Accelerators

Techstars San Diego powered by San Diego State University

This accelerator is for startups in all industries that are interested in tapping into one of the fastest growing and collaborative startup ecosystems in the world. The program will bring expertise and resources to founders from SDSU, San Diego and beyond. Techstars San Diego will initially be located on SDSU’s San Diego campus, and then will be uniquely positioned in the SDSU Mission Valley Innovation District in 2025.

San Diego, California

2023 September

In Person Program
This program hopes to run in-person, dependent on COVID-19 conditions.

Mar 13th, 2023

Applications Open

Jun 7th, 2023

Final Deadline

Sep 11th, 2023

Accelerator Starts

Dec 7th, 2023

Demo Day

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"We’re looking for ambitious, talented builders who want to take advantage of all San Diego has to offer."

Ryan Kuder, Managing Director, Techstars San Diego powered by San Diego State University

Team

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Ryan Kuder
Managing Director

Partner

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Mentors

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Andy Ballester
Cofounder, GoFundMe
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Andy Ballester
Cofounder, GoFundMe
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Caitlin Wege
Managing Partner, MooDoos Investments
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Neal Bloom
Managing Partner, Interlock Capital
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Allison Long Pettine
Managing Partner, Ridge Group Investments

Partner Mentors

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Hala Madanat
Vice President for Research and Innovation, SDSU
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Cathy Pucher
Executive Director, SDSU Zip Launchpad