Cal Poly San Luis Obispo


The HotHouse is a community space created through the efforts of Cal Poly, the city and county of San Luis Obispo, the business community, and the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE). The goal of the  HotHouse is to support students and community members as they work to create new innovations and start business ventures.

The HotHouse seeks to attract and support the most vibrant talent and promising innovators and entrepreneurs in an effort to build a unique and passionate startup culture in San Luis Obispo.

The SLO HotHouse is the heart of innovation and entrepreneurship in San Luis Obispo. Watch the video below for an inside look.


Located in Downtown San Luis Obispo, the SLO HotHouse is home to: