EvoNexus Joins with Viasat to Accelerate Economic Growth in Southern California
San Diego, Calif. – Since launching in October 2009 EvoNexus™ has admitted 81 companies in its incubator. Of these, 71 are still active, over $594M in venture funding and outcomes have been secured, and 9 companies have been acquired. EvoNexus has become the leading startup technology incubator in Southern California. Its partnership with Irvine Company and the Irvine Company's emerging company initiative called the The Vine has been important in EvoNexus' success.
EvoNexus has two strategic funding partners that have been integral in EvoNexus' success, as well, and now EvoNexus is adding a third strategic funding partner: Viasat@EvoNexus.
As an innovator in wireless and other digital communication products, Viasat is particularly interested in startups in the area of connected services, telecommunications technology, and cyber security.
"We've built Viasat by inventing new ways to solve tough technical challenges, so we're always looking for ways to further the growth of our region as a hub for technical innovation. We look forward to working with EvoNexus to help startups with expertise, resources, and access to our markets and technologies," said Steve Hart Co-Founder and Vice President Chief Technical Officer at Viasat.