First Look SoCal Innovation Showcase 2024

Skirball Cultural Center 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, United States

Tuesday May 21 @ Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles (map) The First Look SoCal Innovation Showcase is an annual celebration of the best early-stage teams commercializing deep tech and life science breakthroughs from the top research institutions in Southern California. This is the premiere gathering that celebrates research-based spinouts and connects them with top-tier...

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Research Innovation Spotlight on Small Molecule Oncology 1.23.2024

Virtual via Zoom

This is an exclusive invite-only opportunity for selected industry professionals (corporate representatives and venture investors) to attend our virtual Research Innovation Spotlight on Small Molecule Oncology featuring engaging presentations followed by moderated audience Q&A from four leading researchers based in Southern California. ​You will learn about current research from principle investigators who are working on...

Whisky Tasting

The Alliance's final Leadership Engagement and Discussion (LEAD) event of 2023. At a stunning modern home in LaCanada, we will enjoy a tasting of a variety of Japanese whiskeys. The Alliance is dedicated to fostering collaboration and driving innovation in Southern California. This evening’s event will provide a relaxed environment to connect with your peers,...

AMA with Cerracap Ventures and SNØCAP Ventures

​The Alliance Series, Ask Me Anything, continues with the opportunity to ask Abhi Mukherjee (Operating Partner at CerraCap Ventures) and Shrina Kurani (Managing Partner @ SNØCAP), questions about funding your startup. ​This event series is for founders looking to level up their fundraising game and gain insights from investors and experts who can help SoCal...

The 5th Annual SoCal Ecosystem Leadership Forum

Our annual regional planning workshop is focused on uniting and catalyzing the leadership of Southern California’s diverse and compelling innovation nodes which define the SoCal innovation network. To accomplish this, we will convene a diverse cross section of leaders from across the region for a professionally facilitated one-day intensive workshop to learn, share best practices,...

SVP Founder Event – Santa Barbara

SB Biergarten 11 Anacapa St, Santa Barbara, California

Are you looking for guidance on raising capital for your venture? We invite you to our upcoming in-person Founder’s event in Santa Barbara, “Fundraising in Today’s Startup Market." ​Join us for this exclusive event to hear from how Santa Barbara-based founder, Woody Sears at Autio, raised his latest funding round. ​The event will also include...

Keeping California Golden

Virtual via Zoom

The Alliance for SoCal Innovation has arranged for Marina Salinas to moderate a discussion between Steve Westly and Dee Dee Myers on “Keeping California Golden.” We will be discussing several key issues that are impeding business growth in California, including high taxes, high cost of living, regulatory burdens, and infrastructure challenges. The discussion will explore...

Population Health Discussion & Cocktails

This timely topic is sure to elicit a lively conversation and therefore we’ve arranged for cocktails and small bites afterwards to provide a relaxed networking opportunity before heading out for the remainder of our evening.

Fundraising in Today’s Startup Market

BioscienceLA 4130 Overland Ave, Culver City, California, United States

​Are you looking for guidance on raising capital for your venture? We invite you to our upcoming in-person Founder’s event in Culver City, “Fundraising in Today’s Startup Market. ​Join us for this exclusive event to get your questions answered by an expert panel of VCs from Zhenni Liu (MaC Ventures); Jeff Bocan (Okapi Venture Capital);...

AMA with Leading Innovation Law Firm: Wilson Sonsini

Virtual via Zoom

The Alliance Series, Fundraising in Today’s Market, continues with an “Ask Me Anything” conversation. This event series is for founders looking to level up their fundraising game and gain insights from investors and experts who can help SoCal founders prepare for fundraising. This month, ask your questions about raising capital to leading innovation law attorney,...

San Diego Day Cruise

A very special version of our Leadership Engagement and Discussion (LEAD) series of events. We will be embarking on a San Diego Bay cruise aboard the magnificent 62 foot catamaran "Chim Chim." While enjoying views of the beautiful downtown of San Diego, the Midway, and the Coronado bridge, you will have the chance to engage...