September 25, 2023
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Cal Poly student gets jump on business


Arvand Sebetian soon will graduate from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obipso, with a civil engineering degree. He can then add “college graduate” to his other title: owner of a successful small business that brings in revenue of about $200,000 a year.

For the past five years, Sebetian has run Arvixe, a Web hosting and design firm in San Luis Obispo.

He started the company when he was a senior in high school in Santa Rosa and now counts nearly 4,000 customers around the world and two part-time employees. Arvixe guarantees 99 percent uptime and a 24-hour response time to any problems.


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