Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Menu

News

Cal Poly Student Startups Receive $5,000 VentureWell Grants

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Two Cal Poly student startups are among 50 E-Teams across the nation chosen to receive $5,000 grants from VentureWell, a nonprofit that supports invention, innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education, government and philanthropy.

VentureWell defines an E-Team (entrepreneurial team) as a multidisciplinary group of students, faculty and industry mentors collaborating to bring a product to market.

The winning Cal Poly teams, Higea Technologies and Mantis Composites, have been active participants in Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), which offers a wide range of programs to foster new student ventures.

Read More

Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Announces New Faculty Fellows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Candice Conti
805-756-5171; clconti@calpoly.edu

 

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has named three professors to its Faculty Fellows program: graphic communication Professor Charmaine Farber, computer science Professor David Janzen, and architecture professor Clare Olsen join the multidisciplinary cohort in preparing students to become emerging entrepreneurial leaders.

“CIE faculty fellows become part of an interdisciplinary community that is committed to inspiring the next generation of entrepreneurs,” said Lynn Metcalf, CIE senior faculty fellow and Hood Professor of Marketing and Entrepreneurship. “They raise awareness of CIE programs and provide guidance to students and faculty with an interest in innovation and entrepreneurship.”Read More

Why San Luis Obispo County is one of the best places for women in business

A recent reports ranks San Luis Obispo County among the best in the nation for women to own businesses. The company ‘NerdWallet’ analyzed nearly 200 metro…

kcbx.org | By Jordan Bell

View Article

At Cal Poly, Judy Mahan helps give startups a leg up

Judy Mahan, director of Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Center for Innovation, talks about startups…

sanluisobispo.com

View Article

Cal Poly’s downtown SLO student housing intended for ‘best and brightest entrepreneurs’

Cal Poly students who could soon call a downtown historic building home must have at least a 2.5 GPA, be in good standing with the university’s code of…

sanluisobispo.com

View Article

SLO HotHouse taking applications for business program

For the first time, the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is accepting applications from the general public to its SLO HotHouse Incubator…

sanluisobispo.com

View Article

Higea Technologies wins Tech Pitch competition in San Luis Obispo

Higea Technologies took the top prize at the fifth annual Tech Pitch competition in San Luis Obispo on Oct. 21. The San Luis Obispo startup is currently working out…

PACBIZTIMES.COM

View Article

Cal Poly to Lease Space for Tech Startups in Downtown San Luis Obispo

The goal is to contribute to San Luis Obispo County’s economic growth by allocating space for local entrepreneurs.

TECHWIRE.NET

View Article

Six startups vie for $5,000 investment from Cal Poly’s TechPitch

Six startup businesses have been selected as finalists for the $5,000 grand prize of the fifth annual TechPitch at Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship…

sanluisobispo.com

View Article

Six startups vie for $5,000 investment from Cal Poly's TechPitch

Six startup businesses have been selected as finalists for the $5,000 grand prize of the fifth annual TechPitch at Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship…

sanluisobispo.com

View Article

1 2 3 4 5 6