San Diego Startups List

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Ken San Vicente

Founder @glucovation • Worked at @dexcom • Studied at @university-of-california-los-angeles, @university-of-california-irvine

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Russ Bradberry

Co-founder & Principal Architect @simplereach. DataStax MVP for Apache Cassandra. Co-Author, Practical Cassandra. Distributed technology enthusiast.

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Chris Womack


Product guy passionate about payments & consumer software/hardware. Proven ability to start & commercialize new ideas in small & large companies

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Julio de Unamuno IV


Published anti-cancer therapeutic research as undergrad. 7+ years BizDev pro, including Fortune 200 lean manufacturer. UCSD MBA 2014, Emerging Leaders Fellow.

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Hooman Borghei


Founder @b2-investing-group • Sr. Manager iOS Wireless organization • Original iPhone and iPad Development Team

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Damon Brown

@ted speaker @tedActive @tedxJackson. Founder So Quotable app @soQuoMe. Founding team @CuddlrApp. Author @tedBooks Our Virtual Shadow. @ASJAhq Board Member

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Claudio Canive

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Jaime Ravelo


Entrepreneur, Advisor & Investor • Strong business background

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Charles Simmons

CEO / Founder@Anyone Media Network, Inc • CEO / Founder@Yayway Manager@Strawberry Records, President@Sun Valley Records, Platinum CD Award certified RIAA

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Fabrice Gould

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Adam Markowitz

Founder and CEO of Portfolium • Worked at @pratt-whitney-rocketdyne • Studied at @university-of-southern-california, @university-of-california-san-diego

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Russell Hall


Founder/Chairman - Connequity SVP/Porfolio Management Director - Morgan Stanley Angel investor - Tech Coast Angels

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Jon Vrabel


Founder Vergence Technologies • Worked at @palantir-technologies, @rackspace, @redowl-analytics

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Robert Chen

Data Mining/Machine Learning PhD student. Data scientist, @massachusetts-institute-of-technology alum, MD candidate. Also a competitive weightlifter & shooter.

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Vernon Pertelle

Vernon Pertelle is a founding partner of StratiHealth • Worked at @kaiser-permanente, @Catholic Health Initiatives

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Marian Dusan


Founder @luly-inc, @luly-inc • Studied at @columbia-university

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Lenny Grokop

Founder Zenhavior • Worked at @qualcomm-research • Ph.D. in EECS from @university-of-california-berkeley

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Manshu Agarwal

Founder/CEO of Spritzr. Making game-changing products and companies. Columbia MBA, Cambridge engineer.

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Thomas Zheng


Practitioner in machine leanring/AI; Brain-inspired computing in Qualcomm; Studied at @university-of-california-san-diego

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Tom Jones


Co-Founder of @babyjunk - Co-Founder of @backyard, acquired by PixelFish - Experienced business professional and all around problem solver.

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Zoran Vladisavljevic

Zoran Founded TixAlert Inc., Founded CreatorBig, Works at One World, and Advises at Alliance West Realty

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James Smith


CFO @invitedhome

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Jeremy Dabor

Co-founder and CEO of LeadDynamo; @mcgill-university dropout; TEDx speaker

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Robin Bisarya

Founder BDVFA

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Alfonso Maytorena

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Shaun Keating

Founder of • Senior Writer at babblr, Inc • Journalist, author, content expert

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Alan Barbieri

Founder @phluido • Worked at @qualcomm, @university-of-southern-california-1

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Alex Newman

Founder Triptive, Inc

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Hussein Yahfoufi


VP Technology @oneroof-energy | @SunOpps Founder @diamprice @appsplit Cooking up something new at @tba

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Noah Santoro

Worked @pricewaterhousecoopers-1, @pwc-1, @Blueturn, founded @rettydo, @renterlove, studied at @james-madison-university

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Chris Sayasane

Founder @tynit-com • Worked at @target-corporation • Studied at @bradley-university

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Sara Ledterman

Founder Adorno Magazine • Studied at @monterey-institute-of-international-studies

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Mark Vanderwarf

Creative Generalist :: Product Specialist, Producer, and Founder @DriftpinStudios • @txtaudio

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Grant Noe

Founder & CEO Boltlook • Studied at Biola University Studying with a major in business management.

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Joseph Allen

Founder @myquoteapp • Studied at @university-of-north-dakota

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Peter Walde

CEO and founder of mapegy. Technology intelligence enthusiast.

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Dusten Pecor

Dyslexic & Founder @2Dual Inc offering “audibly-accessible” technology.

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Barry Klein

Founder @lamid-studios • Studied at @brandeis-university, @fordham-law National Political Consultant and Senior Congressional Aide.

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Kevin Ciesielski

Founder @bold-band-smartwatch, CarrierLIVE • Worked at @dnc-distributors-llc • Studied at @baylor-university, @the-university-of-texas-at-tyler

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Monica Mo

Founder & CEO of WellSeek, Inc. • Metabolic engineer and systems biologist • Worked at Intrexon Corporation • PhD from UCSD.

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Harry Singh

Strong Legal background(Thomson Reuters Elite). Worked for over 10 Am Law 100 firms like Latham & Watkins, Watchtell Lipton, Cravath Swaine, Cooley etc.

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Ryan Evans

Innovative JD/MBA with experience founding, advising, and running businesses of all sizes, from start-ups to Fortune 1000 companies.

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Waldemar Juschin

Founder of 5AM • Making amaranth to a sustainable staple food for global food security.

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John Nite

John has overseen the Design and Development of innovative products for brands such as Under Armour and The North Face. He is a co-founder of Wearable Wellness.

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