Tech Coast Angels Women in Investing

March 26, 2019

Planned by Tech Coast Angels, at law firm Knobbe Martens, this event brought together over 100 investors and entrepreneurs together to hear about investing through the eyes of five women Angel Investors.


Caitlin Wege | Partner, MooDoos Investments & TCA Member BOD 

Vidya Dinamani | Founder of Product Rebels & Ad Astra Ventures
Mary Temple: TCA Member & San Diego Social Venture Partners BOD
Victoria Lakers | TCA Member & Quick Pitch Chair
Melanie Spiegelman | TCA Member BOD



StartupSD Convergence 2019

February 28, 2019 

Run by Startup SD, Convergence brings together 100s in the local ecosystem. Startups from across San Diego compete for ultimate bragging rights and prizes! 


Ryan Kuder, Managing Director of Techstars Anywhere accelerator

Ashok Kamal, Executive Director, Tech Coast Angels

Eric Gasser, Co-Founder, SEED San Diego

Allison Long Pettine, Partner, Ad Astra Ventures


Quick Pitch

October 24, 2018

TCA Quick Pitch, which is TCA’s largest annual event, and the largest pitch competition in San Diego. In this role, and in conjunction with the San Diego Venture Group and Cox Business, Victoria helped drive the event to new levels, with $75,00 in prize money to selected entrepreneurs, the most applicants ever (280), and the first sold out crowd with over 700 tickets. She was part of the selection process, handled most of the logistics particularly with Qualcomm and Cox, and served as emcee along with Mike Krenn of San Diego Venture Group


Changemaker Chats is a women's speaker series providing women with the resources and networks to implement change. We’re changing the world one chat at a time. Because when women connect, listen and learn from one another,we can move the world forward

June 10, 2019

AMN Healthcare,

2400 High Bluff Dr, San Diego, CA 92130 

Denise Jackson

Chief Legal Officer, AMN Healthcare




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    Virginia Morrison

    CEO, Second Chance Brewing Company

    April 2, 2019

  • Kelly Sarber

    President & CEO, Strategy Management Group

    October 30, 2018

  • Nina Saberi

    President, Castile Ventures

    July 10, 2018

  • Dr. Kristin Kahle

    Founder & CEO, Navigant HCR

    May 12, 2018

  • Jackie Reed

    CEO, TS Restaurants

    April 7, 2018

  • Merrilyn Dutta,

    Head of Business Operation, Illumina

    December 16, 2017

  • Kristin Carroll

    CEO, Rescue Agency

    September 27, 2017

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