Happening October 25 – 28, 2022

San Diego Startup Week

Thousands of Entrepreneurs, Developers, Designers, Investors, Students, Community Leaders…

One Incredible Week!


1500+ Attendees

Get connected with some of San Diego’s top entrepreneurs, founders, and business professionals!

specialized tracks

8 Specialized Tracks

Choose from one of the 8 available tracks and learn from industry experts.

startupweek reception

Reception & Partner Expo

Kick off San Diego Startup Week with a keynote speakers and connect with local startups with our Partner Expo.

startupweek pitch competition

Pitch Competition & Tournament

25+ heavyweight and lightweight startups will go head-to-head for one of the toughest pitch competitions in San Diego!

startupweek awards

Startup Awards & Networking

Our annual startup awards will name the best startups and community leaders, and network with leaders and the community!

Startupweek incubator

Startup Week Incubator

Select startups will take part in an 8-week incubator program and will showcase at Startup Week.

Startups, Developers, Mentors, Speakers,
Community Leaders & Talent

Once a year, the San Diego startup community comes together to share progress, exchange resources, and celebrate each other.

Startup San Diego volunteers work with the community to create four days of educational sessions and social events.

During the week, attendees meet thousands of entrepreneurs, startup founders, developers, designers, community leaders, students, innovators… and hundreds of local leaders doing good for the startup ecosystem.

Session tracks and topics help attendees find their way to the right place each day.  The days will end with networking events, keynotes, startup awards, pitch competitions, incubator demo night, and the partner expo.

2022’s Event Tracks

Tons of events over multiple days — program starts daily at 3 pm and ends at 9 pm.

Founder & People

Founder & People

Tuesday, October 25th

Connect with startup Founders and people/HR experts, and learn how to grow your team at scale. Enjoy a kick-off reception and startup expo.

Marketing & Sales

Marketing & Sales

Wednesday, October 26th

Marketing & Sales go hand-in-hand to grow and build your product. Meet with industry experts and stay at the end of the days for our Pitch Competition & Tournament.

Data & Customer

Data & Customer

Thursday, October 27th

Knowing your data is vital to get in front of the right customers at the right time. Listen to industry data experts and also take part in our networking reception & mentor lounge.

Design & Developer

Design & Developer

Friday, October 28th

Learn what it takes to design and build your app, web presence, or product. Hear from our featured speakers and end Startup Week with our Awards Party & Closing Reception/Expo.


The region’s premier catalyst for innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurialism.

Quality events and startup revelry in San Diego, showcasing leading local highlights and advancements.

Thousands of  San Diego’s brightest entrepreneurs, developers, designers, top-tier investors, strategic advisors, community leaders and community supporters, students, and talent — all of whom contribute to San Diego’s thriving startup ecosystem.

Interested in Speaking?

Thank You to our San Diego Startup Week Investors!

Wege Foundation
Cox Business
Logicboost Labs
San Diego State University
Classy Live
MiraCosa College
Downtown Works
City Of Carlsbad
REC Innovation Lab
CSUSM Innovation Hub
Trust & Will
Point Loma Nazarene University
Silicon Valley Bank
San Diego Regional EDC
Shield AI
Pacific Western Bank
Startup San Diego Individual Donors

San Diego Startup Week (#SDSW) is a program of Startup San Diego,

an official non-profit for building the entrepreneurial community in San Diego.

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