Economic Gateway http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com Irvine Chamber Economic Development News RSS Feed Tue, 27 Jun 2017 02:17:32 -0700 en-us $17 Million Available to Spur Regional Innovation http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=12113 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) today published the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for its 2017 Regional Innovations Strategies (RIS) program.&... Companies Need to Exercise Extreme Caution in Selling to the Federal Government http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=11488 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 President Trump on April 18 signed an Executive Order (E.O.) intended, in the words of a senior administration official, to "usher in a new, more muscular Buy American policy based on the twin pi... Chamber’s International Development Committee Leads Exploratory Foreign Direct Investment Delegation to UK http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=10726 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Greater Irvine Chamber’s International Development Committee (IDC) led an exploratory Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) delegation on a mission to the United Kingdom the week of February 13-17... SBA Launches 2017 InnovateHER Business Challenge for Innovations That Empower Women’s Lives http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=10438 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the launch of the 2017 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge, a nationwide business competition to drive attention and resources t... SBA seeks small business champions to honor during 2017 Small Business Week http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=9602 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Every year the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates National Small Business Week (NSBW) with a series of events and an awards ceremony in recognition of the small business community&rsq... Allergan acquires Irvine-based Chase Pharmaceuticals for $125M http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=9562 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Source: Orange County Register)  Allergan has acquired Irvine-based Chase Pharmaceuticals for $125 million, the company announced last week. Chase is a clinical stage compan... Edwards in $340M Mitral Device Deal http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=9563 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Source: Orange County Business Journal)   Edwards Lifesciences Corp. in Irvine will buy Valtech Cardio Ltd in Or Yehuda, Israel, for $340 million in cash and stock in a deal expected to close... Test Market Opportunity in Hong Kong http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=9604 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 California Corner at Yue Hwa HKG Test Market Program California STEP (State Trade Expansion Program), in cooperation with the U.S. Commercial Service and the Yue Hwa Chinese Products Empor... International Trade Administration Accepting Applications for International Buyer Program http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=9156 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The International Trade Administration is accepting applications for the International Buyer Program (IBP) and IBP SELECT for trade events taking place between Jan. 1, 2018 and Dec.31, 2018. Deta... Fivepoint and Live Nation Entertainment Announce Proposed Interim Amphitheater in Orange County http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=9159 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   FivePoint, in partnership with Live Nation Entertainment, the world’s largest live entertainment company, announced today a proposal to build a 12,000-seat outdoor music amphitheat... How Hard is it to Export Internationally? Here's one Irvine Business' Experience http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=8608 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Orange County Register)  Two years ago, Robb Dorf, an Irvine entrepreneur, faced a calamity. In the cutthroat competition for supermarket shelf space, rivals had edged his high-protein, gl... OC Business Council Study Showcases Economic Impact of Allergan on California Economy http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=8579 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A new study conducted by the Orange County Business Council (OCBC) found that Allergan's California operations generated a combined annual economic activity in the state of approximately... Finally, A Pharma CEO Takes the High Road on Drug Pricing http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=8609 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Forbes.com) Almost a year ago, I argued that pharma needs to “heal thyself” on drug pricing– but I was skeptical the industry could end its addiction to price hikes far in e... 119 OC Firms Make Inc. 5000 http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=8167 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Source: Orange County Business Journal) Orange County placed 119 companies on the Inc. 5000 ranking of the fastest-growing U.S. private companies. A dozen of the firms made the top 10% of the I... Irvine-based Lantronix Narrows Loss http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=8138 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Source: Orange County Business Journal)  Irvine-based Lantronix Inc. reported lower net losses in its most recent quarter and year; shares rose 15% after-hours Tuesday but declined on a sell-... OCTANe’s Accelerator Program Shows its Chops http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=8047 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Source: MedCity News) Startups have a burning need to raise money; investors want the best possible returns. The trick is connecting these two groups. In Orange County, California, OCTANe&nbs... Irvine Chamber VP Visits White House for Forum on Economic Development http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=7871 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Linda DiMario, Vice President, Economic Development and Tourism for the Irvine Chamber of Commerce on July 21 joined 36 invited colleagues from state, county and city Economic Development organization... Irvine Gets Google Fiber http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=7831 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Orange County Business Journal) Irvine will become the latest U.S. city to feature Google Inc.’s new super-speedy Internet service for businesses and residents—with a caveat: The Mount... Irvine Named in Livability.com’s 10 Best College Towns http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=7818 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Livability.com annual list identifies and ranks US college towns. A great college town is not just about statistics. It’s about heart and history. Students get the education, parties and f... Vizio in $2 Billion Deal http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=7795 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Orange County Business Journal) Irvine-based Vizio Inc. has been acquired for $2 billion by LeEco, a conglomerate based in China. The transaction, expected to close in the fourth quarter, could... Edwards Beats Expectations for Q2 http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=7801 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (Orange County Business Journal) Irvine-based Edwards Lifesciences Corp. surpassed analysts' expectations on second-quarter revenue and profit and hiked its 2016 forecast in a report issued aft... Report: US/California Largest Recipients of Foreign Direct Investment http://www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news/?item=7804 www.irvinechambereconomicdevelopment.com/irvine/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 (CalChamber) The United States is the world’s largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI), according to a recent report released by the U.S. Department of Commerce. California attrac...