Entries by Phelan Riessen

Winners of the Week

Designer – Adobe Creative Jam Poke the Bear Bio/Med – MedStartr Pitch Fest Hear biotech startups do their best 5 minute pitch to investors and fellow entrepreneurs in a pitch competition organized by MedStartr Crowd voted fav – Kinaptic – Joseph Curcio 2nd Place – Glyconmedics – Nick Gorgani 1st Place – Cellanyx – Ashok Chander CleanTech – […]


Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups

Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000 By: Jason Calacanis One of Silicon Valley’s most successful angel investors shares his rules for investing in startups. There are two ways to make money in startups: create something valuable—or invest in the people that are creating valuable things. Over the past twenty-five years, Jason […]

From Humble Beginnings…

A Note from Brant

Startup Week began simply enough as an idea to shine a light on the nascent San Diego startup scene. Eric Otterson, then VP of Bus Dev at Cooley, spoke often about how to grow ecosystem.