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
Ascus Biosciences Closes $46 Million in Funding May 27, 2020
Ecwid raises $42M from Morgan Stanley and PeakSpan May 21, 2020
Vividion Therapeutics has announced it will receive a $135M upfront payment from Roche as the result of an exclusive worldwide option and license agreement with the pharmaceutical giant. May 20, 2020
For 2020, the BIO International Convention will transition to ...
Meet a Mentor at Connect is designed for startups all along their growth journey. Meet with an expert for 40 minutes to discuss your business and get your questions answered. ...
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We’re a small community non-profit, and we understand the importance of collaboration.