After two years of being in the works, Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) has opened a manufacturing lab in their downtown HotHouse, called the HotHouse Annex, for entrepreneurs to use.
Having grown up with a restaurateur father, business administration senior David Bartolomucci and older brother Raymond Bartolomucci know the restaurant industry like the back of their spatulas.
Students and San Luis Obispo community members launched 11 startups in 54 hours at the Cal Poly Entrepreneurs’ annual Startup Weekend Nov. 9-11. Startup Weekend happens all over the world, but Cal Poly’s is one of the few student-run events…
“It’s a more effective way to gauge the thoughts of a group,” second year business major Alistair Schwab said, who planned the event this year. “Typically you would take an average, but it’s more reflective of the judges as a whole.”
A student-run start up aims to help people who experience freezing of gait, a symptom of Parkinson’s disease.
The discussion with Flory will center around the experience, trials and errors of creating a viable business.
With help from Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Aaron Bergh got CalWise Spirits off the ground after one year.
Between them, the companies have more than two dozen employees and $1.8 million in venture capital.
The grant money will be allocated to building a new innovation lab and expanding the existing accelerator program.
Business administration senior Kaija Clinton can’t wait until graduation to start her career. Her summer plans include launching her own outerwear fashion line called “Fuck With Myself.” The line’s recycled jean jackets promote diversity and individuality with screen printed original…