About San Diego Venture Group

San Diego Venture Group is a non-profit business association with a mission to support and promote the venture capital and start-up company eco-system in the San Diego region. Our 800 members include VCs, angel investors, entrepreneurs, startup grinders, experienced executives, and market influencers.

Founded in 1986, SDVG is a non-profit organization designed to bring together people who are interested in new ventures and furthering individual companies, as well as our overall innovation community.

SDVG is working hard to further San Diego’s status as a leading entrepreneurial and venture region. They regularly meet with startup companies and investors – both here and outside of San Diego. Their mission is to elevate the funding environment and growth prospects for our local startups. It is all about the companies, for the companies. They further work to support San Diego's venture capital eco-system by providing an informal and dynamic environment for entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, community leaders, and business advisors to develop greater insights into the process of forming, funding, and scaling high growth companies.

San Diego Venture Group is on a mission to help grow the emerging startup community in San Diego. Helping existing companies get better. Helping those that are ready connect with capital.

Developing the San Diego brand in Silicon Valley, such that the VCs there proactively seek out our companies. San Diego a great place to park their VC dollars.
— Mike Krenn, President of SDVG