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Big Bang! Business Competition Sponsorship
The Businesses and Individuals Who Help Make the Competition Possible

Many thanks to the businesses and individuals who help make the Big Bang! Business Competition possible.

To join them in investing in the future of entrepreneurship, please print the 2017/18 Big Bang! Sponsorship Levels.


Sponsorships for 2017/18 are currently being solicited and will be added as they are confirmed.

  • Andrew Barkett Business Competition Endowed Fund
  • Mike and Renée Child Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Endowment
  • Gary Simon Clean Tech Prize Endowment
Platinum ($15,000+)

AGR Partners
DLA Piper
EVCO Plastics
Gowan Company
Morrison & Foerster
Sierra Energy

Gold ($10,000 -$14,999)

Lamplighter Financial
UC Davis Blum Center

Silver ($5,000 – $9,999)

Akers Capital LLC
Ernst & Young
Five Star Bank
Gary Simon and CleanStart
Barry and Lynda Keller
UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health

Bronze ($2,500 – $4,999)

The Dow Chemical Company 
UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
UC Davis Office of Research
UC Davis School of Medicine
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine