Trade Associations

  • CONNECT

    CONNECT with San Diego Venture Group

    CONNECT is one of the first formal accelerator programs in the country, dating back to the mid-1980s. The organization runs several programs, including Spring Board, Capital Match, Cool Companies, BeachHead and Venture Summit that help entrepreneurs build and fund great companies.


  • Infragard

    InfraGard San Diego

    InfraGard San Diego is an FBI-affiliated nonprofit 501(c)3 organization with the mission to mitigate criminal and terrorist threats, risks and losses for the purpose of protecting our region’s critical infrastructure and the American people.


  • (ISC)2

    (ISC)2

    (ISC)2 San Diego Chapter is an organized group of information security professionals that promote an interest and growth in the information security profession through collaboration and networking, information security education and training to the community.


  • Tech San Diego

    Tech San Diego

    Tech San Diego is a non-profit organization supporting the regional small and mid-size technology community, including many cybersecurity firms. Tech San Diego has a robust peer executive development platform for C-level executives and promotes increasing the regional technical talent through its University Talent Initiative.


Incubators and Accelerators

  • CyberTECH

    CyberTECH

    CyberTech powers CyberHive, xHive, and iHive which are community of shared workspaces and incubator programs that support early stge companies focused in the areas of advanced new technologies including devices powering the IoT, cyber-security, software and app development, robotics, 3D printing, and drones.


  • EvoNexus

    EvoNexus

    EvoNexus is Southern California’s leading startup technology incubator and hub for the startup community with locations in San Diego and Irvine. We empower motivated entrepreneurs to turn their transformative ideas into fundable, commercially-viable companies.