Hi all, we’ve talked a lot about how OC is playing a major role in EV adoption through new vehicle production and technology infrastructure development. With the announcement of another $2.5B in funding by Rivian, the electric truck maker will definitely be growing locally. With Irvine as its head office, this fundraise means lots of new jobs so let’s help them recruit the brightest and best to the region.
If you haven’t been to an event at The Cove at UCI, hopefully you’ve joined one virtually, including their VC Speaker Series and check out all of the events coming up in our Events section below; there’s a ton! And UCI’s Beall Center for Innovation has put out their latest issue of Rising Tides and I’m honored with a feature. Check out the article and the video where I share a bit about my background and give advice to startup founders.
Neal is our founder and CTO (Chief Taco Officer). He’s the person behind our weekly Bloombites column, giving insight into the current tech happenings in San Diego and interviewing tech leaders on the Tacos and Tech Podcast. Neal went from working on rocket engines to becoming a tech entrepreneur and investor. When he’s not working, you can find him going on trail runs and experimenting to make the perfect cocktail.