Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Good news for Professor Dave Horsley’s startup Chirp

Professor Dave Horsley, representing his start-up company Chirp (, participated along with 30 other UC startups in the CTO Forum’s “Rethink Disruption 2014” event in early November. Vertical Ventures sponsored $150K in prizes to the top 3 UC startups, and Chirp received the $75K first place award. Chirp also received notice of a $750K SBIR Phase-II award, and a similarly-sized CEC grant.