Entries by Anjika Grinager

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 […]

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 […]


AudibleRx is the new Consumer Medication Information (CMI) content system designed to meet specific health literacy guidelines. It provides useful and accessible audible, and printed CMI through an easy to access web platform. Tailored to the learning needs of your patients, whether it is filling a prescription at your pharmacy, mail-order, bedside teaching, discharge education […]

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 […]

Hellodesk Coworking Space in the News

Coworking space comes to Monterey POSTED: 03/21/18, 4:38 PM PDT | UPDATED: 6 DAYS AGO Excerpt Monterey is catching up with the rest of the telecommuting world. The area’s first coworking space launched late last year, bringing the latest trend in space and idea sharing work communities to the area. The enterprise is called Hellodesk […]

Cruz Foam Tackles Sustainability of Surfboards

Cruz Foam is aiming to tackle sustainability in their own way. With backgrounds in material and chemical engineering, founders John and Marco set out to create a sustainable replacement for surfboard blanks. Surfboard blanks are made out of different types of foam, though polyurethane foam has been used in the making of these boards since […]

KION News covers the 2017 New Frontiers Water Forum

SEASIDE, Calif. – Hundreds gathered in Seaside on Friday for the 2017 New Frontiers Water Forum. The all day event was sold out and brought water experts, researchers and innovators from all over the World. The goal of the conference was to find new ways to conserve and manage water on the Central Coast. The Central […]

Startup Challenge Returns to CSUMB

SEASIDE, Ca., March 1, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) is set to host the Startup Challenge again this spring for the ninth consecutive year.  Article ID: 690440 Released: 2-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Source Newsroom: California State University, Monterey Bay Newswise — SEASIDE, Ca., March 1, 2018 – California State University, Monterey Bay […]