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Free networking events and discounts on workshops

Join SDEE for our signature events, “Get to Know Your Neighbors,” “Founders’ Tales,” and other educational events. We offer a variety topics and networking opportunities to help you start and build your business.

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Member-only access helps you directly connect with other SDEE members in our community.

A community of entrepreneurs

SDEE is the premier network for sharing advice and support with like-minded founders and entrepreneurs.

Join SDEE committees

Put your expertise to good use, or learn a new one, by joining one of our dynamic committees. SDEE members can join committees focused on membership, communications, fundraising, events, sustainability and more.

Additional benefits for small businesses and corporations

A perk for SDEE small business and corporate members is the opportunity to make a 30-second quick pitch and exhibit at events. We also offer opportunities to participate in SDEE Investor Days and Boot Camps.

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Upcoming Events



November 30th Happy Hour

Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 05:30 PM · Embolden Beer Company in San Diego, CA




Year End Social

Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 06:00 PM · $0.00 USD · Stone Brewing at Liberty Station in San Diego, CA

Please note that membership rates are increasing January 1, 2024. Please ask Danielle for details [email protected]
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mRNA: Progress and Promise

The SDEE event on October 12, 2023, at Hera Hub was especially interesting and timely, as it focused on mRNA therapeutics. The speakers were Paul Daruwala, President and CEO of Cellics Therapeutics, Chunping Xu, Director of Chemistry at TriLink Biotechnologies/Maravai Lifesciences, and Jiwu Wang, President and CEO of Allele Biotech...
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Courageous clarity: leading with connection, curiosity, and clear communication

On Janury 24th, 2023, Phyllis Sarkaria, founder and CEO of the Sarkaria Group, led a workshop organized by the San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (SDEE) at the Hera Hub’s new location in the in the Torrey Pines area. Thanks to the Hera Hub for hosting, and to all the SDEE sponsors:...
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Cleantech Startups, Transforming the Energy Scene in San Diego & Beyond

The latest event of the San Diego Entrepreneurs Exchange (SDEE) on November 17, 2022 focused on clean energy tech companies. The event was at Joya Kitchen, which provided beer, wine, flatbread pizza, appetizers, and fantastic brownies. The event was made possible by our members and sponsors: Morrison/Foerster, Alexandria, Kyowa Kirin,...
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