What is a Strategic Partner:
|Being a Strategic Partner gives you the inside track on many of Southern California’s most innovative entrepreneurs and ideas. Our strategic partners participate in the application process, and have the option to mentor, collaborate with, fund, and even acquire startups when appropriate.||By working with a Strategic Partner, EvoNexus startups gain access to some of the most influential technology corporations in the world, can leverage this network and resources, receive seed investment, and possibly even get acquired in the future. Startups admitted into EvoNexus are automatically reviewed and considered by the Strategic Partners.|
“Qualcomm has been a strong partner of EvoNexus for over 20 years. Many highly accomplished former Qualcomm engineers have remained in the region to incubate startups at EvoNexus. These companies are among the highest quality startups in the SoCal region.”
Derek Aberle, Fmr. President of Qualcomm
Who is a Strategic Partner:
Since October 2010, the Irvine Company has provided EvoNexus with fully furnished class A office and dry lab space across three locations that totals over 40,000 square feet.
Qualcomm Ventures works closely with the EvoNexus team to help find and evaluate the most promising technology companies in Southern California. So far, Qualcomm has invested in 6 EvoNexus ventures and acquired 2. Startups admitted to the EvoNexus incubator will automatically be considered for the Qualcomm@EvoNexus program.
Startups who apply to the EvoNexus incubator are automatically considered for Viasat@EvoNexus. Startups selected for Viasat@EvoNexus can receive up to $250,000 in seed funding.
Cubic is a market-leading, technology provider of integrated solutions that increase situational understanding for transportation, C4ISR and training customers worldwide to decrease urban congestion and improve the militaries’ effectiveness and operational readiness.
EMD Performance Materials is the North America high-tech materials business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. Through their Performance Materials business, they offer specialty chemicals that enrich people’s lives in many ways.
Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. As Canada’s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization, we have a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to our 16 million clients in Canada, the U.S. and 33 other countries.
Franklin Resources, Inc. [NYSE:BEN] is a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton. Franklin Templeton’s goal is to deliver better outcomes by providing global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 170 countries.
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