An Entrepreneurial Renaissance


4GenNow San Diego Power Partners Summit


Saturday August 25, 2018

San Diego, CA at UC San Diego


8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.
Registration, Networking With Coffee and Refreshments

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m
Opening Remarks, Jim Sugarman, Co-Founder, 4GenNow

9:15 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Find Your Intergenerational Business Partner (part one)
Intergenerational Speed Networking

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Amy Lynch, Keynote
Intergenerational Expert, Author, Founder of Generational Edge
"Build in Resilience and Agility with Cross-Generational Founders and Investors"

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Speed Pitch Sessions

12:30 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.
Sponsor Presentation

12:50 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. 
Lunch Served

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. 
Peter Adams, Lunch Keynote
Director, Rockies Venture Fund I, LP, Executive Director, Rockies Venture Club
"What VC's Look for in Co-Founders, Why Investing in MultiGenerational Teams is Important"

1:50 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Panel: "Intergenerational Entrepreneurs Share Success Stories"

2:30 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. 

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Intergenerational Sit-Downs (Round Tables): Listen - Debate - Agree
(4) generations of entrepreneurs sit next to each other to find intergenerational solutions to problems all startups and small businesses face including: 

  • crafting a mission statement to reflect the values of intergenerational employees
  • igniting innovation within an intergenerational workforce
  • creating an internal communications system that reflects unique generational communication preferences  
  • identifying and incorporating corporate social responsibility goals 

3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.           
Intergenerational Story Telling
Intergenerational Co-Founders and Business Partners Share Their Success Stories (and Challenges) in launching and growing their businesses

4:00 p.m.
Wrap Up, Next Steps to Find Your Intergenerational Business Partner

Summit Information


9am - 4pm

Saturday August 25, 2018


UC San Diego

Price Center Ballroom

9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093


Meet the Keynoter Speakers



Amy Lynch, notable intergenerational expert, author and keynoter, on “Build in Resilience and Agility with Cross-Generational Founders and Investors" along with valuable, practical advice on how to improve your communications skills in a generational office environment. 




Peter Adams, Executive Director, Rockies Venture Club and Managing Director of the Rockies Venture Fund, on "What Venture Capitalists look for in Co-founders and Why Investing in Multigenerational Teams is Critical."