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Cal Innovates 2018


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REGISTER NOW: innovateatcal.com

Sponsored by GoDaddy, SkyDeck, Adobe, and Noah’s Bagels
Partnered with the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology

Cal Innovates is a 24-hour innovation-focused competition bringing together the best elements of a startup weekend and hackathon. This competition is completely FREE to all students! We provide yummy food, awesome prizes, and opportunities to network with major employers from GoDaddy, SkyDeck, and Adobe!


Our company sponsors will also be hosting a number of workshops, panels, and networking sessions throughout the weekend. Prizes include Apple Watches, Amazon Echos, and an opportunity to pitch a startup idea to SkyDeck’s CEO!

Whether you're just looking to explore new innovations (or just build up your resume), register at innovateatcal.com for an unforgettable experience. We look forward to seeing you there! (Did we mention it’s a weekend of FREE food and professional opportunities?)

Cal Innovates 2018 Schedule (subject to slight changes)

Day 1 - Saturday, April 14th
8AM: Registration opens
9AM: Corporate networking session with GoDaddy and SkyDeck
10AM: Opening ceremony
11AM: Hacking + Business Case Comp commences
11AM - 12PM: Open Hacking Ideation Workshop
11 - 12:30PM: Lunch
12 - 1PM: Workshop TBD
1 - 2PM: Workshop TBD
2 - 3PM: Womxn Dessert Networking & Panel
3 - 4PM: GoDaddy Presents: Intro to Front End Web Development
4 - 5PM: GoDaddy Presents: Progressive Web Apps & the Future of the Web
5 - 6PM: Workshop TBD
6 - 7PM: Workshop TBD
7 - 8:30PM: Dinner
8 - 9PM: Workshop TBD
10 PM: Day 1 ends

Day 2 - Sunday, April 15th
8AM: Venue reopens for attendees
11 - 12:30PM: Brunch
5PM sharp: Project submission closes
5:15 - 6:15PM: Demos (Science-fair style)
6:30 PM: Top 5 teams of each division announced
6:30 - 7:30PM: Final Round - Stage Pitches
7:50 PM: Winners announced, event comes to a final close

Hosted by the Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholars Association