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Founders Live San Diego – 2024 Kickoff

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Founders Live San Diego - 2024 Kickoff

Join us for an incredible evening…

Founders Live is an unforgettable happy hour competition sweeping the globe.

5 founders

99-second pitches

4 minutes audience Q&A

YOUR VOTES decide the winner!

So bring your friends and coworkers, grab some food and drink, get to know your local entrepreneurs and vote for what you think will be the next big thing… built in Southern California.


Sam Holt as San Diego’s City Leader

Competing Startups and Founders

TBA – We are excited to share the entrepreneurs selected to compete on February 14… Stay tuned!!

Interested in pitching at this or a future event? Apply here!


6:00 pm – Networking and Happy Hour: Cash bar available and passed apps will be offered

7:00 pm – Announcements, Sponsors and Pitch Competition

8:00 pm – Networking and Happy Hour


The University Club Atop Symphony Towers is San Diego’s leading community for purpose and connection in the heart of the downtown business district. At 34 floors in the sky, members and guests can embark on culinary adventures, experience next-level networking, host elevated meetings and events, and engage in lively social events while overlooking breathtaking city and bay views.

Please note the following details:

  • We have a “San Diego Business Casual” dress code that we ask all members and guests to adhere to. We do not allow flip flops, shorts, hats, hoodies, t shirts, tennis shoes, or jeans with rips or tears.
  • Entrance is located on B Street, elevator bank to the 34th floor
  • Valet, self-parking or nearby street parking
  • Parking expense will be on the attendees of the event


The Founders Live winners package includes:

  • The Professional Boost membership with over $900,000 in cash savings on over 90+ essential apps and services for startups
  • An appearance in the Founders Live Prime Time regional qualifiers with a chance to advance to our Prime Time global event in the fall.



February 20
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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The University Club Atop Symphony Towers
750 B Street Suite 3400
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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