What we're about

"MasterMinds Groups" that accelerate startup companies have been a key driver of growth company success for generations.

Join us for this Orange County Master Minds group (https://www.MasterMindsOC.com), 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/)

Hosted by best-selling author and serial internet entrepreneur, Scott Fox (http://www.scottfox.com), our community service workshops act as a startup incubator and startup accelerator supporting high technology growth companies and early stage software ventures in OC. Anything you may be facing in your own entrepreneur adventures, someone in our group will be able to help you during our friendly workshops!

Join us today if you live/work in Irvine, Tustin, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Santa Ana, Mission Viejo, Lake Forest, Laguna Beach, Santa Ana, Anaheim, Fountain Valley, Orange, Long Beach, Costa Mesa, etc.

Attend for FREE if you have a startup question, entrepreneurial issue, or technology-based startup venture funding pitch you can share with the group. Just use this quick form here to send it to Scott in advance: http://bit.ly/MMQuestion

AND, PLEASE JOIN OUR EMAIL LIST FOR EVENT UPDATES & DISCOUNTS: https://www.MasterMindsOC.org (https://www.MasterMindsOC.com)

The OCSC helps Orange County entrepreneurs incubate and accelerate their startup and small business ventures by hosting these workshops that help with questions about strategy, 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.

Our local OC Master Mind group meetings offer friendly group problem-solving discussions that help local Founders (and aspiring Founders) to move forward, farther, and faster, and have some fun, too.


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

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

Upcoming events (3)

Face to Face with Tech Coast Angels OC Startup Investors

The Cove at UCI Applied Innovation

Startup Founders: Come meet with local venture capital firms, angel investors from TCA, ACE Fund, Cove Fund, and other angel organizations. Hosted by the Tech Coast Angels on Tuesday, May 21 from 5:00PM to 8:30PM at The Cove, 5141 California Ave, 2nd Floor in Irvine, California. Learn more here & register to attend: https://www.ocstartups.org/2019/05/face-to-face-with-investors.html Fundraising is a time consuming daunting task. In this F2F event, the Tech Coast Angels invite you to come learn more about the startup financing process and local investor resources that may be able to help your company or startup venture. Don't miss the exclusive breakout sessions specially organized to provide you with valuable facetime with investors. Plus - a new Women Founders Only Roundtable has been added! Agenda 5:00 - 5:30 - Registration and Networking 5:30 - 5:45 - Tech Coast Angels Makes Fundraising Easier - Hicham Semaan 5:45 - 6:15 - From Idea to Seed to Series A - Moderated by David Friedman Francis Duhay, Neal Bloom, Garrett Brown 6:15 - 6:45 - How 'Go/No Go' Funding Decisions are Made? Paul Voois - The Cove Fund, Ray Chan - K5 Ventures, Erik Rannala - Mucker Capital 6:45 - 7:30 - Women Founders - Navigating Your Way to Success! - Jasmine Spearing-Bowen Xandra Laskowski, Lisa Walker, Alison Fussell, Yvonne Lemus *** NEW SESSION *** Dinner will be proudly served by AsianBox! 7:35 - 8:30 - Roundtable Breakout Sessions Emerald Cove - Consumer Product, eCommerce, AI Tony Sarris, David Friedman Inspiration Cove - Life Science/Health Care Thomas Lee, Francis Duhay, Jay Cormier Paradise Cove - Women Founders and Entrepreneurs Special Session Ora Villalobos, Xandra Laskowski, Alison Fussell, Lisa Walker The Beach - General Hicham Semaan, Ray Chan Please register here to attend. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/face-to-face-with-investors-tickets-60602223883 Tickets are nonrefundable. Early Bird tickets include Roundtable with Investors. Thanks to Ray Chan of Tech Coast Angels and The Portal for hosting this event, the details, and the graphic!

MasterMinds OC Entrepreneur Tech Startup Accelerator Workshop #25

OC ENTREPRENEURS: Join us for another MasterMinds Startup Q&A Workshop! GET YOUR TICKET HERE BEFORE THIS ONE SELLS OUT, TOO: https://mastermindsoc25.eventbrite.com Bring your startup ideas and business strategy questions so our friendly group of local technology and software entrepreneurs and business owners can help you accelerate your startup farther, faster! The MasterMinds OC Startup Accelerator offers local entrepreneurs, startup employees, founders, and friends a place to share their growth company challenges and expertise F2F to help each other benefit from shared expertise. With these private peer group coaching workshops we're accelerating the OC entrepreneurship community by sharing business strategy, marketing, IT, legal, design, staffing, product development, financing, and growth problems in order to help incubate better solutions together. A service of the OC Startup Council, MasterMinds OC is a friendly NO SALES PITCH environment designed to help everyone in the OC startup community learn how to found, raise money for, and succeed with high growth startup ventures. A service of the OC Startup Council, these workshops are hosted by best-selling author, Scott Fox, a serial Internet entrepreneur and local angel investor. The MasterMinds OC sessions are the F2F extension of the MasterMinds Forum he’s been running online to help entrepreneurs since 2009. THIS PAID PRIVATE EVENT IS LIMITED TO 40 PEOPLE. REGISTER HERE ASAP - THESE MONTHLY SESSIONS SELL OUT EVERY TIME! https://mastermindsoc25.eventbrite.com ** FREE TICKETS TO THE FIRST 10 PEOPLE WHO SHARE A GOOD QUESTION FOR DISCUSSION or STARTUP PITCH for FEEDBACK. Just use this quick form to submit: https://bit.ly/MMQuestion ** AGENDA 5:30 pm Making Friends (Arrive on time so you don't miss the introductions! Elevators lock at 6pm.) 5:45 pm MasterMinds Moderated Q&A Group Discussion 6:45 pm Brag Box & Startup Pitches Practice 7:30 pm Moderated Q&A Group Discussion (cont.) 8:00 pm More Making Friends SPONSORS HelpJess.com A patented interactive video technology platform and mobile app that uses Telepresence to bring online shoppers back into stores by offering online consumers live face-to-face shopping experiences in brick-and-mortar stores anywhere worldwide. Azad Virk of Stradling, Attorneys at Law Azad Virk's legal practice focuses on corporate, commercial, and intellectual property transactions, including the formation of startups, equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances across multiple industries. Tech Coast Angels (TCA) The largest angel investor group in the US, TCA members have fueled the growth of innovative companies and entrepreneurs in Southern California with over $180 million invested in more than 300 companies. OC Startup Council (OCSC) The OCSC is dedicated to supporting early stage venture founders and accelerating high tech entrepreneurship in Orange County. List your company free at https://OCStartupCouncil.org MODERATOR Scott Fox, OC Startup Council CEO 4x Best-selling Author, Serial Internet Entrepreneur, Startup Advisor, Business Strategy Ninja, Ang*l Investor, Nice Guy. https://www.ScottFox.com Books: http://www.ScottFoxBooks.com JOIN THE FREE MAILING LIST FOR FUTURE EVENTS AT https://www.MasterMindsOC.org PARKING: Come EARLY to park free across Spectrum Center Drive in the Irvine Spectrum parking structures. Walk thru the mall to join us on the 3rd floor at WeWork by 530pm. Parking in the ticketed structure immediately across the street is NOT validated. By attending attendees agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for the organizers from any and all liability or claims and consent to use and sharing in any media of any photos or videos taken. NOTE: A free RSVP on Meetup is NOT enough to attend. Please click to register on EventBrite to attend this paid, private event: http://mastermindsoc.eventbrite.com

Welcome to the Orange County Startup Entrepreneurs MasterMinds Group!

If you have startup ideas, or already are a startup founder or small business owner, our friendly group coaching "MasterMinds" workshops will help you grow your business! Even if you're new to startups or just have an entrepreneur idea you'd like to explore, join the group now to hear about our next "MasterMinds Meeting" community meetup here in Orange County. And, if you're already under way with your early stage company or idea, join us to ask questions, get good advice, and make new friends to support your entrepreneurial journey! Be sure to join our email list at http://www.MasterMindsOC.org for free updates on SoCal startup events, too.

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