w/ San Diego Venture Group

Calling Growing Tech & LifeSci Companies

Over the past few years, our Cool Companies have raised over $250M  — Applications Open January 10th!


Custom Milestones & Expert Mentorship for Entrepreneurs

The Data is In..

Capital, Innovation Economy Jobs,
New Startups, Grant Funding, Patents

Great people doing great things

We are a community nonprofit and want to know you!

The Next Level of Collaboration in San Diego

For more than 30 years, both Connect and San Diego Venture Group have focused on supporting and elevating entrepreneurs in the San Diego region.

In 2019, the organizations merged, combining the deep histories and wide successes of each organization to create a powerhouse of resources such as mentorship, education, and capital for quality companies.

Calling Venture-Ready Companies!


Prep your pitch decks — 
Applications for the 2020 Cool Companies capital program

Open in January!

In the past few years, Cool Co’s have raised over $250M

  Cool Co is AWESOME!!!!! I am forever indebted to SDVG for making us a Cool Co. Because of this we are closing on a $2M seed investment that I don’t think we would have gotten otherwise.  ​


— Dan, Daasity

Last year’s data is in. 

Upcoming Events

Frameworks Workshops
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Connect w/ SDVG Office
4110 Campus Point Court San Diego, CA 92121

Mergers & Acquisitions

While the economy has become more stable post-recession, yet ...

Connect All Accelerator Program @ Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jacobs Center
404 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor, San Diego, CA 92114

Connect All Open House

Check out free business resources, meet local startup companies ...

Venture Outlook 2020
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
3210 Merryfield Row, San Diego, CA 92121

Venture Outlook 2020

Join us to discuss the venture landscape in 2020 ...

Frameworks Workshops
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
12255 El Camino Real Suite 300, San Diego, CA 92130

Business Aspects of Patents

Workshop presented by Pillsbury as part of the IP Series ...

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San Diego, CA 92121


Thank you to our amazing sponsors,
we couldn’t do this without you!

Moss Adams
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Sayva Solutions
Correlation Ventures
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Cox Business
Allen Matkins
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