Events

CIED hosts and cohosts several events and also promotes non-CIED entrepreneurial events in the region. Check out what's on offer.

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  • Business Design Competition and Showcase

    The 5th annual Business Design Showcase moves to the newly relocated UCSC Silicon Valley Campus in Santa Clara on April 18, 2017 ...
  • Hack UCSC

    Hack UCSC 2017 returned as a student-organized event, and its 4th iteration occurred at Porter/Kresge Dining Hall January 20-22 ...
  • Pitch Slam!

    The 2nd annual Pitch Slam! student business-pitch competition moved to the Cowell/Stevenson Dining Commons on November 29 ...

  • Santa Cruz Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

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    Santa Cruz New Tech Meetups

    Santa Cruz New Tech Meetups offer opportunities to learn about new technology startups in the Santa Cruz region ...
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    Santa Cruz Works Workshops

    Santa Cruz Works holds regular career building and entrepreneurship workshops ...

  • Entrepreneurship Panel Discussions and Workshops

  • Professional Communication for Entrepreneurs

    To prepare finalists for the Business Design Showcase, CIED presents this workshop in the Charles E. Merrill (CEM) Lounge of Merrill College on March 3 ...
  • Everything Business Startup

    Want to learn how to start a business? Attend this all-day workshop at the Cultural Center at Merrill College on May 26 ...
  • Entrepreneurship Experiences for Graduate Students

    In collaboration with the Graduate Student Commons, CIED brought back this panel discussion by entrepreneurial graduate-student alumni on November 4 ...