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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

  • March 23, 2017

    CALinnovates Letter of Support SB 649

  • March 23, 2017

    If Congress Is Serious About Job Growth, It Needs To Reject The New Health Care Plan

  • March 9, 2017

    Turning to Tech to Help Solve California’s Water Problems

  • March 8, 2017

    California’s Policy Makers Need to Keep the Broadband Boom Alive

  • March 7, 2017

    No One Should Have To Choose Between Health Care And A Smartphone

  • March 4, 2017

    Why the FTC must regain its power as the top cop in online privacy

  • March 3, 2017

    For the Economy’s Benefit, Trump Should Drop the Idea of a Travel Ban

  • February 27, 2017

    Technology Hits The Fields


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