What we're about

Interested in Startup Business Ideas? Have an idea of your own, work for a startup, or want help growing your technology or software-related startup?

We are local entrepreneurs from Irvine, Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Tustin, Santa Ana, Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Huntington Beach, Anaheim, and across Orange County who want to succeed and share our success as entrepreneurs. Please join us!

We regularly help our members with questions about finding profitable niches, web development, new product creation, internet marketing, SEO, raising venture capital, business plans, social media marketing, blogging, email systems, domain names, mobile app development, staffing/recruiting/outsourcing, UI/UX, legal issues, angel investors, e-commerce, PPC advertising, Amazon fulfillment, joint ventures, affiliate marketing, graphic design, crowdfunding, and more.

A service of the OC Startup Council (OCSC) (https://ocstartupcouncil.org/), these workshops are dedicated to supporting early stage venture founders and accelerating high tech entrepreneurship in Orange County: https://OCstartupcouncil.org (https://ocstartupcouncil.org/)

Anything you may be facing in your own entrepreneur adventures, someone in the group will be able to help you.

Attend for FREE if you have a startup question or entrepreneurial issue you can present to the group. Just use this quick form here to send it to Scott in advance: https://bit.ly/MMSquestions

While you're here, JOIN THE FREE EMAIL LIST FOR EVENT UPDATES & DISCOUNTS: https://www.MasterMindsOC.org (https://www.MasterMindsOC.com)

You'll get a FREE TICKET when you subscribe!

p.s. Interested in a MasterMinds Group but don't want to wait for our next meeting? Click here to learn more about joining the private MasterMinds Startup Founder Strategy Coaching Forum (http://www.mastermindsforum.com) for friendly ONLINE business coaching - available 24/7 online!

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Upcoming events (5)

Free MasterMinds Startup Fundraising Office Hours with Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Startup Entrepreneurs – Free LIVE MasterMinds Fundraising Q&A with Angel Investor/Serial Founder/Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Have questions about raising venture capital? How to find product/market fit? Angel investors? Pitch decks? Building your team? Protecting your intellectual property? How to find investors and pitch to raise your seed round? Starting a company as a first-time, female, or minority founder?

Bring your startup questions and challenges to the Startup Council’s FREE founder support “Office Hours”. We're offering FREE expert Silicon Valley advice to help diverse entrepreneurs start, raise money, and grow new ventures.

A fun, friendly Zoom live show for startup founders and friends, our mission is to increase access to innovation and investment for all. Join startup expert, Scott Fox, for valuable startup strategy advice, fundraising expertise, and networking, too.

WHEN: The 4th Tuesday of every month at NOON Pacific Time (300pm ET/~800pm UK): https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com

JOIN US to WATCH & CHAT LIVE:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/ocstartupcouncil
https://www.youtube.com/scottfox
https://www.facebook.com/clickmillionaire
https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com
Podcast: http://scottfoxradio.com

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION > WIN FREE WORKSHOP TICKETS:
Submit your Startup Question or your startup's Investor Pitch IN ADVANCE for friendly, free expert feedback LIVE: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

If Scott picks your question or investor pitch for discussion during the show, you'll get special instructions on how to join him live on camera and WIN FREE TICKETS to the next MasterMinds Startup Accelerator Workshop! (http://www.mastermindsworkshops.com)

Your Host & Moderator: Scott Fox CEO of the Startup Council, Chairman of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Orange County, Tech Coast Angels, investor in 20+ startup companies, serial startup founder, best-selling entrepreneurship author of Click Millionaires, Internet Riches, more…

Send in your Startup Question here now BEFORE the show: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

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By attending/watching all participants recognize that advice given is for entertainment/informational use only, agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers from any and all liability or claims, and consent to use and sharing in any media of any photos or videos taken.

MasterMinds Tech Startup Accelerator #54 Entrepreneurs Q&A and Networking!

ENTREPRENEURS: Get expert answers for your tech startup strategy questions, learn the latest growth and fundraising tactics, plus enjoy friendly networking with founders and investors, too: https://masterminds54.eventbrite.com

The Startup Council's fun virtual MasterMinds workshops offer inclusive access to innovation, startup strategy, and investment capital. Join software and technology entrepreneurs, startup employees, founders, and investors to help each other and network. Bringing you Silicon Valley expertise live from California, every month dozens of diverse attendees enjoy sharing growth company expertise and experience.

Together we discuss your questions about fundraising, finding co-founders, strategy, commercializing new ideas, marketing, IT, legal, angel investing, recruiting, design, equity splits, valuation, team building, product development, investor pitches, venture capital, and growth hacking to accelerate startup growth and help you raise Seed and Series A startup funding.

And, seed stage founders can practice their 2 minute investor pitch for friendly feedback from angels and the group!

NOT your typical boring webinar: The MasterMinds Startup Accelerator Workshops offer interactive, inclusive, and fun access to startup strategy education, networking, and relationship building + NO SALES PITCHES!

Professionally moderated by Startup Council CEO Scott Fox, these private coaching sessions use a friendly, problem-solving group discussion format to help diverse software-based company founders learn how to start, raise money for, and succeed with high growth startup ideas.

Buy a ticket to watch, network, share your feedback, and learn how it's done from Silicon Valley and Stanford experts: https://masterminds54.eventbrite.com

OR: FREE TICKETS TO THE FIRST 10 FOUNDERS WHO SHARE A STARTUP QUESTION OR PITCH FOR FRIENDLY FEEDBACK. Just use this quick form to submit and get a FREE promo code: http://www.mastermindsworkshops.com/questions

SPONSORS
Shige Itoh of Rutan & Tucker, Attorneys at Law
As expert legal counsel on company formation, financing, growth, and exit for over 100 years, the Rutan team is known for its expertise on M&A, corporate and commercial finance transactions, tax planning, and intellectual property matters.

Tech Coast Angels (TCA)
The largest angel investor group in the US, TCA members have been fueling the growth of innovative companies and entrepreneurs in Southern California with over $200 million invested in more than 400 companies since 1997.

MasterMinds Startup Fundraising Office Hours
Free monthly #livestream of Startup Council CEO Scott Fox answering your questions about raising venture capital and angel investments - live from his office in California.
Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/scottfox
Follow: https://www.linkedin.com/company/startupcouncil

Startup Council
The MasterMinds workshops are a service of the Startup Council. The Startup Council is dedicated to increasing access to innovation and investment capital for early stage tech venture founders.

OC Startup Council Sponsors - Thanks to these supporters of our community services: Withum, Rutan & Tucker, Silicon Valley Bank, Tech Coast Angels, Stradling, K&L Gates, KPMG, McCarter & English, Savills, Toronto Stock Exchange, more...

MODERATOR
Scott Fox, CEO of the Startup Council
3x Best-selling Entrepreneurship Author, Serial Founder, Startup Expert, Angel Investor
Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Fox_(author)
Books: http://www.ScottFoxBooks.com

CAN'T MAKE IT? JOIN THE FREE MAILING LIST FOR FUTURE EVENTS AT http://StartupCouncil.org

Workshops are confidential - NO REPLAY or recording.

By attending all attendees agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers from any and all liability or claims and consent to use and sharing in any media of any photos or videos taken.

LIMITED TO 40 PEOPLE. THESE EVENTS SELL OUT - REGISTER ASAP:
https://masterminds54.eventbrite.com

Free MasterMinds Startup Fundraising Office Hours with Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Startup Entrepreneurs – Free LIVE MasterMinds Fundraising Q&A with Angel Investor/Serial Founder/Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Have questions about raising venture capital? How to find product/market fit? Angel investors? Pitch decks? Building your team? Protecting your intellectual property? How to find investors and pitch to raise your seed round? Starting a company as a first-time, female, or minority founder?

Bring your startup questions and challenges to the Startup Council’s FREE founder support “Office Hours”. We're offering FREE expert Silicon Valley advice to help diverse entrepreneurs start, raise money, and grow new ventures.

A fun, friendly Zoom live show for startup founders and friends, our mission is to increase access to innovation and investment for all. Join startup expert, Scott Fox, for valuable startup strategy advice, fundraising expertise, and networking, too.

WHEN: The 4th Tuesday of every month at NOON Pacific Time (300pm ET/~800pm UK): https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com

JOIN US to WATCH & CHAT LIVE:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/ocstartupcouncil
https://www.youtube.com/scottfox
https://www.facebook.com/clickmillionaire
https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com
Podcast: http://scottfoxradio.com

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION > WIN FREE WORKSHOP TICKETS:
Submit your Startup Question or your startup's Investor Pitch IN ADVANCE for friendly, free expert feedback LIVE: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

If Scott picks your question or investor pitch for discussion during the show, you'll get special instructions on how to join him live on camera and WIN FREE TICKETS to the next MasterMinds Startup Accelerator Workshop! (http://www.mastermindsworkshops.com)

Your Host & Moderator: Scott Fox CEO of the Startup Council, Chairman of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Orange County, Tech Coast Angels, investor in 20+ startup companies, serial startup founder, best-selling entrepreneurship author of Click Millionaires, Internet Riches, more…

Send in your Startup Question here now BEFORE the show: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

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By attending/watching all participants recognize that advice given is for entertainment/informational use only, agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers from any and all liability or claims, and consent to use and sharing in any media of any photos or videos taken.

Free MasterMinds Startup Fundraising Office Hours with Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Startup Entrepreneurs – Free LIVE MasterMinds Fundraising Q&A with Angel Investor/Serial Founder/Startup Expert Scott Fox!

Have questions about raising venture capital? How to find product/market fit? Angel investors? Pitch decks? Building your team? Protecting your intellectual property? How to find investors and pitch to raise your seed round? Starting a company as a first-time, female, or minority founder?

Bring your startup questions and challenges to the Startup Council’s FREE founder support “Office Hours”. We're offering FREE expert Silicon Valley advice to help diverse entrepreneurs start, raise money, and grow new ventures.

A fun, friendly Zoom live show for startup founders and friends, our mission is to increase access to innovation and investment for all. Join startup expert, Scott Fox, for valuable startup strategy advice, fundraising expertise, and networking, too.

WHEN: The 4th Tuesday of every month at NOON Pacific Time (300pm ET/~800pm UK): https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com

JOIN US to WATCH & CHAT LIVE:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/ocstartupcouncil
https://www.youtube.com/scottfox
https://www.facebook.com/clickmillionaire
https://mastermindsofficehours.eventbrite.com
Podcast: http://scottfoxradio.com

SUBMIT YOUR QUESTION > WIN FREE WORKSHOP TICKETS:
Submit your Startup Question or your startup's Investor Pitch IN ADVANCE for friendly, free expert feedback LIVE: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

If Scott picks your question or investor pitch for discussion during the show, you'll get special instructions on how to join him live on camera and WIN FREE TICKETS to the next MasterMinds Startup Accelerator Workshop! (http://www.mastermindsworkshops.com)

Your Host & Moderator: Scott Fox CEO of the Startup Council, Chairman of Stanford Angels & Entrepreneurs Orange County, Tech Coast Angels, investor in 20+ startup companies, serial startup founder, best-selling entrepreneurship author of Click Millionaires, Internet Riches, more…

Send in your Startup Question here now BEFORE the show: https://www.mastermindsforum.com/office-hours-rsvp

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By attending/watching all participants recognize that advice given is for entertainment/informational use only, agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers from any and all liability or claims, and consent to use and sharing in any media of any photos or videos taken.

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