San Diego Startup Week is Startup San Diego’s premier annual conference celebrating and convening the San Diego startup community to connect, educate, and inspire the ecosystem!
For this 11th annual conference, join thousands of entrepreneurs, founders, community members, and startup enthusiasts for an epic 5-day event spanning 5 locations throughout San Diego.
Enjoy keynotes, panels, workshops, mentorship 1:1’s, startup fair, startup awards, pitch competitions, happy hours, networking, and more!
🚀 Highlights of the week include:
Monday, October 23: Carlsbad Village
Celebrating the Creative Coast, our kick-off day takes place at New Arts Village, and in the surrounding street and businesses. The program features Expos Booths and speakers showcasing entrepreneurs, innovators, and leaders in North County. Don’t miss our keynote, Fitness Brand Vuori’s Founder, Joe Kudla, talking about how he found inspiration and grew the company to what it is today.
Tuesday, October 24: ArkusNexus Mind Hub, Tijuana, B.C., Mexico
Meet us at the U.S. – Mexico Border! We’ll walk across the pedestrian bridge together to our bus transportation to the ArkusNexus Campus. Enjoy an afternoon and evening of “Borderless Business” TED Talks and have the opportunity for Mentor Office Hours and hosted Networking Reception.
Wednesday, October 25: LogicBoost Labs MID-WEEK Social! Location TBA
Startup Week attendees are invited to the premiere social and networking event of Startup San Diego Week on Wed, 10/25. The exclusive mid-week conference break is presented by LogicBoost Labs. Bring your business cards and startup stories to join old and new friends for hosted drinks & light bites.
Thursday, October 26: San Diego State University Aztec Student Union
With workshops and speakers focusing on the early-stage entrepreneur, our second day is hosted at the SDSU Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union and will feature our intercollegiate Lightweight Pitch Competition. Our keynote, SDSU alumnus and three-time founder, Cody Barbo shares his entrepreneurial journey of launching and growing Trust & Will.
Friday, October 27: Qualcomm, Sorrento Valley
Our featured program will highlight resources for entrepreneurs in the growth stage at Qualcomm’s Irwin M Jacobs Lecture Hall the state-of-the-art venue for our capstone events, the Heavyweight Pitch Competition, “Founders Fight Club,” and the annual Startup Awards.