CruzX is a social network bringing together UC Santa Cruz students, faculty, alumni and partners interested in innovation, entrepreneurship and change-making. 

On CruzX you’ll be able to find inspiring teams and team-mates, mentors, innovation courses, workshops, events and more offered by UCSC and its partners. You’ll also be able to contribute your own stories and experiences, ask questions and share ideas. Humanity is faced with complex challenges, and so we’re bringing together the UCSC community to innovate for the world! 

Join Mothusi Pahl and Andrea Carafa, Blackstone Launchpad & Techstars Entrepreneurs in Residence at UCSC — and a growing group of like-minded people — for conversation and connection on CruzX. Get help with tools & resources for the entrepreneurial journey, classes & workshops, sales, hiring, fundraising, pitches and more.

JOIN fellow UC Santa Cruz affiliated community entrepreneurs on CruzX now.

CruzX is brought to you by the UCSC Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development (CIED) and is funded by the Blackstone Launchpad powered by Techstars

The CIED is one of several entrepreneurship programs and services supported by the UCSC Office of Research. More information is available here.