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Winners Announced for the 2017 New Venture Competition FinalsCongratulations to the winners of UCSB's New  business competition!
Finalist Teams Announced for 2017 New Venture Competition
Six teams will advance to the finals, a major highlight of UCSB’s New Venture Competition
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Major Success for NVC Alumni Inogen
Goleta-based Inogen, an oxygen concentrator company, reported a $5.9 million profit for the first quarter of 2017, up from $2.5 million in the first quarter of 2016, according to an earnings report from May 9th.
James Rogers spent years studying flexible solar cells, excelling at UC Santa Barbara’s esteemed Technology Management Program, and conducting research at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. For his Ph.D research, he won the prestigious 2012 Frank J. Padden Jr. Award for polymer physics.
James Rogers is the founder of APEEL Sciences, a Santa Barbara-based company that provides a proprietary solution created from natural plant extracts to treat fruits and vegetables, increasing the shelf life of produce and reducing the energy costs of cold storage.
Saturday, April 1, 2017
Media Release: New Venture Fair 2017
UC Santa Barbara’s New Venture Fair
Community Invited to Join the University in Celebration and Support of New Venture CreationsWHO:   The Technology Management Program at UC Santa Barbara proudly hosts the New Venture Fair
Santa Barbara, the stunningly beautiful California Central Coast city of 90,000, just 100 miles north of Los Angeles, is putting itself on the startup map.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Seed Funding: The Art of Angel Investing
“Angel investment decisions are basically made with your GUT . . .
and then it takes GUTS to keep going through all the setbacks and the pivots.”
Friday, February 3, 2017
Innovation Acceleration
UC Santa Barbara has received $2.2 million in one-time funding, designated specifically to boost research innovation and spur economic development, from the state of California.
Specialty Food Association Announces 2017 Leadership Awards
Salty Girl Seafood Honored for Vision
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — What if a Florida tomato could be left on the vine long enough to turn red and fully develop its flavor — and still be ripe and juicy when it arrived at a grocery store in New York days later?
6 Local Startups Make Their Pitch at Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet Demo Day