The 10th annual Triton Innovation Challenge (TIC) kicks off on May 19, 2021. If you are TIC startup looking to expand your team or you are interested in joining a TIC startup, please join us for the mixer on April 9th. You will get to present your startup and network with potential teammates.
IGE Entrepreneur Spotlight- IGE Alumnus Saakib Akbany as featured in Venturewell Blog
The Innovation Expo: Health and Wellness event is a celebration of all entrepreneurship-related accomplishments at UC San Diego. UC San Diego innovation is dedicated to technologies that enrich human life and society, improving health and alleviating ailments. In an effort to maximize mental and physical health, we are looking for sustainable interventions to maintain and enhance personal wellness. This event will allow individuals to showcase these innovations, learn more about entrepreneurial resources available to them, and network with other students and faculty for future collaboration. The Innovation Expo will be hosted virtually on Thursday, May 7th.
The Fall 2020 MedTech Accelerator Stage One Bootcamp concluded this week with a final pitch competition. Congratulations to Brilliant Biome and Neuretix, who tied as 1st place winners, and Alpha Fiber, who came in 3rd place. The teams made final pitches to investors from Two Bear Capital, UFirst Capital, and Shepard Ventures, plus the healthcare company, Baxter. The third MedTech Accelerator Stage One Boot Camp will launch in Spring 2021. So far, 16 startups have gone through the program.
ATEIOS, started by UC San Diego alumni Dr. Rajan Kumar (NanoE '19) and Carlos Munoz (MS BioE '19), raised $1.25 in seed funding to reshape battery manufacturing. After completing the IGE Accelerator program, ATEIOS went on to accelerate with Heritage Group Powered by TechStars. In addition to the seed funding, ATEIOS also received $256,000 from the NSF SBIR Phase I grant.
In need of legal advice? UCSD has partnered with Intelink Law Group to offer legal funding to UCSD entrepreneurs.
IGE hosted its first MedTech Virtual Showcase
on May 20th, 2020.
Check out our MedTech Accelerator Teams
that were highlighted during the event!
The Institute for the Global Entrepreneur (IGE) is now accepting applications for the Spring 2021 Cohort. Classes will run three Thursdays from 5:30 - 9:00 pm (4/1, 4/8, 4/15, and 4/22) through online instruction. Join us for this opportunity to validate your idea while earning money for product development! Participants in the Triton Innovation Challenge are encouraged to apply.
Applications are due March 19, 2020.
Dean Pisano on Franklin Antonio Hall Update
UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering jumped to #9 in U.S. News and World Report Rankings of Best Engineering Schools
March 20, 2020
The University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering jumped to the #9 spot in the ...
UC San Diego Institute for the Global Entrepreneur launches Medtech Accelerator, Shah Family Fellowships, and Founders Fund
November 21, 2019
During its inaugural showcase, the Institute for the Global Entrepreneur announced it’...