July 26, 2013 at 2pm – 5pm

You are cordially invited to attend a roundtable co-hosted by FWD.us and CONNECT featuring Congressman Scott Peters (D-52), Qualcomm’s Nathan Fletcher, Beachmint’s Diego Berdakin, and The Backplane’s Matt Michelsen. Hear these influential leaders discuss the need for comprehensive immigration reform and how reform will change the course of how they conduct business and our economy as a whole. Join FWD.us and CONNECT for this unique opportunity to hear about the need for Comprehensive Immigration Reform from prominent tech leaders.

Congressman Scott Peters, California 52nd Congressional District
Diego Berdakin, Founder, Beachmint
Matt Michelsen, CEO, The Backplane

Nick Coe · [email protected]

RSVP: http://www.fwd.us/ca_072613_sandiegoroundtable

Lean Startup Machine is a three-day workshop where attendees use Customer Development and Lean Startup principles to validate an idea for a new product or service.

Bring your team, or come alone and new teams will form on Friday night. APPLY NOW to save on the early bird price; (4/6) space is limited http://bit.ly/yxeVhl

March Mingle promo: MMLSM15

Lean Startup Machine San Diego Pre-Show, Thursday April 5th 7-8pm at Co-Merge.

Come grab a crisp cold beer with our Lean mentors! on us of course! We’ll be talking about why LSM has decided to host one of our workshops loftypm.com here in San Diego & we’ll be revealing MAJOR discount codes that night for immediate sign up! Space is limited so please RSVP here: http://bit.ly/HgPsj4 THIS IS A FREE EVENT! BRING YOUR FRIENDS, KICK BACK, AND PLAN TO BE LEAN 🙂

Join SweetLabsBriteScope, Bump Network, Deal Current, Flud, Lockerz, MOGL, MojoPages, Slacker, StockTwits and Take Lessons for an evening of food, drinks, an intro to San Diego’s funded startups and awesome Fireside chat by Joe Kraus of Google Ventures and Michael Robertson of MP3.com, Linspire and Gizmo5. If you’re looking to join a local San Diego startup, now is the time. RSVP

Startups Are Better Schedule:

6:00 – Check-In – Check-in, have a drink and a bite to eat (or more than a bite)
7:00 – Startups Intro / Fireside Chat – Fireside chat and Q&A with Joe Kraus and Michael Robertson
7:45 – Mingle – Enjoy the food, drinks and visit each startup table


SweetLabs Office, 510 Market Street
at 5th Ave. in the Gaslamp (2nd floor)


The San Diego Music & Technology Conference (SDMTC) is the first event of its kind to celebrate the convergence between music producers, enthusiasts and technology innovators. This essential breeding ground for the advancement of technology on the left coast will attract industry professionals, technology innovators and music enthusiasts to the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego on Thursday and Friday, September 16 and 17, 2010.

SDMTC will consist of panels, workshops, tips & tricks and showcases of the latest trends in music and technology from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day. Simultaneously, poolside music events will be taking place from noon to 6 p.m. at Float, just outside the conference rooms at the Hard Rock Hotel. The evening will be comprised of networking events from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

As a special discount to technology lovers, we have a very limited about of 50% discounted 2day conference passes available. Please enter: coolasevertech in the discount code when purchasing tickets for your discount.

SANDIOS has invited 6,000 San Diego business leaders but have only room for 300. So, if you are planning to attend get your ticket today. Use discount code SDTS20 to get 20% off!

Businesses represented:

  • Qualcomm
  • SONY
  • Intuit
  • HP
  • Logitech
  • Anametrix
  • Websense
  • The Active Network
  • DivX
  • Provide Commerce
  • Mindtouch
  • Adobe
  • VMIX

> RSVP Today on EventBrite

The date's been set for the first ever InfluenceSD.

InfluenceSD When:  Mark your calendars for April 7th, 2010 because you won't want to miss this awesome event happening at Anthology in Little Italy, San Diego.

Time: TBA

Location: Anthology 1337 India Street, San Diego, California 92101

InfluenceSD, Celebrating Champions in New Media, is a San Diego based awards event created to unite champions in new media. They celebrate success in real time media and the people behind the campaigns and content.

InfluenceSD is now accepting nominees for influencers from all disciplines, from sports and entertainment to government and non-profits. All winners will be recognized for the best uses of new media in the San Diego community.InfluencSD is currently accepting nominees until 3/24/2010, at which point the judges will select the winner from the top 5 nominees in each category.

So if you are a SD New media Brand, Busines, or Blogger, go nominate yourself for the #influenceSD awards: http://bit.ly/inf-sd

Here's the list of all the categories:

Opportunities to purchase tickets via their newsletter https://thedublinpainters.ie (or Twitter) will be made available in advance, so be sure to subscribe to http://influencesd.com/mailing-list (or @influenceSD)

Who: The organizers of the event include Chris Cantore, Melani Gordon, Gary Clapp, and Matt Browne, please don’t hesitate to give any of them feedback relating to the event.

And while you're at it, vote for SD Tech Scene too!

Hashtag: #influenceSD

TECH cocktail is coming to San Diego on Thursday, February 11th! That’s right TECH cocktail is hosting their first West Coast event with the help of our platinum sponsor TurboTax which is made by Intuit based in sunny San Diego.

They will be amplifying the local San Diego technology signal by showcasing a handful of startups by providing a place for them to showoff at the event in an expo-style.

What: TECH cocktail San Diego, brought to you by TurboTax

When: Thursday, February 11, 2010 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. PST

Where: BASIC urban kitchen + bar

What: A “cocktail of TECH people”

Price: $10 (You must be 21+ to attend)

Check out their event page for more details.