Startup Challenge 2020 Finale

It all culminates on Friday, May 1 with the Startup Challenge Finale at Embassy Suites, 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. 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.
Ticket price includes: Entrance to the Venture Showcase and the Otter Tank Competition followed by a networking reception. Ticket Holders receive 100,000 Otter Dollars to invest in your favorite finalist company – help us select tomorrow’s hottest businesses today!

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Techstars Startup Weekend Monterey Bay 2020 Powered by Google For Startups

Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurials. The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.

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/

21st Century Marketing

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/

Leveraging The Camcorders in Our Pocket to Drive Influence

This month Michael Buffo, video producer, will present “Leveraging The Camcorders in Our Pocket to Drive Influence.” Using Instagram stories as the focus, how can we use our phones (the “camcorders in our pockets”) to record engaging content and build our influence. Come for a creative evening of combining art and technology to build our brands.

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.

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. 

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NPR covers the DART symposium

Listen to the coverage of this event now.

SC Works New Tech MeetUp

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David Vik / ZAPPOS, FujiFilm Open Innovation Hub, Crowd Machine, Wribbn, Musician’s BASS, Big Deep Digital, Digital Wellness

Welcome to SUMMER, or what local Santa Cruzians call: FOGust. Our presenters in July are so HOT they will burn off the fog and much more! FULL DETAILS AT: bit.ly/SCWJUL2019cruzcal