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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Neal Blue
General Atomics
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William Rastetter
Biogen Idec
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François Ferré
Althea Technologies and AltheaDx
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ElliptiGO
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Jose Morachis
Nanocellect Biomedical
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Peter Farrell
ResMed Inc.
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Mary Walshok
UC San Diego Extension
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Magda Marquet
Althea Technologies and AltheaDx
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Neal Blue
General Atomics
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Biolinq
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William Rastetter
Biogen Idec
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Benefunder
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.

......... September 27th 2017

Frameworks Workshop: Creating Better Outcomes for Business Leaders with Business and Wealth Management

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Program Overview This workshop will provide you with personal finance best practices regarding lifestyle, legacy and charitable aspirations, a guide on how to quantify the potential outcomes of...
......... October 3rd 2017

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 good times will be rolling. This is a great way to get introduced to the San Diego...
......... October 11th 2017

Frameworks Workshop IP Track: Basics of Obtaining Commercially Effective IP 2017

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Program Overview Intellectual property rights are often key to the foundation, growth and ultimate survival of a company. For technology and bio-science companies, the ability to raise funding is...

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