ThinkTank Innovation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit innovation district designed to help entrepreneurs understand the requirements to be an entrepreneur, educate them on the building blocks of founding and running an early-stage, technology driven business and connecting them with the resources, expertise and network to reach scale.
Our team has founded and managed businesses around the world, thus we understand what it takes to build a successful company.
Our past successes and failures have taught us what works and what doesn’t when it comes to building your business.
Industry FocusWe support several major technology themes in which we have significant experience and which can be supported by the venture/business/military ecosystem strengths of the Cali Baja, bi-national, mega-region.
Devices & Instrumentation
Scientific instrumentation, Medical devices/diagnostics, Novel IoT devices, Connected sensors and blockchain technology related to devices and instrumentation.
Enterprise Saas, Blockchain technologies, Computer vision, Cyber security, Healthcare IT, FinTech, Predictive analytics, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Communications applications, Casino gaming.
Maritime & Ag Technology
Precision farming, Connected devices, Data driven diagnostics, naval architecture, marine engineering, oil and gas exploration, exploitation, and production; hydrodynamics, navigation, sea surface and sub-surface support, underwater technology and engineering; marine resources; transport logistics and economics.
ThinkTank Offers the Best Available BenefitsThe following is a partial list of benefits that we provide to our program participants.
Coaching by our team of entrepreneurial leaders to help entrepreneurs succeed.
Access to seed financing to grow your venture and follow-on financing.
We provide office space for up to 3-5 members of each company that is admitted.
IBM Affiliate Partnership
Our program participants each receive up to $120,000/year of IBM Service Credits.
We provide access to our global network of investors, advisors, strategic companies, researchers, government officials, etc.
Web & Email Hosting
Fully scalable web and email hosting with one of the world’s largest providers.
Cloud computing power, database storage, content delivery or other server-based functionality.
VoIP Phone System
Full enterprise grade VoIP pbx phone system solution including voicemail, 4-digit extensions, conference calls, etc.
Access to prototyping facilities to assist entrepreneurs in developing preliminary models.
Assistance in protecting or acquiring necessary intellectual property.
Payroll, HR, Accounting, Finance, and other outsourced back-office services.
Our members get no-cost access to every WeWork office worldwide to host meetings or for temporary work-space.
App Based Office
Members request conference rooms, offsite space, etc. via an app on their phones.
Free beer and food including Taco Tuesdays to promote socialization between companies.
Post your job openings directly to 175,000 active members located in 50 cities worldwide.
San Diego Lifestyle
San Diego provides a conducive environment to innovate – perfect weather, low traffic, lower cost than Silicon Valley.
Our Members have access to their space 24-hours-a-day, 365-days a year.
Gigabit speed through 2 redundant fiber network providers.
Members can reserve any of 30 conference rooms, on 6 floors, equipped with monitors, conference phones, whiteboards, etc.
Online Member Base
Connect and network with 1,700 entrepreneurs at the same address using the ThinkTank provided app.
Start-up advice provided by a leading VC attorney with a prominent firm.
We help members in validating their market strategy with our partners and third-party firms.
Who could start a new business without copious amounts of espresso, coffee and lattes?
Join our community of like-minded entrepreneurs and exchange ideas, socialize and enjoy!