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Who we are

CALinnovates is a non-partisan coalition of tech companies, founders, funders and non-profits determined to make the new economy a reality. We’re guided by tech, policy and political veterans who understand how to support and deliver upon a vision for the future of the digital economy.

What we do

CALinnovates educates policymakers, elected officials and regulators on the virtues of delivering a 21st Century digital economy on issues of importance to the technology community at the local, state and federal levels of public policy.

Our mission

CALinnovates’ mission is to elevate public awareness and inform public policymakers about the importance of advancing a more modern economy, one that creates new companies, jobs and opportunities by leveraging technology to address our biggest public challenges.


Our principles

  • Support Pro-Investment Policies
  • Champion Pro-Competition Policies
  • Foster Environment of Regulatory Certainty
  • Drive Implementation of 21st Century Infrastructure
  • Encourage Broadband Expansion and Adoption
  • Promote Consumer Choice
  • Inspire Broad Economic Growth Through Innovation

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CALinnovates in the News

  • September 22, 2016

    Why Pot Is The New Frontier For Tech Entrepreneurs

  • September 21, 2016

    Millennials Need To Be Front And Center At The Presidential Debates

  • September 14, 2016

    The FCC’s Perplexing Set-Top Box “Solution”

  • September 14, 2016

    Just Tell Me What I Need to Know! The FTC Delves Into Disclosures to Consumers

  • September 8, 2016

    The FCC’s Perplexing Set-Top Box “Solution”

  • September 2, 2016

    CALinnovates IANA Transition Letter of Support to House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy

  • August 30, 2016

    The Demise of Google Fiber Shows There Are No Easy Answers in Telecom

  • August 29, 2016

    CALinnovates Opening Comments in Opposition of Proposed Mandated Fingerprinting of Prospective TNC Drivers


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