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.

CTC Announces Life Sciences Initiative

The California Technology Council is proud to announce the launch of its CalBio Initiative, an effort to support innovators in the life sciences through services and programs designed to improve their chances for success.

LEARN MORE about CalBio here.


We're on the Road to GES2016 in association with the new California Business Incubation Alliance 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. Join us Tuesday 6.21 for the "State of the Accelerators" briefing in Palo Alto.

To register, CLICK HERE.


The Honorable Peter Swire served in privacy roles in the Clinton and Obama Administrations. Leading up to the filing deadline on the FCC's proposed rulemaking regarding privacy and ISPs, we spoke to Peter about a study released recently by the Institute for Information Security and Privacy at Georgia Tech.

Continue reading and LISTEN TO THE PODCAST HERE.




CTC is proud to welcome these new and renewing members.

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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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What is TriNet Life Sciences? TriNet Life Sciences is a bundled HR solution that answers the unique HR challenges faced by emerging life sciences companies. TriNet Life Sciences reduces the time businesses spend managing HR and administrative issues while providing enterprise-grade cloud capabilities. 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.

Submit your proposal for topics and speakers here.






CTC research, partner publications, and research on trends important to the innovation climate in California.


Upcoming CTC and partner events. Find the CTC at select community events here as well.

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Thought leadership and opinion from the CTC, members and leaders in the innovation community.


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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