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"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)

Startup Investor Speed Dating – Easy Free Passes Contest!

UCI Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

"Speed Dating with Investors" is coming to Orange County on Thursday, March 21. Learn more here: http://bit.ly/2T6zdCp Hosted by the Tech Coast Venture Network, this new event offers OC startup founders a unique opportunity to speak one-on-one with multiple investors in the same night! If your startup has a scalable business model and is seeking angel investment or venture capital, local investors want to meet you. You’re invited to attend as a “Startup Presenter”. Learn more and register now at http://bit.ly/2T6zdCp and you’ll get to practice your pitch F2F with real investors from the Tech Coast Angels and local VC firms! The event will be Thursday night, March 21 from 530pm-900pm at the Beall Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UC-Irvine. No presentation is required but spots for startups are LIMITED. Acceptance is first come, first served. HOW TO REGISTER – STARTUP FOUNDERS WANTED! Entrepreneurs sign up now if you'd like to apply to present your company at the TCVN Speed Dating with Investors event March 21, 2019: http://bit.ly/2T6zdCp (Companies accepted will also receive a free “How to Pitch to Investors” workshop on March 7 – A great way to prepare for the “Speed Dating” + more great networking!) WIN A FREE STARTUP PRESENTER PASS – EASY COMMENT CONTEST! As a sponsor of this unique new event, the OC Startup Council has THREE free presenter passes to share. Your startup could save the $65 registration fee just by leaving a comment on their blog at http://bit.ly/2T6zdCp Comment to answer this question: Why is your Orange County startup the best to benefit from Speed Dating with Investors? OCSC will pick the BEST 3 COMMENTS to win FREE PRESENTER PASSES to Investor Speed Dating! [p.s. While you're at the new OC Startups blog, be sure to sign up for the free email newsletter. You’ll get useful local startup news, deals, and discounts on future Orange County startup events, too: https://www.OCstartups.org ]

MasterMinds OC Startup Accelerator Workshop #23

WeWork Irvine Spectrum

OC ENTREPRENEURS: Join us for another MasterMinds Startup Q&A Workshop! GET YOUR TICKET HERE BEFORE THIS ONE SELLS OUT, TOO: https://mastermindsoc23.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. MasterMinds OC is a friendly NO SALES PITCH environment. It's perfect for anyone with a tech startup company or idea who wants to share experiences or challenges in a friendly, problem-solving format that can 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 - THIS IS THE 23RD MONTHLY SESSION AND THEY SELL OUT EVERY TIME! https://mastermindsoc23.eventbrite.com {Click through to EventBrite to check actual attendance that is much higher than shown here...} ** 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!) 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 Making Friends SPONSORS 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 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.

Past events (27)

MasterMinds OC Startup Accelerator Workshop #22 - SOLD OUT!

WeWork Irvine Spectrum

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