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Startup Grind Irvine is dedicated to helping our local entrepreneurial ecosystem thrive. We host events that help educate, inspire, and connect local startup founders, service providers, entrepreneurs, and those who love them. Please join our mailing list, connect with us on Meetup.com, and contact us if you'd like to be involved, too!

Upcoming Events

May 9, 2019

BioTech and MedTech Mixer

Party

In partnership with BraidTheory we are hosting our first Biotech and MedTech Mixer!

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May 15, 2019

Entrepreneurs and Mental Health: Breaking Down the Stigma

Panel Discussion

Mental Health Awareness Week is May 13 – 19 2019. “Research has shown that 16 million people experience a mental health problem each year,” explains the MHF, “and stress is a key factor in this.” As part of its attempts to further open dialogue about mental health in our community of Startups and Entrepreneurs we are bringing our community together to talk about how its ok not to be ok.

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June 19, 2019

Decoding a Career in Tech; A Woman's View

Panel Discussion

The size of the company doesn't matter. Whether it's a small startup or a large enterprise, women are severely under represented in tech roles and tech organizations. In partnership with Ellevate Orange County, Startup Grind OC/Irvine will be hosting esteemed women in tech to discuss how you can decode a career in technology.

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Past Events

Kristoffer & Victor Co-Founders of Nui

Kristoffer & Victor Co-Founders of Nui

Startup.AI Workshop - Why your startup should be .AI

Startup.AI Workshop - Why your startup should be .AI

Noel Durity (Twist It Up Comb)

Noel Durity (Twist It Up Comb)

Hue Nguyen (Co-Founder GDBRO Burger, Contestant on Food Networks The Great Food Truck Race)

Hue Nguyen (Co-Founder GDBRO Burger, Contestant on Food Networks The Great Food Truck Race)

Steve Glaveski (Collective Campus, Lemonade Stand, Author)

Steve Glaveski (Collective Campus, Lemonade Stand, Author)

Tech The Halls - Holiday Party

Tech The Halls - Holiday Party

Sal Aziz (Adaptive Media, Bouquet Bar)

Sal Aziz (Adaptive Media, Bouquet Bar)

Naushad Huda (Vincit, I Like This Grape)

Naushad Huda (Vincit, I Like This Grape)

Michael Won, Co-Founder/Marketing Exec

Michael Won, Co-Founder/Marketing Exec

Paul Hadfield, CEO / Co-Founder of Revzi

Paul Hadfield, CEO / Co-Founder of Revzi

Summer Party!

Summer Party!

Nina Ojeda, Founder & CEO of PRÊTE

Nina Ojeda, Founder & CEO of PRÊTE

Michael Ungaro (Co-Founder, Kings of Fi$h & Principal, San Pedro Fish Market Enterprises)

Michael Ungaro (Co-Founder, Kings of Fi$h & Principal, San Pedro Fish Market Enterprises)

DJ Swanepoel, Founder & CEO of Aimtell

DJ Swanepoel, Founder & CEO of Aimtell

We are hosting Zack Swire (Good Grains)

We are hosting Zack Swire (Good Grains)

Dr. Kyle Murphy (Founder, Tech & Innovation Exec, Entrepreneur)

Dr. Kyle Murphy (Founder, Tech & Innovation Exec, Entrepreneur)

Fireside Chat with Andy Nguyen, Afters Ice Cream

Fireside Chat with Andy Nguyen, Afters Ice Cream

OC MasterMinds Group Coaching Strategy Meeting

OC MasterMinds Group Coaching Strategy Meeting

Lane Rankin (Illuminate Education)

Lane Rankin (Illuminate Education)

Tina Aldatz (Savvy Travelers)

Tina Aldatz (Savvy Travelers)

Sean Ellis (GrowthHackers)

Sean Ellis (GrowthHackers)

Justin Choi (Nativo)

Justin Choi (Nativo)

STARTUP GRIND HOLIDAY PARTY (STARTUP GRIND OC)

STARTUP GRIND HOLIDAY PARTY (STARTUP GRIND OC)

Chris Avellone (Video Game Designer)

Chris Avellone (Video Game Designer)

Andrew Bermudez (Digsy)

Andrew Bermudez (Digsy)

Chef Shirley Chung (TWENTY EIGHT Restaurant)

Chef Shirley Chung (TWENTY EIGHT Restaurant)

Jeff Jackel (BuzzMob)

Jeff Jackel (BuzzMob)

Nikki Barua (BeyondCurious)

Nikki Barua (BeyondCurious)

Grant Brown (Rant, Inc.)

Grant Brown (Rant, Inc.)

Olenka & Adam Polak (myLINGO)

Olenka & Adam Polak (myLINGO)

Joseph McCarthy (iPourIt)

Joseph McCarthy (iPourIt)

Giancarlo Maniaci (Tapit & Smoji)

Giancarlo Maniaci (Tapit & Smoji)

Damien Steel (OMERS Ventures)

Damien Steel (OMERS Ventures)

Jeff Cruttenden (Acorns)

Jeff Cruttenden (Acorns)

Danny Sullivan (Search Engine Land)

Danny Sullivan (Search Engine Land)

Doug Francis (weedmaps.com)

Doug Francis (weedmaps.com)

Tom Leahy (ONEHOPE Wine)

Tom Leahy (ONEHOPE Wine)

Hayes Drumwright (Trace3)

Hayes Drumwright (Trace3)

Travis Rosser | Kenny Rueter (Kajabi)

Travis Rosser | Kenny Rueter (Kajabi)

Christian Scheder (XPAL Power)

Christian Scheder (XPAL Power)

Marc Averitt (Okapi Venture Capital)

Marc Averitt (Okapi Venture Capital)

Winnie Sun (Sun Group Wealth Partners)

Winnie Sun (Sun Group Wealth Partners)

Cory Hudson Jones (Cryptozoic Entertainment)

Cory Hudson Jones (Cryptozoic Entertainment)

Feyzi Fatehi (Corent Technology)

Feyzi Fatehi (Corent Technology)

Peter Polydor (ERGO Capital Partners)

Peter Polydor (ERGO Capital Partners)

Chris Hawkins (SignNow)

Chris Hawkins (SignNow)

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Jessica Acosta

Jessica Acosta

A Hawkez Corporation

Director, Startup Grind OC/Irvine
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TJ Kinion

TJ Kinion

LearningFuze

Co-Director, Startup Grind OC/Irvine
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Ash Kumra

Ash Kumra

YOUNGRY

Co-Founder, Youngry
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Ariel Kramer

Marketing and PR

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