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Now more than ever we are committed to supporting our ecosystem of entrepreneurs and talent. In 2023, we hosted more than 2,500 entrepreneurs for discussions of strategies and resources to grow and launch their ideas. 

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Startup San Diego Startup is a California 501(c)(3) nonprofit serving the San Diego Startup Ecosystem. Our mission is to guide and connect local founders and talent to the right resources, networks, and support institutions to grow an equitable ecosystem, fostering a cohesive and collaborative entrepreneurial community. All contributions are tax-deductible.  

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Champion - $1,000+

  • Cheryl Goodman
  • Ian Lockheart
  • Dean Rosenberg
  • Eric Weiss

Sustainer - $500+

  • Marc Barron
  • Neal Bloom
  • Maisha Cobb

Supporter - $100+

  • Oralia Alvarez
  • Laura Buffard
  • Rachel Lozano Castro
  • Brant Cooper
  • Tara Falcone
  • Javier Islas
  • Silvia Mah
  • Jennifer Patel
  • Cathy Pucher
  • Kurling Robinson
  • Lauree Sahba