programs-pageOCTANe programs bring together people, capital, ideas, and technology in Orange County. We have several established program series that bolster the technology, biomedical, and clean tech industries in our region. Each year, OCTANe programs and Signature Events attract over 7,000 people, ranging from entrepreneurs to VCs to large company CEOs.

Whether we are providing a forum to teach entrepreneurial skill sets, discuss the latest industry trends, pair minds and money, or to network with peers, OCTANe programs promote innovation in the OC

Strategic Growth Series

SGS Startup Series Calendar

Capital Connections Series

Networking Events

Get Involved

OCTANe hosts over 50 programs every year, and we look to the OCTANe network to help us deliver high-quality speakers, content, and attendees. If you are interested in speaking, sponsoring or hosting an event please let us know. We always appreciate feedback on speakers and topics we should consider including in our program series.

For programs, contact:
Jennifer Syfers
[email protected]

For Signature Events, contact:

Janelle Brunette
[email protected]



  • Abbot Medical Optics
  • AcuFocus, Inc.
  • ADVI
  • Allergan
  • Alphaeon
  • Bioquest
  • Canada International
  • Chapman University
  • CORT
  • Covidien
  • Cresa
  • Deloitte
  • DevicePharm
  • Dorsey
  • Edwards
  • EY
  • Fleishman Hillard
  • ICON plc
  • Irvine Chamber
  • JLL
  • K&L Gates
  • Knobbe Martens
  • London Economic Development Corporation
  • Merage Institute
  • Micro Vention
  • Microsemi
  • Moss Adams
  • PWC
  • SC Edison
  • Stradling
  • SVB – Sillicon Valley Bank
  • TechSpace
  • Teijin
  • UC Irvine