Thursday, May 16, 2013

Entrepreneur Challenge / Register Now to Attend our Business Plan Finals

Two Business Plan competitions run by The UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge are coming up soon. 

Register (at no charge) for these great events via the links below and get the pulse of the innovation scene here in San Diego.
May 31: BioTech/MedTech Finals 
June 7: Tech/Innovation Finals

5/17/21 UPDATE
The finalist companies are out:

BioTech/MedTech Finalists:
Electrozyme, Jacobs School of Engineering
Wolf Biosciences, Jacobs School of Engineering
ChemoTacticsSkaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
DevaNano, Jacobs School of Engineering

Tech/Innovation Finalists:
GrollTexJacobs School of Engineering
OneLabBiological Sciences
LumawakeRady School of Management
SaleShareRady School of Management

Biological Dynamics, Cognionics, ChemoTactics and Wolf Biosciences are just a few of the companies created by Jacobs School alumni who participated extensively in, and benefited from, events put on by the UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge. (What other companies should be added to this list? Send me suggestions at: dbkane AT ucsd DOT edu)

Side note: Watch the Jacobs School students and alumni with winning pitches from the UC San Diego 

UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge

The Entrepreneur Challenge is a UC San Diego student-run organization that promotes the commercialization of the research and innovation that occurs on the Torrey Pines Mesa, in San Diego.

The mission of the Entrepreneur Challenge is to foster community involvement and technological innovation by bringing multidisciplinary teams of engineers, scientists, and business-minded students together with local area entrepreneurs and professionals in order that they might shape the world of tomorrow by securing the health of San Diego’s economy today.

The Entrepreneur Challenge focuses on start-ups from the inception phase to the early seed-stage. Their goal is to give teams the confidence and resources necessary to launch a successful company that otherwise might not exist.

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