Established in 1916, BakerHostetler is one of the largest law firms in the U.S., with more than 1,000 lawyers and 17 offices across the country. We handle clients' most critical legal matters - securing advantageous outcomes amid regulatory scrutiny and bet-the-company litigation; closing deals that fuel strategic growth; managing intellectual property and digital assets; and providing advice and counsel to facilitate long-term competitiveness. Our attorneys represent companies across every industry, from market-leading global powerhouses to trailblazing startups, helping clients minimize risk and capitalize on opportunities that will strengthen and grow their businesses. www.bakerlaw.com



Withum is a forward-thinking, technology-driven advisory and accounting firm with one of the largest Technology and Emerging Growth Services Practices in the country. The Practice is made up of over 150 professionals solely dedicated to serving technology clients, all with a deep level of expertise relating to the issues that arise within the technology industry. Tech companies and their founders know they need to do more than just manage current trends, they need to anticipate future shifts as well, which is why Withum’s Technology and Emerging Growth Services Team’s dynamic approach goes beyond traditional tax and accounting services for companies, helping them build toward their goals and innovate for the future. https://www.withum.com/technology Contact: Vince Phorn – vphorn@withum.com - (949) 409-7865  


Cake Equity

Cake Equity is the next-generation global stock option and cap table management platform.  Cake is easier to use, cheaper, and better suited to seed - series B startups than old-school competitors.  They have everything founders need to manage their equity like a pro, including best practice legal templates, founder and employee guides, raise modelling tools and much more. Cake supports over 130,000 equity holders across 22 countries and works closely with many local TCA partners, including Sprchrgr, Straddling and the Orange Count Startup Council.  To find out more and get details on Cake’s perks for TCA contact -  Cal Davidson at cal@cakeequity.com


K5 Ventures

K5 Ventures is an early stage venture fund that partners with and invests in technology-driven businesses led by impact and growth focused founding teams. K5 Ventures provides resources and capital to early stage technology startups in southern California, Silicon Valley, and China. It is run by successful entrepreneurs and investors who have a passion for building startups. For information contact: Ray Chan ray@k5launch.com


Power PEO Consulting

Power PEO Consulting Power PEO Consulting is an independent PEO consulting and brokerage firm that seeks out the most suitable PEO solution for your organization. Lean on our decades of human capital management experience and objective insights to give you the confidence of selecting the right PEO partner. We look forward to working with you!   Archie Coupe Power PEO Consulting archie@powerpeoconsulting.com 949-836-6376  


Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Since the firm's inception in the early days of Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini has been privileged to help lay the groundwork for some of the world's most innovative technology, life sciences, and growth companies. As the nation's leading law firm representing venture-backed companies, we have counseled thousands of entrepreneurs starting new businesses, advising on the formation of companies, equity structures, negotiations with investors, intellectual property rights, and other issues vital to their success. 650 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304 650-493-9300 Website: https://www.wsgr.com/en/ CONTACT: Ken Funahashi Partner, Corporate and Startups Orange County / Los Angeles LinkedIn: Ken Funahashi


Capital Link LLC

Capital Link is dedicated to providing its clients with expert financial consulting and competitive loan products.  Managed by experienced bankers, we'll negotiate on your behalf to get your business the capital it needs.  With an extensive knowledge of the banking industry, we'll help you secure the most competitive loan programs. Contact: https://caplinkinc.com/ Jason Lee on LinkedIn  



Unlock $5,000 worth of ‘Partner Perks’ available exclusively for TCA-affiliated startups! As a founder, your responsibilities are endless. Chasing down your numbers shouldn’t be one of them. Make insightful decisions driven by your actual data, forecast with confidence, mitigate execution risk, and get more time back in your day by partnering with us. SPRCHRGR (pronounced "supercharger") is an accounting + finance consultancy providing highly skilled team members across a variety of complementary disciplines. We like to say, “cut out the vowels, get there faster!” because we prioritize creativity, efficiency, and performance in our work, and we have fun doing it. Our exceptional staff + innovative approach set us apart from stuffy traditional accountancies and commoditized outsourced bookkeeping agencies. We think differently about our work supporting high-growth startups located all across the US. What we do: Virtual CFO Bookkeeping & Controllership HR Advisory & Search Process Streamlining System Implementation Custom Software Development We share common values and are aligned on supporting the unique vision of each client. We’re driven by the idea that the highest-value work is born from collaboration, discipline, and diligence. Please visit https://sprchrgr.com/tca or email TCA@sprchrgr.com for a free consultation.


Westcliff University

Westcliff University is an innovative global higher education institution with its finger on the pulse of the international business landscape and the needs of today’s employers. Founded in 1993 and based in Irvine, Calif., it offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees spanning 21 areas of study including business, education, technology, computer science and engineering – and most recently law with the acquisition of Western State College of Law. Westcliff is a California Public Benefit Corporation which affirms its dedication to operating in the best interests of its students and the surrounding community. With more than 4,000 enrolled students, its programs focus on both the hard and soft skills needed to secure quality jobs in high-growth industries; it offers community and business engagement opportunities for the hands-on experience today’s students require; and it provides innovative and affordable programs live online and in classrooms across the globe. Visit www.westcliff.edu and www.wsulaw.edu to learn more; and follow Westcliff on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.


Fish & Richardson

As the market leader in IP litigation, the world’s most innovative companies trust Fish with their important, technically sophisticated matters. Our success is rooted in our deep expertise and experience, fluency in every technology area imaginable, our robust industry knowledge, and our strategic and tenacious problem-solving abilities. Fish’s trial lawyers dominate in every venue – scoring more high-profile wins across the board than any other firm. Contact: Lisa Greenwald-Swire Greenwald-Swire@fr.com


University of California Irvine Beall Applied Innovation

Orange County is a region rich in resources for entrepreneurs and businesses and spans a myriad of industries. Through our efforts, we strive to empower innovators, entrepreneurs, faculty researchers and the community to create the ground-breaking ideas and businesses of tomorrow. The Cove @ UCI Beall Applied Innovation 5270 California Ave., Suite 100 Irvine, CA 92617


Orange County Startup Council

The Orange County Startup Council connects new technology and software startup companies to the partners, customers, and investors they need to grow. The Startup Council is a local community service association dedicated to helping diverse Orange County startup founders and their teams build successful new high tech and software companies. Our free directories and services increase the access of all early stage OC tech entrepreneurs and investors to resources, organizations, investors, and events to help accelerate their success.


Silicon Valley Bank

  Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a division of First Citizens Bank, helps innovative companies and investors move bold ideas forward, fast. SVB provides targeted financial services and expertise through its offices in innovation centers around the world – including three SoCal offices in Santa Monica, San Diego and Irvine. SVB helps address the unique needs of innovators. Learn more at svb.com. 200 Spectrum Center Dr Suite 1420, Irvine, CA 92618 Phone: (949) 754-0800 Contact: Derek Hoyt



Our Venture Capital practice provides Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to assist you at any stage of your life cycle. We use our knowledge of the Venture Capital ecosystem and global network of KPMG professionals to help entrepreneurial ventures address complex marketplace challenges while staying ahead of the competition. Our passion and mind set match the companies we serve: entrepreneurial, hands-on, proactive, visionary and dedicated. Contact: Ryan Youhan


LA CTO Forum

The mission of the LA CTO Forum is to foster the SoCal technology ecosystem. We believe that by helping our members to be more effective CTOs, we can have a positive impact on the ecosystem. The Forum is a vibrant, private, invite-only network of software CTOs who exchange ideas, share experiences, and help each other when needed. We conduct monthly meetings, quarterly roundtables, and discuss different business and technology topics. Contact: Tony Karrer: akarrer@techempower.com



Flock is a faster, more organized way for teams to communicate. Flock provides one-on-one chat and public and private channels. It offers multi-party video and audio calling and screen sharing. It also integrates with over forty third party apps including Google Drive, Github, Trello, Asana and many others and provides a set of business apps including Shared To-dos, Reminders, Polls, Note Sharing, Code Snippet Sharing and so on. Flock is the first team messenger with full multi-lingual support in Russian, Portuguese, and Spanish.


Smith Fidler Communications

    865 Tahoe Boulevard, Suite 214 Incline Village, NV 89451 Map & Directions Smith Fidler Communications provides public relations, media relations and online communications for technology and telecommunications companies, category creators and innovators who want to boost their recognition, enhance their reputation and amplify their market share. Smith Fidler started in 1998 as a high-tech PR consultancy based in San Francisco and Sydney. For over 14 years, we have continued to provide PR and outreach services for innovative companies -- and the creative agencies who work with them. Find out more here.



4607 Lakeview Canyon Road, Suite 290 Westlake Village, CA 91361 Phone: (888) 412-6831 FAX: (888) 412-6831 Map & Directions socalTECH.com provides up to date news and information about high tech companies in Southern California, including interviews, a calendar of local events, and a database of technology firms in the region. socalTECH has been dedicated to promoting the technology industry in Southern California since 1998, and provides the most in-depth, up-to-date, and focused view of high tech in the Southern California area. socalTECH provides breaking news coverage of Southern California tech companies, including venture funding, business news, and interviews with local technology entrepreneurs and industry luminaries. The SoCal TechNews is published daily, and is available on the web or delivered via email. The socalTECH.com web site also offers an extensive database of local high tech companies, venture capital and private equity firms, incubators, and service providers, which can be used to find capital, employment, customers, partners, and much much more. Find out more here.


Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP

  15260 Ventura Boulevard, 20th Floor Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 Map & Directions Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP is a corporate, securities and intellectual property law firm focusing on the representation of emerging growth and technology companies, middle market public companies, large technology companies, investors, private equity funds, investment bankers and underwriters, and clients in the entertainment industry. Our mission is to provide technically excellent legal services in a consistent, highly-responsive and service-oriented manner with an entrepreneurial and practical business perspective.  These principles are the hallmarks of our Firm. Find out more info here.


Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth

  Orange County Office 660 Newport Center Drive Suite 1600 Newport Beach, CA 92660 Phone (949) 725-4000 Fax (949) 725-4100 Map & Directions San Diego Office 4365 Executive Drive Suite 1500 San Diego, CA 92121 Phone (858) 926-3000 Fax (858) 926-3001 Map & Directions Santa Monica Office 100 Wilshire Boulevard Fourth Floor Santa Monica, CA 90401 Phone (424) 214-7000 Fax (424) 214-7010 Map & Directions Stradling is the premier law firm for emerging growth companies in Orange County. Having begun in Orange County in 1975, the firm has grown along with the many industries that have flourished in this vibrant part of the country.  The firm is heavily involved in the community, particularly in the growth of its technology and life sciences, retail and distribution companies that are so much a part of the Southern California business climate.  The firm is also among the leading public finance law firms in the state. The firm has developed sophistcated practices to meet the needs of companies who no longer need to venture to Silicon Valley or Wall Street to be sure they have the best trained lawyers. The firm's offices house anywhere from 80 to 100 lawyers at any given time, in its signature building looking out over the coastline and Balboa Peninsula. Find out more here.


Pivotal Law Firm

  25 Mauchly, Suite 319 Irvine, CA 92618 Phone (949) 287-8015 Fax (949) 287-8187 Map & Directions We are big law firm refugees. After spending decades at law firms with 500 lawyers and above, we’ve unshackled ourselves from the rigid rules and billable rates of big law firms in order to better serve our clients. We are a big law firm experience and service in a small firm environment! We are practical, down-to-earth advisors with an exceptionally good bedside manner. We speak plain-talk and we don’t get hung up on issues for which you don’t want us to be wasting your time and your money. We don’t make decisions for you, but we will empower you with sufficient background and understanding so that you can make an informed, business decision. Find out more here.


Kleinberg & Lerner, LLP

Kleinberg & Lerner, LLP works with its clients to identify, protect and maximize their intellectual property assets. Our clients include corporations, partnerships, sole proprietors, entrepreneurs, inventors, designers, and authors.  With decades of experience in intellectual property matters of all types, Kleinberg & Lerner, LLP strives to protect and maintain our client’s intellectual property. Since its inception in 1985, our firm has worked to enable our clients to acquire, license, protect and enforce their intellectual property.  Over that time, our firm has acquired a reputation for outstanding work, above-average counseling and for building strong, long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with our clients.  Our attorneys are highly client-focused and strive to provide the best work product and advice to our clients. Contact: Marshall Lerner - Managing Partner - mlerner@kleinberglerner.com - (310) 557-1511 Extension 3015 Find out more here.


Los Angeles CleanTech Incubator

La Kretz Innovation Campus 525 S. Hewitt Street Los Angeles, CA 90013  See map: Google Maps Los Angeles has launched its cleantech business incubator to accelerate development of cleantech start-ups by offering flexible office space, CEO coaching and mentoring, and access to a growing network of experts and capital. LACI is the business equivalent of baseball’s farm system: it identifies local talent, nurtures it, and helps it get to market, resulting in more jobs and a bigger green economy in Los Angeles. Find out more here.