private Equity, IPO, Merger & Acquisition, VC Raise.
Best Clean-Tech/Green Company
The award will recognize a technology company whose product/service is advancing clean energy, water, or transportation innovation which benefits the economy and environment. The product must be in the clean-tech/green space.
Outstanding Large Disruptor/Innovator
The award will recognize a company that exhibits innovation and intrapreneurship as a sustainable growth strategy. The company must have 100+ employees and has been in business for minimum of 10 years.
Outstanding Emerging Technology Company
The award will be given to a high-tech or medtech company that is exhibiting technology that is innovative.
Best Technology CEO
The CEO can represent a company with 100 employees or less in high technology or medical technology.