Startups Start Here
Our 2 year full time Incubator Program includes everything needed for early-stage companies to develop into financially stable, high-growth enterprises by providing the tools, training and infrastructure that helps facilitate smarter, faster growth. The program is open to both community and student startups.Apply Now
The Business Incubator includes valuable programming that grows startups into successful Central Coast businesses, generating the head of household jobs of tomorrow and spurring our local economy.
Mentors & Advisory Boards
Pitch Nights, Angel & VC Network
Access to Cal Poly Resources
Cal Poly SBDC
Coffee & Conversation
Open Office Hours Experts
Workshops & Training
“This program provides emerging enterprises with a strategic path; a wide array of vital business development services and resources; and ongoing guidance, motivation and support to help new ventures succeed.”
– John Townsend, CIE Executive Director
Interested in applying?
Applicants must submit a business plan and answers to a series of questions that a committee will review. The committee will look for companies with technology innovation, scalability and high growth potential.Get Started – Apply