Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Graduated Incubator Companies

Learn more about the companies who successfully completed the CIE HotHouse Incubator program:

Pashion Footwear is an innovative fashion-tech company that has created the world’s first fully convertible high heels.

Motoroso is a market network website to help automotive enthusiasts plan, build, and share their dream vehicle projects. Motoroso helps enthusiasts find inspiration through content, and purchase parts through the first dedicated marketplace for the $80B auto enthusiast segment!

Wildnote is a platform that replaces manual processes with automation to better manage environmental compliance.

Savvy Leadership Academy is an educational and retail company with a mission to empower today’s youth with the tools they need to become tomorrow’s leaders.

The Lens is democratizing the news but telling global stories from local perspectives.

Arkitu is software for farmers’ markets.

PolyRents is a bolt-on to landlords’ existing tenant acquisition process that gives them the data they need to find the best tenants and avoid costly property damage and evictions.

BoltAbout empowers city commuters and students with quick, sustainable transportation by renting electric bikes on a monthly subscription.

Observer Analytics is an insight-driven analytics platform for developers to increase engagement and improve virtual and augmented reality experiences.

Inspired Flight Technologies is a US based manufacturer of commercial unmanned aerial systems for industrial drone applications.

Baserock takes the audio experience to the next level with technology that allows you to physically feel music by vibrating bass frequencies throughout the body.

Favor is a delivery service that guarantees deliveries from restaurants and stores around major cities in less than an hour

Calwise Spirits Co. is handcrafted on the Central Coast with the fruits and herbs that define West Coast life. Calivore Spirits is bottling the California experience. 

Reduce. Reuse. Grow. aims to replace unsustainable packaging products with smarter eco-friendly solutions while restoring local communities’ native landscapes. 

Bottlefly uses machine learning and AI technology to change the way people purchase wine and other products in the retail environment.

Flume is putting your household water usage in the palm of your hand with their innovative IoT sensor. Protect your home from water damage, conserve our most valuable resources and avoid costly water bills with Flume’s technology. 

App Scrolls is an online community platform that increases player engagement and retention for any game. After partnering with one of the largest mobile games in the world and perfecting their service, they are focused on expanding to more top grossing strategy games.

Brandplug is software to help marketers buy high quality, high return-on-investment promotion from social media celebrities.


RepairTech makes software for computer repair technicians that automates crucial elements of the repair process.

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Steadfast Innovations created Squid (formally Papyrus) a natural handwriting note-taking app with the flexibility and advantages of modern technology.


InPress Technologies is a medical device company working toward a solution to postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), the number one cause of maternal death


Boost Acquisition is a data analytics company targeting the private party vehicle market with software that helps dealerships, advertisers, and other companies in the industry.


Moja Gear is a central hub for everything climbing, including community-submitted stories, interviews, gear guides, tech tips, and more.

     Mega Matter

MegaMatter is a green chemistry startup solving some of the toughest problems in the construction and electronics industry.


GuideKick develops mobile solutions for museums and attractions.


Superior Solutions created the Liftgator, a removable liftgate that can lift up to 1,200 lbs.


Z Living Systems creates sustainable living walls for commercial and retail spaces.


Jupyter (formerly iPython) is a web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and explanatory text.


SLO Down Wines is attempting to create a good wine that doesn’t take itself too seriously.

De Oro Devices is creating innovative technology to improve the quality of life for people afflicted with Parkinson’s disease. Their device utilizes audio and visual cues that are clinically proven to help individuals overcome the freezing of gait, one of the most common and debilitating symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

Roopairs leverages easy-to-use software and cutting-edge technology to streamline communication and improve the relationship between small business owners and the service companies who repair and maintain their equipment and facilities.

NeoCharge is dedicated to creating a more sustainable planet through plug and play home car charging