CTC Board Convenes at UC Irvine

The CTC Board met for its winter retreat commencing January 31st, this time at The Cove at UC Irvine.

Attendees heard from Dr. Richard Sudek, Executive Director of UCI Applied Innovation, regarding the new venture ecosystem that has grown up around UC Irvine. The discussion was particularly relevant for CTC’s Science, Technology, and Research Advisory Board and stakeholders in CTC Ventures.

The long-term investment trend (2009-2018) in Southern California, according to the PWC MoneyTree.

The long-term investment trend (2009-2018) in Southern California, according to the PWC MoneyTree.

Among other things, Dr. Sudek highlighted the growing matrix of angel and venture investors congregating around The Cove, in support of startup activity.

UC Irvine continues to experience strong growth around The Cove and plans to relocate to new facilities in the near future.