Executive Experience

The journey doesn’t end after you start up, it’s only just beginning and with new challenges. To support mid-market companies CONNECT developed programs expressly for executives scaling a business.

Luminary Series

Exclusive events featuring notable innovation leaders who will candidly share their business insights, lessons learned, and unique experiences. CONNECT’s Luminary Series presents extraordinary opportunities to delve into complex topics with today’s top achievers.

CONNECT Executive Forum

Fueled by similarities of role, these peer-to-peer, executive groupings allow members to benchmark, problem-solve, and share experiences in an environment of trust and confidentiality. Forums meet regularly and are self-governed within a defined structure.

Executive Development

Professional development programs, led by strategic advisors, designed specifically for the challenges of mid-market growth. These interactive workshops provide focused and detailed instruction around advanced business problems or specialized, industry-specific topics.

Luminary Series

Exclusive events featuring notable innovation leaders who will candidly share their business insights, lessons learned, and unique experiences. CONNECT’s Luminary Series presents extraordinary opportunities to delve into complex topics with today’s top achievers.

CONNECT Executive Forum

Fueled by similarities of role, these peer-to-peer, executive groupings allow members to benchmark, problem-solve, and share experiences in an environment of trust and confidentiality. Forums meet regularly and are self-governed within a defined structure.

Executive Development

Professional development programs, led by strategic advisors, designed specifically for the challenges of mid-market growth. These interactive workshops provide focused and detailed instruction around advanced business problems or specialized, industry-specific topics.

WHAT’S HAPPENING FOR EXECS

Find out more about our programs and events for executives
 

......... January 25th 2018

Frameworks Workshop: Funding Your Innovation with SBIR Seed Grants &  Business Alliances

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Program Overview This course workshop focuses on the development of seed capital with SBIR and STTR federal funding and business alliances as precursors to or in concert with private equity funding....
......... January 29th 2018

Corporate Match Seeks EdTech Applications

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CONNECT Corporate Match is seeking applications from EdTech companies for review and referral to corporate partners. We are highly interested in companies that are developing content, tools and...
......... February 1st 2018

CONNECT 2018 International Demo Day

Event details
Program Join us for our 2018 International Demo Day to hear tech and life science startups from CONNECT affiliates from around the globe pitch their startups. This exclusive demo day luncheon is open...

OUR KICK ASS STRATEGIC ADVISOR NETWORK

Built over the course of 30 years, CONNECT has an incredible roster of the preeminent business, legal, communications, and design experts. For the tools and services CONNECT can’t provide directly, our strategic advisor network can help you with just about any challenge you encounter.

Rick Bregman
Bank of America
Bill Hunter
Fish & Richardson
Jennifer Schneider
Tiber Creek Partners, LLC
Andrew Ewald
CBRE
Bill Kuhnert
bkm OfficeWorks
Stephen Beuerle
Procopio
Trindl Reeves
Barney & Barney
Mike Kinkelaar
Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves and Savitch
Ken Weixel
Deloitte.
John R. Wetherell
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Innovation Company Members

With the support of these technology and life science member companies, CONNECT is growing the San Diego innovation economy.

Members Innovating
in San Diego
......... Consumer Products
ecoATM is the world's first automated eWaste recycling station, they pay cash for old smart phones. http://www.ecoatm.com/
......... Communications & IT
Designs and markets advanced digital satellite telecommunications and wireless signal processing. https://www.viasat.com
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Ligand, a pharmaceutical company, is assembling a large and diverse portfolio of current assets. http://www.ligand.com/
......... Life Science Diagnostics & Research Tools
Regulus is focused on the discovery and development of microRNA therapeutics. http://www.regulusrx.com/
......... Pharmaceutical Drugs & Medical Devices
Development of small-molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases. http://www.ardeabio.com
......... Software & Digital Media
Entropic is a world leader in semiconductor solutions for the connected home. http://www.entropic-communications.com/
......... Cleantech
FieldLogix is the first Green fleet GPS tracking system, which helps companies lower fuel use. http://www.fieldtechnologies.com/
......... Aerospace, Security, & Cyber Technologies
Nu-Trek specializes in anti-jam solutions and IR sensors. They are working on anti-jam antennas. http://www.nu-trek.com/

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