The Alliance Innovation Showcase Events

The Alliance for Southern California Innovation, a ground-breaking non-profit organization that brings together business leaders from NorCal and SoCal with the region’s leading universities and research institutions including Caltech, UCLA, UCSD, USC, UCSB, UCI, UCR, Sanford Consortium, University of San Diego and Harvey Mudd College, hosts events that showcase Southern California’s exceptional tech talent and vibrant innovation centers.

Building Billion Dollar Startups: The First Annual Unicorn Quest

November 15, 2018 – CBRE Global Headquarters, Downtown LA

What does it take to grow a startup into a company worth $1B? Who are the next SoCal unicorns? The Unicorn Quest celebrates the ambition and massive successes of SoCal’s innovation ecosystem as told by the founders and investors themselves.

Past Events

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SoCal Innovation Showcase

May 24, 2018 – The Computer History Museum,
Mountain View, CA

Featuring a blend of world-class keynote speakers, startup success stories, early-stage research teams, and moderated panel discussions.

SoCal First Look Showcase

June 20, 2018 – The Luskin Conference Center at UCLA,
Los Angeles, CA

A showcase of the 30 best early-stage teams selected from the region’s top research institutions.