StartupSD 1st Mondays August 2023 Recap & Pictures

Posted: August 9, 2023

By Ella Napata

Startup SD 1st Mondays 2023

Over 280+ community members came together for a packed event at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation this past 1st Mondays. Huge thank you to our Startup San Diego volunteers, interns and staff for setting up the stage, manning registration, and making sure the event ran smoothly. Also, thank you to Nelly’s Kitchen for catering the delicious food and drinks for the night!

Jacobs Center Startup Resources

1st Mondays began with opening remarks from Cheryl Goodman, Vice Chair of Startup San Diego, and Alex Waters, Director of Economic Development at the Jacobs Center. Alex elaborated on the resources the Jacobs Center provides for budding entrepreneurs, which include:

  • Co-working space
  • Podcast studio
  • Creator studio
  • Workshops
  • Business accelerator program

All the resources are provided free to the community thanks to the grant the center was awarded. You can learn more about the Jacobs Center resources here.

Learn more about the Jacobs Center Startup Resources

The Startup San Diego AI Series Continues

After introductions, Cheryl Goodman introduces each featured panelist: Here’s what 1st Mondays attendee Lizbeth Zatarain had to say about the panel: Lizbeth Zatarain 1st Mondays Feedback

View the Full 1st Mondays Livestream

The panel dove deep into ethics, inclusivity, free agency, and innovation within the AI space. You can view the full panel conversation on the Startup San Diego LinkedIn, Twitter, Youtube Channel, and Instagram.

What’s Next for Startup San Diego?

The next Startup San Diego event will be the annual San Diego Startup Week from October 23 – 27th. A week-long event spanning 5 days and 5 locations, packed with its own unique themes, workshops, panels, mentorships, startup fair, awards, pitch competition, and more. Make sure to get your tickets before we sell out!