UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge 2010



Competition Organizer

UC San Diego Entrepreneur Challenge Committee

Submission Date


Awards Date


Competition Category
  • Graduate - Local U.S.
  • Undergraduate - Local U.S.
Who's Eligible
Each team must consist of at least one full time student, post-doctoral trainee, or recent graduate from either UCSD or the other Torrey Pines Mesa Research Institutions. Competitors in the competitions may not have raised an aggregate amount of over $250,000 in cash funding from any source.

Important Dates


Entry submissions are due by May 17, 2010. Final presentations will take place on June 2, 2010.


Competition Prizes

1st Place - $25,000 cash, $15,000 in legal services

2nd Place - $10,000 cash, $10,000 in legal services

3rd Place - $5,000 cash, $5,000 in legal services

Other Info

In addition to the primary business plan competition, the Entrepreneur Challenge awards $2000 prizes to submissions in the specialized tracks of HighTech/IT, Biotech/Life Sciences, Clean Tech/Sustainibility, Consumer Product/Services, and Non-Profit/Social.