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Startup Incubator Program

A no cost, no equity virtual program with expert training, mentorship and community to help grow and scale 10 awesome startups.

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Our Startup San Diego Incubator, in collaboration with Techstars Anywhere, will culminate with a Demo showcase at the end of October. Ryan Kuder, Managing Director of Techstars Anywhere virtual accelerator has been instrumental in supporting Startup San Diego to bring this program to our local community. We’ll be working with 10 companies throughout the program at no cost and no equity to provide expert training, mentorship, and community to help grow and scale their startups.

Check back for Incubator Open Sessions happening Spring 2024

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We have “Incubator Commanders” joining us from companies like Silicon Valley Bank, Pillsbury, GoFundMe, PetDesk, Hubspot, and Move the Needle to name a few. Our Startup San Diego Entrepreneurs-in-Residence will be serving as “Mission Specialists” to support the 10 companies throughout their incubator journey. It is the goal to be able to incubate this class of entrepreneurs throughout the program and drive connections, exposure, and warm landings to ecosystem partners, support organizations, accelerators, and investment opportunities.

Check back for Incubator Open Sessions happening Spring 2024

Why should you care?

Our primary goals for the demo showcase are to have the companies gain exposure and put them in front of investors if they are raising a round of funding. We invite a bunch of VCs and angel investors to attend the showcase in addition to the greater San Diego startup community.

Apply by Sunday, August 14th, 11:59 pm PDT

2022 Mission Specialists

Head of Product Marketing at Daily
CEO at Fōkcus
Co-Founder, VP Business Development & Partnerships at CourseKey
CEO at Cancer Commons
Startup San Diego EIR

2022 Incubator Commanders

Founder at

Founder at SMB Finance
Venture Associate at Techstars
Co-founder at EmberTribe
Attorney – Corporate, M&A and Securities at Pillsbury
Co-Founder, VP Business Development & Partnerships at CourseKey
Founder at Whyzze
Founder at Crafter

Managing Director, Techstars Anywhere

Founder and CEO at Reason

CEO and Founder at PetDesk

Alumni Incubator Commanders

Author/Speaker at
Disruption Proof

CEO & Founder at

Co-Founder & Managing
Director at Massive

Co-Founder at

Consulting Manager at
Pillsbury Law

Investment Principal at
Techstars Anywhere

Principal Consultant at
NJK Consulting

CEO at Red Door

Managing Director at
Techstars Anywhere

Co-Founder & CEO
at Forecastr

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