Calling all companies looking to go global…
MetroConnect, World Trade Center San Diego’s flagship export assistance program, is now accepting applications for its 2017 cohort.
Made possible through a grant provided by JPMorgan Chase & Co., small to mid-sized companies in San Diego can apply for a $10,000 grant and programmatic services to assist with international expansion efforts.
Fifteen local companies will be selected. Apply now through June 30, 2017.
To date, the 30 companies that have gone through the MetroConnect program (2015-2016) have collectively generated $10.5 million in new export sales, signed more than 70 new contracts, added 50 new jobs to the region, set up nine new overseas facilities and seen three successful company exits.
Past participants include Calbiotech, Rough Draft Brewing, Deering Banjo Company, Cypher Genomics (now part of Human Longevity Inc.), ROBO 3D and more.