Join San Diego’s

Innovation Community

Individuals & Organizations Building the Thriving Innovation Ecosystem in Southern California

—  Company Founders & Startup Teams  —

You are at the core of what we’re doing here at Connect and this membership is designed to support you.

Companies with more than 40 employees should learn more about Corporate Membership or email

Connect builds valuable networks with key stakeholders vital to advancement of innovation.

First-time Entrepreneurs

Venture Backed CEOs


High-impact Coaches

Venture Catalysts

Gather to build and develop great SoCal businesses.

We create and facilitate networking opportunities and collaboration through curated events and programs.

This past year reinforced the importance of building community in a way that connections can be made and strengthened online, and in parallel to traditional in-person settings. We recently launched a new portal designed for entrepreneurs to leverage resources, community, new connections, and opportunities to advance innovations.

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What do you get as a member?

Community Visibility

Feature in the community directory of top-tier entrepreneurs, investors, and advisors

Invites to exclusive VIP events

One member priced ticket to each of our events

Member rates to affiliated partner events and conferences


Connect anywhere with complimentary international hot desks, office space, and conference rooms

Discounts and deals from trusted providers and platforms

Presale access for programs and events


Tailored dashboard with on-demand access to community metrics, including quarterly funding reports, innovation news and periodic ecosystem updates, and resources 

Select on-demand content from programs and events

Connect with real players in the community.