CONNECT 3.0

Helping to create and scale great innovation companies through access to the resources that entrepreneurs & growing companies need most – People, Capital, & Technology.

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Lori Steele
Everyone Counts
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Linden Blue
General Atomics
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DermTech
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CureMetrix
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Robert Beyster
Science Applications International Corporation
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Gene Ray
The Titan Corporation
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François Ferré
Althea Technologies and AltheaDx
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Jose Morachis
Nanocellect Biomedical
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Ted Greene
Amylin Pharmaceuticals
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Lori Steele
Everyone Counts
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DermTech
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Linden Blue
General Atomics
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CureMetrix
CONNECT’s startup acceleration program designed to assist entrepreneurs with strategic guidance from experienced mentors.
Professional development programs, led by industry experts, designed to expand an entrepreneur’s business acumen.
Exclusive opportunities for companies to meet one-on-one with motivated investors of all levels.
Exclusive events featuring notable innovation leaders who will candidly discuss and share their business insights, lessons learned, and unique experiences.
Exclusive opportunities for established companies to meet one-on-one with motivated investors for advanced funding including private equity and debt financing.
Unique occasions to meet business development and technology scouts from large enterprise corporations seeking partnership opportunities.
Provides innovation member companies access to CONNECT’s vast network to find niche talent.
Unique occasions for business development and technology scouts from large enterprise corporations seeking partnership opportunities to meet innovators with emerging technologies.
CONNECT advocates for innovators and entrepreneurs to strengthen their voice and collaborates with lawmakers to create regulations that increase and foster innovation company growth.

Start-ups

CONNECT helps entrepreneurs with expert guidance, access to capital, and the business tools they need.

Mid-market

CONNECT’s vast network of experienced C-level executives, domain experts, and strategic advisors help established companies master the specific growth challenges of the mid-market.

Enterprise

CONNECT’s vast innovation economy network and influence in the policy arena supports C-level executives as they address the unique challenges of running large-scale, multinational organizations.

CONNECT helps entrepreneurs with expert guidance, access to capital, and the business tools they need.
  • Springboard
    CONNECT’s startup acceleration program designed to assist entrepreneurs with strategic guidance from experienced mentors.
  • Frameworks
    Professional development programs, led by industry experts, designed to expand an entrepreneur’s business acumen.
  • CapitalMatch
    Exclusive opportunities for companies to meet one-on-one with motivated investors of all levels.
CONNECT’s vast network of experienced C-level executives, domain experts, and strategic advisors help established companies master the specific growth challenges of the mid-market.
  • Luminary Series
    Exclusive events featuring notable innovation leaders who will candidly discuss and share their business insights, lessons learned, and unique experiences.
  • CapitalMatch
    Exclusive opportunities for established companies to meet one-on-one with motivated investors for advanced funding including private equity and debt financing.
  • CorporateMatch
    Unique occasions to meet business development and technology scouts from large enterprise corporations seeking partnership opportunities.
CONNECT’s vast innovation economy network and influence in the policy arena supports C-level executives as they address the unique challenges of running large-scale, multinational organizations.
  • TalentMatch
    Provides innovation member companies access to CONNECT’s vast network to find niche talent.
  • CorporateMatch
    Unique occasions for business development and technology scouts from large enterprise corporations seeking partnership opportunities to meet innovators with emerging technologies.
  • Public Policy & Advocacy
    CONNECT advocates for innovators and entrepreneurs to strengthen their voice and collaborates with lawmakers to create regulations that increase and foster innovation company growth.

Join us at a CONNECT Event!

With something for everyone our events cover interests in every sector of the entire innovation economy.

......... May 2nd 2017

Small Talk: Developing International Relationships into Business Advantages

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The world is becoming ever more closely connected and smart companies are building international relationships to take their business further, faster. Mexico and San Diego have built a strong,...
......... May 2nd 2017

May 2017 CONNECT Entrepreneur Happy Hour

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Join us at CONNECT DT @ DeskHub on the first Tuesday of every month for our Entrepreneur Happy Hour! Beer, wine, and light fare will be provided. This is a great way to get introduced to the San ...
......... May 3rd 2017

Frameworks Workshop Capital Track: Post-Investment, Boardroom, & Early Exits

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Program Overview This workshop will present a strategy for post-investment activities, building an effective board and how to capture the best return with early exits.  What You Will Learn What...

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