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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

  • August 1, 2017

    CALinnovates Statement on “Morally Repugnant” Ad from the Hotel Association of New York City

  • July 24, 2017

    Time for California to build a 5G network

  • July 19, 2017

    Edibles Are The Next Big Thing For Pot Entrepreneurs

  • July 18, 2017

    The Dangers of a Geofenced Internet

  • July 17, 2017

    This Attempt to Protect Internet Users’ Privacy Should Get an Error Message: Guest Commentary

  • July 16, 2017

    Comments of CALinnovates to The FCC-Restoring Internet Freedom

  • July 12, 2017

    CALinnovates Statement on the Net Neutrality Day of Action

  • July 12, 2017

    Day of Action Should Not Just Be One Day


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