The UCSF Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars promotes and supports entrepreneurial activites and events throughout the year.

Open Opportunities

Tick Borne Illness Hackathon - hosted by Invisible International, in partnership with our LaunchPad friends at UC Berkeley - teams start forming May 26, 2020

UCSF COVID-19 Hackathon - hosted by UCSF LaunchPad - sign up deadline May 15, hackathon May 20-June 10

LaunchPad Summer Fellowship - 8 weeks, $5000 grant, to advance your startup

Catalyst Internship - be a part of translating UCSF academic discoveries into products for patient benefit - applications ongoing

*LaunchPad NorCal Regional Startup Weekend - April 3-5 at UCSF - POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 2020


Past Opportunities

Global Online Startup Weekend - Unite to Fight COVID-19 - hosted by Techstars - April 24-26

UC Launch - University of California Startup Accelerator - applications due December 6, 2019

Big Ideas - UC student innovation contest - applications due November 20, 2019

Berkeley Haas Startup Marketplace - applications due October 4, 2019

*LaunchPad Propel - Student entrepreneurial training camp, Nov. 7-8 in NYC - applications due September 20, 2019


*Our premier, signature events offered by the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars