Connect with CONNECT ALL was a blast! New for Connect with CONNECT this event was hosted on a Saturday at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation. Over 260 people came out to check out the startups, chat about innovation, and meet inspiring entrepreneurs.

Thanks to our sponsors – JPMorgan Chase, SDG&E, and Mindflow Design, as well as our partner, the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation!

Thanks to all the entrepreneurs who came out to the event and spent time talking about their startups innovation. Check out the phots below for a sneak peak into our day.

Looking for more innovation and entrepreneurship events? Check out our events page, we've got lots going on this Fall!

The Cubic Corporation team demonstrates their GATR technology (which won a 2016 Most Innovative New Product Award) to CONNECT CEO Greg McKee and guests at the innovation showcase.

 

Thanks to Robolink (a 2016 Most Innovative New Product Award Finalist!), programing and flying mini-drones is going to be the new fidget spinner – you heard it here first!

 

Brian Karscig and Nick Venti, Co-Founders of BLXBOX App, a CONNECT Springboard Graduate company, talk with Board Member Bill Kuhnert of bkm OfficeWorks.

 

Angelina Popova, Co-Founder of Garden Answers, demonstrates their app to identify plants for a guest.

 

Barbara Bry, City Councilmember from District 1 and former CONNECT Board Member, joined the innovation festivities and met with local entrepreneurs including Alex Hernandez of String, a CONNECT ALL company.

 

A young guest tries out Nanome's virtual reality technology.

 

Carolan Yu from 1 Million Cups, a free program developed by the Kauffman Foundation that’s designed to educate, engage, and connect entrepreneurs with their communities, talks with guests.

 

Reginald Jones, President & CEO, and Bennett Peji, Senior Director, Marketing & Community Engagement, of the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, check out Adaptive Rocket Corporation's high impulse, ultra-low cost, additively manufactured rocket engines.

 

A guest demos out Aira’s remote assistive technology that connects the blind with a network of certified agents via wearable smart glasses and an augmented reality dashboard that allows agents to see what the blind person sees in real time. Aira is also a 2016 Most Innovative New Product Award Winner!

 

Chris Ross, Principal at Mindflow Design, speaks with a guest about innovative product design. Thanks for showcasing & sponsoring Mindflow Design!

 

CONNECT Board Member Scott Oross, Partner, Corporate Development at Paul Hastings, talks with Abel Martinez, Co-Founder & CEO of Faveo, about their geo-targeted moving help and muscle on demand app.

 

Tammuz Dubnov, Founder and CEO of Zuzor, demos its interactive real-time motion generated graphics that create movement based visually immersive environment to spark creativity and physicality.

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