Friendly Robot won the $10,000 grand prize at the CSUMB-based Institute for Innovation and Economic Development’s (iiED) annual Startup Challenge on Friday, April 28, at CSUMB’s Otter Student Union grand ballroom.
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Seaside, Calif., April 26, 2023 — Representatives of 27 startup companies – spread across four divisions – will compete at the 14th annual Startup Challenge Monterey Bay on Friday, April
Twenty-seven innovative and exciting new businesses have been selected to be this year’s finalists in the 2023 Startup Challenge Monterey Bay. The following companies from Monterey, San Benito, and Santa
Why iiED’s Chuck Erickson loves working with startups For many entrepreneurs, learning to pitch is one of the first hurdles in their startup journey. At Startup Challenge Monterey Bay, participants
Founder Patrick Zelaya reflects on the startup’s rise to international success Seven years ago, HeavyConnect Founder and CEO Patrick Zelaya was working on perfecting his pitch to present at the
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