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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…

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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…

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SLO HotHouse grows best Cal Poly start-ups

After graduating Cal Poly with an entrepreneurship degree, Robert Zachs did not immediately create “the next big thing” in tech. He did not instantly grace a Forbes Magazine “30 under 30” list. He did not buy a fancy car and become an eccentric rich guy. But he kept his eyes open, and he traveled the world…

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Cal Poly Announces New Location, Expansion Plans for SLO HotHouse Programs

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Cal Poly Announces New Location, Expansion Plans for SLO HotHouse Programs

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Cal Poly has leased a 15,000-square-foot space in downtown San Luis Obispo to relocate and expand its SLO HotHouse — a collaborative effort with the city and local business community aimed at supporting promising innovators, entrepreneurs and building a unique and passionate startup culture in San Luis Obispo.

The university recently signed a 10-year lease on the space along the 800 block of Higuera Street, directly above the Ross Dress for Less store.

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Sisters High grad’s start-up to combat water waste

When Eric Adler went away to college after graduating from Sisters High School in 2010, he noticed a bad habit plaguing the households he lived in with friends over the years: water wasting. “I was sharing a house with five other college students,…

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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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