Little Feet Packaging Pops Off: Startup Challenge Venture Division Winner tackles the bubble wrap industry

https://youtu.be/OfYpQAFi2iI How many boxes have you opened in the past week? In the past month? Over the last two years? According to Digital Commerce 360, online shopping during the pandemic…

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13th Annual Startup Challenge Monterey Bay Competition Results & Winners!

This past Friday, the Institute for Innovation and Economic Development (iiED) and the College of Business at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) hosted the 13th Annual Startup Challenge Monterey…

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Nece’s GF Founders Talk Family, Faith, and Flavor

https://youtu.be/D_5054N3anM For people struggling with celiac disease, gluten allergies, or intolerance, finding delicious baked goods can be a frustrating and disappointing experience. But for Sharque and Jordan Starr of Nece’s…

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Levered’s Elementary Math Program Receives ESSA Certification

Soquel, California (3/22/22) -- Levered Learning announces that it meets the level of evidence under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA requires federal funding and stimulus dollars to be used…

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A New Hope: Startup Challenge Winner Parallel Flight Technologies Unveils “Firefly”

With a new drone on the strip, a wildfire-fighting drone startup Parallel Flight Technologies (PFT) never fails to impress. On Tuesday, February 2, 2022, the Startup Challenge 2020 runner up…

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From Vision to Venture: Startup Challenge Alum Vanly Bridges the Gap Between #VanLife and Reality

https://youtu.be/TVrL4l-bdT4 Watch the interview with Vanly's Co-founder and CEO, Giulio Colleluori We’ve all seen the #VanLife hashtag on Instagram. Attractive carefree couples, friends and individuals, living their best, minimalist lives…

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No Taste Like Home: How Percy’s Pies grew from passion project to profit

https://youtu.be/7tQouXS5hgc If you’ve ever felt homesick for your favorite comfort food, you’ll understand. Today Percival Lammie and his partner, Kim Lammie, run Percy’s Pies— a gourmet Louisiana-style sweet potato pie…

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When (Tech) Stars Collide: How Seeds4STEM took root at Startup Weekend 2021

https://youtu.be/RxVU8DOYGwY When Shannon Bliss and Samantha Avina met at Techstars Startup Weekend Monterey Bay 2021, it was kismet.  As Avina watched former Hartnell College Dean of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,…

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