Big Bang! Rules and Tools

The annual Big Bang! Business Competition provides a forum for innovators across California to collaborate, develop and test business ideas—and compete for cash prizes. 

Big Bang! launches in October and ends with finalist presentations and an awards ceremony in May.

Big Bang! workshops offer teams the opportunity to develop and hone their business concept. Participating in workshops is not required but is encouraged.

Big Bang! Connections, Workshops and Business Competition

The Big Bang! provides a forum for innovators across California to collaborate, develop and test business ideas. Changemakers for a better world.

2020 has certainly reminded us of the need for creative new solutions to our world's complex problems. 

Life Skills

Big Bang! workshops teach the knowledge and skills needed to move from concept to company—and to effectively compete in the annual UC Davis business competition.

The leadership experience you gain will help you succeed in whatever career path you chose. You'll learn to: