Join us for an informative session on the Triton Innovation Challenge being held in May 2021. The environmental-focused pitch competition is a collaboration between Jacobs School of Engineering, Rady School of Management, and Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Also, learn about resources available at UC San Diego to support your entrepreneurial journey. Monday 3/8/21 at noon via Zoom.
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’...