Presenting Companies 

Fast Pitch at UCI Beall Applied Innovation and Capital & Growth Company Presentations at Tech Innovation Forum 

Steven Tyszka of Trubify presenting at Tech Innpvation Forum

Fast Pitch | Tues. May 9th @ UCI Beall Applied Innovation

First time introduced the Fast Pitch Competition part of OC Innovation Week! This year about 30 companies joined the competition. Join us again next year in celebrating innovation as the Fast Pitch companies present their cutting-edge ideas and products during the three-minute pitch sessions. 

  • Pitch opportunity of your company’s innovation to our ecosystem 
  • Presenting company logo and recognition on Octane’s Tech Innovation Forum website 
  • Company executive summary and info included in event app
  • Presenting company logo and recognition on an email campaign sent to prospective attendees and sponsors prior to the event
  • Custom social media post for sponsor posting
  • Access to the entire Forum as well as recorded content

Congratulations to KYG Trade, Inc., Fast Pitch Winner 2023!

Their talent, innovative ideas, and persuasive presentation set them apart, leaving a lasting impression. We anticipate their continued success and applaud their remarkable accomplishment!

One in Three LP SBDC Companies was funded in 2022

LaunchPad SBDC companies are 17 times more likely to get funded than all other technology startups.

Within 12 months of going through the LaunchPad SBDC tech accelerator, startups secured an average investment of $1.8 million in 2022.

2023 Main Stage Presenting Companies

Bored & Thirsty

Thirst-quenching canvas for promoting branded art and creativity projects


Infinite monetization of digital goods for creators and true ownership for buyers.

Integrated Medical Sensors

IMS is creating a platform for monitoring blood chemistry for health tracking. 


Smerf connects and elevates online gaming with revolutionary social infrastructure.


Award-winning disruptive music publishing platform with generative AI innovations.


Thrivelab is an AI driven virtual clinic and online pharmacy in the anti-aging space.


AI software that makes virtualizing the world as easy as recording video.

A Selection of Investors Attending OC Innovation Week

20-20 Advisors
Altalunas Intl
Ankona Capital
Auctus Global Capital
BOLD Capital Partners
Bonfire VC
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Broadline Capital
CEO Advisor, Inc.
CerraCap Ventures
Cerulean Ventures
Cove Fund
Digitize Your Brand
First Rays Ventures
Fractional Founders
Hamamatsu Ventures USA
Hangar 75 Ventures
Heller Agency
Invisionate, LLC
Keiretsu Forum SoCal
Metz Capital & Hangar 75
New Age Ventures
OC Startup Council
Okapi Venture Capital
Pasadena Angels
Pismo Ventures
Praetorian Venture Partners, N.A. LLC
Princeton Technology, Inc.
Qral Ventures
Real Estate
RiverVest Venture Partners
Safe Kids Inc.
Softeq Ventures
Startup Steroid
Sunstone Management Inc.
Tech Coast Angels


TechFlex Development
The Innovation Institute
TiE SoCal Angels
UBS Financial Services, Inc
UCI Beall Applied Innovation
Uptech Studio
ZGL Group, Inc.

     and Many More!

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