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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

  • May 10, 2018

    To Stay Globally Competitive, The U.S. Needs To Embrace 5G

  • May 8, 2018

    Why The Congressional Review Act Is A Complete Charade

  • April 25, 2018

    Sacramento Leads The 5G Way

  • April 24, 2018

    Why California’s Only Internet Regulation Is An Empty Promise

  • April 18, 2018

    We Oppose AB 2212 California Retail Food Code

  • April 2, 2018

    Unblocking 5G: New FCC Rules Make it Easier to Build Fast Networks

  • February 28, 2018

    CALinnovates Statement on 5G Access

  • December 11, 2017

    Net Neutrality Redux: Americans Want Certainty; See Tech Giants and ISPs in Similar Light


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