October 18-20 | Tucson, AZ

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Entrepreneurship Isn’t Genetic—It’s a Mindset

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October 18-20, 2023 / Tucson, AZ
The annual summit for research institution gap fund and accelerator programs, including proof of concept programs, startup accelerators, and university venture funds

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In a bold display of support for cultivating an intrepid mindset across campus, the Entrepreneurship Center, located within the Design and Innovation Building, officially launched last week. The private gathering welcomed students, faculty, university officials and business collaborators to visit with representatives from dozens of companies residing in the building.

UC San Diego’s newest center creates a hub for San Diego’s innovation community by housing an array of regional entrepreneurs and venture capitalists alongside students and faculty with the intent of accelerating the creation and launch of new companies. The center also seeks to create an entrepreneur network and to dispel the notion that entrepreneurship is somehow genetic. The center encourages everyone to explore and act on their ideas to make improvements to the world around them and to collaborate with others who have the skills they lack.

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