Grow Your San Diego Tech Company & Career
5-Day Virtual Event
May 24 – May 28, 2021
General Admission: $35
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5-Day Virtual Conference of Fun, Interactive, and Educational Events
We’re bringing together our region’s next-generation founders and tech workforce with the local innovation ecosystem!
Who should attend?
- College students
- First-time founders
- Job seekers for San Diego startups
- Recruiters and reps from established startups and tech companies
This once-a-year conference will connect (virtually!) startup/tech industry members, students, first-time entrepreneurs, and aspiring job seekers.
You’ll have an opportunity to connect with San Diego startups hiring now, get feedback on your resume, get tips on upleveling in-demand skills, and network with the San Diego startup and business scene.
We’ve lined up an incredible 5 days of opportunities to help you launch or grow your startup, connect with a mentor, break into the tech industry, or find your next big idea.
See all the great speakers and schedule. Click here to jump to the full schedule
Grab your tickets and join in this year’s Convergence conference!
- Sessions are virtual and in the evening — you can come in your pj’s!
- Sessions are camera optional — you can connect in the chat if you want to stay off-camera or just watch and absorb the great info
- Sessions feature vetted speakers who want to help the next generation of tech talent grow
Attending Convergence is easy:
Step 1: Get your ticket
Step 2: Watch the sessions on our virtual platform. You’ll get a followup email closer to the event with details.
If you are a student in need of a free ticket, click here for a chance to receive a free ticket.
Would you like to donate a ticket to a student? It’s easy! Simply select the “Donate a 5-Day Student Pass” option at checkout, and we’ll get your ticket to a student who needs one. Thank you!
You’ll have access to…
Convergence Job Matching Portal
Get on the radar of San Diego companies looking to hire top talent. If you are a student in search of an internship, a recent grad, or if you are changing careers, you’ll want to sign up! We’ll help connect you with local startups. Interested companies will reach out to you directly if you are a match.
University Pitch Competition: Founders Tournament
Sixteen hand-selected startups from our university partners will compete in the toughest inter-college pitch competition! Our all-star judging panel will crown the champ for ultimate bragging rights. Watch what makes a great pitch, see the next generation of talent, and vote for your favorite.
Workshops & Office Hours with Industry Experts
Uplevel your skills and connect with industry experts. We’ll host workshops and office hours to cover fundamental skills needed to thrive in the startup scene. Come learn from the best in:
- Building Diverse Teams
- Lean Startup Model
Deep Dive to Level Up: Panel Discussions
What does it take to land your startup dream job? Learn more about how companies hire, what they look for, and how to increase your chances of landing a job in 2021 and beyond. We’re bringing in industry experts to chat about career paths in:
- Data science
We’ll also talk about what to do when things don’t go according to plan. Behind every success are years of hard lessons learned. We’ll chat about real-life struggles that paved the way for a resilient future.
Plus! Hands-On Workshops and Networking:
- Improve your LinkedIn profile
- Group mock job interviews
- Speed networking
- Lean startup model