What we're about

Startup Grind Irvine is decidated to growing and helping startups in the Orange County community. Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs.

We host monthly events on the third Wednesday of every month inside the Eureka Building in Irvine.

Our events are open to anyone interested or involved in startups and there are no annual or membership fees.

Interested in sponsoring an event or becoming a local partner? Reach out to us!

Upcoming events (1)

Decoding a Career in Tech; A Woman's View

Eureka Building

THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-irvine-presents-decoding-a-career-in-tech-a-womans-view/ In partnership with Ellevate Orange County, Startup Grind OC/Irvine will be hosting a Women in Tech Event: Decoding a Career in Tech; A Woman's View. Our esteemed panelist will be discussing how to decode a career in technology; and utilizing your skills to transfer to an industry needing to balance the gender gap. Agenda 6:00 PM: Mingle | Munch | Beer! 6:45 PM: Fireside Chat 9:00 PM: Thank Yous | Goodnight --- Panelists Catherine Venturini Dauger - The Aerospace Corporation (Senior Project Leader) Catherine is currently a senior project leader in the Science & Technology Strategy Office at The Aerospace Corporation. For more than 10 years, she has worked to support concept development and technology maturation activities. Ladan Davia - Beeya (Founder/CEO) Ladan an entrepreneur who started a job platform amongst the large corporations when she was just 22 years old. When she was graduating from college, she noticed that although she went to a prestigious university, no one was graduating with a job. Beeya is the first of its kind to use AI to provide accurate matches for job seekers, instead of providing faulty key word matches. Rachel Valentine - Vincit California (Head of People Operations) Rachel has a Bachelor’s in Multi-Media Journalism from Bournemouth University in the UK and has worked in the Orange County tech scene for the last six years. Moderator Ariel Kramer - CCO CELLINK | Columnist at Business Insider Host Jessica Acosta Jaquez - Startup Grind (Director) Marketing director, entrepreneur, connector, mentor, Pepperdine MBA graduate, wife, and mother... aka Wonder Woman/Caffeinated Woman --- Global Partner Google for Startups (https://startup.google.com) Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Partners Ellevate Orange County (https://www.ellevatenetwork.com/chapters/71-us-orange-county) Networking is one of the most powerful tools for professional women, and Ellevate offers a global community of smart, savvy women with an eye to success. When you join, you become part of this vibrant network and can connect with, learn from and invest in amazing women worldwide. Braid Theory (http://braidtheory.com/) Braid theory weaves together entrepreneurs, industry influencers and corporate partners to accelerate adoption of transformative technology, drive market growth and create profitable collaborations. iNK (https://www.inkdigitalnetworking.com) Your new integrated networking kiosk and are here to help you network easier, faster and more efficiently! OC Startups Now (https://www.ocstartupsnow.com/) The go-to place for coverage of OC's vibrant startup ecosystem Youngry (https://youngry.com/) We are a full-service digital agency built for delivering explosive growth for Millennials & Generation Z. LearningFuze (https://learningfuze.com/) Coding School & Web Development Bootcamp Jalapenos (https://www.jalapenosmex.com/) Serving and Catering Mexican Food to Orange County for Over 30 years, Including Tustin, Santa Ana, Ladera Ranch, CA and the Surrounding Community. Integrous Women (https://integrouswomen.com) At Integrous Women, we empower heart-centered women around the world who create impactful outcomes for local and global causes. Our values of growth, integrity and contribution continuously drive our members to help one another discover and become their true self. Every woman has the right to embrace her full potential and achieve what she did not know was possible. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind). --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-irvine-presents-decoding-a-career-in-tech-a-womans-view/

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