Important Update: Tech Innovation Forum is Now September 10-11, 2020.

As we proceed forward, Octane will adhere to all guidelines regarding gatherings of >50 as provided by the CDC as well as local health departments. We will also be incorporating a virtual option with access to all panels and keynotes as well as networking sessions. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Rita Battocchio, Head of Events at

Tech Innovation Forum

In light of guidelines from national and local health organizations, Tech Innovation Forum will be postponed to September 10-11, 2020. We thank you for your understanding. 

AV Irvine, Irvine, CA


Presenting a new Tech Innovation Forum experience, centered around startups.

This year’s Tech Innovation Forum will focus on startups, pitching, learning, and networking at a new location, AV Irvine. We are enhancing this experience to bring you a more interactive conference and dive deep into Data, Analytics, Cybersecurity, and AI in 2020. We will also be offering a virtual option for attending the conference. 

September 10-11, 2020

AV Irvine, Irvine CA

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Virtual Options & Safety Measures at Tech Innovation Forum

Livestream & On-Demand Access

If you choose to attend the conference remotely, you’ll be able to access our leading content though our livestream or at your convenience through our content library. 

Enhanced Safety Protocols

In order to ensure a safe event, we have created an in-depth plan for cleaning and monitoring. You can read our full plan here

Community Virtual Connect

We’re expanding the capability of our event app to allow you to connect and network with other attendees whether you’re at the conference or attending virtually!

Breakfast with Experts

Our newly added feature will now be entirely online! Each session will have its own virtual meeting room where attendees and experts can meet in a small group format. 

Who Should Attend Octane’s Tech Innovation Forum?

Early Stage Companies & Start Ups

Startups, entrepreneurs, and early stage startups are the focus of technology at this forum.  Hear pitches from companies throughout the conference and see the next wave of technology innovation in SoCal.


Investors can meet with early stage companies through our exclusive 1:1 meeting app. See the most innovative companies in Southern California at this conference. 

FinTech, Data Analytics & Cybersecurity Companies

This year, Tech Innovation Forum will focus on FinTech, Data Analytics & Cybersecurity.  See startups, SMBs and large enterprise companies in attendance at this year’s conference. 

Strategic Advisors

Share your expertise as a sponsor or attendee at this years conference.  Does your company help early stage companies grow? This is a great time to showcase how you can help!

Support Technology Innovation

Want to get visibility for your company among top entrepreneurs and investors in Southern California? We offer a variety of packages to fit your companies needs and maximize your visibility at our event. You can see our sponsorship options here.

Refund Policy

2020 is an unprecedented year and we want to ensure that you’re able to attend Tech Innovation Forum in the way that you feel most comfortable. You’re able to transfer your in-person ticket to a virtual ticket and we’ll refund you the difference. View our full refund and exchange policy here.