The Connect Brand
Connect elevates entrepreneurs by providing educational programming, mentorship, introductions, and access to capital. We help innovative companies thrive so they can make a meaningful impact in the development of the San Diego region.
We’re on a mission to build a world-class innovation economy.
Ventures with Impact
Thought through and validated, tested and scalable — we value entrepreneurs and their ventures that will change industries and make impact for the region.
People with Optimism
Our entrepreneurs believe in their ventures. Our team believes in a better economy and quality of life for the region. We value people who have a mindset for moving forward.
Connections with Meaning
We intentionally keep our network tailored to our goal — connecting the best ventures with the best resources and value making meaningful and appropriate relationships come to life.
We take the actions needed to move our organization, ventures, and community ahead and value doing so without complaining. If you want something, go make it happen.
Our Community is…
Intelligent, Casual, Friendly, Big-pictured, Inclusive, Ambitious