2-Night In-Person Event | April 13 – April 14, 2022
Students $10 | General Admission $35
Grow Your San Diego Tech Company & Career!
Managing Director, Techstars Anywhere at Techstars
Director of Economic Development and Innovation, Jacobs Center
CEO and Head of People Operations, The HR Bar
Managing Partner, Interlock Capital
Founder & Project Director, Village Up San Diego
Lauren A. Rowley
Chief Investment Officer, Stella
Director of Business Development, Mission Driven Finance
Kim Davis King
Partner, Launch Factory
Chief Technology Officer, LogicBoost Labs
Managing Partner, MooDoos Investments
We’re bringing together our region’s next-generation founders and tech workforce with the local innovation ecosystem!
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 & submit your information below! We’ll help connect you with local startups and hiring tech companies. Interested companies will reach out to you directly if you are a match for their role(s)! • Aspiring Talent Submission Form • Hiring Companies Open Role(s) Form
Intercollegiate Pitch Competition & Founders Tournament
Sixteen hand-selected startups from our local college partners will compete in the toughest inter-college pitch competition around! After three separate battle rounds, 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 cheer for your favorite. Check out the schedule below for more details on the tournament structure and eligibility. Submit the interest form to pitch! We will consider high school student submissions.
Workshops & Office Hours with Industry Experts
Uplevel your skills and connect with industry experts. We’ll host workshops and office hours to cover the fundamental skills needed to thrive in the startup scene. Come learn from the best!
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 2022 and beyond. We’re bringing in industry experts to chat about career paths in: • Engineering/Product • Marketing • Sales & Customer Success 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
• Startup Expo
Wednesday, April 13th
Find An Opportunity
Training, workshops, and mentorship that will take your skills to the next level. Learn how to create a career path that is tailor-made to you.
Thursday, April 14th
Create An Opportunity
Learn what it takes to go from an idea to a business and beyond, witness the toughest pitch competition on earth and hear war stories from hardened veterans.