i-GATE is a non-profit organization dedicated to making the Tri-Valley the best place in the world to start and grow a company.

Since 2010, we have made it our mission to build a vibrant and diverse network of entrepreneurs, and to provide them with resources they need to succeed. 

We operate The Switch and Switch Labs, as well as the NextTech Speaker Series, and Startup Tri-Valley


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Brandon Cardwell

Executive Director

Marilyn Eakin  

Community Manager