Startup Weekend Monterey Bay Returns to CSUMB

January 15, 2019

SEASIDE, Ca., January 15, 2019 – For the seventh consecutive year, California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is set to host Startup Weekend Monterey Bay January 25-27, 2019.


Techstars Startup Weekend, in partnership with Google for Startups, is a 54-hour immersive event in which budding entrepreneurs, developers and designers gather, pitch an idea, join a team, and spend the entire weekend designing the next great venture.

This year’s event, open to all community members and students, will be held at the CSUMB University Center and starts at 4:00 pm on Friday, January 25th, concluding Sunday, January 27th at 9:00 pm.

Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through testing, business model development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekend culminates with Sunday night demonstrations to a panel of potential investors and local entrepreneurs. Participants are challenged with building functional startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks.

Startup Weekend Monterey Bay is hosted by the Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (iiED) at CSUMB. iiED promotes entrepreneurship and fosters the development of a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem in the Monterey Bay region.