El Pajaro CDC Commercial Kitchen Incubator Program Orientation

Interested in joning a


Commercial Kitchen


Incubator?


 Our non-profit commercial kitchen provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to start and grow a food business with the support of professional consultants and trained staff. Attend an orientation and learn how you can benefit from our services.


 REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


Sessions with less then ten registrants will be cancelled.


La orientación se presenta en inglés. Si necesita ayuda en español


contáctenos y haremos los arreglos necesarios.


 


 Notes: Our services are available to residents of Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito Counties.


Our kitchen is a manufacturing facility and not open to the public. 


Please wear closed-toed shoes. Traffic can be heavy during the growing season, please plan accordingly. 

El Pajaro CDC Commercial Kitchen Incubator Program Orientation

Interested in joning a


Commercial Kitchen


Incubator?


 Our non-profit commercial kitchen provides entrepreneurs with the opportunity to start and grow a food business with the support of professional consultants and trained staff. Attend an orientation and learn how you can benefit from our services.


 REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED


Sessions with less then ten registrants will be cancelled.


La orientación se presenta en inglés. Si necesita ayuda en español


contáctenos y haremos los arreglos necesarios.


 


 Notes: Our services are available to residents of Santa Cruz, Monterey and San Benito Counties.


Our kitchen is a manufacturing facility and not open to the public. 


Please wear closed-toed shoes. Traffic can be heavy during the growing season, please plan accordingly. 

Startup Monterey Bay Tech Meetup

Startup Monterey Bay Tech Meetup is the place to go to meet aspiring entrepreneurs, get news about what’s happening with local startups, get help and get inspired! SMBTM features pitches from startups, news about startups in Monterey Bay, music, fun, and games. Join us as we build the Monterey startup community! 

For more information go to: https://www.meetup.com/StartupMontereyBay/events/251827515/

Startup Challenge finale Log

Startup Challenge Finale

It all culminates on Saturday May 12 with the Startup Challenge Finale at CSUMB @ Salinas City Center, when the teams make their final pitches and display their companies’ wares and services, culminating in the Otter Tank showdown. The day features a Venture Showcase, where competitors and successful alumni alike showcase their businesses. Browse the Venture Showcase to learn about regional businesses that are bringing jobs and money to our local economy, and sample the delicious fare of emerging food and beverage companies.  Startup Challenge alumni include beekeepers, makers of sweet potato pies, cold press coffees and fresh pressed juices. There are sweets and confections, and savory selections alike. Don’t forget your business cards, because there are plenty of opportunities for networking with servicers, suppliers and potential employers alike. Maybe you have some seed money to invest in the next big thing? Next, grab a seat for the Otter Tank and cheer on your favorite team, as they battle it out Shark Tank style for the cash prizes. For more information go to www.startupmontereybay.com.

Feeding Your Marketing Funnel with Social Media

Last month we explored search and SEO as a way to help customers find us on the internet. This month we’ll explore using social media to recruit and engage customers and feed them to our websites. Speaker TBA.

In these Meetups, we explore together how to harness the power of 21st Century Marketing tools and strategies! The Meetups feature informative presentations and discussions and the Tip of the Month. Join us for a valuable evening!

Step-by-Step Search Engine Optimization

This month we’ll hear from a team of CSUMB students who have been creating the “CSUMB Guide to SEO.” They will share with us their findings on how to build your site to raise your search engine ranking.

In these Meetups, we explore together how to harness the power of 21st Century Marketing tools and strategies! The Meetups feature informative presentations and discussions and the Tip of the Month. Join us for an engaging evening! We ask a $5 fee to cover the cost of wine and snacks to make the evening more enjoyable.

Startup Monterey Bay Tech Meetup

Startup Monterey Bay Tech Meetup is the place to go to meet aspiring entrepreneurs, get news about what’s happening with local startups, get help and get inspired! SMBTM features pitches from startups, news about startups in Monterey Bay, music, fun, and games. Join us as we build the Monterey startup community! 

For more information go to: https://www.meetup.com/StartupMontereyBay/events/251827515/

Startup Monterey Bay Tech Meetup –

Each month we feature presentations by startup companies, topics of interest to entrepreneurs, updates on events, and happenings in the Monterey Bay entrepreneurial ecosystem. Plus the monthly news quiz!

Special thanks to our event sponsors: The iiED/CSUMB College of Business; The Fort Ord Reuse Authority; Management Analytics/Angel2Exit/Keiretsu Forum, and the City of Seaside.