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
Kandji has announced a $21M Series A, led by Greycroft, as demand for remote device management has grown this year October 28, 2020
Lawmatics has raised a $2.5M Seed round to help lawyers market themselves October 16, 2020
2019 Cool Company, Ateios has raised a $1.25M Seed round to continue reshaping battery manufacturing processes October 15, 2020
We’re a small community non-profit, and we understand the importance of collaboration.