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San Diego Angel Conference Finale, May 9, 2024

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The SDAC VI Finale is in May 9, 2024

It’s not too early to get your tickets! Applicants and investors each receive a ticket to the finale (distributed separately).


View examples of pitches from the previous conferences here:

First Round (3-minute pitches) / Semifinalist (10-minute pitches)Sample 1-minute pitches


Events for Entrepreneurs

Dates for SDAC VI 

All events start at 5:30 pm unless otherwise noted. Register for the entire series by clicking HERE, or register for any combination of individual events.

September 12, 2023 | E-track Kick Off

Live | Resources


September 19, 2023 | Alternative Funding Expo

Live | Resources


September 19, 2023 | Finance Basics for Entrepreneurs

Live | Resources


September 26, 2023 | Pitch Deconstruction

Live | Resources


October 3, 2023 | Fundamentals of Seeking Angel Investors

Video | Resources


October 10, 2023 | The Ask & Crafting an Effective Traction Slide

Video | Resources


October 17, 2023 | Pitch Deconstruction


October 24, 2023 | Achieving Product Market Fit and Market Opportunity, Customer Discovery

Video | Resources


November 1, 2023 | Competition and Competitive Advantage


November 7, 2023 | Corporate Law Basics

Video | Resources


November 14, 2023 | Pitch Deconstruction


November 28, 2023 | Preparing for Due Diligence

Zoom | Resources


December 5, 2023 | Business Models, Channels, and Go To Market Strategy

Video | Resources


December 12, 2023 | Pitch Deconstruction


December 19, 2023 | SDAC Application Deadline & Celebration


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Events for Investors

Unless otherwise noted, all Investor events are by invitation only. If you are an accredited investor and would like to participate, please complete the Investor Interest Form, or reach out to Mysty Rusk or anyone on the Fund Management Team.

Live Event  |  Zoom Event  |  Subsequent Video Drop of Live Pitches


Date Event
12/19/23 SDAC Application Deadline and Celebration
12/26-27 Angel Academy
2/6/24 iTrack (Investor Track) Kickoff
2/12 Company Discussions 
2/13 Company Discussions and Vote
2/20 Company Discussions and Vote
2/24 USD Basketball Game
2/27 3 Minute Pitches
2/28 3 Minute Pitches
3/5/24 Company Discussions
3/12 10 Minute Pitches
3/13 10 Minute Pitches
3/19 Company Discussions and Final Vote
3/20 Due Diligence Kick Off
3/26 Company Dinner
4/2/24 Due Diligence
4/6 President’s Club Twilight Blues*
4/9 Due Diligence
4/16 Due Diligence
4/23 Due Diligence
4/30 Due Diligence
5/6/24 DD Reports Due
5/7 Investment Recommendations
5/8 VIP Reception
5/9 SDAC Finale
5/9 SDAC VI After Party

Dates subject to change

*Pitch Deconstruction Disclaimer:  We do not publicly share the Pitch Deconstruction recordings. Pitch Decon’s are sacred. Founders need a safe place to practice and learn. If you pitch at a Pitch Decon and you want to review your own recording, send us an email at info@thesdangels.com and we’ll get it to you.