SDAC Events

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View examples of pitches from the previous conferences here:

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

Sample 1-minute pitches

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Events for Entrepreneurs

September 2020

9/09 Kickoff, Deck Development & Storytelling
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9/16 Devising a Compelling Pitch by Starting With the Use of Funds
Brink Intro Slides
2020 R2V Brink Short Slides
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9/23 Market Opportunity as the Foundation of the Business Model
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9/30 Competition, What it Tells Investors About the Present and the Future
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October 2020

10/07 Pitch Deconstruction*
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10/14 Developing Strong and Realistic Financials
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10/21 Valuation, Cap Tables, Term Sheets, and Other Legal and Financial Considerations
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10/28 Pitch Deconstruction

November 2020

11/04 Cultivating Relationships with Investors and Investor Forecasting

11/11 Presentation Skills, Deck Design, Public Relations

11/18 Funding Alternatives to Angel Investing

December 2020

12/02 Pitch Deconstruction

12/09 Being Prepared for Due Diligence

12/16 Celebration and Application Deadline

March 2021

3/20 San Diego Angel Conference III

Events for Investors

2021 I-Track schedule to be announced.

*Pitch Deconstruction Disclaimer: After some consideration, we’ve decided not to publicly share the Pitch Deconconstruction recordings. Pitch Decon’s are sacred. Founders need a safe place to practice and learn. If you pitched at a recent Pitch Decon and you want to review the recording, send us an email at and we’ll get it to you.