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SD Startup Calendar

Carlsbad Life In Action Tech Gathering

Airspace Technologies 5909 Sea Otter Pl Ste 200, Carlsbad, CA, United States

Come join technology founders, executives, and business leaders of Carlsbad tech companies for a happy hour where we share notes and networks. 

AI Hacker Club

The SDx Hacker Club is an invite-only meetup where talented San Diego-based AI engineers share their latest learnings and experiments with peers.

Summer Mixer: Inclusive Champions Awards

Aqulluis 10918 Technology Place, San Diego, CA, United States

It will also be the inaugural Inclusive Champion Awards, where we recognize individuals fostering an inclusive San Diego innovation ecosystem.

SD Ruby Summer Social

Ballast Point Brewing - Little Italy 2215 India Street, San Diego, CA, United States

Join SD Ruby for a summer hang!

2024 San Diego Tech Beer!

Deft Brewing 5328 Banks St A, San Diego, CA, United States

It's just like our usual Tech Coffee meetings where startup founders, tech entrepreneurs, crypto enthusiasts, developers and others involved in the San Diego startup community.

The Universe of University Startup Ecosystems


Universities are the foundation of many startup ecosystems. Many of the most successful founders met on university campuses and went on to found companies that disrupted the world.

1st Friday South Bay San Diego Tech Coffee Meetup

Cool Down Coffee 750 E St., Chula Vista, CA, United States

This is an informal gathering of entrepreneurs and the like for networking, coworking, sharing, brainstorming, mentoring, etc. There is no charge, just bring your ideas, questions, and enthusiasm.

2024 REC Innovation Showcase Pitch Competition & Exhibit

REC Innovation Lab in C-104-C106 in the Old Diesel Building 10440 Black Mountain Road in C-104-C106, San Diego, CA, United States

Apply here for the at San Diego Miramar College 2024 REC Innovation Showcase Pitch Competition & Exhibit Tables! 

Innovation Day 2024

Petco Park 100 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA, United States

Experience all that innovation has to offer here in San Diego with 150+ tech and life science exhibitors, inspiring talks, panels, pitches, entertainment, and revel with thousands of others in seeing how the richness of our region’s diversity comes alive at Petco Park.

Womens Venture Summit

Write your first check. Meet your future co-founder. Connect with other fearless, mission-driven women in business. Whatever your goals are, show up and be unapologetic in your mission to the stars at WVS.

17th Annual Top Tech Awards

Snapdragon Stadium 2101 Stadium Wy, San Diego, CA, CA, United States

The Top Tech Awards honor outstanding information technology executives who work in San Diego. Nominees and honorees who meet the specified criteria, as determined by an independent panel of judges, will be recognized at the Top Tech Awards on September 26, 2024.

Innovation at the Edge

UC San Diego - Design & Innovation Building Room 208 9510 Innovation Lane, La Jolla, CA, United States

Occurring the first Thursday of every month, the Office of Innovation & Commercialization's Innovation at the Edge is an incredible speakers series that is your invite to hear from visionary leaders, pioneering entrepreneurs, and creative minds as they converge to nurture your entrepreneurial spirit.

Featured Events

Startup Week

October 2024

This annual premier conference brings together entrepreneurs, investors, mentors, executives, and talent to connect, educate, and inspire the San Diego innovation ecosystem. The event is jam-packed with seminars, workshops, panel discussions, special events, and networking sessions aimed to foster inclusive and collaborative community.

1st Mondays

Quarterly Meetups
This quaterly meetup brings together all segments of the startup ecosystem to build community. Entrepreneurship is a trying but rewarding path, so we fundamentally believe in providing entrepreneurs an opportunity to build their networks and support system. 1st Monday’s encourages strategic relationship building among entrepreneurs and ecosystem allies at a local hotspot here in San Diego.

Monthly Calendar of Events