The mission of INNOVATE PASADENA (IP) is to advance Greater Pasadena as a center for technology and design innovation by supporting collaboration across and within business, academia and the broader community in order to attract and retain companies, entrepreneurs, innovators and capital.


Companies, institutions and individuals participate in IP’s efforts to fulfill that mission by helping IP meet annual operating needs through the IP Membership Programs.


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Gold Corporate Members


Alibaba Pictures

Alibaba Pictures is an Internet-driven movie and television entertainment powerhouse in the business of creating happiness and actualizing dreams. The platform now incorporates various components of the entertainment industry value chain, from fans-driven business operations, investment and financing, content sourcing and production, promotion and distribution, as well as cinema services provision.

SupplyFrame has become the world’s most comprehensive and influential marketing channel for the global electronics industry. Supplyframe captures and organizes the rapidly growing world of engineering knowledge—our tools make research efficient; our tools make sense of it all.


Silver Corporate Members



Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. is a Pasadena-based urban office REIT uniquely focused on world-class collaborative science and technology campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations. Alexandria pioneered this niche in 1994 and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle Park.


iRobot designs and builds robots that make a difference.  iRobot was founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists with the vision of making practical robots a reality. In 2015, iRobot generated $617 million in revenue and employed more than 500 of the robot industry’s top professionals, including mechanical, electrical and software engineers and related support staff.  iRobot’s corporate headquarters are located in Bedford, Mass. The company also has offices in California, the United Kingdom, China and Hong Kong.


KPPB provides a range of IP services that incorporate deep technical acumen, legal skills and industry knowledge to protect and grow your business. A true measure of our success in this endeavor is the winning performance of our patents, registrations, opinions, oppositions, re-examinations, trials, defense strategies and, more important, the continued satisfaction of our clients. Our businesses is protecting yours.

OpenX creates highly efficient, high quality programmatic advertising markets that deliver optimal value to buyers and sellers and evolves rapidly to support the growth of the digital economy across screens and formats.


Spokeo makes it easier than ever to help reunite friends and family, browse celebrities, and discover information about your online footprint, by simply searching a name, address, email, phone or username.


Bronze Corporate Members


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We’re a Frontline agency. Creative, driven by data, shared with vision. Listening. Creating. Sharing. Nimbly bringing it all together: that’s what we do. And we can do it for you.


Bluebeam makes smart, simple solutions for paperless workflows that leverage the PDF format. It all started way back in 1997, when we developed CAD to PDF creation technology for aerospace engineers. Now our award-winning PDF creation, markup and editing solutions are used by the world’s top architecture, engineering and construction firms, as well as government agencies.


Community Bank, founded in 1945, is an independent Southern California regional community bank, headquartered in Pasadena with 17 business centers. As one of the oldest and most respected banks in California, our business philosophy of “Partnership Banking®” has helped us provide quality financial services to our clients throughout the years.

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Goldstar Events sells half-price tickets to leisure activities such as live entertainment, theatre, concerts, dance, film screenings, sporting events, and spa services.


Strategic Law Partners, LLP was founded upon principles that keep us focused on our goal—providing high quality legal and business strategic services at fair and reasonable rates.

Red Ventures is a leading digital consumer choice platform based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Through deeply integrated brand partnerships and consumer-facing assets, Red Ventures connects online customers with products and services across high-growth industries including home services, financial services, and healthcare. Founded in 2000, Red Ventures has more than 3,800 employees in offices across the United States, Brazil, and the United Kingdom.


Institutional Members



Art Center College of Design has been at the forefront of art and design education for over 80 years. Over that time, Art Center has achieved an international reputation for our rigorous, transdisciplinary curriculum, faculty of professionals, strong ties to industry and a commitment to socially responsible design.


The City of Pasadena offers an ideal environment for business success—a central location with immediate freeway, airway and MTA access; a built-in, high quality client base; and world class amenities.

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Kaiser Permanente is committed to being a trusted partner on our members’ personal health journeys through all stages of life. With our 21st-century approach to health, we are using the latest research and technology to make the high-quality care we provide more connected, more convenient and more accessible — all with the goal of delivering greater value to our members, customers, the government and the communities we serve.


Since 1924, Pasadena City College has provided the greater Pasadena area with a high quality, innovative learning environment that inspires, supports and facilitates student learning and success.


E-Central Credit Union offers affordable financial services to individuals and businesses. E-Central serves the San Gabriel Valley and offers its services to over 600 companies as part of their employee benefits package. E-Central offers a dynamic suite of online and mobile services and over 30,000 CO-OP ATMs and 3,000 Shared Branching locations. E-Central is a direct lender and an approved SBA lender.