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Upcoming Events


Office Hours 

Attend Idea Office Hours to get one-on-one feedback on your business idea, admission application, or answer your questions about the ZIP Launchpad. 
Appointments are highly recommended.
Contact Erica Snider at if the available slots don’t work. 

 Book an Appointment here
Wednesdays  |  1-2PM  |  
ZIP Launchpad, EBA-419

Attend H.G. Fenton Lab Office Hours for help with Engineering ideas
Email if availible time doesnt work.

Book and Appointment here 

 Wednesday  |   1-2pm  

ZIP Launchpad, EBA-419

Shark Tank

Pitch your newest idea to our Director at the SDSU Farmers Market on the Campanile Walkway.  One winner is chosen at the end of each event to receive a $25 giftcard and will be notified.
Free to attend.

Mar. 23rd  |  Apr. 6th, 13th, 20th  |  12-1PM  |  SDSU Farmers Market


Attend a workshop and learn to use the ZIP Launchpad's engineering and prototyping tools from our H.G. Fenton Company Lab Manager.
Free to attend and food will be provided.  

Arduino Microcontroller:  Mar. 21st  |  5-6PM  |  ZIP Launchpad, EBA 419 
Laser Cutting:  Apr. 5th  |  4-5PM  |  ZIP Launchpad, EBA 419 
3D Printer:  Apr. 20th  |  4-5PM  |  ZIP Launchpad, EBA 419  

 Email to RSVP 


Perpare a 1 minute pitch that goes over the problem you are solving, your solution, and how you will differentiate. Come practice pitching to a panel of judges and other students! Get great feedback and win prizes! First 15 to sign up will get to pitch.

Free to attend and food will be provided. 

Jan. 25th  |  7-8PM  | Park Blvd Room, SDSU

Feb.  28st  |  1-2pm  |  @ Greenfest in Montezuma Hall

April 13th  |  5-6pm  |  EBA 419


To Join the ZIP Launchpad Fall 2017 Cohort!! 
Application Closes: April 28th @ 11:59 PM
For better chances attend events for application help. 

Register for Events

Legal Fundements Workshop

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Register here: Registration Form

 Part 1 February 22nd 2017 - 3:30-5:30pm 
 Part 2 March 22nd 2017 - 3:30-5:30pm

 Part 3 April 19th 2017 - 3:30-5:30pm 

Contact Information

ZIP Launchpad (Room EBA 419)

5500 Campanile Drive

San Diego, CA 92182-8220

Telephone: (619) 594-0828


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