w/ San Diego Venture Group

Calling Growing Tech & LifeSci Companies

Since 2016, our Cool Companies have raised over $400M  — Applications are Open!


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!

Helping Entrepreneurs Build Great Companies

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 deck — 
Applications for the 2020 Cool Companies capital program

Are Open!

Since 2016, Cool Co’s have raised over $400M

  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

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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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