Thank you for your interest in the Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet (GEM).


GEM provides and supports a wide variety of startup support resources to the community of Goleta, including:

  • The G2 Summer Launchpad for Startups 

  • Rent scholarships for startups accepted into The Wilcox New Venture Incubator and CNSI Technology Incubator at UCSB

  • New business toolkit and City of Goleta business launch program

  • Professional services referral network

  • Mentorship / advisor network referrals

  • Angel investor network referrals

  • Programs to more actively engage existing businesses in our community, for mentoring, possible co-location, and potential business development

  • Community events geared toward startups and established local businesses

  • Active social media campaigns to ensure wide-spread communication about events in the local entrepreneurial ecosystem.

– The GEM Board of Directors


Learn more about GEM >>>