Engine supports the growth of technology entrepreneurship through economic research, policy analysis, and advocacy on local and national issues. 

Founded in 2011 to harness the political power of the startup and tech communities, Engine is a policy, advocacy, and research organization supporting startups as an engine for economic growth. Engine was instrumental in helping to defeat SOPA/PIPA and securing passage of the JOBS Act. Engine Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) and Engine Advocacy is a 501(c)(4).

 

Issues

We conduct research and advocate on the issues that matter to startups. 
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Research

Engine seeks to provide thought leadership on policies based on data and careful analysis.

Our Tech Starts report highlights the geographical diversity of startups and their importance to the economy.

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Community

Engine works with a diverse group of entrepreneurial high-growth businesses, pioneers, innovators, investors, and technologists committed to taking action on policy issues in Washington and nationwide.

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Debate

Engine Advocacy has been an integral partner in developing technology policy since 2012. Engine has met with hundreds of policymakers across the country to talk about the laws that impact their business.

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“WE ARE ADDRESSING IMPORTANT ISSUES IN THE TECH WORLD BY ENLISTING LEADERS FROM THE COMMUNITIES IN WASHINGTON AND TECHNOLOGY, AND URGING THEM TO WORK TOGETHER.”

- Ron Conway : Engine Advisory Board, Angel Investor & Philanthropist


Staff

Board of Directors

Advisory Board