Individually, each member contributes his or her domain expertise to actively recruit and vet EvoNexus applicants. Collectively, the Committee identifies and recommends admittance of companies with the highest potential to launch and scale. Committee members are resolute individuals who become mentors and advisors to the emerging companies that will further transform the Southern California region. They provide introductions to strategic partners and early stage capital. Their goal is to accelerate the growth the innovation economy through the startups they admit to the EvoNexus incubator program.