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Startup Weekend Monterey Bay 2017 has record attendance

This year's Startup Weekend Monterey Bay saw a record number of registrations (102).  Thirty-two participants pitched ideas, and the group chose 12 to work on through the weekend.  After one team became two, thirteen new startup companies formed on the weekend and made final presentations Sunday night. The companies ran the gamut from social enterprise companies that sought to solve real world issues to companies that saw a need in the marketplace which they could address. One hoped to manufacture drinking straws that turn color when exposed to common "date rape" drugs.

2016 Startup Hackathon Announces Winners

Teams Competed in the Three-Day Game Development Competition

SEASIDE, Ca., Nov 7, 2016-- The Institute for Innovation and Economic Development at California State University Monterey Bay today is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Startup Hackathon. The theme of this year’s Hackathon was creating digital games that address community problems.  The Hackathon was held on the CSUMB campus November 4th through 6th.

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Startup Challenge Monterey Bay 2016 Finalists Announced

26 Monterey Bay Area Startups Move Forward With the Regional New Business Competition

Startup Challenge Monterey Bay is proud to announce the Finalists for the 2016 competition.  The finalists hail from all three counties of the counties eligible for the Challenge, Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito.

The four finalists in the Student Division are Community Fresh Market , Frontman, LOGiX Tutoring and Tinkr.