Our Unique Approach

Home to the one of the world’s top 6 research universities, Biotech Beach, Qualcomm’s world headquarters and the Department of Defense’s SPAWAR, San Diego is one of the world’s leading centers of innovation and new company formation.

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Now Accepting 2019 Class Applications

The 2019 Class starts on June 3rd and ends November 22, 2019.

Our application deadline is: April 30, 2019.

Notifications of successful applicants on May 3, 2019.

Combination of one-on-one mentoring sessions, mandatory group meetings and status sessions to gauge progress.

ThinkTank Innovation @ WeWork Aventine – 8910 University Center Lane, 4th Floor, San Diego, CA 92122

Our Program Partners

Office Space
We provide office space for up to 3-5 members of each company that is admitted.

Community Networking
Join our community of like-minded entrepreneurs and exchange ideas, socialize and enjoy!

Investment Capital
Access to seed financing to grow your venture and follow-on financing.

IBM Affiliate Partnership
Our program participants each receive up to $120,000/year of IBM Service Credits.

Who could start a new business without copious amounts of espresso, coffee and lattes?

Legal Advice
Start-up advice provided by a leading VC attorney with a prominent firm.

Coaching by our team of entrepreneurial leaders to help entrepreneurs succeed.

Access to prototyping facilities to assist entrepreneurs in developing preliminary models.

San Diego Lifestyle
San Diego provides a conducive environment to innovate – perfect weather, low traffic, lower cost than Silicon Valley.

VoIP Phone System
Full enterprise grade VoIP pbx phone system solution including voicemail, 4-digit extensions, conference calls, etc.

Back Office
Payroll, HR, Accounting, Finance, and other outsourced back-office services.

IP Advice
Assistance in protecting or acquiring necessary intellectual property.

Conference Rooms
Members can reserve any of 30 conference rooms, on 6 floors, equipped with monitors, conference phones, whiteboards, etc.

Employee Recruiting
Post your job openings directly to 175,000 active members located in 50 cities worldwide.

Network Access
We provide access to our global network of investors, advisors, strategic companies, researchers, government officials, etc.

Online Member Base
Connect and network with 1,700 entrepreneurs at the same address using the ThinkTank provided app.

Socialize Events
Free beer and food including Taco Tuesdays to promote socialization between companies.

Web and Email Hosting
Fully scalable web and email hosting with one of the world’s largest providers.

Cloud Computing
Cloud computing power, database storage, content delivery or other server-based functionality.

Enterprise-Grade Internet
Gigabit speed through 2 redundant fiber network providers.

App Based Office
Members request conference rooms, offsite space, etc. via an app on their phones

Market Access
We help members in validating their market strategy with our partners and third-party firms.

Unlimited Access
Our Members have access to their space 24-hours-a-day, 365-days a year.

Global WeWork Access
Our members get no-cost access to every WeWork office worldwide to host meetings or for temporary work-space.

No Fees, No Equity

ThinkTank is a true nonprofit organization that benefits you as an entrepreneur.

ThinkTank Innovation, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation. As such, we do not charge our participants any fees or require you to give up equity in your business to participate in our programs. We help you with every stage of your company’s development from the initial spark of an idea through to a potential sale. The only time you would be required to give up any part of your company is if you decide to accept an investment from our VC fund.

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