Startup Monterey Bay Congratulates our 2019 Startup Challenge Monterey Bay Winners and Finalists
Venture First Place – $20,000 Seed Money
Venture Division Runners Up – $5,000 Seed Money
A software-as-a-service company that provides punctuality solutions for the healthcare industry allowing for same-day appointments and real service on arrival.
Social Venture First Place – $10,000 Seed Money
Social Venture Division Runners Up – $2,500 Seed Money
Abilities Cafe is a nonprofit organization that fills the need to train and employ Special Needs Individuals (SNIs) who are underrepresented in the workforce. Abilities Café is currently serving as a popup corporation raising capital to open a community-run coffee shop that will combat the local unemployment rate by assisting SNIs with training, State sponsored internships, raising awareness of SNIs abilities to future community employers and the general public.
Main Street First Place – $10,000 Seed Money
Main Street Division Runners Up – $2,500 Seed Money
Student Winner – $1,500 Seed Money
Provides a turnkey approach service to traditional retail parking lots into Electric Vehicle Charging Stations bringing new customers to stores while they charge their vehicles.