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 (formerly the G2 Summer Accelerator)
- 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.