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WHAT IS THE STARTUP SERIES: COVID EDITION?

The Startup Series: COVID Edition, is a program of the Downtown San Diego Partnership’s Collaboratory for Downtown Innovation–powered by Startup San Diego and Mission Edge.

The Collaboratory for Downtown Innovation (CDI) is a City of San Diego grant-funded initiative designed to support and strengthen Downtown’s growing tech ecosystem through community events, hands-on training workshops and skills-building that focus on the tactical and interpersonal skills necessary to build sustainable businesses.

Startup San Diego is teaming up with Mission Edge on behalf of the Downtown San Diego Partnership to deliver digital workshop content for early stage San Diego entrepreneurs. If you are a founder thinking about launching (“Curious) or recently launched a startup company (“Committed”), this workshop series is for you!

WHAT TO EXPECT?

The five-part workshop series will kick-off Friday, April 24th and go through Friday, May 22nd. Startup San Diego and Mission Edge will be tuning in at 10:00 am weekly to host webinar style workshops focused on critical startup fundamentals.

This is truly an unprecedented time filled with many unknown unknowns. We want to provide our community of founders content, relevant tools, and best practices that are specifically tuned to the pandemic era in order to support founder resilienciency. Join us as we collaborate together to help you tackle launching, scaling, or pivoting your company due to the COVID climate.

WEREN’T ABLE TO MAKE IT?

We have you covered, click below for the recordings!

Ft. Neal Bloom, Founder – Fresh Brewed Tech & Michaële Antoine, Creator & Founder – Curios

This workshop provides participants with information, tools, and tactics to: Support with San Diego Startup Ecosystem Navigation, outlines ecosystem resource channels, highlights fundamental characteristics for successful entrepreneurs, and discusses the building blocks for and importance of intentional leadership.

Ft. Ken Davenport, CEO – Mission Edge

This workshop provides participants with information, tools, and tactics to: Reconnect to your why, how to plan leveraging the Canvas as an ever-evolving tool, how to be willing to “kill your darlings,” how embrace the suck, how to think Differently, and most importantly how to feed yourself.

Ft. Lauren Feehrer, Founder & President – Loyalty Craft Consulting

This workshop provides participants with information, tools, and tactics to:  Walk in your customer’s shoes with the lens of the current environment and their current needs, communicate on your customer’s terms–Not your’s, and how to listen closer than ever.

Ft. Ryan Kuder, Managing Director – Techstars Anywhere & Amos Schwartzfarb, Managing Director – Techstars Austin

This workshop provides participants with information, tools, and tactics to: Help articulate your Who, What, & Why – The W3 Method! (1) Who are you selling to? (2) What are they buying? (3) Why are they buying it? and how to use that as the foundation to tell your story using the “Blank Blank Blank Super Fire Mario!” Framework.

Ft. Rachel Gauvin, Founder – Rachel Gauvin Consulting & Head of Program Management –  Nucleus Biologics

This workshop provides participants with information, tools, and tactics to: Establish effective time management techniques, understand distractions and overcome procrastination to improve productivity, build good habits and break bad ones, and identify value-based self-care activities and makes time for recharging.

I HEARD ATTENDEES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A STARTUP WEEK DISCOUNT?

Yes! San Diego Startup Week is an incredibly invaluable experience for early stage founders and we would love for participants of this series join alongside the community this Fall!

The more workshops of this series you attend, the greater your potential discount. Eligible participants will receive discount codes after the series ends.

  • 1 workshop = 15% off
  • 2 workshops = 30% off
  • 3 workshops = 45% off
  • 4 workshops = 60% off
  • 5 workshops = 75% off

PROGRAM OF THE DOWNTOWN SAN DIEGO PARTNERSHIP’S COLLABORATORY FOR DOWNTOWN INNOVATION–POWERED BY STARTUP SAN DIEGO AND MISSION EDGE.

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