City Overview Welcome The highlights of entrepreneurship in San Diego. The Big Picture San Diego’s startup scene is remarkably diverse. Irwin Jacobs Qualcomm’s founder predicts what’s next for San Diego. San Diego ID8ers From Tony Hawk to Craig Venter, a look at the city’s most innovative. Startup Map A guide to San Diego’s entrepreneurial hotpots. Resources A guide to everything an entrepreneur needs to know. Ecosystem Connect This uber incubator is at the heart of everything entrepreneurial in San Diego. Roundtable Intro A who's who of San Diego entrepreneurs sat down with us to discuss the state of startups. Startup Roundtable Entrepreneurs talk about how they became their own bosses. Business Costs Roundtable Is San Diego too expensive for startups? Education Roundtable Can entrepreneurship be taught? GeekGirl Bringing tech to the lasses. Sports Action Sports Play is big business in San Diego. Firewire Surfboards What surfing and startups have in common. Nixon How a surf watch became a lifestyle brand. Polara Golf An entrepreneur bets on a golf ball that won’t slice. Military Defense Contracting Is there room for the little guy in defense work? Vets Turned Entrepreneurs Vets discuss how their service helped and hurt their startups. Bullets2Bandages Two Navy vets are turning bullet casings into a business. Culture Comic Books Two San Diego publishers must innovate to survive. Design District An entrepreneur plans to transform part of downtown San Diego. 3rdSpace Neither home nor office, this coworking space places a premium on creativity. Education Education UC San Diego and San Diego State University are training the next generation of entrepreneurs. Life Sciences Digital Medicine San Diego is helping launch the wireless medicine revolution. Torrey Pines Mesa This area in La Jolla might have more PhDs per square foot than anywhere else in the country. Busca Busca A Mexican entrepreneur tries to remake his hometown of Tijuana. Finance Sunshine Tax Is San Diego too expensive for startups? Silicon Valley San Diego has a complicated relationship with the Valley. Rainforest An author explains why San Diego will never be Silicon Valley and that’s OK.