SD Startup Week: Speaker / Contributor Registration

What does it mean to speak or contribute to an event? It means that you will be creating an event's content for one of our tracks at San Diego Startup Week. If needed, San Diego Startup Week track captains will work with you on possible content, speaker(s)/panelist(s), locations and other logistics. Our Track Captains (who lead each of the tracks listed below) have suggestions of topics that fit their space, but we always want to hear your ideas first!

Reminder: This year's San Diego Startup Week is between June 12th-18th

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    Track Descriptions

    IDEA TRACK - This track is meant for anyone interested in learning about startups, testing an idea that may turn into a business, finding a co-founder or simply joining a startup. If you have an idea that you think has potential but you aren’t sure where to begin then this track is for you. SEED TRACK - The Seed Track is focused on taking your startup to the next level. You’re now 100% committed to your venture, and have a complete core team. Your next step is to prove your MVP, gain initial traction and get you startup prepared for Seed Financing. These events are aimed to help educate entrepreneurs on how further validate their business. GROWTH TRACK - San Diego Startup Week Growth Track will present perspectives from experienced entrepreneurs, stakeholders, and investors on the process of determining if a venture is ready to transition into growth mode and then explore the processes of transitioning into growth mode, and scaling the business. Topics to be covered would include customer economics of growth, scaling marketing and sales, growing culture while growing organization, and growing valuation. INDUSTRY-specific tracks: all geared towards industries San Diego shines, highlighting some of the amazing businesses and unique challenges faced by: - BioTech / MedTech / Life Sciences / Bioinformatics - Brew Tech - Defense / Cybersecurity / Drone ROLE-specific tracks - Design - help explain good design and how it impacts your business. Also for designers within startups to learn / share. - Developer - more technical talks aimed at CTOs and tech teams. Goal to get the engineers away from their monitors and learn something relevant. SOCIAL events - all our networking events, parties, crawls, etc.
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