SlugLoop MAKES FINAL ROUND IN GOOGLE APP CHALLENGE
July 26, 2023
A group of UCSC students that developed a bus tracking app, known as SlugLoop, are one of the top 10 finalists in the Google Solutions Challenge and the only U.S-based team to reach the competition's final round. The group formed at the CruzHacks hackathon. (Credit: SlugLoop Team)
SANTA CRUZ LAUNCHPAD 2023
Santa Cruz Launchpad 2023: a networking, job fair, and pitch competition event open to the public! $50,000 in cash prizes available for student pitch contest competitors.
BLACKSTONE LAUNCHPAD FELLOWSHIP
Open until April 2, 2023
Ready to spend your summer focused on your startup? The Blackstone LaunchPad Fellowship provides eight weeks of programming and a $5,000 prize to help fast track your startup's launch and/or growth this summer.
Apply by April 2nd, 9pm PT at https://bit.ly/BLPSU23.
ECO-ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN COSTA RICA
July 12, 2025
CIED is excited to share an opportunity to earn UC credit while studying abroad in Costa Rica this summer through the UCSC Global Seminar: Eco-Entrepreneurship in Costa Rica.
This program is facilitated through UC Santa Cruz Global Learning and open to all eligible undergraduate students from related majors.
Program Dates: July 30 - September 1, 2023
Location: West coast of Costa Rica
Crown 92: Social Entrepreneurship (fulfills PE-H GE) (5 units)
CRWN 94: Environmental Entrepreneurship Applications (fulfills PR-S GE) (5 units)
CROWN 100 OFFERING WINTER 2023
July 12, 2025
CIED is excited to be offering Crown 100: Fundamentals of Starting and Scaling an Organization, for the first time this upcoming Winter 2023 quarter.
This class is the Core of our I&E Certificate. Sign up and be a part of the first cohort in our CIED's newest program.
January 15, 2025
The startup world is full of stories of entrepreneurs who have worked hard, pivoted multiple times, and finally found success. One such story is that of Forward, a startup team that recently got admitted into Y Combinator, the world's top startup accelerator.
The PinPoint startup team was selected among the most investment-worthy startups in the UC system and is going to pitch their venture to investors at Born in California.