Entries by Anjika Grinager

CSUMB Magazine catches up with past winners of Startup Challenge

Standout winners of Startup Challenge share insights, latest news By Sophia Huang McKenzie | February 6, 2019 Excerpt Central Coast entrepreneurs face off again this spring for a share of $50,000 in prize money at the annual Startup Challenge Monterey Bay sponsored by the College of Business’s Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (iiED). The Challenge offers […]

Announcing Startup Challenge Monterey Bay 2019

POSTED ON FEBRUARY 12, 2019 BY SARA ISENBERG IN EVENTS, FEATURED, MONTEREY TECH ECOSYSTEM February 12, 2019 — Salinas, CA Applications are due by midnight, Monday, March 11th for the 2019 Startup Challenge Monterey Bay. Entrepreneurs and startup companies in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties should apply to the competition at https://startupmontereybay.com/. Startup […]

The New Marketing

I have been starting companies and teaching entrepreneurship for over two decades.  I’ve been a team member for startup teams, I’ve started my own businesses, I’ve guided students to start their own businesses.   When I started teaching entrepreneurship in business school, I inherited a course that was designed to teach students how to write […]

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 […]