Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

SLO HotHouse Incubator

Our two-year, full-time SLO HotHouse Incubator program includes everything needed for early-stage companies to develop into financially stable, high-growth enterprises by providing the tools; training and infrastructure that helps facilitate smarter, faster growth.

Programming for the incubator includes mentorship, monthly peer-to-peer roundtable discussions, an advisory board for each startup in the program, participation in pitch nights, networking opportunities and exclusive access to various entrepreneurial events in the community. Businesses will also be able to utilize all of the SLO HotHouse resources, such as office space, conference rooms, and an invaluable peer network.

Community startups interested in applying for the incubator program, apply here.

Atsá Foods is an innovative food company that integrates Native American superfoods
into everyday nutritious snacks while positively impacting Native American communities
where key ingredients are sourced.

Motoroso is a website that helps automotive and powersports enthusiasts plan, build
and share their dream vehicle projects.

LocalsOwn is a virtual farmstand offering local farmers’ market products online. It provides
consumers with a way to see what the best local farms and food artisans have to offer with just a few clicks of the mouse.

The Lens is a digital publication decentralizing local-to-global media by empowering and sharing the voices most affected by humanitarian and political issues. We help you understand the news through new perspectives, follow stories as they develop, and take action on the issues you care about most.

PolyRents simplifies the housing rental process for landlords and their prospective

Pashion Footwear has designed an adaptable shoe that can easily convert from a
pump into a flat that is an innovative and pain-free approach to women’s footwear.

Wildnote offers a comprehensive digital platform for collecting, managing and
reporting environmental data. It saves time, reduces stress, and it improves your bottom
line making your business more competitive.

Ulzi is the first comprehensive personal security solution that harnesses the power of
community, and is the only solution that integrates all four layers of safety: deter, defend, respond, and record.

Gatherologie allows people to book event space and vendors directly through their website. They are creating a marketplace that allows homeowners, landowners, and business owners to list their properties and event services.

Savvy Leadership Academy empowering today’s youth with the tools they’ll need to become tomorrow’s leaders.

Stollmeyer Technologies delivers unmanned automated vehicle (UAV) solutions for professionals; enabling them to perform mission-critical tasks

Baserock, the company behind a new, versatile hydration backpack that allows wearers to physically feel music by vibrating bass frequencies throughout the body.

BoltAbout empowers city commuters and students with quick, sustainable transportation by renting electric bikes on a month-to-month basis.

ObserVR is an insight-driven analytics platform for developers to improve virtual and
augmented reality experiences.