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Own a tech firm in California? Locating it in OC will save a company millions

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Orange County snapshot

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  • This analysis takes into account 20,000 square feet of office space, 134 employees (based on 150 square feet per employee), and a five year lease with 3 percent annual rent increases.
  • Orange County’s tech industry is expanding due to the highly talented and educated workforce (including the large number of STEM
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Orange County-Los Angeles rank top 3 in the nation for utility patents

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Orange County snapshot

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  • According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s latest 2015 report, 140,928 utility patents were issued in the United States, with 28.5 percent coming from California.
  • Orange County-Los Angeles recorded 6,476 patents, ranking 3rd in the nation based on utility patent count. New York took 2nd at 7,754 and San Francisco-Silicon Valley took claim to 1st
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Orange County cracks top 10 high tech VC funding markets

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  • In Q2 2016, Orange County recorded $229.37 million in high tech VC funding, making it the eighth highest market in the country. Of the top ten markets, Orange County had the fifth highest average deal size of $15.29 million.
  • Funding volume increased 2.3 percent year-over-year and 229.1 percent from
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High-tech venture capital venture funding │ Q2 2016

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8-2-16_Q2 2016_High Tech VC FundingQuarterly high-tech venture capital investment volume grew 2.3 percent in Orange County from 12 months ago while increasing 229.1 percent from the first quarter of 2016. The software industry continues to attract the highest funding volume with a year to-date total of $229.6 million. Of the total Q2 funding in Orange County, $160.0 million (based on three investments) was invested in companies in the expansion stage, $45.4 million… Read More

High-tech venture capital venture funding │ Q1 2016

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5-11-16_High Tech VC FundingHigh-tech venture capital investment volume declined in Orange County from 12 months ago with several markets throughout the country experiencing a slowdown. This is primarily due to valuations getting corrected and investors allocating more time for due diligence, which means investment rounds are taking longer to close.

With the Bay Area becoming increasingly saturated,startups are likely to look at locations in emerging markets. Of the total funding in Orange County,… Read More