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




Calling All Startups!

5th Annual TechPitch Competition

October 21st, 2015


Alex Madonna Expo Center


All early-stage startups in San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara County are invited to submit a pitch by September 14th for a chance to win $5,000!

Details to attend or pitch at


Helping Startups and Small Businesses Succeed within SLO County


5th Annual TechPitch Event

October 21, 2015 - 5:00pm-8:30pm

Reserve your tickets today at



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.





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