Playground Exhibit

TiE South Coast

TIE South Coast, formed in 2000, is a non-profit community welcoming entrepreneurs from San Diego and surrounding areas. The chapter's goal is to foster entrepreneurship within the community. We believe in creating a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem through mentoring, networking, and education. TIE was founded in Silicon Valley in 1992 by a group of successful entrepreneurs and is currently the world's largest entrepreneurial organization. With programs like TIE Young Entrepreneurs (TYE) and Mentor Match, TIE is reaching out and fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs.


SynergyTop offers Custom Software Development services to provide simple and high-performing solutions to our clients’ business problems. We design and develop next-gen technology solutions across a range of industry verticals. Our result-driven software development services include custom software development, digital product development- Web, mobile and PWAs, Ecommerce Development Services, managed cloud services, and custom ERP development. We exploit modern technologies and Industry’s best practices to accelerate time-to-market with a focus on delivering powerful, scalable, and cutting-edge software solutions.


TCA-San Diego (TCA-SD) is the San Diego chapter of Tech Coast Angels – one of the largest and most active angel investment networks in the country. It is the largest TCA chapter with over 200 active accredited investors from all walks of life. TCA-SD has invested over $10M in 2019. focusing mainly on Tech (software, hardware, cleantech, etc.) and Life Science (biotech, medical devices, pharma, genomics, diagnostics, digital health, etc.)

New Media Rights

New Media Rights, a non-profit legal clinic of California Western School of Law, provides legal services to entrepreneurs and startups whose projects require specialized internet, intellectual property, privacy, and media law expertise. Whether you have questions about intellectual property rights, privacy compliance, or contracts you need drafted, stop by their booth and find out how they can help. Free consultations will be available the day of the event based on availability, so stop by our booth early to schedule your consultation!

Cirrus Response

Cirrus Response is a provider of cloud based, omnichannel contact center solutions. Our platform was built from the philosophy that to create an excellent customer experience, companies need to connect with their customers on the customer’s choice of media channels including voice, chat, email, SMS, messengers and social media. Not only that but when necessary, a conversation should be able to flow from one channel to another. In addition, customer data needs to be unified and unsiloed so an agent can recognize a customer and see their interaction history regardless of the channel the customer chooses. We are here to help you with your digital transformation and to create a seamless, exceptional customer experience.


Our company sits at the intersection of Fashion and Aerospace to bring a new era of dual-industry innovation. IconiqAllure is creating next-gen undercover ballistic protection for fashion & athleisure clothing that is flexible and comfortable for everyday wear. Combining aerospace technologies and applying it to the fashion industry redefines the boundaries of the traditional industries that have been considered separate, until now.


Hifinite is a full-stack digital healthcare solutions company that empowers providers to engage, consult, educate, and remotely monitor patients. Hifinite's hiCare solution suite comes in five packages -

  • Chronic Care Management Solution
  • Remote Patient Monitoring Solution
  • Telemedicine Solution
  • Medication Adherence Solution
  • Clinical Trial Management Solution


Robolink was established in 2012 in order to encourage students to learn about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) in an engaging way with robotics kits. Our mission is to make STEM education accessible, engaging, and fun for children and hobbyists. We do so through robotics by producing robotics education kits and providing educational lessons that teach core principles of engineering and programming. We hope to cultivate the next generation of makers, builders, inventors, and innovators.


Nanome is transforming how we interact with and understand science, creating a virtual world where users can experiment, design and learn at the nanoscale. We’re building an open platform to solve age old problems of collaboration, incentivization and siloed information – creating a world with open access to science & technology.


With over forty years of experience in providing state-of-the-art solutions, cost-effective capabilities and consulting services to the global finance and leasing industry, we cater to companies with ever growing and diverse business requirements across the world.


OPEN SoCal aims to build and promote an ecosystem of resources, inspiration, mentorship & networking opportunities for Pakistani professionals and entrepreneurs in Southern California to grow in their career or business. Our mission is to promote entrepreneurship and professional growth by connecting the professional Pakistani community through workshops, events and mentoring opportunities. Our members include professionals, entrepreneurs, business leaders, venture capitalists, scientists, social leaders, academics, and students.


GroGuru is focused on helping farmers implement strategic irrigation management. We deploy soil sensors that measure things like soil moisture, temperature and salinity at various root depth of crops. We wirelessly transmit this data to the Cloud where we add additional information to make AI-based recommendations to farmers about when and how much to irrigate their crops. Our recommendation engine accounts for the data that we get from the soil sensors, but also crop type, weather, soil type, and additional data.


Al-tronics is a software engineering and R n D firm specializing in building AI-based mobile and embedded middleware software development tools for integrated video security, industrial IOT and building control systems solutions


Cardea’s mission is to transform the life science and healthcare industries by collaborating with a consortium of Innovations Partners in order to create novel products and solutions for instant biological insights. We provide our Innovation Partners with a breakthrough graphene-based digital biosensor hardware, software, and molecular infrastructure which enables application of advanced biosensors to any biological system. This makes the technology the ideal conduit to enable the future Internet of Biology.


Floodlight is a software platform for financial advisors who want to connect their client’s money with their client’s values. Our A.I. enabled dataset finds and normalizes information that clients are beginning to demand of their financial advisors. Beyond our incredible financial evaluation tools, Floodlight allows the user to add lenses to screen for investments that align with their non-financial values. Politics, Supply Chain Management, ESG, and other screens assist the advisor to win/retain the client and make the world better in the process.


With Bloom you can instantly track up to15 health metrics from home in your fuzzy bathrobe. Then receive personalized recommendations from MDs and Nutritionists to help you feel amazing.


Interlaced is an outsourced IT Management firm specializing in providing solutions to the modern, Apple-focused organization. Interlaced is the Nation's most operationally mature provider of Apple IT Solutions. Our team of certified Apple IT Consultants, Jamf Pros and IT Strategists use the industry’s leading support tools to simplify technology and deliver an excellent IT experience, and effectively become your company's IT department, delivering SaaS Management, Network Monitoring and Management, Compliance Implementation projects, User & Identity Management, Mobile Device Management, IT Strategy, and IT projects (deployments, office moves, etc).

WR Advisors

Balaji Rao Financial Advisor at Waddell & Reed provides comprehensive financial, planning including Retirement, Insurance, Tax & estate Planning. The financial planning process includes understanding client needs and their specific circumstances and, second, to use that knowledge to tailor a plan to help meet the financial goals. A tailored plan goes beyond simply choosing investment products. It entails a deep knowledge and appreciation of client's objectives, needs, long-term goals, time horizon, risk tolerance and – most importantly – their personal values.

IG1 Communications

IG1 is an award-winning video production and marketing company, based in Orange County and serving a vast array of international clients. We help many companies in the technology sector, such as UST Global, KAREO, Litmus7, and more. We produce high quality videos for the following uses: Marketing, testimonials, social media, explainer videos, training videos, recruiting videos, and more.


Arkus helps accelerate your software development with a combination of expertise, accountability and predictable results that guarantee alignment of technology with business objectives.


Our successful heritage of startup formation and startup acceleration for companies ranging from ideation to innovation, angel to seed, and growth to IPO has created a three dimensional, unique approach to acceleration. We provide early-stage capital, corporate relationships, and access to a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market, helps rising companies scale, and provides paths to liquidity – the power of three.

Assured Wireless

The vision of Assured Wireless is to develop technology, products and services that provide our public safety first responders with the most reliably connected broadband wireless devices that stay connected even in the most challenging environments. Our products extend the range and reach of user devices to work in the most remote areas and deep inside structures where other devices fail to connect. This unprecedented level of communication reliability enables first responders to confidently take advantage of a suite of mission-specific situational awareness apps and services that allow them to complete their mission more effectively, efficiently, and safely.


ParaNetics – Game changing, platform technology significantly elevates energy and power yields in multiple applications. The never seen before magnetic fields created by the ParaNetic technology consists of two same magnetic poles on the outside of a ParaNetic device - with the opposite pole in-between the two outside fields – enabling new radical energy and power designs and applications. Utilizing our proprietary, revolutionary ParaNetics technology - energy & power applications include significant improvements in traditional electric motors for vehicles, drone & airplane propulsion and other industrial electric motor uses, transducers, sensors and multiple other uses where magnetics apply.