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Inc 5000 — SD Companies that Made the 2020 List

Inc 5000 — SD Companies that Made the 2020 List

Introducing the 5,000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America Every year Inc. chooses the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the US. We are proud to say that this year we have worked with seven of those awesome companies.  #35 LeadCrunch- Cool Company...

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Message from Mike — May 2020

Message from Mike — May 2020

Hello friends, Interesting times indeed. It’s admittedly a brand new world. And we are so proud of the work that so many of our colleagues have done to pick up our friends in need. One of the reasons we love San Diego - we’ve got great humans here who will continue to...

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Business Loans and Relief Resources

Business Loans and Relief Resources

 Connect is a Small Business Development Center (SBDC) — part of a network of centers designed to help small businesses, and it is partially funded by the Small Business Administration (SBA). If your business has been negatively affected by the current COVID-19 Public...

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Tacos & Tech Podcast Features Connect CEO, Mike Krenn

Tacos & Tech Podcast Features Connect CEO, Mike Krenn

Local tech advocate Neal Bloom interviews our very own Mike Krenn on local Tacos & Tech podcast.  Mike shares some of his background and the story behind turning his career to supporting the SoCal tech ecosystem, gives insight on current happenings and excitement...

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What to expect from Venture Capital in 2020

What to expect from Venture Capital in 2020

This week’s Venture Outlook 2020 brought together some incredible perspectives to talk about what we can expect this year from the venture capital industry. Speaking at the event was Correlation Ventures’ Managing Director, David Coats, and National Venture Capital...

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2019 Year in Review | 2020 Forward

2019 Year in Review | 2020 Forward

To get right to it...   we still have a lot to do.  We greatly appreciate your help and support. The singular point of this merger was to get big sh#t done, and to make a BIG meaningful difference for our community.  As a region, we have made incredible progress in...

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Dr. Silvia Mah Announces Departure from Connect

Dr. Silvia Mah Announces Departure from Connect

In April of this year, Connect announced Dr. Silvia Mah would join the organization as president and COO, following the departure of long-time CEO Greg McKee. Shortly thereafter, Connect announced it would merge with San Diego Venture Group (SDVG) with Mike Krenn...

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April 2019 Springboard Accelerator Graduate

April 2019 Springboard Accelerator Graduate

Springboard is a proven, structured, yet flexible, business accelerator program. The process lasts approximately three to six months allowing you to fine-tune and steadily improve your business while you run it. Following acceptance into the Springboard Program, the...

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We are now Connect w/ San Diego Venture Group

We are now Connect w/ San Diego Venture Group

We are one. It’s on.  Effective immediately. Mike Krenn and Dr. Silvia Mah are in as new leaders, with a combined team and board – and we’re anxious to get going, with plans to make an evolutionary and meaningful contribution. We're bringing you, our loyal members,...

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Connect and San Diego Venture Group Announce Merger

Connect and San Diego Venture Group Announce Merger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jana Wallis 858.964.1300jwallis@connect.org     Connect and San Diego Venture Announce Group Merger Mike Krenn and Dr. Silvia Mah will jointly lead the combined organization   SAN DIEGO, CA (April 25, 2019) - Connect and San Diego...

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CONNECT Appoints Dr. Silvia Mah President

CONNECT Appoints Dr. Silvia Mah President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jana Wallis 858.964.1300jwallis@connect.org   CONNECT Appoints Dr. Silvia Mah President Mah will lead operations and business development for the accelerator   SAN DIEGO, CA (March 11, 2019) - CONNECT today announced Dr. Silvia...

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