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.
WHAT CAN CROWDFUNDING DO FOR LIFE SCIENCE STARTUPS?
BioCalifornia participants convened for our August 17th Insights Series to hear from several crowdfunding platforms and a startup founder on their experience with crowdfunding in the challenging health landscape.
The meeting was one in a series developed to help early-stage companies identify business development opportunities.
Learn more about BioCalifornia here.
UPCOMING EVENTS: CALCISO HEADS FOR WASHINGTON
CalCISO members will visit Washington for a full program in the Washington, DC region from August 30th through September 1st. CalCISO participants will convene over several days with cybersecurity stakeholders, several of CalCISO's affiliates, and updates on the information sharing landscape.
For more information and to express interest in participating in the delegation, CLICK HERE.
FEATURED PODCAST: THE FCC AND PRIVACY
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.
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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: TRINET LIFE SCIENCES
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.
CALIFORNIA TOOL WORKS
The California Business Incubation Alliance (CBIA) recently released the landmark study, California Tool Works: Incubation and Acceleration in the Cauldron of Innovation.
Learn more and get a copy of the report HERE.
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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