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Entrepreneurship News

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.
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