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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

  • February 27, 2017

    Technology Hits The Fields

  • February 24, 2017

    Statement By Executive Director Mike Montgomery On The FCC Stay On Privacy Regulations

  • February 10, 2017

    In These Chaotic Times, Democrats Need to Rethink Priorities

  • February 10, 2017

    Let’s Stop Treating The Internet Like A Utility

  • February 9, 2017

    New Report Shows Californians Are More Connected Than Ever

  • February 7, 2017

    CALinnovates Calls on Congress to Enact Bipartisan Net Neutrality Legislation

  • January 27, 2017

    How To Build A Crowdsourced Company, From the Ground Up

  • January 27, 2017

    Staying In A D.C. Hotel For Inauguration Weekend? Prepare To Be Gouged


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