It is almost the new year, and with that come new challenges and opportunities. California State University and the Institute for Innovation and Economic Development are proud to sponsor Tech Stars Startup Weekend for the Monterey Bay region. Startup Weekend is a 54 hour immersive event that fosters innovation, creativity, and opportunity. Roll your sleeves up and compete to build the next big idea! You will be surrounded by intelligent and ambitious entrepreneurs. Business people, designers, engineers from all walks of life come together and try to turn idea into innovation. You will have ample opportunity to network and collaborate. Join with friends or meet new people. You may become CEO or founding partner of the next big venture in Monterey Bay!
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.