Events

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

    Competitions

  • Slug Tank

    The 4th annual student business-pitch competition returns to Kresge Town Hall on November 30 ...
  • CruzHacks

    The application period for CruzHacks 2019 is now open! The annual UCSC hackathon happens January 18–20 ...
  • Pitch for Social and Creative Enterprise

    The 2nd annual Pitch for Social and Creative Enterprise featured student-led businesses receiving funding from the IDEA Hub ...
  • Business Design Showcase

    The 6th annual Business Design Showcase returned to the UCSC Silicon Valley Campus in Santa Clara on April 18, 2018. Check out the winners! ...

  • 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 ...