Each year, OCTANe hosts two Signature Events to showcase and promote innovation in Orange County. These conferences attract nearly 2,000 people, and are designed to provide the latest industry trends, spotlight high-growth companies, and facilitate powerful networking connections.
Technology Investor Forum
OCTANe’s Technology Investor Forum (TIF), formerly known as VC in the OC, showcases the best of Southern California innovation. From investment presentations to keynote speakers to industry discussions, this is SoCal’s premier investment conference. TIF 2014 took place May 22, 2014 in Orange County, and more details can be found here: http://tif2014.com SAVE THE DATE FOR TIF 2015: May 5, 2015 at Hotel Irvine!
Medical Device & Investor Forum
OCTANe’s Medical Device & Investor Forum (MDIF) is the leading medtech industry conference in the West. It’s where industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors come together in the nation’s most dynamic medical device environment to see the latest technologies and investment trends. MDIF 2014 took place October 21- 22, 2014 in Orange County, and more details can be found here: www.MDIF2014.com
Signature Event Impact
Many successful start-ups have their roots in investment presentations delivered at OCTANe Signature Events. Notable stand-outs include Helixis (acquired by Illumina), Integrien (acquired by VMWare), OrthAlign, and Predixion Software. And, with luminaries like Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Neel Kashkari, Mike Mussallem, Guy Kawasaki, William Wang, Henrik Fisker, and Mark Stevens participating, these events are truly “must attend” for the regional business community.
Salon Signature Events
OCTANe’s Salon Signature Events bring together people, capital, ideas, and technology in Orange County. These programs dive deeply into the vertical segments that are shaped by Orange County and Southern California regional innovation clusters. Upcoming Salon Signature Event dates:
Ophthalmology – June 16, 2015
Sports Innovation – July 16, 2015
Aesthetics – September 24, 2015
For information about speaking at, sponsoring, or supporting one of OCTANe’s Signature Events, please contact: