Popular venture capitalist and author Brad Feld will speak at a local event put on by startup support groups Techstars and San Diego Sport Innovators.

The event, called Sports, Startups, and San Diego: an evening with Brad Feld, will be hosted at VIBEHUB, a coworking space in Carlsbad, on November 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Feld is a co-founder of Techstars and a venture capitalist at Foundry Group. He’s best known for writing startup book classics including “Startup Communities” and “Venture Deals.”

Feld will speak on startup communities, venture investing, and his investments in sports technology firms, including Fitbit. The conversation will be moderated by San Diego native and Techstars Managing Director Ryan Kuder. Open Q&A to follow. Tickets are limited