Investor Network

October 25 – 26, 2023 | Irvine Marriott

18000 Von Karman Ave. Irvine, CA 92612

Join us at Octane’s Medical Innovation Forum which gives the best entrepreneurs the opportunity to showcase their ideas and medical innovation solutions. The Forum is held on October 25-26 at the Irvine Marriott and offers excellent networking opportunities with industry experts, other investors, and entrepreneurs at throughout the conference and the annual ‘Octanefest’ networking reception.

Investors can attend and view our 20+ presenting startup and growth companies. These companies range from medical devices to AI solutions to cloud marketplaces. The forum will have the main stage Capital & Growth presentations, where each company will present, followed by questions from leading healthcare and industry experts. We will also have the Startup Showcase of LaunchPad SBDC Accelerator companies throughout the Forum.

Register early and secure your spot.

Octane’s Investor Ecosystem


Alcon Seed Fund

Arie Capital

Arrow Electronics

Artiman Ventures

Bluestem Capital Company

Broadview Ventures


C3 Ventures

California Technology Ventures

Carrick Capital Partners

Catalyst Health Ventures


Cota Capital

Cove Fund

Crosscut Ventures

Cruttenden Partners

Draper Associates

Flying L Partners

Francisco Partners

G8 Capital

Greycroft Elevate Capital

Elevate Ventures

Expert DOJO


Holihan Lokey

Horowitz Management

Interlink Markets

InterWest Partners

K5 Ventures

Keiretsu Forum

Kleiner Perkins

Longitude Capital

Mark IV Capital

MaRS Investment Accelerator Fund

Mayo Clinic Ventures

Mucker Capital

MVM Partners

New Enterprise Associates

Nucleus Capital

Okapi Venture Capital

Polaris Partners

SAIL Capital Partners

Salesforce Ventures

San Diego Venture Group

SC Master Fund

Sequoia Capital Israel

Silicon Valley Bank


SV Health Investors

Visionary Venture Fund

and many more!

Engage ⋅ Connect ⋅ Ignite

Capital Ignite Events

Private networking events taking place throughout the year for a local community of investors. Access dealflow and exclusive sneak-peak pitches from startups.

Want to be invited? Contact Cheryl Wood at

Fast Pitch and Capital & Growth Presentations

Octane’s Medical Innovation Forum (and all of Octane’s events) features Fast Pitch Presentations plus our annual Capital & Growth Presentations! Join us in celebrating innovation as the presenting companies present their cutting-edge ideas and products during the three-minute pitch sessions.

Prime Networking

Octane’s Medical Innovation Forum is the perfect place to meet new companies, connect with colleagues, and more! Set up 1:1 meetings through our event platform, join in on workshops, and enjoy the OCTANEFEST Reception on October 25th.

Octane’s Success


Companies assisted by Octane


Capital raised by Octane LaunchPad SBDC Alumni & supported companies*


Capital raised in 2022 by Octane Launchpad SBDC Alumni & supported companies in 2022


LaunchPad Alumni remain operational


Capital in Exits (IPOs, M&As, etc.) LaunchPad SBDC Alumni & supported companies*


Jobs created by Octane LaunchPad SBDC companies* with 5,073 created in 2022

*Since 2010

All data is audited by Deloitte and validated by Dunn & Bradstreet, PitchBook, and ZoomInfo.​

Apply to present at Octane’s Medical Innovation Forum

Is your company innovating in medtech, pharma, or healthcare? Our main stage presentations and our Startup Showcase sessions are pitches to investors, strategics, and industry leaders. 

OC Innovation Week: Opening Reception

UCI Beall Applied Innovation 5270 California Ave # 100, Irvine, CA

Join us for the grand kickoff of OC Innovation Week at our Opening Reception, where excitement and innovation converge.

Fast Pitch

The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation 5270 California Ave, Irvine, CA, United States

Fast Pitch is a unique opportunity for Orange County's tech innovators to showcase their groundbreaking ideas. Participants present their pitches to a distinguished panel of judges, potential partners, and investors.

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