Get Involved

Gain Invaluable Experience

Advance your business ideas and enrich your future by accepting the Silicon Valley Innovation Challenge. SVIC winners will receive cash awards to further their innovations, however, all participants receive mentorship and networking opportunities from the SJSU faculty, industry professionals, and proven entrepreneurs.

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Discover important guidelines for the competition, how to submit your project, judging criteria, deadlines, and more.

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Join the Challenge

Learn more about how the Silicon Valley Innovation Challenge works, including a step-by-step breakdown of the process to help participants get started. 

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Get key information on how judges support participants in their work and what criteria they use to evaluate innovations. 

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Faculty Support

See why it's so important for faculty members to encourage student participation in the SVIC, and what incentives they can offer.