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Cal Poly students win top prizes in Elevator Pitch Competition

Two Cal Poly students took home cash prizes in this year’s Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) 12th annual Elevator Pitch Competition.  Cal Poly’s industrial engineering senior Surya Venugopal and business administration junior Sara Dada won $1,000 and $500, respectively. This year’s competition was held at the Cal Poly Performing Arts Center on […]

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First Elevator Pitch Competition winner returns to Cal Poly, this time with a $25 million business

iCracked Founder AJ Forsythe returned to the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s (CIE) Elevator Pitch Competition 11 years after he pitched his phone repair company idea at Cal Poly.  Now with nearly 800,000 repairs, iCracked, that company, has gained national media attention and Forsythe has been featured on Inc. Magazine’s “30 under 30” list. “Winning the […]



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