Our Strategic Partners
EvoNexus has partnered with some of the most influential technology corporations in the world.
Built on the spirit of innovation, Qualcomm believes an idea can spark a change, transforming the world in extraordinary new ways. For Qualcomm, collaboration is the key to igniting that spark. And every day, Qualcomm is inspired to discover what comes next on the road to invention. Qualcomm has partnered with EvoNexus to help find and evaluate the most promising technology companies in California. Qualcomm has invested in 7 and acquired 2 EvoNexus portfolio companies.
EMD Performance Materials is the North America high-tech materials business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. EMD Performance Materials has partnered with EvoNexus in search of startups with new technologies for: semiconductor devices, electronic packaging & interconnects, advanced sensors & displays, electro-optical devices, and functional/decorative/bioactive additives for coatings.
Franklin Templeton is a global investment management organization with over $712B in assets under management. 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. Franklin Templeton is a Founding Sponsor of the EvoNexus FinTech Incubators in SoCal and Silicon Valley.
Across Irvine Company’s Vibrant Workplace Communities™, timeless design, exceptional craftsmanship, and desirable locations converge to reflect your business’ success. Since 2010, the Irvine Company has partnered with EvoNexus by providing exceptional Class-A, fully furnished office and dry lab space across three locations totaling in over 35,000 sq. ft. The Irvine Company has been instrumental in the growth and success of EvoNexus.
Murata is a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of advanced electronic materials, leading-edge electronic components, and multi-functional, high-density modules. Murata innovations can be found in a wide range of applications from mobile phones to home appliances, and automotive applications to energy management systems and healthcare devices.
Cubic makes the world better through innovation, technology solutions and world-class products in defense and transportation. They have partnered with EvoNexus in search of companies and technologies addressing: Cyber Management, Algorithms / Simulation, Power Management, Instrumentation, Secure Communications, Cloud Computing, and Data Visualization.
Royal Bank of Canada is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance. Canada’s biggest bank, and one of the largest in the world based on market capitalization, RBC has a diversified business model with a focus on innovation and providing exceptional experiences to their 16 million clients around the world. RBC is a Founding Sponsor of the EvoNexus FinTech Incubator in Southern California.
ViaSat keeps the world connected. As a global broadband services and technology company, ViaSat ensure consumers, businesses, governments, and military personnel have communications access— anywhere—whether on the ground or in-flight. ViaSat has partnered with EvoNexus and will consider possible funding, mentorship, and collaboration for companies that are admitted to the EvoNexus incubator in any technology area.
pSemi Corporation builds upon Peregrine Semiconductor’s 30-year legacy of technology advancements and top-ranked intellectual property (IP) portfolio but adds a new mission—to enhance Murata’s world-class capabilities with high-performance semiconductors. pSemi is proud to be a part of the over 80,000 Murata employees who are shaping the future of electronics. Their semiconductors enable advanced modules for smartphones, electric vehicles, IoT devices, healthcare, and more.
Key Benefits of Strategic Partnership with EvoNexus
We actively monitor and find technology and startups that matter most to our Strategic Partners. Strategic Partners of EvoNexus gain insight into California’s most innovative tech, life science, and Fintech startups. Our Strategic Partners are engaged with our startups from application through exit. They also have the opportunity to mentor, collaborate with, invest in, and even acquire startups when appropriate. Strategic Partners also benefit from a seat on the EvoNexus Board of Directors, with other industry leaders.
ACCESS TO EARLY STAGE VENTURES
STRATEGIC STARTUP ADMISSIONS
EARLY STAGE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY
ACCESS TO TALENT & IP
Partner with California’s Leading DeepTech Incubator
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Strategic Partner Testimonials
“Our relationship with EvoNexus will enable us to gain firsthand access to new technologies that can add value and differentiation for our core businesses.”
— Joe Boerio, Chief Technology Officer of Franklin Templeton
“FinTech is an important sector for us at RBC. Leveraging the time-tested incubation platform that EvoNexus has perfected since 2010 allows us to complement our commitment to invest in the best emerging technologies…”
— Eddy Ortiz, VP of Solution Acceleration & Innovation at Royal Bank of Canada
“We operate in a complex ecosystem that makes it impossible to follow all developments and trends. Our partnership with EvoNexus puts us at ground zero for emerging technologies and use cases for our core businesses.”
— Luiz Vieira, President, EMD Performance Materials, a Merck KGaA company
“The EvoNexus selection process ensures that only the most promising startups join their unique incubator program that provides the support to create important new companies.”
— Steve Hart, Co-Founder & Former CTO, ViaSat
“The companies that incubate at EvoNexus are among the highest quality startups in the SoCal region.”