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SpartUp Incubator Speaker Series

Don't miss the next Speaker Series event on February 2 at 4:00 pm in the SJPL Works Space on the third floor of the MLK Library. A panel of entrepreneurs will share first hand tips, experience, and strategies in customer success, go-to-market, overcoming challenges and managing growth with the goal of helping SJSU Spartaneurs advance their own startup ideas.

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CSU Startup Competition Comes to SJSU

On May 5, 2023, pre-qualified student entrepreneur teams from all 23 CSU campuses are invited to come together at the Sunstone CSU Startup Launch Competition at San José State University, hosted by the SJSU SpartUp Program. The competition offers student entrepreneurs and teams the opportunity to pitch their startup in competition for the largest prize pool specifically for collegiate founded ventures among California State University (CSU) campuses and beyond.


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Past Events

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The inaugural Speaker Series event was held live and via Zoom

SpartUp Incubator Speaker Series: Ideation and Innovation

The November 3 Speaker Series event featured a panel of five entrepreneurs, sharing their ideation and innovation experience and thinking. To read the speaker bios, click on the headline above.