Entrepreneurial Guidance

Airspeed Due Diligence Checklist

(Courtesy: Banc America Securities)

Link: PDF


All Entrepreneurs should be LinkedIn!

Link: LinkedIn

Leonhardt’s Launchpad

Link: Leonhardt’s Launchpad

Other Sources of Pre-Series A Funding

Tech Coast Angels

Tech Coast Angels

Link: Tech Coast Angels

Private Capital Network

Private Capital Network

Link: Private Capital Network

San Diego Organizations that support Startups


The “goto” place for startups

CONNECT is the globally recognized public benefits organization fostering entrepreneurship in the San Diego region by catalyzing, accelerating, and supporting the growth of the most promising technology and life sciences businesses.


San Diego Venture Group

Everything Venture in San Diego

The San Diego Venture Group is a non-profit business organization whose mission is to provide an informal atmosphere that fosters ideas on how to form, fund and build new ventures. We are comprised of professionals with bright ideas to share and the skills to implement those ideas. With an estimated 425 members and an average monthly meeting attendance of 375 people, the SDVG is helping San Diego become a significant entrepreneurial and venture center.

Link: San Diego Venture Group

San Diego MIT Enterprise Forum Link: San Diego MIT Enterprise Forum

San Diego MIT Enterprise Forum

Link: San Diego MIT Enterprise Forum

Service Firms we recommend

Paul Hastings LLP

Link: Paul Hastings LLP

Other Resources

National Venture Capital Association

National Venture Capital Association

Link: National Venture Capital Association