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Cal Poly to host annual TechPitch event

Those interested in submitting applications for technology-related business ideas to potentially win a cash prize and support services may do so by midnight Sept. 14 as part of the fifth annual TechPitch competition…

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Cal Poly Seeks Entries for Fifth Annual TechPitch Competition

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Cal Poly Seeks Entries for Fifth Annual TechPitch Competition

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly, Softec and the Economic Vitality Corp. (EVC) are accepting applications from startups in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties for the fifth annual TechPitch competition.

Entrepreneurs looking to participate must apply at www.techpitch.org and submit an executive summary of their business plan by midnight Monday, Sept. 14. Selected startups will receive professional consulting, contacts and opportunities from affiliate organizations and will get help accessing capital.

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These Are The Female-Led Startups To Watch Out For

According to AOL, as of 2015, only 7% of venture funding was given to female entrepreneurs, partially because women only made up 4.4% of active venture…

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SLO’s HotHouse Heats Up New Digs

Story and Photos by Camas Frank The SLO Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has moved 17 of its incubator program start-up companies into…

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Former Amazon Employee to Lead Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Cal Poly

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Former Amazon Employee to Lead Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.  — Tod Nelson, entrepreneur and former Amazon employee, has been appointed the first executive director of Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE).

Nelson, who begins his post July 1, will be responsible for representing the CIE to its supporters and alumni while building relationships with the local entrepreneurial community to bolster the program’s growth.

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Former Amazon Employee to Lead Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Cal Poly

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Former Amazon Employee to Lead Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif.  — Tod Nelson, entrepreneur and former Amazon employee, has been appointed the first executive director of Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE).

Nelson, who begins his post July 1, will be responsible for representing the CIE to its supporters and alumni while building relationships with the local entrepreneurial community to bolster the program’s growth.

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San Luis Obispo County includes funding for business incubator in budget

Funding for a San Luis Obispo business incubator will now be included in the County’s annual budget…

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Entrepreneurship in Food, Wine Industry the Focus of April 22 Forum at Cal Poly

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Entrepreneurship in Food, Wine Industry the Focus of April 22 Forum at Cal Poly

SAN LUIS OBISPO — “Eat More Innovation: Food & Wine for Entrepreneurs” is the title of the Cal Poly Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship’s spring forum set for 4:30 to 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, at Performing Arts Center at Cal Poly.

The forum will explore the dynamic world of food and wine and is designed for local business owners and young entrepreneurs exploring the food and wine industry. Participants will have an opportunity to interact with a panel of entrepreneurs who have aligned their passion for great taste with business practices, innovation and success.

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SLO HotHouse leads student startups toward success in summer program

SLO HotHouse leads student startups toward success in summer program…

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Cal Poly Announces Startups Accepted Into Accelerator Program

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Cal Poly Announces Startups Accepted Into Accelerator Program

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (CIE) has accepted 11 startup companies into this year’s SLO HotHouse Summer Accelerator program, an intense 13-week program aimed at helping new ventures succeed.

The program provides seed money, hands-on mentorship, and dedicated office space during the summer at SLO HotHouse’s new downtown location. Companies will also receive training through workshops and be given resources to develop skills and ideas. At the end of the program, they will have an opportunity to pitch their ideas to investors during Demo Day in September.Read More

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