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.
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.
- 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
CALinnovates in the News
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March 25, 2019
Online Privacy: It’s Time To Demand Executive Accountability
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