Launching the Next Generation of Disruptive Entrepreneurs
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.
Spring 2020 Application Cycle opens on October 16th and closes on February 9th.
We're Your Idea Launchpad
1. Bring Your Idea
Application open every semester, so apply when you're ready.
Our advisors, mentors, and resources support your journey.
Grow your idea into a scalable venture.
|Spring 2020:||October 16 - February 9|
|Fall 2020:||May 1st - September 13|
A Track Record of Success
27 Teams Successfully Launched
Over 283 teams with over 400 students helped
Over $15.6 million raised by teams
Apply to the ZIP Launchpad
Meet CourseKey, one of the ZIP Launchpad's biggest successes. From small beginnings,
they have gone on to raise upwards of $9 M from investors and business competitions.
See Coursekey's Journey at the ZIP Launchpad
Bold Brew, founded by athletes, for athletes, joined the ZIP Launchpad in 2016 and
is now in over 70 stores across San Diego. With original cold brew formulas, Bold
Brew is taking the action sports marketing industry by storm.
Find Bold Brew at a store near you!