Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) introduced the newest students accepted into their 13-week Summer Accelerator program in the HotHouse at its annual Spring Entrepreneurship Forum Tuesday, May 14. Students pitched business ideas ranging from medicinal makeup to a transportable water filter for travelers. Seven potential businesses — Armadillo Designs, Tulum Cosmetics, Ethic […]
App to Assist Customers with Disabilities Wins 24-Hour Hackathon
The idea for Mobell, an application meant to service customers with disabilities, won the Poly Hacks 24-hour hackathon on Friday, Jan. 18. The event took place at the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, also known as the HotHouse. The minds behind the winning pitch are graphic communication senior Katy Barnard, graphic communication juniors Linnea […]
Former residence hall distiller turns underground hobby into a business
With help from Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Aaron Bergh got CalWise Spirits off the ground after one year.
Startup creates one-stop-shop for professor and class info
Polyratings may no longer be the only place to get the scoop on Cal Poly professors and courses.
Cal Poly Lofts open downtown
The Lofts are meant to house students interested in living close to HotHouse and pursuing entrepreneurship.
Living walls: Z Living Systems brings nature to business
The idea occurred to Zacks while visiting Europe’s vertical gardens, and upon his return to the United States, he started building prototypes in his parents’ backyard.