It’s no secret that San Diego County is home to exciting and innovative companies. Each year, a Cool Companies list is created to identify businesses for Connect‘s annual capital program. The program is designed to match San Diego’s top-performing technology and life sciences startups ready to raise Series A funding— with quality venture capital.


Learn about the North County Tech and Lifescience companies that made the list:


Carlsmed is a life science company that personalizes devices to treat complex spinal deformities. With the goal of reducing surgical times, costs, and improve patient outcomes, they use data to create surgical plans and devices tailored to the patient. Visit their website.

Hai Solutions has launched two devices to address the growing issue of contamination within operating rooms, emergency rooms,  and intensive care units. The two MDD-Multiport Delivery Device and IVS-Intravenous Sterilizer are complimentary and tackle the clinical workflows while also eliminating harmful Intravenous contamination.

Challenger is the first real-time in-game contest platform for the average video game player to compete for cash on major gaming titles. The company has treated a transparent platform that automates the payout and tracking of winning prizes.

Shadow Box is a revolutionary, patented, secure, no-code SAAS integration platform that connects web applications without the need for APIs. Through browser security, AI, and user-driven cross-application connections, their products offer instant integration at the click of a button.




Business Assistance

North County's Economy

Workforce + Education

Copyright © 2024 SDNEDC | Design by VLD Studios