SurfUp welcomed first-year UCSD students to the Triton family during the highly anticipated Meet the Beach event, with nearly 3,000 students in attendance! #UCSDRecreation planned an awesome event that offered multiple activities, including SurfUp's automated surfboard rental station.
So many rentals, we had a waitlist!
UCSD students were excited to be among the first official customers to interact with the innovative SurfPod. Over the course of four hours, SurfUp rented out 23 boards and had a waitlist of over 30 people. Users were able to test the SurfPod's locking mechanism and provide feedback, generating more user testing data.
A Surprise Visit From The Dean!
Among the attendees, we had the opportunity to meet Lisa Ordóñez, the new dean of UCSD's Rady School of Management. Ms. Ordóñez and the Rady School have since continued to be great supporters of SurfUp by promoting us on various media outlets, as well as throughout the Rady campus.
What’s on the Horizon?
Stay tuned for our next newsletter that highlights how SurfUp won the audience award at Demo Day, a night of presentations for startups chosen to be a part of the Rady School of Management's StartR Accelerator program.
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