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SLO Brew Rock

855 Aerovista Lane

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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Join us for Demo Day at SLO Brew Rock on Sept. 13 to hear startup pitches and network with our seven Summer Accelerator teams.

About this event

See how three months of intensive workshops, dedicated mentorship, hard work and collaboration have prepared our teams to turn their startup ideas into real, viable business ventures. Meet and network with the teams to learn more about their startups. Food and drink will also be available for purchase.

Seating is limited, so don’t wait! Order your ticket today to reserve your spot.

  • In Person (General Admission & Students): $10
  • Virtual Viewing: FREE

Can’t make it in-person? No worries! Select our virtual ticket option* to tune into the event via YouTube Live for FREE.

*If you select the virtual ticket option, you will receive a link to the YouTube Live via email, one day before the event. In the meantime, subscribe to our YouTube channel for easy access to our video content and livestreams.

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Demo Day Agenda

  • 4-4:30 p.m. Pre-event Networking
  • 4:30-6:25 p.m. Team Pitches
  • 6:25 p.m. Closing Remarks

This year’s cohort includes:

Cheekies, a reusable, machine-washable and leak-proof period short created by recent biomedical engineering graduate McCall Brinskele of Marin County and recent industrial engineering graduate Mariana Inofuentes of Denton, Texas.

Grip Safe, a patent-pending firearm safety device that makes AR-15s secure for storage and safe shoot and state law-compliant for transport, all through an interchangeable grip attachment innovated by recent business administration and interdisciplinary studies graduate Shaun Tanaka of Los Angeles and mechanical engineering junior Dylan DeFazio of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.

Quickie, a 10-minute mobile delivery service providing select food, beverages and other essentials to college students anywhere within two miles of campus founded by Matthew Menno and William Tregenza, business administration juniors from Arroyo Grande.

Ryde Carpool, a social carpooling marketplace that allows college students to buy and sell empty seats in each other’s cars, founded by computer science graduate student Emily Gavrilenko of Antioch, recent experience industry management graduate Johnny Morris of Berkeley, and computer science junior Josh Wong of San Francisco.

Sustainamade, a startup using technology that reduces the amount of water, waste, transportation and labor needed to grow strawberries to provide high-quality, locally-grown berries to communities that do not have adequate climates for farming. The startup was founded by recent business administration graduate Corrine Cooper of Boulder, Colorado and recent mechanical engineering graduates Ahkar Kyaw of Mandalay and Shalin Gogri of Seattle, Washington.

Venture Rent, a software that connects outdoor equipment shops to consumers created by Shubh Khandhadia, a business administration junior from Irvine.

X-Adapt, a compact, capable and intuitive mobility device built from commercially available electric unicycles, created by Evan Lalanne, a manufacturing engineering senior from Arroyo Grande.

COVID-19 Protocols - Please check the guidelines from the CA Department of Public Health, as the event will be following these protocols.

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