Mayor, CONNECT & San Diego's Best & Brightest New Startups Showcase How #SanDiegoInnovates

Faulconer Presents New 2013 CONNECT Innovation Report, Showcases San Diego's Startup Talent

Monday, September 29, 2014 - NEWS RELEASE

San Diego, CA – Marking the dawn of a new era of opportunity for the City of San Diego’s economy, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer joined CONNECT, an organization in San Diego that creates and scales great companies, to introduce the city’s brightest new innovative companies and a new report that documents the strength of the City’s rapidly growing startup economy.

“The CONNECT Innovation Report shows that our innovative economy represents a tremendous opportunity to globally showcase our talent,” said Mayor Faulconer. “It has some exciting facts that prove the City of San Diego is a City of Innovation and people are starting amazing companies that will bring incredible opportunities to San Diego and extraordinary advancements to the world.”  

In 2013, the City of San Diego’s economy blossomed with a total of 412 new startups in the City, the most since 2007. CONNECT’s new report provides an overview of the strength and impact of this new resurgence in innovation.

CONTACT: Charles Chamberlayne (619) 453-9911 or [email protected]