Sponsors

A big thank you to our sponsors.  Our event would not be successful without them.

Pismo Ventures National Venture Plan Competition

Pismo Ventures Thanks all the National Venture Plan Competition Sponsors for their efforts and contributions

Pismo Ventures appreciates all the support and efforts that our sponsors offered to make this event a successful one.

Pismo Ventures National Venture Plan Competition

Featured Sponsors

Tech Coast Angels

Tech Coast Angels

TCA is a catalyst in helping to build Southern California’s economy

Tech Coast Angels is actively seeking great startups to fund. Providing more than just money, with its 400+ members, TCA brings connections, knowledge, mentoring and operational assistance to bold early-stage entrepreneurs with game-changing ideas. Let us help you to turn your vision into a sustainable and successful business.

  • One of the largest and most active angel organizations in the U.S.
  • Over 400 members in 5 regional Networks
  • Members with diverse industry backgrounds
  • Entrepreneurs with start-up experience
  • We have invested in over 400 companies
  • Our members have invested over $230 million
  • Our portfolio companies have gone on to attract over $1.7 billion in additional investment capital
Nguyen & Tarbet Law

Nguyen & Tarbet Law

Nguyen & Tarbet specializes in intellectual property law with offices located in Irvine, California and Tucson, Arizona.

Our attorneys provide professional and quality legal counseling on all intellectual property matters across several industries and technology sectors. In addition to procuring patents, we also provide legal opinions on the patentability of inventions, assist in strategic planning and patent portfolio management, conduct due diligence investigations, patent re-examinations, and perform in-depth analysis on issues relating to patent validity, patent infringement and freedom-to-operate. Patent attorneys and professionals at Nguyen & Tarbet are highly skilled, having earned technical and advanced degrees in science and engineering, as well as having substantial work experience in both law and technical disciplines. Our clients include individuals, start-up companies, universities, hospitals, and multinational corporations.

In-Kind Sponsors

Startup Council

Startup Council

The Orange County Startup Council connects new technology and software startup companies to the partners, customers, and investors they need to grow.
We are a local community service association dedicated to helping Orange County startup founders and their teams build successful new high tech and software companies. Our free directories and free services connect early stage OC tech entrepreneurs and investors with local resources, organizations, investors, and events to help accelerate their success.
Join our association as a new member HERE to list your company and celebrate our local Orange County, California startup ecosystem!
Startup Grind

Startup Grind

About Startup Grind:
Startup Grind is the world’s largest community of startups, founders, innovators, and creators. We bring like-minded yet diverse individuals together to connect, learn, teach, help, build, and belong. We do this daily through our local events, flagship conferences, startup program, partnerships, and online media + content – collectively reaching over 3.5 million individuals worldwide.

Our Values

  1. We believe in making friends, not contacts
  2. We believe in giving, not taking
  3. We believe in helping others before helping yourself
Fresh Squeezed Tech

Fresh Squeezed Tech

Fresh Squeezed Tech aims to bring cohesion and awareness to the Orange County tech ecosystem. While the team highlights local leaders, the aim is to amplify the great community and technology through multiple media channels.
TechCon SoCal

TechCon SoCal

TechCon Southern California, is the largest thought leadership and innovation conference in SoCal.

TechCon covers the themes of Innovation, Inspiration, Influence and Investments. The Innovation track focuses on a wide range of impact technologies from Future of Mobility, Semiconductor, AI, Robotics, IOT and Digital Health. The Inspiration track contains keynotes and fireside chats from successful leaders and entrepreneurs. The Influencer track contains educators and researchers leading the world in new innovation and research. Finally the Investment track contains keynotes and panel discussions from leading Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors who are spearheading investments into technologies impacting our future.

People Connect

People Connect

Our mission is simple: to connect promising companies with the talented people who can bring their business to the next level.
Though we serve companies of all sizes, we have established a reputation as specialists in startup hiring. Most of our clients are innovative startups, early-stage ventures, and companies in expansion or turnaround mode, who are building a name in their respective industries.

Interlaced.io

Interlaced.io

Interlaced.io is a leading outsourced Information Technolgy Services & Strategy partner for fast-growing organizations.  For more than 10 years, Interlaced’s partners have enjoyed managed IT roadmaps, simplified security solutions, white-glove user management & device provisioning, and an expert-staffed help desk.  With an Apple-first tech stack, a people-focused service model, and nationwide support, Team Interlaced is excited about being your IT Department.

Keiretsu Forum Southern California

Keiretsu Forum Southern California

Keiretsu Forum Southern California, a regional group within the world’s largest network of accredited investor members. With 54 chapters on three continents and over 3000 accredited investor members, Keiretsu Forum is the world’s largest by-invitation angel investor network. More than $950 million has been invested into technology, consumer products, Internet, healthcare, life sciences and real estate companies in the Keiretsu Forum Network.