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Official Opening of UCSB’s Wilcox New Venture Incubator
Nanotechnologies aim to modify macroscopic properties through observation, control, and manipulation of individual atoms and molecules. It has begun to have profound implications for science fields, such as chemistry, biology, physics, materials science, computing and engineering.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Engines of Opportunity
Drawing on its intellectual capital across disciplines and its proven record of startup success, UC Santa Barbara is moving full steam ahead on a host of programs all centered on innovation and entrepreneurship.
A company started by two Santa Barbara-area women that matches up electric vehicle drivers with charging stations now has registered users throughout Southern California.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Amazon Invests in NVC Alum TrackR
Can’t find your phone? Ask Alexa! Amazon has developed an Amazon Alexa skill that allows people to ask Alexa where their phone is and get a location.
NEXT CTO Corey Hoven
Next Energy Technologies Awarded $2.5 Million From the US Department of Energy to Commercialize Low-Cost Transparent Solar Cells
Professor John Greathouse recently reached out to Evan Strenk, the company’s Co-Founder and CEO of Milo Sensors, a Santa Barbara based company that is developing an electronic wristband that monitors blood alcohol level through perspiration.
Thursday, July 6, 2017
NVC Alumni to BranchOut
Founders Lindsay Martien, Nicole Poletto, and Rick Thomas will soon officially launch their company, BranchOut, in Santa Barbara. BranchOut provides fun and exciting environmental activities for children in the nature setting, similar to that of the popular ‘escape room’ experience.
Norah Eddy shares insights into the beginnings of Salty Girl Seafood, a sustainable seafood company she co-founded in 2014, with an aim to drive positive change in the seafood industry.
Monday, June 5, 2017
Business: The Greatest Game
The proud mom in the front row was telling me all about her son. Nick Martitsch was about to compete in a prestigious collegiate event. This wasn’t football, baseball or basketball.
A startup company with software to eliminate ticket fraud, scalpers and inflated ticket prices. A mobile app that delivers more than 175 convenience store items to its customers’ doors in less than 30 minutes.