About Startup San Diego

Startup San Diego is a California 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves as the gateway to the San Diego Startup Ecosystem. We up-skill, guide, and connect our local community to the right ecosystem resources, networks, and support institutions to foster a cohesive and collaborative community.

Our Vision

Educate startups on how to validate and grow.

Our mission is to connect, educate, and inspire founders and local talent to grow an equitable San Diego startup ecosystem and entrepreneurial community. We envision San Diego as a thriving and inclusive global hub of innovation, producing meaningful and high-growth companies.

Our Impact

Startup San Diego collective impact from events, programs, and experiences.

Digital Reach
Unique Community Members

Startup San Diego Timeline

Who We Serve