• Hartnell College Maker Space Hartnell College MakerSpace: Creativity at Work - By Esmeralda Montenegro Owen Hartnell College Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat June 7, 2018 — Salinas, CA (Photo above: Guests check out robots at the opening of the dirty lab at Hartnell College. Contributed) Hartnell College continues to innovate and engage, opening up the minds of the youth in Salinas to imagine and create Continue Reading
  • That garlic stuff check BenitoLink Covers Startup Challenge Monterey Bay - Hollister business wins Startup Challenge Monterey Bay posted on Thu, 05/17/2018 - 08:30am by Thomas Leyde, BenitoLink Staff Reporter Three Hollister businesses competed in this year's Startup Challenge Monterey Bay in Salinas. Two came home with prize money. CONTINUE TO ARTICLE...  
  • Startup Challenge Grand Prize winner Cruz Foam Congratulations to the 2018 Startup Challenge winners! - The winners of this year’s Startup Challenge Monterey Bay were selected on May 12, 2018 at this year’s Finale celebration at CSUMB @ Salinas City Center. The Venture Division winner Cruz Foam transforms shrimp shell waste into the eco-friendly equivalent of Styrofoam.  CruzFoam won the $20,000 Venture Division with a fabulous presentation in the Startup Continue Reading
  • Startup Challenge Monterey Bay logo Finalists Announced for the 2018 Startup Challenge - Eighty-One businesses entered this year’s Startup Challenge, and the field has been narrowed to 25 finalists!  This year’s Finalists are:   Student Division: Ammodo Recruiting BOHO Marketplace Sauce Worknight Creations LLC   Main Street Division: 360 Health Café Abilities Café Arti-Culture CGC Dog Training Monterey Moments Salad Bytes Media Spice of Life Catering Splendid Blended Continue Reading
  • Otters in the “Shark Tank” - Note: This article was originally published by The Lutrinae, please follow the link to read the original. This past Friday through Sunday, Cal State University, Monterey Bay hosted the sixth annual Startup Weekend for the Monterey Bay area. Taking place every January, the event gives young entrepreneurs the chance to learn in an environment that Continue Reading
  • Startup Weekend is Around the Corner! - It is almost the new year, and with that come new challenges and opportunities. California State University and the Institute for Innovation and Economic Development are proud to sponsor Tech Stars Startup Weekend for the Monterey Bay region. Startup Weekend is a 54 hour immersive event that fosters innovation, creativity, and opportunity. Roll your sleeves Continue Reading
  • Cruz Foam: Sustainable Surfing - Cruz Foam is aiming to tackle sustainability in their own way. Through their backgrounds in material and chemical engineering, John Felts and Marco Rolandi set out to create a sustainable replacement for surfboard blanks. Surfboard blanks are made out of various types of foam, though polyurethane foam has been used in the making of these Continue Reading
  • Keiretsu Forum to Present at First Annual Monterey Startup Investment Expo in October - Originally published on Santa Cruz Tech Beat Posted on September 13, 2017 by Sara Isenberg   (Contributed) September 13, 2017 — Monterey, CA   Keiretsu Forum, a world-wide angel investment group, will present at the Monterey Startup Investment Expo in October 26, 2017 Keiretsu Forum, with almost 3,000 members in 52 chapters world wide, will be one of the Continue Reading
  • Schoolze App Revolutionizing How Parents Engage with their Kids’ Education. - Author: Avneesh Kumar  Aug 24, 2017 Originally published on Monterey County Weekly. Growing up in India, Avneesh Kumar saw firsthand how a lack of parental engagement could affect a student’s success. His father was a teacher and his sister was a principal, and he’d often listen to their workday grievances. He eventually went into IT as a Continue Reading
  • Open Ground Studios’ “Art Oasis” at the 16th Annual West End Celebration - WHEN: August 26th & 27th, 2017 ABOUT THE EVENT: Open Ground Studios will hit the streets of Sand City for the fifth consecutive year during the 16th Annual West End Celebration. OGS’s Art Oasis will be a combination gallery and outdoor arts hub featuring works by our co-op artist members and teaching artists! In addition to fine art Continue Reading