Startup companies could win $100,000 in angel investments at the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) Small Business Development Center (SBDC) 2020 AngelCon.

The deadline to apply is January 17, 2020 at midnight. Applications are open at h ttps://

“Participating in the Angel Conference was an invaluable experience for De Oro Devices,” De Oro Devices co-founder and CEO Sidney Collin said. “We received not only funding, but also the support of every angel investor that participated.”

At the conference, the chosen finalists will pitch to angel investors. The investors will vote and invest $100,000 in the winner. For more information about becoming an angel investor and learning about new business ventures, visit or contact Liz Fisher at

The SBDC will hold the third annual Central California Angel Conference on April 23, 2020 at 5:30p.m., at SLO Brew Rock. Tickets are $75 for attendees.

AngelCon 2020 is presented by Pacific Premier Bank.

A bout the Cal Poly CIE Small Business Development Center

The Cal Poly CIE Small Business Development Center is funded in part through a subcontract between Cal Poly, the city of San Luis Obispo and UC Merced, under the current cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBDC is a top resource for business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, offering no-cost, expert one-on-one business consulting, training and online courses in startup assistance, debt and equity funding, sales and marketing, international trade and product commercialization.For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit