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View examples of last year’s pitches here:

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

Events for Entrepreneurs

September 2019

9/18—Entrepreneurs of SDAC Kickoff SLIDES

9/25—Pitch Deconstruction VIDEO RECAP

October 2019

10/2—Fundamentals of Seeking Angel Investors SLIDES

10/9—Alternative Funding  SLIDES

10/16—Decks and Investment Strategy  SLIDES

10/23—Pitch Deconstruction VIDEO RECAP

10/30—Market Research and GTM Strategy SLIDES

November 2019

11/6—Prepping Financials for Angel Investing SLIDES // SPREADSHEET

11/13—Valuation, Cap Tables, Term Sheets SLIDES


11/20—Pitch Deconstruction REGISTER

December 2019

12/4—Preparing for Due Diligence REGISTER

12/11—Pitch Deconstruction REGISTER

12/18—Application Deadline & Celebration REGISTER


January 2020 (Quarter and Semi-finalists only)

Pitch Deconstruction

3-minute pitches

February 2020

Pitch Deconstruction

10-minute pitches

March 2020

3/28 San Diego Angel Conference

Events for Investors

January 2020

1/8—Investor Kickoff – Introduction to Gust

1/15-1/16 —Investor Bootcamp

1/22-1/23 —Applicant Discussion

1/29 —Quarterfinalists selected

February 2020

2/5—3-Minute Pitches

2/6—3-Minute Pitches

2/12— Semifinalists Selection

2/19—10-Min Pitches & LaunchPad

2/20—10-Min Pitches & LaunchPad

2/26— Finalists Selected

March 2020

3/4—Due Diligence Kickoff

3/11— Due Diligence

3/18— Due Diligence Final Reports

3/27 —VIP Reception

3/28 —San Diego Angel Conference