To stay current on information and fall events, join the New Venture Competition project site by first logging into Canvas (using your UCSBNetID) and searching for the 2023-24 New Venture Program & Competition.
Thursday, Oct. 12, 5:30pm: Information Session One*- ESB 1001 (students only)
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 5:30pm: Information Session Two*- ESB 1001 (students only)
Tuesday, Oct. 24, 12:00pm: Information Session Three*- ESB 1001 (students only)
Monday, Oct. 30, 6:00pm: Mixer One- ESB 1001 (students only)
Tuesday, Nov. 14, 6:00pm: Mixer Two- ESB 1001 (students only)
Monday, Nov. 20, 6:00pm: Market Validation Workshop- ESB 1001 (students only)
Tuesday, Nov. 28, 6:00pm: Elevator Pitch Night- Corwin Pavilion
*students need only attend one information session
New Venture Competition
Established in 1999, Technology Management's Annual New Venture Competition (NVC) is UCSB's flagship entrepreneurial experience. Over the course of eight months, students work in multi-disciplinary teams under the guidance of faculty and mentors as they address a business problem or opportunity and take their business ideas from conception to reality.
Read more about the New Venture Competition
Santa Barbara is home to a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem of technology executives and entrepreneurs as well as established and startup companies. The Wilcox New Venture Incubator, located on the ground floor of UCSB’s Mosher Alumni House, provides incubation space for UCSB start-ups and New Venture Program Teams.
Read more about The Wilcox New Venture Incubator, and Alumni Startups.
Fenwick, CNSI, Yardi, Dow MI at UCSB, UC Santa Barbara Materials Research Lab (MRL), SoCal IP Law Group LLP, Entrada Ventures, Economics at UC Santa Barbara, Reicker Pfau, PayJunction, Cushman and Wakefield, Deloitte, UBS, Montecito Bank and Trust, Santa Barbara Angel Alliance, JP Morgan Chase, Bartlett Pringle and Wolf LLP, appfolio, gem goleta entrepreneurial magnet
The New Venture Competition is made possible by our distinguished industry mentors along with the generous community sponsors who fund cash prizes awarded at the Finals and help cover the cost of the program. We are deeply appreciative of our mentors and sponsors! Learn about ways to Get Involved in the New Venture Program.
Innovator Stories: Creating Something from Nothing
UCSB's Technology Management presents fascinating and sometimes surprising candid conversations with industry leaders who have distinguished themselves in their fields. Hosted by John Greathouse. Check it out at UCTV.