The Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship hosts Cal Poly’s Small Business Development Center, which together fills the SLO HotHouse, an innovative home for entrepreneurs located in the heart of Downtown San Luis Obispo. Our SBDC center promotes the development of technology-focused ventures by providing high-quality business assistance to start-ups and established companies in San Luis Obispo County.
Whether you want to launch, grow, transition or innovate your business, we can provide expert consulting, training, market research, access to capital and other tools at low to no cost assistance.
The Cal Poly SBDC is a part of the Central CA SBDC Network which since 2003, has assisted thousands of companies, from start-ups to established firms; helped to create and retain over 10,000 jobs; and created more than $435 million in loans and equity.
Find out how we can help you to start, grow and succeed!