Team Resources

ZIP Launchpad Team Advisors

Office hours avaiable to active ZIP Launchpad Teams

Kim King

Kim King

Kim King is the ZIP Launchpad E-Track advisor. She is also a Partner at Launch Factory, an advisor at Spark Growth Ventures, co-Director of StartR at the UCSD Rady Business School, a lecturer at the Rady UCSD Business School, and an Adjunct professor at SDSU.



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Neal Bloom

Neal Bloom

Neal Bloom is one of the ZIP Launchpad's L1 advisors. In addition to advising ZIP Launchpad teams, Neal is a Managing Partner at Interlock Capital and the Founder of Fresh Brewed Tech

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Cathy Pucher

Cathy Pucher

Cathy Pucher is the Executive Director of the ZIP Launchpad and advises Launch 2 startups. She has 20+ years of experience in the high-tech industry and helped create EvoNexus, an incubator dedicated to stimulating the growth of new high technology companies in San Diego.

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Jenny L1

Jenny Amaraneni

Jenny Amaraneni is the Director of Social Innovation for the ZIP Launchpad and launched her own social enterprise, SOLO Eyewear, an eco-friendly line of eyewear dedicated to funding eye care for people in need. In addition to running SOLO, Jenny has also served as a consultant to other social enterprises and non-profits in the San Diego area.

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Jonathan

Jonathan Zaidman

Jonathan Zaidman is one of ZIP Launchpad's Launch 2 advisors. He is also a ZIP Launchpad Domain Expert for Social Innovation and the Director of Impact & Partnerships for The Ecology Center

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ZIP Launchpad Lunch & Learn Events - Fall 2022

Lunch & Learn events are avaiable to all active ZIP Launchpad Teams

Dane Speaker Event

Luke Speaker Event

Stan Speaker Event

Gregg Speaker Event