5-Day Virtual Conference of Fun, Interactive, and Educational Events

From May 24 – May 28th, 2021, we’re bringing together our region’s next-generation founders and tech workforce with the local innovation ecosystem!

This once-a-year conference will connect (virtually!) startup/tech industry members, students, first-time entrepreneurs, and aspiring job seekers. 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. 

Who should attend?

  • Students (college)
  • First-time founders
  • Job seekers for San Diego startups
  • Recruiters and reps from established startups and tech companies

Make sure you purchase your tickets and join in this year’s Convergence conference!



      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:

      • Sales
      • Marketing
      • Funding
      • 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
      • Engineering
      • Sales
      • Marketing
      • HR

      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 

      Events and times are subject to change, please check back often.