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Applications due September 11, 2023 @ 11:59pm PT | The UC Merced Office of Research and Economic Development (ORED) is pleased to announce that the University of California (UCOP) has awarded $500K to the UC Merced Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Economic Development to administer a...


Explore the fundamentals of starting your own business

A partnership with UC Merced Extension...


Applications are open for the 2023 RBPC!

The RBPC showcases the best university startups from across the U.S. and around the world, while providing student entrepreneurs the unparalleled experience of pitching their startups to investors and learning what it takes to build and launch a...


The Big Bang! Business Competition is open to any team with a founder affiliated with a California institute of higher learning, including students, faculty, staff, and alumni. Teams build their venture over three rounds of competition with the opportunity to win awards totaling almost $100,000...


2023 EnergyTech University Prize
Business Plan Competition
Sponsored by the Dept. of Energy - $370,000 in prizes

Texas Regional Explore Event hosted by Rice Alliance on Wednesday, February 15


59th Annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) – Building Bridges from Academia to Industry

Please register by December 31, 2022!

College of Business at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) cordially invites your university to participate in...


This is the last call for early registration for the 2022 GCEC Conference in Las Vegas on October 27-29, 2022! Discounted registration deadline is Friday, September 30. Register here: GCEC Registration

If you’ve already registered for the conference, be sure to book your room at the Vdara...


About Startup Challenge

A weekend-long experiential learning event. Friday night through Sunday night. Teams must be present for the bulk of the weekend.

The Startup Challenge is actually two competitions in one. We have the Catalyst Cohort and the Traction Cohort...


The Zoom session is Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from Noon to 1pm (Central time).


Join the co-founders, CEO and CTO, of Bookairfreight for a 30-min Zoom talk at 2:10pm on March 3 about the steps and lessons involved in building a startup. They'll be going over their own experience starting and scaling Bookairfreight, and how that...