Entrepreneurship

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Is now the time to be your own boss?

Seven alumni on finding purpose and what to know before you become your own boss.

UC Santa Cruz GetVirtual Zoom meeting

UC Santa Cruz–based nonprofit helps small businesses weather the COVID-19 lockdown by going analog to digital

Students partner with businesses to help keep local Santa Cruz standbys alive.

UC entrepreneur participants

3 UC startups advance to global competition

A UC Santa Barbara biotech startup focused on creating a drug to stop uncontrolled bleeding has won the 2020 UC Startup Pitch Showcase.

Educational Vision Technologies team members Lyn Scott, Shelly Bae and co-founders Monal Parmar and Jason Bunk hold first-place prize check after winning a pitch competition in June 2019.

Finalists announced for 2020 UC Startup Pitch Showcase

Five UC startups will have the opportunity to pitch their companies to more than 900 business leaders and could win $10 million in funding.

Basilard CEO Brynley Lee and founder Masa Rao

Putting gene therapy in reach

A disruptive new technology could bring cellular engineering and its lifesaving potential to more people.

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Hate spoilers? This AI tool spots them for you

Neural networks-based SpoilerNet is designed to catch online spoilers before they catch you off guard.

Lee sisters pose together in the feminine products aisle of a store

Activist, entrepreneur duo ready to throw the ‘pink tax’ overboard

It's a classic American story: Soon-to-be grads Helen and Rachel Lee are fighting to get a tax — on feminine hygiene products — repealed.

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki shares her tips and tricks

The alum and her husband, Google exec Dennis Troper, spoke with campus provost Marlene Tromp on the keys to their success.

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The science of work

Are innovators born or are they created? Elizabeth Lyons sets out to answer questions just like this.

Young Creators and Visionaries Collaborative

Young, gifted and black: The next generation of artists and entrepreneurs

This Black History Month, we are tuning into visions of the future from our current students and recent alums.

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