ZIP Launchpad

Launching the Next Generation of Disruptive Startups

The ZIP Launchpad helps SDSU students, staff, faculty, and researchers 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. 

Application Cycles


ZIP Launchpad Fall 2024: Aug. 1 - Sept. 13


Launched Teams

We're Your Idea Launchpad

1. Bring Your Idea

Application is open once per semester, start early! 

2. Develop

Our advisors, mentors, and resources support your journey. 

3. Launch

Grow your idea into a launched business. 

A Track Record of Success

39 Teams Successfully Launched

Over 400 teams with over 850 students helped

Over $39.15 million raised by teams

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