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The Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the University of California has developed the Annual UC Entrepreneur Pitch Competition to help startups founded by UC entrepreneurs raise funding and build a network of potential investors.
This expands our support to entrepreneurs beyond the 60+ entrepreneurial and incubator programs across our UC campuses, labs, and medical centers that our faculty, alumni, and students depend on.
Six startup finalists from each compeition track and will have the opportunity to:
One winner will be selected from each compeition track and will recieved a cash prize of $10,000.
The UC Annual Pitch Competition is open to startups who have at least one co-founder who is a UC alumna, student, or faculty.
Learn more about entry requirements, timelines, judges’ criteria, and top tips.More
Finalists are paired with a VC mentor to help prepare for their final pitch.
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The UC systemwide Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship works to increase UC's innovation capabilities and to create new opportunities for the UC community. It supports campus programs and forges alliances with the government, private and philanthropic sectors to promote public benefit and economic growth.