We help innovators and entrepreneurs
in Southern California by providing access
to investors, mentors, and education.
We’re a community nonprofit passionate about helping entrepreneurs build great companies,
and together create a world-class tech ecosystem.
A flexible process, designed to accelerate
tech and lifesci startups
“We just finished the new 2-hour 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! ”
San Diego’s fastest growing & most
Each year, we collect hundreds of applications from the community,
select the top companies and introduce them to over 100 VCs.
Since 2016, Cool Co’s have raised over $400M
San Diego Funding News
Sun Genomics Closes First Round Of Series A Financing At $8.65M June 29, 2020
ClickUp has raised a $35M Series A, six months after moving their offices from Silicon Valley to the Gaslamp district June 26, 2020
Poseida Therapeutics has closed a $110M Series D while it prepares for its expected $115M IPO June 26, 2020
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Legal Office Hours with Amit Singh, shareholder in Stradling’s Corporate and Securities practice group and member of the firm's Mergers & Acquisitions and Emerging Growth practice groups. Categories of Law specialized in: Corporate Law, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation, IP Sale & Licensing Transactions, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity Transaction, Venture Capital ...
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