Students programmed into the app development craze

Cameron Oelsen was in high school when he started to build his own company.

Cal Poly senior project ‘Punchd’ acquired by Google

Google purchases Punchd, a smartphone app created by Cal Poly alumni Reed Morse and Grantland Chew.

Get ‘Punchd’ with two Cal Poly students’ senior project

Computer science seniors Reed Morse and Grantland Chew turned their senior project into a business with “Punchd,” a phone application for any smart phone that acts as a digital “loyalty punch card”— in other words, a buy 10-get-1-free card.