Opportunities & Events

Throughout the year opportunities arise for entrepreneurially-minded students to participate in programs and competitions across the greater UC San Diego campus and into the community. Please check back frequently as we strive to bring you the most up to date information.


Business Plan/Pitch Competitions/Funding Opportunities

● 11/8:​ ​Global Student Entrepreneur Awards Application Deadline​ ($25k prize;​ ​eligibility​)
● 11/15:​ ​Global Financial Modeling Competition Application Deadline​ ($10k prize; students & non-students)
● 11/15:​ ​Equalize 2020​ (pitch competition open to teams w/at least 1 woman with an academic appointment)
● 11/20 @ 12pm PST:​ ​Big Ideas Competition Application Deadline​ ($10k prizes; student-led teams)
● 12/18:​ ​San Diego Angel Conference Application Deadline​ ($250k investment; all entrepreneurs)
● 1/31/19:​ ​Merck Innovation Cup 2020​ (​€​ 20K; MBA students/recent graduates & graduate students/postdocs)

● 3/26/19:​ ​Rice Business Plan

● 3/31/20:​ ​Xtreme Tech Challenge Application Deadline​ (access to $10M capital; all entrepreneurs)


Ecosystem Events