The California Technology Council (CTC) is a technology trade association serving innovators from all industry sectors in the state of California. Every day, CTC delivers value through a set of member benefits essential to running a technology company. CTC looks for opportunities to support business development and access to markets for members through its initiatives, events and content. CTC advocates for an aspirational Innovation Agenda for California. Become a member today.
CBIA LAUNCHES NEW REPORT
The California Business Incubation Alliance launched a new report, California Tool Works: Incubation and Acceleration in the Cauldron of Innovation.
The report provides benchmarking and analysis of incubators and accelerators for the types of services and forms of support they provide to entrepreneurs, their definition and measurement of success, and their contributions to the innovation landscape.
The report synthesizes economic research, surveys, interviews, focus groups, and summits.
For more information and to read the report, please CLICK HERE.
FEATURED PODCAST: MARCEL LEBRUN OF RADIAN6
In this dual episode of Inside the Founder's Studio, CTC visits with Marcel LeBrun, co-founder of Radian6. He talks through the founder process in Atlantic Canada and what it meant to be removed from Silicon Valley. We also talk with Paul Grand of RCT about medtech investing and RCT's partnership with AdvaMed for the Medtech Innovator challenge. Paul tells us about the challenge process and connecting medtech entrepreneurs with industry leaders.
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The California Technology Council Podcast features four rotating programs. These include “Inside the Founder’s Studio,” where we bring you perspectives directly from startup founders and investors in every episode; “The Innovation Agenda” where we take a close look at the relationship between government and the climate that supports innovation and entrepreneurship. “Startup Spotlight,” which shines a spotlight on top technology regions around the world and the companies and organizations that make them tick; and “Temples of Technology” with the California Business Incubation Alliance, featuring an inside look at leading incubators and accelerators supporting startups of every shape and size. We have also partnered with The Bio Report on occasional content.
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FEATURED MEMBER BENEFIT
CTC has partnered with Office Depot to provide members with significant discounts on a wide range of office supplies, furniture, print and copy services, promotional products, breakroom provisions and more. LEARN MORE. For more information on the entire suite of CTC member benefits, please CLICK HERE.
CALL FOR SPEAKERS: Clean Acres 2016
The 18th Annual Clean Acres Conference on Science & Technology Real Estate wants to hear from you. Clean Acres for 2016 is all new with the theme "Gigabit Cities" in 2016.
CTC research, partner publications, and research on trends important to the innovation climate in California.
CTC's California Business Incubation Alliance visits with Mark Wexler, co-founder of the social impact incubator Just Business. In part two of our conversation, Wexler talks about finding talent in the San Francisco Bay Area, engaging volunteers, developing an ambitious, global plan, and extending their team by hooking on with international service firms including Deloitte, Latham & Watkins, Jones Day, and more.
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