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Startup Tri-Valley Job Board

Startup Tri-Valley Job Board 
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Startup Tri-Valley Networking Event

Startup Tri-Valley Networking Event
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Executive Director: Yolanda Fintschenko
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Board Chair: Elsie Quaite-Randall
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Startup Tri-Valley Event

Startup Tri-Valley Event
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Organization Description

About Startup Tri-Valley

Startup Tri-Valley is an initiative to grow and strengthen our region by helping more startups succeed. We do this by connecting founders and innovators to a tightly networked ecosystem of resources built specifically for science-based startups. The initiative is sponsored by the Tri-Valley cities of Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton, and the Town of Danville and i-GATE Innovation Hub partners Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Laboratories. To learn more, visit or connect on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Instagram.

About Daybreak Labs
Daybreak Labs helps startups shorten the time from invention to market by providing a unique combination of expertise, facilities, and equipment. Companies that lease space at the Daybreak Labs get access to our deep tech and biotech facilities and equipment. Daybreak Labs is located at 7683 Southfront Road, Suite 230, Livermore, CA 94550. To learn more, visit

About i-GATE

i-GATE Innovation Hub is a non-profit organization focused on increasing economic prosperity through entrepreneurship in the Tri-Valley. i-GATE provides startup incubation resources through Daybreaks Labs and connects the regional innovation ecosystem through the Startup Tri-Valley initiative.  To learn more, visit

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Meet Our Leadership

Yolanda Fintschenko,  PhD

Yolanda Fintschenko, PhD

Executive Director, i-GATE Innovation Hub & Startup Tri-Valley

As a long-time Livermore resident,  I have a strong personal interest in building our local startup ecosystem for science-based startups in the Tri-Valley. I have learned a lot about the importance of community from building a local life sciences network, the East Bay Bio Network. Extending that knowledge to help science-based startups begin and succeed in the Tri-Valley is now my primary focus as Executive Director of i-GATE Innovation Hub through initiatives like Startup Tri-Valley and Daybreak Labs.

My interests include running, cooking and writing, all supporting the same goal – contributing to and building community.  

Elsie Quaite-Randall, PhD

Elsie Quaite-Randall, PhD

i-GATE Board Chair

Deputy Director, Innovation & Partnerships Office

Elsie has served the past four plus years ensuring that the innovative technologies developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have the maximum possible impact on the local, regional and national economy through effective IP asset protection, technology licensing, industry engagement and new venture formation.