San Diego Venture Summit – Meet Venture Capitalists In Southern California
Venture Summit is the largest annual gathering of VCs in Southern California!
This year at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront 600+ people will gather to meet 40+ Cool Companies, and hear speakers from top tier venture funds from Jackson Square Ventures, Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Maveron, ElevenTwo, Revolution Ventures, Mercury Fund, Emergence Capital, Microsoft Ventures, and Mithril.
WHEN: September 8, 2016 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
WHERE: Hilton San Diego Bayfront
1 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
COST: $65 Members | $95 Non-Members
Keynote Speaker: Pete Solvik, Managing Director, Jackson Square Ventures
Pete has lived in San Diego. He lead the Series A on Seismic (raised $64M to date). He lead the Series B on Mogl (raised $45M to date). He now lives in San Francisco. He knows the nuances between San Diego and Silicon Valley. He knows better than anyone what it takes to raise money from San Diego. How to maneuver in the Valley. And how to build a company, from outside the Valley, while leveraging it. You’ll enjoy his thoughtful insights.
VC Hot Topic Talks:
* Taking Smart Risks: Why This? Why Now? Why You?
* Building Companies That Last: Prioritizing Durability Over Growth
* Superpowers of the Most Successful Entrepreneurs
* The Convergence of IT and Life Sciences
* The Neuroscience Renaissance
* HealthTech Investing – Trends to Capitalize On
* Valuation Discipline – It’s Important!
* Myths and mysteries of fundraising, tips on how to pitch VCs
Founded in 1986, SDVG is a non-profit organization designed to bring together people who are interested in new ventures and furthering individual companies, as well as our overall innovation community. We are working hard to further San Diego’s status as a leading entrepreneurial and venture region. We regularly meet with startup companies and investors – both here and outside of San Diego. It is our mission to elevate the funding environment and growth prospects for our local startups. It is all about the companies, for the companies. We further work to support our venture capital eco-system by providing an informal and dynamic environment for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, community leaders, and business advisors to develop greater insights into the process of forming, funding, and scaling high growth companies.