Ticketing platform software company Cryptix took home the $10,000 top prize at the UC Santa Barbara New Venture Competition on May 24. Hosted by the school’s Technology Management Program, the competition is the origin of such Santa Barbara companies as Inogen, Apeel Sciences, TrackR, Salty Girl Seafood and others. All of the participants walked away Read More →
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Osmo, a device that simplifies water sampling and makes it easier for scientists to collect water samples, won the UC Santa Barbara New Venture Competition May 19. By winning the competition the young company won $12,500. UCSB’s Technology Management Program held the competition. About 300 students and 35 teams participated in a program that started Read More →
The Pacific Coast Business Times is pleased to announce our 2015 class of Spirit of Small Business award winners. The annual special section, now in its 13th year, celebrates small-business ownership and entrepreneurship in the Tri-Counties. The report published with the July 24 print edition of the Business Times. The honorees will be celebrated Read More →
Superior Solutions grabbed judges’ attention with the marketability and built-out business model for its LiftGator, a pick-up truck attachment that eases heavy lifting for which it had already raised $25,000 of its initial $55,000 seed round.