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Tips from SDAC Pitch Deconstruction

By Amy Duncan, Fund Manager, SDAC III   Our first workshop in October let entrepreneurs practice their 1-mintue pitches and receive feedback. The pitches were coming fast, along with the advice. In case you missed the tips, I’ve capture them here to help you...

Investor on the Rise

Women’s Venture Summit Awards Amy Duncan “Investor on the Rise” The 2020 Women’s Venture Summit planning committee has nominated Amy Duncan for their annual #womensventuresummit Investor on the Rise Award. Amy is a highly motivated investor and startup ecosystem...

SDAC Leaders Talk Angel Investing on Tacos & Tech Podcast

The San Diego Angel Conference (SDAC) is an investing fund that helps train new angel investors, thereby unlocking more capital locally and bringing domain expertise to companies from executives-turned-angel investors. This yearlong work culminates in an annual...

Join us at the 2020 Fowler Global Social Innovation Challenge

Join us at Fowler Global Innovation on Saturday, June 13 at 5 pm (PDT). Goldfish founder Amy Duncan will be participating as a finalist judge to evaluate pitches from a group of resilient global student social innovators representing 19 countries and 30 universities...

Amy Duncan named Fund Manager

SAN DIEGO, May 11, 2020 – Just months after the San Diego Angel Conference main event, organizers have already started planning for the 2021 conference by naming Amy Duncan as Fund Manager. The Fund Manager of the San Diego Angel Conference is responsible for...

How Entrepreneurs are Innovating to Address Food Waste

Entrepreneurs like Elizabeth Murphy, Sarah Boltwala-Mesina, and Jonathan Zaidman are starting companies to help people who are concerned about sustainability easily minimize food waste. From plant-based catering, to composting, to food production—sustainability is a...

SDEE Launches New Entrepreneurial Boot Camp Series

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting, Inc. Being an entrepreneur is challenging because there is so much to learn. It’s not just knowing about your product, but also understanding company formation, financing, and intellectual property. It’s no different for scientific...

Tips from the SDEE Angel Investor Panel

By Amy Duncan, Goldfish Consulting Have a great team and access to mentors that can help pivot from failure. That was one piece of advice from the SDEE Angel Investor Panel held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at Green Acre Campus Pointe and sponsored by ALT, Morrison...