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Connect Ventures into Venture Philanthropy

Connect Ventures into Venture Philanthropy

By Jeff Clemetson (Originally published February 14, 2024 on sdbj.com)San Diego, California (February 14, 2024) –A self-funding and growing source of financial capital to fuel San Diego’s innovation economy – that is the vision behind TL Fund, a new venture fund...

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Springboard Corner: February 2024

Springboard Corner: February 2024

Welcome To The Springboard CornerHappy 2024! Welcome back to the Springboard Corner where we highlight recent milestones of life science and hi-tech startups which we have worked with through Connect’s Springboard program.The big announcement last month was the news...

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Announcing The TL Foundation

Announcing The TL Foundation

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - Connect Announces the Launch of the TL Foundation Fund, with an Evergreen Fund to Support the San Diego Innovation Economy This is a unique accelerator investment fund. It’s never been done, no other region has anything like it. It is designed...

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XEO Class of Spring 2024

XEO Class of Spring 2024

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - Connect is thrilled to announce the selection of its third cohort of exceptional individuals joining the XEO program. Following the resounding success of previous cohorts, the XEO program continues to bring together outstanding leaders from...

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Springboard Corner: December 2023

Springboard Corner: December 2023

Welcome To The Springboard CornerThe Springboard Corner is your go-to source for the latest updates on the remarkable journey of life science and hi-tech startups that have participated in Connect’s Springboard program. We are thrilled to share the most recent...

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Buy Local San Diego 2023

Buy Local San Diego 2023

Think Global, Shop Local.When you buy locally, you put dollars back into our incredible community.We have the choice to invest where our roots are and make a positive impact with our dollars. You may recognize a few of these companies from this year's Innovation Day...

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Springboard Corner: November 2023

Springboard Corner: November 2023

Welcome To The Springboard CornerThe Springboard Corner is your go-to source for the latest updates on the remarkable journey of life science and hi-tech startups that have participated in Connect’s Springboard program. We are thrilled to share the most recent...

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Cool Companies November Spotlight

Cool Companies November Spotlight

Featuring ShipCalm, Yolia Health, and GroundWorx®The Class of 2023 Cool Companies is paving the way for the future of innovation. We want to share and celebrate the incredible advancements being made right here in San Diego. Let’s take a deeper look at a few companies...

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Cool Companies October Spotlight

Cool Companies October Spotlight

Featuring Radicle Science, TheQwikFix, and Yatiri BioWe don't know about you, but we're still riding the high of Innovation Day 2023. There were so many incredible companies in attendance and the spirit of innovation was evident. Let's take a deeper look at a few...

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Springboard Corner: October 2023

Springboard Corner: October 2023

Welcome To The Springboard CornerThe Springboard Corner is your go-to source for the latest updates on the remarkable journey of life science and hi-tech startups that have participated in Connect’s Springboard program. We are thrilled to share the most recent...

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Springboard Corner: September 2023

Springboard Corner: September 2023

Welcome To The Springboard CornerWelcome back to the Springboard Corner, where we highlight and share recent milestones of life science and hi-tech startups which we have worked with through Connect’s Springboard program. Keep reading for the latest from these amazing...

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Cool Companies August Spotlight

Cool Companies August Spotlight

Featuring Abterra Bio, PrivacyHawk, and VECKTAWith Innovation Day upon us, we want to highlight some of the incredible companies you can find exhibiting at the event – which are all paving the way for the future of innovation. Let's take a deeper look at a few from...

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The DTx Journey

The DTx Journey

Starting a life science company is not easy. Continuing to keep the venture going while at the same time achieving scientific milestones is hard work. But San Diego is a good place to do just that. Known for its culture of collaboration, San Diego is unique in that it...

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Springboard Corner: August 2023

Springboard Corner: August 2023

Innovate & ElevateGreetings and welcome back to the Springboard Corner, where we showcase and spotlight the latest achievements from life science and hi-tech startups that have been part of Connect's Springboard program.Congratulations to the Entire DTx Team!DTx...

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XEO Alumni Mentor First Gen Scholars

XEO Alumni Mentor First Gen Scholars

On Wednesday, July 19th, several XEO alumni met with and mentored 150 First Gen High Achieving Scholars from San Diego. First Gen Scholars, founded and led by Jonathan Burgos, is a nonprofit organization that supports underserved first generation high school students...

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Cool Companies July Spotlight

Cool Companies July Spotlight

Featuring Nutromics, WowYow and Algenesis The Class of 2023 Cool Companies is paving the way for the future of innovation. We want to share and celebrate the incredible advancements being made right here in San Diego. Let's take a deeper look at a few companies from...

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Springboard Corner: Summer 2023

Springboard Corner: Summer 2023

Summer Waves: Diving Into InnovationGreetings and welcome back to the Springboard Corner, where we showcase and spotlight the latest achievements from life science and hi-tech startups that have been part of Connect's Springboard program.Company Updates &...

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