1100 Market St. San Diego CA
2-Night In-Person Conference of Fun, Interactive, and Educational Events
Convergence is an annual event that cultivates the next generation entrepreneur and tech workforce. Focused on converging and bridging our local student talent and local startup ecosystem to support talent retention, provide a bridge to high-growth career opportunities, and a path for entrepreneurial growth.
This event connects startup/tech industry members, students, first-time entrepreneurs, and aspiring job seekers.
Join Convergence for 2-nights of opportunities! 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
In-person location TBA soon.
Schedule at a Glance
- Night 1: “Find An Opportunity – Talent Incubation Night” 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.Date: Wednesday, April 13thLocation: UC San Diego Park & Market, 1100 Market St, San Diego, CA 92101Time: 3:00 – 9:00 pm
- Night 2: “Create An Opportunity – Startup Night “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.Date: Thursday, April 14thLocation: Design & Innovation Building, San Diego, CA 92093Time: 3:00 – 9:00 pm
See the full schedule: https://startupsd.org/convergence/
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.
Intercollegiate Pitch Competition & Founders Tournament
Sixteen hand-selected startups from our college 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 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:
- 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