• ProductCamp San Diego

    UC San Diego (UCSD) Extension - University City Center

    ProductCamp San Diego is a collaborative one-day "unconference" for Product people. The event is free for attendees, organized by volunteers, and supported by sponsors. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/productcamp-san-diego-2018-registration-50016750447 You can be a Speaker at ProductCamp: productcampsd.org/speak/ Help to organize it: productcampsd.org/volunteer/ More information: www.ProductCampSD.org

  • Startup Weekend - Classic

    MindTouch

    swsdclassic2016.eventbrite.com (http://startupweekend.us2.list-manage.com/track/click?u=905b3a8940b0a78c43cc21d69&id=ff014cc6bc&e=b6338954b0) Here in San Diego, we've put on some amazing Startup Weekend Editions, including MEGA (web, mobile, and maker), Education Edition, Women's Edition, Veteran's Edition, and even Social Impact Edition. This time, we're throwing back to the original style - Classic, if you will - of Startup Weekend. Bring your idea - any idea! - to Startup Weekend and build it from concept to launch in only 54 hours. It promises to be one of our best events yet! Click Here (https://vimeo.com/28872840) to see what attending a Startup Weekend Event is like.

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  • Startup Weekend Education

    High Tech Middle School

    Why are you waiting to change education? Here's your opportunity to transform your education ideas into action in 54 hours. We're looking for passionate educators, designers, developers, parents, students, and business/non-profit professionals who want to make a difference in education now. Come learn the basics of founding & launching a successful education or edtech venture, while solving real problems in education. For more information and tickets click here (http://www.up.co/communities/usa/san-diego/startup-weekend/8262) https://youtu.be/HUHClRNABo0 To buy tickets click here (http://www.up.co/communities/usa/san-diego/startup-weekend/8262) Use one of the following discount codes at checkout SWSDEDUMeetup - 15% off general ticket SWSDEDUStudent - 20% off student ticket (Student ID required at the door) SWSDEDUTeacher - 25% off educator ticket The winning team will receive these awesome prizes (and more): Opportunity to interview for the 4.0 School Tiny Fellowship Program (http://4pt0.org/programs/tiny-fellowship/) Workshop session with Marissa Di Pasquale, CEO of Cashtivity (http://www.cashtivity.com/), the NASDAQ EdTech company award winner for[masked] Months (up to 5 people) at local Co-working Accelerator Collective 1939More prizes announced at event! See what it is all about - https://youtu.be/HUHClRNABo0 For More Information follow the link below http://www.up.co/communities/usa/san-diego/startup-weekend/8262

  • Startup Weekend - Social Impact: Friday Night Kickoff!

    Can't make it to the entire Startup Weekend - Social Impact but want to get in some great networking? Come join us Friday night for networking, hear from honored guests in social entrepreneurship, and watch people make their pitches for the weekend long event! San Diego's Startup Weekend-Social Impact, a 54 hour business innovation challenge with a special vertical focused on using business as a platform for changing the world! This event allows people to pitch their ideas, form teams, create a viable product or service, and present to judges all in one weekend! Our event is also a part of Global Startup Battle! If you are in the top teams to emerge from this weekend, you will move on to compete with teams across the WORLD! Speakers Include: Sarah Hernholm is the Founder and President of WIT- Whatever It Takes, the only college-credit Social Entrepreneur and Leadership course offered to high school teens. WIT (www.doingwit.org) focuses on equipping teens with the skills needed to launch and sustain social enterprises. It also teaches the valuable lessons that come with failing, pivoting and taking something to market fast. WIT can be found in San Diego, St. Louis and soon will be in Austin, New York City and New Jersey. WIT was created for students as a platform to get their voice and ideas heard. Since its creation in 2009, over 500 students have been involved and numerous projects have been launched. In addition to doing all things WIT, Sarah travels and shares the message of the importance of fostering and bringing authentic self-expression to the world. Sarah gave a TEDx talk on this topic a about a year ago. She also takes on between 5-10 teens per year for Teen Coaching — Sarah is dedicated to helping teens turn their life vision into reality. Joon S. Han is a strategist that is on a mission to help as many entrepreneurs as possible. After a lifetime of hunches and over eight years compiling hard‐to‐find cross-industry research, "Get Ahead by Giving Back" was born in both book form as well as a TED talk. This book shows people how to leverage the power of generosity for greater sustainable success in business and life. He is also the founder of Better San Diego (a Strategic Alignment Company) which focuses on helping as many small businesses and organizations as possible. What is Startup Weekend? Startup Weekends are held all over the world as a global organization with over 1,500+ events held worldwide. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBQH8qTBBok What is different for a social entrepreneurship-theme? Social entrepreneurship themed SWs have been held all over the world from San Francisco to Germany. For the first time in San Diego, we are reinventing our Startup Weekend to incorporate giving back, supporting causes, and inspiring socially sustainable models . This event has a designated vertical to encompass the area of social entrepreneurship. Areas of focus include environment, poverty, and global issues, but feel free to pitch businesses focusing on other areas. Follow your passion! PASSION + PURPOSE Consider causes like: +Environment +Poverty & Homelessness +Global Issues Come watch as people get their social ventures STARTED! Friday: Registration Dinner & Networking Welcome Speakers 1 & 2 Pitches Start Voting Form Teams Begin Work Close Register Here: http://www.up.co/communities/usa/san-diego/startup-weekend/7017

  • Startup Weekend - Social Impact:: 54 Hour Innovation Challenge / Global Battle

    101 Broadway San Diego, CA 92101

    $75.00

    Do you want to change the world? Are you interested in creating a sustainable business that creates a positive social impact while making money? Look no further than San Diego's Startup Weekend-Social Impact, a 54 hour business innovation challenge with a special vertical focused on using business as a platform for changing the world! This event allows people to pitch their ideas, form teams, create a viable product or service, and present to judges all in one weekend! Our event is also a part of Global Startup Battle! If you are in the top teams to emerge from this weekend, you will move on to compete with winning teams from Startup Weekends happening this same weekend across the WORLD! What is Startup Weekend? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBQH8qTBBok&feature=youtu.be Startup Weekends are held all over the world as a global organization with over 1,500+ events held worldwide. What is social entrepreneurship? Social entrepreneurs are individuals with innovative solutions to society's most pressing social problems. They are ambitious and persistent, tackling major social issues and offering new ideas for wide-scale change. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5XK7Gr9Hjw What is different for a social entrepreneurship-theme? Social entrepreneurship themed SWs have been held all over the world from San Francisco to Germany. For the first time in San Diego, we are reinventing our Startup Weekend to incorporate giving back, supporting causes, and inspiring socially sustainable models and cause-based businesses. This event has a designated vertical to encompass the area of social entrepreurship. Areas of focus include environment, poverty, and global issues, but feel free to pitch businesses focusing on other areas. Follow your passion! PASSION + PURPOSE Consider causes like: +Environment +Poverty & Homelessness +Global Issues You are free to use a business model supporting a cause - these are only examples! What to expect Friday: Registration Dinner & Networking Cause-Based Vendors Welcome Speakers 1 & 2 Pitches Start Voting Form Teams Begin Work Close Saturday: Breakfast Begin Work Meet the Mentors Mentor Session 1 Lunch Check-In Mentor Session 2 Dinner Check-In Wrap-Up Close Sunday: Breakfast Check-In Lunch Mentor Session 3 Preparation Check Stop Work Dinner & Networking Opening Speech Final Presentations Intermission Awards Ceremony Close After Party WE HOPE YOU COME OUT AND CHANGE THE WORLD WITH US! PURCHASE TICKETS HERE: http://www.up.co/communities/usa/san-diego/startup-weekend/7017 + San Diego Social Entrepreneurs + San Diego Startup Weekend Community + All recipients will receive a digital copy of the book "Win-Win for the Greater Good" by Bruce Burtch, the Father of Cause Marketing Questions? Email sandiegosocialimpact@startupweeken­d.org

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  • San Diego Startup Pitch Bootcamp - Learn to Pitch Your Ideas Like a Pro!

    As our Startup Weekend - Social Impact is just around the corner, we wanted to invite you to a workshop to help you prepare your pitching skills! Pitching your startup ideas effectively is a crucial skill that will help you acquire financing, customers, partners, and top talent. In just three hours, the Startup Pitch Bootcamp will help you improve your pitching skills and recruit potential co-founders. This intensive, collaborative workshop features talks by leading startup Founders designed to help you understand the key ingredients of a successful pitch. Then, you can apply that learning and pitch to both experts and peers to receive constructive feedback in a relaxed setting. Join us for a fun evening! Who Should Attend the Pitch Bootcamp? - Anyone who needs practice and expert advice on pitching - Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company. - Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder. This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/60341/meetup. ***Please note this is NOT an official Startup Weekend Event. This is put on by Startup Founders 101 Meetup. However, we will be there to represent and answer any questions regarding our event!

  • Startup Weekend San Diego MEGA 2015

    San Diego Public Library

    $75.00

    Launch Your Hardware or Software Idea at Startup Weekend MEGA! This fall we're organizing our 2nd MEGA Startup Weekend event at the downtown library. Just like last year, we will tackle hardware as well as software innovation. The event will blend entrepreneurial skills in web and mobile software development with new means of making: 3D printing, robotics, hackable hardware, and more. The venue will be decked out with tools from laser cutters to soldering irons, small computers and smart sensors. What is Startup Weekend? Startup Weekends are held all over the world as a global organization with over 1,500+ events held worldwide. It is a 54 hour business innovation challenge with a special vertical focused on using business as a platform for changing the world! This event allows people to pitch their ideas, form teams, create a viable product or service, and present to judges all in one weekend! Checkout our MEGA Startup Weekend from Last Year https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBQH8qTBBok&feature=youtu.be $75 IS THE EARLY BIRD PRICING GET IT WHILE IT LASTS! Price includes event registration, t-shirts, meals for 3 days, and all the perks of getting your startup together in this innovation challenge! Save yourself years of wanting to create something, and get your startup going in only a weekend! Register Here! Can't decide which upcoming Startup Weekend to attend? Attend MEGA (October 30-Nov.1) and get a major reduced price for Social Impact (Nov. 13-15)! Register for MEGA here: http://www.up.co/communities/usa/san-diego/startup-weekend/6504

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  • San Diego Maker Faire

    Balboa Park

    Come join us at the Maker Faire, and either volunteer or say hi to us at our booth which we will have both Saturday and Sunday! Over 15,000+ people are expected to attend this community event so GET PUMPED. Maker Faire is a two-day festival of innovation in Balboa Park. On October 3-4 get hands-on! The celebration will showcase all kinds of amazing people who make all kinds of amazing things and can show you how to make it too! Makers range from tech enthusiasts to crafters to scientists to artisans to garage tinkerers and so much more. Come see what’s being made in our region! Two days, ten participating museums, robots, drone battles and Battle Pond, soldering, food trucks, competitions, crafting, and lasers and that’s only the start! With so much to do and see and hear and make, we want participants to make the most of Maker Faire. Check out our “Plan Your Visit (http://sdmakerfaire.org/buy-tickets/plan-your-day/)” page beneath theBuy Tickets (http://sdmakerfaire.org/buy-tickets/) tab to see extended tram hours, travel information, and how to best explore our modern world faire Buy Tickets Here: http://sdmakerfaire.org/ Entrance includes San Diego Maker Faire exhibits AND general admission to the following ten museums: Japanese Friendship Garden, Museum of Photographic Arts, Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego Air & Space Museum, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego Automotive Museum, San Diego Hall of Champions Sports Museum, San Diego History Center, San Diego Model Railroad Museum and San Diego Natural History Museum. Volunteering: Want to volunteer with a fun group of people like us? Email [masked] to sign up!

  • Get Involved: Startup Weekend - Social Impact Planning Session

    Come out and meet friendly faces in the startup scene at this Startup Weekend planning meeting. If you're looking for ways to get involved, look no further! Join us as we discuss upcoming plans for our social entreprenuership-themed Startup Weekend, an innovation challenge that allows people to take ideas from concept to reality in only a weekend while getting great feedback and networking with big players in the industry. We will be meeting at 57 Degrees wine bar. Help us as we continue to grow the social entrepreneurship movement across San Diego as we inspire people to use business to make the world a better place! -Learn about what is going on in the startup community -Meet other entrepreneurial-minded people -Get Involved! 6:30-7:00 Early-Bird Hangout 7:00-8:00 Discussion & Planning Meeting *You are not required to sign up for any responsibilities at this meeting. Come out, and let us get to know you! :)