Calendar of Events


Mar 6, 2018–Mar 7, 2018

Ignite 2018


Do people say you think outside the box?

Do you want to design your own job?

Are you looking for startup connections?

Are you ready to raise money?

Ignite is UC San Diego’s flagship innovation conference. The annual event connects campus and community entrepreneurs for two days of jam-packed networking, competitions, and hands-on learning.

Last year, the inaugural conference drew more than 1500+ registrants
from across Cali-Baja. This year, we’ll ignite your imagination with:

  • 3 keynote speakers
  • 2 pitch competitions
  • Startup fair
  • Startup battle
  • International online investor demos
  • Interactive workshops
  • Expert office hours
  • Special theme sessions
  • Networking
  • And much more

From finding customers to finding money, join us on March 6-7 as we spark life-changing entrepreneurship in San Diego!

Event Website

Date and Time

Mar 6, 2018–Mar 7, 2018


Price Center

Event Registration

Registration for this event is required by Mar 6, 2018. Visit the registration page for details.

Event Fee

Early-bird tickets begin at $5 for students


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Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Host

Office of Innovation and Commercialization, Entrepreneur Challenge

Event Category

Conferences, Workshops and Symposia