Audrey Kemp

Staff Reporter

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Recent Stories

Amber Enriquez: Fighting for a Sustainable Future

ECOS aims for safer, cleaner products

Amber Enriquez was given the Rising Star Award at the Business Journal’s 11th annual General Counsel Awards on Nov. 18

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STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

Fwaygo, a pre-launch music app developer in Irvine, recently partnered with rapper Young Thug and raised over $1.6 million at what the company says is a $100 million valuation.

Octane Launches New Women Leaders Initiative

Aims to connect entrepreneurs, VCs

New series of women-focused initiatives will foster industry growth in the region and offer female execs at upstart area firms a wider collection of business contacts

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Staar Plans ICL Experience Center in Lake Forest

2022 Opening; Awaits FDA OK for EVO Lenses

Staar Surgical Co. (Nasdaq: STAA), Orange County’s most valuable publicly traded company in the ophthalmology industry, is expanding its presence in its relatively new hometown of Lake Forest.

Glaukos, Tarsus Set Sights on Eyelid Mites

DRUGMAKERS: Tarsus CEO expects to be first

Two big Orange County companies set their sights on combating tiny Demodex mites that often nest among eyelids

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STARTUPS & INNOVATIONS

Athletic video analysis platform Dashreel is opening a $1 million seed round to support its executive team expansion and AI platform development

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Energy Boost: Upstart TS Conductor Nabs $25M

Bill Gates backing; manufacturing plant in works

TS Conductor Corp. believes a key technology element of the electricity grid, nearly 100 years old, is more than overdue for an update

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TearLab Adds Mazzo to Board, Preps for Expansion

Over 20 Million Tests For Dry Eye Disease

Mazzo currently serves as executive chairman of retinal implant company Neurotech and as adviser of biotechnology company Avellino Labs

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California Grants COVID Boosters for Adults

Hospitalizations rise; boosters available for adults

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Midday Stock Roundup

Rivian, Romeo Power sink

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