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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

  • April 28, 2017

    Congress Should Write Net Neutrality Into Law

  • April 26, 2017

    CALinnovates Calls On Congress To Enshrine Net Neutrality Into Law

  • April 6, 2017

    Big Music Blames Streaming For Its ‘Woes’ But Industry Is Doing Just Fine

  • April 6, 2017

    Innovators Need Closure On The Apple v. Samsung Case

  • April 1, 2017

    How Augusta, Georgia, Is Becoming A Model For Tech Innovation In Small Cities

  • March 28, 2017

    Denying California rail money damages more than state, it hurts the nation

  • March 28, 2017

    Our Plastics Glut Is An Environmental Nightmare — And An $80 Billion Opportunity

  • March 23, 2017

    CALinnovates Letter of Support SB 649


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