To the Editor: Dave Rochlin’s op-ed article on the sharing economy misses the mark. (“When ‘innovation’ means rule-breaking,” op-ed, July 27) Rochlin ridiculously compares the sharing economy to the drug trade, saying both are “gray markets” that form when there is an unmet need within regulated industries. The sharing economy Read More »
Artists are starting to realize that the real enemy isn’t streaming companies, it’s record labels. By Mike Montgomery, Executive Director CALinnovates When Taylor Swift won her brief battle against Apple Music in June, she was hailed as the savior of music. Thanks to Swift, artists will now be paid royalties Read More »
By Mike Montgomery, Executive Director of CALinnovates Representative Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) got it right when she wrote about the importance of Net Neutrality to the next generation in an op-ed published in the San Francisco Chronicle. Millennials already live their lives online. If business or the government makes it Read More »
CALinnovates serves as a bridge between the thriving and fast paced technology community based in California and the slower moving but equally important public policy community in Sacramento and Washington, DC.
CALinnovates works to bring together leaders in the technology and startup communities with government leaders to ensure a careful and considered approach is taken in government regulation
CALinnovates also works to educate the public on the latest innovations and uses of technology
CALinnovates’ members include C-level executives, political leaders, entrepreneurs, techies and the average Californian who is interested in keeping up with the latest gadgets and innovations.