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Apply with your idea by FEB 26 & APR 22!

Apply to receive free mentorship, funding and more.

Make a difference and join a team.

Join a highly motivated team and create something amazing.

Thank You to Our Fall 2015 Sponsors!

Thank you to our sponsors for your support and commitment!

Helping Those with MS

This year's Zahn Challenge winners are working toward a system that detects Multiple Sclerosis.

The ZIP Launchpad has moved to EBA 419

Visit our new location, we doubled in size!


Pitch your business idea at Pitch Fest for a chance to win cash prizes. Ideas at all stages are welcomed. The first 15 people who sign up at the beginning of the event will get to participate

    The ZIP Launchpad helps SDSU students, faculty, and staff launch a startup from their early stage idea.


    Our Statistics to Date

    • 1 out of 10 teams that participated in the ZIP Launchpad resulted in a launched business

    • $2.3M raised

    • 40 teams comprised of 100 students concurrently


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    Thank You To Our Sponsors


    Have A Great Idea? 

    Apply with your idea for a startup to join the ZIP Launchpad to get free co-working space, funding opportunities, legal support, and mentorship.

    Apply today!

    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    ZIP Launchpad (Room EBA 419)

    5500 Campanile Drive

    San Diego, CA 92182-8220

    Telephone: (619) 594-0828


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