Cybersecurity & Fraud Prevention Roundtable Discussion

Clocktower Ventures 225 Santa Monica Blvd, Floor 10, Santa Monica

A roundtable discussion and networking happy hour at Clocktower Technology Ventures in Santa Monica.This event is an invitation-only, intimate gathering of SoCal leaders and is the first of a three-part discussion series engaging and leveraging the collective wisdom of SoCal’s most innovative and forward-looking leaders sponsored by City National Bank. Erick Herring will moderate the...

First Look SoCal 2023

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

The First Look SoCal Innovation Showcase is an annual conference celebrating the best very early-stage startups commercializing deep tech and life science breakthroughs from SoCal’s top research institutions.  The primary goal is to connect founders with investors, mentors, and executives with invaluable subject matter expertise to provide credible guidance and pre-seed/seed stage funding crucial to...

Fundraising in Today’s Market | AMA

Virtual via Zoom

The Alliance Series, Fundraising in Today's Market, continues with an "Ask Me Anything" conversation. ​​This event is for founders looking to level up their fundraising game and hear from local investors actively investing in SoCal companies.  ​​This month, you can ask any questions you have about fundraising with two active Los Angeles investors: Raphael Leopold...

Alliance/Techstars Leader Roundtable: Digital Transformation

The Alliance for SoCal Innovation and Techstars host a tour of the USC Viterbi Maker Space followed by a roundtable discussion on digital transformation. AGENDA 3:00 - Arrival & registration 3:15 - Tour of Baum Family Maker Space 3:45 - Welcome & introductions by attendees 4:20 - Panel Discussion 4:55 - Moderated roundtable discussion with all...

Wine Tasting – South American Reds

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

The Alliance's Leadership Engagement and Discussion (LEAD) continues! In conjunction with BioscienceLA, we're hosting an evening of networking and wine tasting! This invitation only opportunity will bring together a small group of SoCal leaders to explore the wines of South America.

SVP Founder Alumni Reception

The Alliance is hosting an Alumni Reception for the SoCal companies accepted into the SoCal Venture Pipeline (SVP). This invite-only event will celebrate the entrepreneurial journey of the SVP Alumni companies with food, drinks, and good company with fellow founders in a fun relaxed atmosphere. The SVP Alumni will also hear from a panel of...

Edwards Roundtable & Tour

Edwards Lifesciences 1 Edwards Way,, Irvine, California

This is an invite-only event. A private tour of Edwards’ campus and labs, followed by a roundtable discussion on the bio-design process and concluding with a luncheon privately catered at Edwards. Connect with an impressive group of SoCal’s premier life science and healthcare innovation leaders to discuss the ins and outs of the bio-design process...

Innovation Discussion and Tour of Illumina

Illumina 5200 Illumina Way, San Diego, California

Join us for a packed morning of discovery and connection. We’ll start with a private tour of Illumina’s campus and labs, followed by a roundtable discussion about the strategies and challenges of building an innovation portfolio, and conclude with a delicious luncheon at La Jolla’s Seasons 52. Event Sponsors

AMA with Evan Hamilton & Wilson Kyi

Virtual via Zoom

A founder-focused “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) webinar which featured Wilson Kyi, investor at Bay Area-based BasisSet Ventures, and Evan Hamilton, investor from LA-based Upfront Ventures.

Southern California Public Radio’s Digital Future – A Roundtable Discussion

We've arranged for SCPR’s Head of Content Kristen Muller, Executive Editor Megan Garvey, and Vice President of Product Andy Cheatwood, to start us off with a short history and discussion of the challenges faced in growing and engaging the next generation of public media listeners and readers after which Kevin Phelan will lead us in...

Second Annual Allies in Innovation 2022

Edwards Lifesciences 1 Edwards Way,, Irvine, California

Celebrating your support of the Alliance and the SoCal Innovation Ecosystem. A invite-only celebration of the SoCal innovation ecosystem and an opportunity to acknowledge the leaders who support our programs. It’s our way of saying "Thank You" This is where we celebrate the many stakeholders who help make our programs possible through their participation, financial...

SoCal Ecosystem Leadership Forum 2022

BioScienceLA Collaboration Hub 4130 Overland Ave, Culver City

Thank you to our generous sponsors: VerizonAmazonAnnenberg Tech | Annenberg FoundationBe Courageous Sunstone Management BioscienceLA See more photos of the day: Here are photos of the graphic recorder illustrations that captured the content for the day: 1. Overview 2. Lightning Round Speakers 3. Breakout Group Themes and Synthesis Check out the summary report of...