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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

  • October 26, 2016

    Uberless Austin Needs To Stop Calling Itself The No. 1 City For Startups

  • October 21, 2016

    Goodbye Payphones, Hello Progress

  • October 19, 2016

    CALinnovates Privacy Comments RE: Broadband Privacy Rules

  • October 19, 2016

    Palm Springs Airport Faces Growing Pains: Modernize or Marginalize

  • October 16, 2016

    In reforming the PUC, Brown should replace commissioners

  • October 10, 2016

    A Series of Open Letters to Hotel Executives and CEO’s: How Does Your Business Model Support Local Communities?

  • October 9, 2016

    Why Clinton And Trump Need To Talk About Technology At The Next Debate

  • October 7, 2016

    CALinnovates Statement Regarding the FCC’s Revamped Privacy Proposal

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