Goleta, CA (PRWEB) June 12, 2014
Goleta Entrepreneurial Magnet (GEM), a collaboration of the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), City of Goleta and the Goleta Valley Chamber of Commerce, providing resources and support to science and technology start-up businesses, today announced the teams selected for their inaugural Summer Accelerator Program. The program, housed at the new incubator office located in Old Town, Goleta, will enable teams of entrepreneurs to develop business-related skills necessary to get their startups going. The Summer Accelerator takes place from July 5-September 12, 2014. GEM would like to thank all the teams that applied for this year’s Summer Accelerator Program and congratulate the following six teams on becoming the first group of startups in GEM:
We would like to thank all the teams that applied for this year’s Summer Accelerator Program and congratulate the following six teams on becoming the first group of startups in GEM:
GEM will provide these teams with an investment of up to $8,000, the teams will attend weekly workshops, receive mentorship and advice from experts in their field, secure working space at the GEM business incubator, have the chance to pitch at Investor Demo Days, as well as receive various other partner perks.
“We are excited to be working with so many talented teams that have great ideas with so much potential,” said Doug Lynch, Executive Director of GEM. “Our goal is to see these teams strengthen their ideas and build their startups to reach the onramp to business success. We believe that the Summer Accelerator Program will be a great step for them in the right direction.”
For more information on GEM and their Summer Accelerator Program, visit http://GoletaEntrepreneurs.com/ or contact Doug directly at Doug(at)GoletaEntrepreneurs(dot)com.