Trade Associations

  • Securing Our eCity

    Securing Our eCity Foundation (SOeC)

    SOeC assists businesses, families and the community to be better prepared for a safer cyber experience. SOeC provides awareness of potential issues and offers free cybersecurity information and education, ensuring that the community understands the risks associated with the connected world.

  • CSI SD

    Cyber Security Institute of San Diego (CSI-SD)

    CSI-SD was formed in October 2011 by individuals associated with the National University Cyber Security and Information Assurance Program to facilitate the establishment and sustainment of a world class research and development capability in the San Diego region.

  • 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.



    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 and Capital Match that help college students and entrepreneurs build and fund great companies. CONNECT 3.0 is the next iteration of programming to support thriving companies throughout their entire life cycle.

Incubators and Accelerators

  • 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


    Since 2010, EvoNexus has helped 134 companies by providing mentorship, space and access to capital, helping their companies raise nearly a billion dollars in capital. As of 2016, EvoNexus has more than 47 companies being incubated, making it the most active incubator in San Diego.