2015 Cool Companies

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Online registration CLOSED but walk-ins welcome.

Join Fred Luddy tonight! *LOCATION update!* Online registration CLOSED but walk-ins welcome. Fred Luddy, founder of San Diego’s 12 BILLION dollar success story, will join us for a fireside chat. Qualcomm is the only San Diego tech company that has exceeded the value...

Now accepting applications for Cool Companies 2015!

EcoATM is a COOL Company. TakeLessons is a COOL Company. Organovo, Tealium, Pathway Genomics, StackIQ, and many of our emerging stars were SDVG COOL Companies long before the world discovered them. So too were MOGL, ScoreStream, and Edico Genome. Apply now for your...

Leveraging Our Universities. Tech Transfer and Talent.

Online Registration is now CLOSED, but we welcome walk-ins! Tickets are available at the door. Investors are starting to value the talent here. We need to stop the migration north, integrate our best, and help them flourish with our local entrepreneurs. How do we spin...

Bootstrap Your Company to Exit

There are lots of ways to get to exit – M&A being the most common. The average is seven-plus years for a venture-backed company. Some companies need venture to get there, some don’t. Bootstrapping can have its advantages. A $30M exit usually means you didn’t...