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Moxie Center

The Moxie Center for Student Entrepreneurship is an educational program in entrepreneurship open to all UCSD students. The Center offers instructional events including seminars, workshops, mixers, PitchFests, speakers and classes, often in conjunction with other programs on campus. We also provide entrepreneurial content to courses within the Jacobs School of Engineering, and manage the annual Zahn Prize competition.

The Center's Moxie Incubator offers admitted student teams access to workspace, tools, equipment and supplies to help develop product prototypes. The Incubator also includes a Lean Startup educational program, mentoring, and assistance from industry professional advisors.

Moxie Center Volunteer Advisor Opportunities

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Want to develop your dream?

The Moxie Incubator provides:

  • Lab Workspace, Tools and Equipment
  • Education on how to build a startup company
  • Mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs and business experts
  • Advisors in corporate and IP law, marketing, manufacturing, etc.
  • Networking Partnership

The Moxie Center is pleased to announce a partnership with that will provide Moxie Center student startups free access to Amazon’s new AWS Activate program for early-stage companies.   The Amazon program will provide each eligible Moxie Center startup a substantial grant for use of the AWS cloud computing platform, including servers, databases, payment services, etc.  These resources allow for support of online applications ranging from simple websites to complex SaaS applications.  Moxie Center startups will also receive free training, one year of free AWS Business Support, access to Startup Forums, and other AWS Activate services.

We are grateful to for their support of the Moxie Center’s mission to educate entrepreneurs and encourage students to “dream, design, develop” their ideas into businesses.



Entrepreneur's Academy

An introductory, hands-on class in building a company: what's needed to get from an idea or techonology to a successful business. Open to all UCSD students. Register here!