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CONNECT launched the San Diego Tech & Life Science Investor Syndicate to help fund disruptive tech and life science startup companies in San Diego.

CONNECT's mission is to help create and scale great innovation companies in San Diego. Over the past 30 years the CONNECT Springboard Accelerator Program has helped over 3,000 entrepreneurs evaluate and develop innovation startups. The San Diego Tech & Life Science Investor Syndicate, will provide entrepreneurs with access to a new source of funding and help CONNECT fulfill its mission.

CONNECT’s syndicate offers an opportunity for anyone interested in early stage tech or life science companies to invest as little as $1,000 and participate with experienced lead investors.

We believe San Diego entrepreneurs can change the world. We intend to help.


CONNECT’s San Diego Tech & Life Science Investor Syndicate will feature tech and life science companies based in San Diego.

Patrick Giblin
Founder 451 Degrees, @thegolfer-com-selectteetimes-com • Worked at @veoh, • Studied at @university-of-san-diego-school-of-law-1
Gregory M. McKee
Compassionate entrepreneur who believes we are here for a higher purpose (in addition to making our first $1B). Avid ocean swimmer, rookie alpine mountaineer.
Olin Hyde
CEO and Co-Founder @leadcrunch, @national-facilities-group-now-accurent-com
Christian Salaman
Partner/Corporate Attorney at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Jake Jacoby
Founder / CEO / Serial Entrepreneur / Investor
Eric Jones
Investor in: @dollar-shave-club @fitmob @bonobos • Studied at: @cornell-university, @ucla-anderson-school-of-management-1
Steve Taylor
Chairman Neighborhood Bancorp Chairman Taylor Asset Management, Inc.
Andy White
Early investor in: AngelList 500 Startups Filecoin ICO Buffer Founding Partner: VegasTechFund
Rod Ullens
Angel Investor
Invest in startups that profitably improve our planet
Jill Crusey, PhD
Career clinical psychologist and adjunct professor.
Pat is a visionary who understands the trends involving media and technology.
I have known Pat for over 10 years and he has been my mentor over the years.
Max Elbogen
For Patrick Giblin's work with Greensticks
I worked with Pat from 1999-2001, and have stayed in touch ever since. He is a tireless entrepreneur. He is creative and talented. His enthusiasm and energy is contagious. He understands strategy, and has the ability to execute. He is a big thinker, who isn't afraid to get his hands...more