• Inform students and researchers about SBIR/STTR grants.
• Shed light on best practices learned by past recipients.
• Empower underrepresented groups in tech.
• Provide attendees with resources and tailored assistance directly from SBIR program managers.
• Create lasting connections for everyone attending.
• Provide each attendee with knowledge to create build a startup
Why Should I Attend?
Are you an entrepreneur with an idea, but don't know where to get funding? Attend UC Berkeley's first Inclusive Entrepreneurship Summit.
UC Berkeley and 14 federal funding agencies will provide 350 entrepreneurs the opportunity to partner directly with federal SBIR/STTR program managers to help attendees gain access to $2M in funding.
Attendees will receive:
• Tailored assistance directly from SBIR program managers on how to draft award winning grants.
• One on one meetings with local venture capitalists.
• Valuable information from panels to help increase the success of your new company.
• Networking opportunities with 350 entrepreneurs as well as 150 industry professionals.
• Access and exposure to the Berkeley ecosystem with opportunities for every type of business.
• Free food and drinks!
Receive detailed startup information for companies in attendance allowing you to set up one on one meetings on the spot. Have your company listed as a sponsor on our program. Give advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.
This is a chance to give back and help 350 young entrepreneurs as they begin their startup journey.