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Connect Recruits Startups for Next ‘Cool Companies’ Cohort

Connect w/ San Diego Venture Group has opened applications for its next cohort of Cool Companies.

Cool Companies is an annual capital program designed to match San Diego’s top-performing technology and life sciences startups ready to raise Series A investment with quality venture capital.

Startups that are accepted get introduced to potential investors, mentors and advisors. The application will close at the end of Feb, it costs nothing to apply.

In 2020, 60 companies were selected and introduced to a pool of 200 VCs from across the country facilitated by the San Diego-based organization. 

Since 2015, Cool Companies’s have raised over $515 million, in Series A institutional funding. 

The Cool Companies application is available at