Project Description


Sponsored by the eBay Foundation, a corporate advised fund of Silicon Valley Community Foundation and powered by GriffinWorx the eBay StartUp Cup Challenge, is an innovative community-based approach designed to increase the quality and quantity of entrepreneurs in any community.

  • Mentor training and certification
  • StartUp Cup Extreme Build-A- Business Weekend
  • Graphically facilitated capacity building sessions with business service providers
  • Graphically facilitated entrepreneurial ecosystem design and development
  • Four business model competitions and mentor-training programs taking place in two U.S. cities (Washington, D.C, Brooklyn, NY) and two international cities in Berlin & Mumbai.
  • Government relations and partnership development