Deirdre Newman

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Grants at UCI Top $375M

University of California-Irvine researchers received more than $378 million in grants and contract funding for fiscal 2016-17, the second-highest total in campus history, UCI said.

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New Co-Working Space Joins OC’s Startups Scene

Space’s Ambience European-Inspired

A new co-working space is tentatively scheduled to open in Irvine in November. Spaces, with North American headquarters in Dallas, has signed a lease to occupy approximately 34,000 square feet of office space on two floors at 17875 Von Karman Ave.

Accelerators Help Bridge County’s Vast Sprawl

Jumpstart Companies By Various Means

Accelerators play a multifaceted role in any startups ecosystem, providing access to investors and mentors and helping companies scale.

Entrepreneurs Stars of Livestreamed Show

MyStartup.Live Focuses On Founders’ Passions

A public relations and marketing expert harnessed the passion around Orange County startups into a weekly livestreamed show that debuted in June.

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Another Sleep App Competes for Your Zzzz Time

SlumberType Looks At Genetics of Sleep

Rancho Santa Margarita-based DNA lifestyle company launched its first app. Exploragen’s SlumberType provides insights on the way sleep is influenced by genetics.

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UCI Reverses Course

University of California-Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman said today that all students who received provisional acceptances into UCI will be fully admitted, except those whose transcripts clearly indicate that they didn’t meet its academic standards.

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CSUF Arts Gets Warhol $100K

The Grand Central Art Center in downtown Santa Ana received a $100,000 grant from the New York City-based Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

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Ubiquity Agrees to Stock Revocation

Irvine-based Ubiquity Inc. has agreed to the Securities and Exchange Commission’s division of enforcement’s recommendation that its stock be revoke

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Interactive Food Diary Provider Seeking $1 Million

Yummi Users Share Moments Sans Pressure

An Irvine-based tech company is seeking to raise a seed round of $1 million to officially launch and scale growth.

Chapman Gets $2M Award

Chapman University won Children’s Hospital of Orange County’s first Philanthropic Venture Funding Competition.

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