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Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.




Crowdfunding Workshop

Thursday, December 11th @ 5:30pm

SLO HotHouse, 955 Morro Street

Cost: $40


Have you ever wanted to launch a crowdfunding campaign or gain a better understanding of this unique capital infusion model? Come learn from industry expert Bill Trammel, a successful entrepreneur who has raised over $500k on crowdfunding platforms. Find out what it takes to run a successful campaign as he takes you through all the elements from choosing your goal and creating rewards to carefully crafting your pitch. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to kick-start the launch of your next product by registering HERE!


Helping Startups and Small Businesses Succeed within SLO County


Dually funded by the Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Cal Poly CIE, the Cal Poly Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for Innovation is a service center of the UC Merced SBDC Central California Regional Network. By providing high quality business assistance for both start-ups and established companies, the SBDC helps local entrepreneurs launch companies, attract capital investment and create jobs to help contribute to the prosperity of the Central Coast.

With a specific focus on high growth and technology business opportunities, the SBDC helps develop businesses by utilizing:

  • experienced consultants offering free and confidential consultation services
  • practical, cutting-edge workshops that are open to the community and inspire innovation
  • open office hours for walk-in expert consultation
  • and an environment filled with entrepreneurial spirit and support.


Follow the link below to view upcoming training and workshop opportunities.

Schedule of Events for the Cal Poly SBDC for Innovation







SBDC for Innovation
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407