Innovation Day 2023
SoCal’s Largest Premier Innovation Gathering
Join two hundred plus life science and tech companies for year two of Innovation Day!
September 14th at Petco Park is a day you will not want to miss!
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3000+ Attendees, Live Music, Art, Culture, Panels, Pitches, and More!
We help innovators and entrepreneurs in Southern California by providing access to investors, mentors, and education.
A flexible process, designed to accelerate tech and lifesci startups
“We just finished the new Springboard program and I was impressed at the speed and quality. They brought together spot-on advisors for a panel review of our business, covering everything from sales execution best practices to financing strategies. The feedback and critical thinking was spot-on and was exactly what we needed. Thank you Connect! ”
Connect is part of the San Diego & Imperial Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network which allows us to offer no-cost consulting and low-cost training to new and existing startup businesses.
San Diego Funding News
Kneron completes an additional $49M raise to support their go-to-market efforts and grow their team September 26, 2023
TeachMe.To lands $2M in Seed funding to scale the platform September 25, 2023
Hillhurst Biopharmaceuticals secures $3M of SBIR Grant funding from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) September 20, 2023
$9B in Venture Capital Funding for San Diego County - 2021San Diego County startups raised over $9 BILLION in 2021, according to deal data analyzed by Connect. It sometimes feels repetitive, with each of these reports announcing a new record high, but it’s important...
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