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Introducing the Startup San Diego Membership Program

Posted: August 2, 2023 by the Startup San Diego team

Become A Startup San Diego Member

Startup San Diego started as a humble grassroots organization in 2013 with a small team of volunteers who wanted to unite the startup community for the inaugural San Diego Startup Week. Since then, it has grown to more than just a week-long conference. As an official 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a board of directors, staff, and an army of volunteers, Startup San Diego strives to serve San Diego founders, entrepreneurs, local talent, and students to grow, thrive, and learn in San Diego. 

We’re excited to announce our official Startup San Diego Membership program. Members will get exclusive content, free event tickets, and more through this program. Memberships start for as little as $199/year and is tax-deductible. 

Startup San Diego Membership Tiers

Here are the perks of each membership tier:

Member

The “Member” tier is the most basic and affordable, starting at $199/year.

  • Startup San Diego Newsletter, our monthly insiders’ guide to local events, programs and networking opportunities.
  • Impact Report, reflecting how your support makes a difference in our entrepreneurial community.
  • Ticket to San Diego Startup Week and 1st Mondays with the opportunity to meet founders, investors, experts in the field, and connect with other members.

Champion

The second on the membership tier is “Champion” which includes a more VIP experience starting at $500/year.  The Champion tier includes:

  • Startup San Diego Newsletter, our monthly insiders’ guide to local events, programs and networking opportunities.
  • Impact Report, reflecting how your support makes a difference in our entrepreneurial community.
  • Ticket to San Diego Startup Week and 1st Mondays with the opportunity to meet founders, investors, experts in the field, and connect with other members.
  • VIP check-in table at SDSW and 1st Mondays events.
  • Recognition on SSD website.

Founder

If you want more recognition in the startup community, the “Founder” tier is for you. This tier includes:

  • Startup San Diego Newsletter, our monthly insiders’ guide to local events, programs and networking opportunities.
  • Impact Report, reflecting how your support makes a difference in our entrepreneurial community.
  • Ticket to San Diego Startup Week and 1st Mondays with the opportunity to meet founders, investors, experts in the field, and connect with other members.
  • VIP check-in table at SDSW and 1st Mondays events.
  • Recognition on SSD website.
  • Recognition in monthly newsletters, on signage at SDSW and 1st Mondays events.

Corporate Membership

Corporate membership is also available starting at $2,500 per year and includes the following: 

  • Everything from Individual Member, plus:
  • Your logo recognition on the Startup San Diego website, with livelink to your corporate website.
  • Recognition in the monthly newsletter for one year.
  • Tickets for up to 25 guests to San Diego Startup Week and 1st Mondays with the opportunity to meet founders, investors, and experts in the field and connect with other members.

What’s the Goal of the Membership Program?

With this new program, we hope to serve the community better and continue to provide events, incubators, pitch competitions, awards ceremonies, and more and truly celebrate and grow the local startup ecosystem. 

Learn More About the Membership Program

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