ZIP Launchpad

The ZIP Launchpad helps SDSU students, faculty, and staff launch a startup from their early stage idea. We strive to provide them a transformational experience to complement their SDSU education and launch successful startups into the community.

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ZIP Launchpad Community Open House

Oct. 27  |  2:00 - 4:00 pm  |  EBA 419

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Our Statistics to date

1 in 10 Teams Launched

Over 150 teams and 400 students helped

Over $8.1 Million Raised by teams 

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4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

EBA 419



5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

EBA 419


Meet CourseKey, one of the ZIP Launchpad's biggest successes. From small beginnings, they have gone on to raise upwards of $1.2 M from investors and business competitions.
See Coursekey's Journey at the ZIP Launchpad

Bold Brew

Bold Brew, founded by athletes, for athletes, joined the ZIP Launchpad in 2016 and is now in over 70 stores across San Diego. With orginal cold brew formulas, Bold Brew is taking the action sports marketing industry by storm.
Find Bold Brew at a store near you!