Student Startup Center

Engineering Student Startup Center Receives First Major Gift

November 04, 2014

David Kappos believes that addressing many of the world’s most daunting problems can be condensed to a single word: Innovation.

“Innovation is where the action is,” he explains. “It’s the most important human activity for education and industry, for our country and the entire world. Innovation creates opportunity, jobs, great new products and services, better health care outcomes and much more. It will solve the world’s most daunting challenges, from climate change to reliable supplies of food and water.”

New entrepreneurship class makes waves at UC Davis

April 24, 2014

The UC Davis College of Engineering launched a quiet revolution this spring quarter: ECH 98, “Starting and Prototyping a Technology Venture,” a trial two-unit course fast-tracked so quickly that its very existence wasn’t known until one week before the quarter began.

Engineering Student Startup Center Dedication

October 11, 2013

The Engineering Student Startup Center was launched with a ceremony that took place from 3 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, in the lobby of UC Davis’ Ghausi Hall. The event was organized jointly by the UC Davis College of Engineering and BetaVersity, a company that specializes in designing and building entrepreneurial prototyping spaces for the education community.

College of Engineering Launches Student Startup Center

September 20, 2013

Entrepreneurial students at the UC Davis College of Engineering will soon have a dedicated on-campus space to prototype their ideas and collaborate on technology ventures. Located in Room 2060 of the Academic Surge building on the university campus, the new Engineering Student Startup Center (ESSC) will unleash the creative potential of engineering students by facilitating ideation, prototyping, collaboration, and ultimately, the formation of student-led technology startups.