PortTech's broad network of partners include port leaders, industry sponsors, university researchers, government agency representatives, community members, investors, international trade organizations and service providers.

Founding Partners

City of Los Angeles

The City of Los Angeles was instrumental in the founding of PortTech Los Angeles. PortTechLA supports Los Angeles' plan to bring green jobs and sustainable economic growth to the city. Continued funding of PortTech is provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant administered through the City's Economic & Workforce Development Department.


Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles, a department of the City of Los Angeles, was a founding partner of PortTech and continues to support the organization with financial, technical and personnel resources. The Port of Los Angeles, America’s Port® and the premier gateway for international commerce, is located in San Pedro Bay, 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. This thriving seaport not only sustains its competitive edge with record-setting cargo operations, but is also known for groundbreaking environmental initiatives, progressive security measures, diverse recreational and educational facilities, and LA’s emerging waterfront destination.


Harbor Area Business Community

Harbor area business leaders through the San Pedro and Wilmington Chambers of Commerce were instrumental in the founding of PortTech Los Angeles. PortTech was initially housed in the San Pedro Chamber office. Both organizations along with numerous other area chambers continue to support PortTech's efforts to grow thriving technology businesses in the region.