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 3rd annual student business-pitch competition returns renamed as Slug Tank on November 29 ...
  • CruzHacks

    CruzHacks 2018 is the renamed Hack UCSC coding hackathon, the long-standing largest on the California central coast. It returns for its 5th iteration—2nd as a student-organized event—to Porter/Kresge Dining Hall January 19–21 ...
  • Business Design Showcase

    The 6th annual Business Design Showcase happens again at the UCSC Silicon Valley Campus in Santa Clara on April 18, 2018. Check out the 2017 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 ...

  • Workshops, Special Events, Startup Opportunities

  • CITRIS Foundry Spring 2018 Cohort

    The CITRIS Foundry application deadline for its spring 2018 cohort is October 27...
  • Big Ideas @ Berkeley

    Big Ideas @ Berkeley hosts the following upcoming events....
  • Funding Your Entrepreneurial Idea

    Sue Carter, director of CIED, leads this workshop on where to find and how to get funding for your entrepreneurial idea on November 1 ...