8/21/2017 – Santa Maria TechBrew – Building a Thriving Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in the SMV

Building a Thriving Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in the Santa Maria Valley!

Jose Huitron is the Campus Director for SBBCollege in Santa Maria.

He will be discussing the keys to building a startup ecosystem.

  • Building on a foundation of entrepreneurial wins.
  • Local champions and hubs of activity.
  • Announcement of GROW Santa Maria – A week of mind-blowing business and entrepreneurship coming in November.

Jose has been active as an advisor and teacher in the entrepreneurial community, mentoring at a variety of leading launchpad events focused on new venture formation, prototyping and accelerating new businesses. A champion of innovation and entrepreneurship. Jose recently received a 2016 Latino Legacy Award for his impact in the local community and has been recognized by the Pacific Coast Business Times receiving an Latino Business Award in the Small Business category.

New Location

 MIYB Spaces
731 S Lincoln St – Santa Maria
5-7PM on Monday, August 21.
NOTE: Refreshments provided free of charge.
Econcept is paying for this month’s snacks and beer.

Attendance is FREE!

register-button Tech Brew is a TED talk with Beer!

Tech Brew is a free networking event for Geeks, Entrepreneurs, and Makers. Softec pays for the snacks with support from our Caloric Contributors. Softec’s deep connections to the tech community allows us to find interesting tech speakers and highlight them as examples of potential in our community. Become a Caloric Contributor and everyone will love you and you get a special shout out at the event. Register at www.softec.org

New Location
Meeting Details: 
Date: Monday, July 17, 2017
Time: 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: 731 S Lincoln St – Santa Maria


  • Registration & Networking             5:00 –  6:00
  • Introductions & Thanks                6:00 –  6:10
  • Presentation                               6:10 –  6:30
  • Q&A                                          6:30 –  7:00

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Santa Maria Tech Brew is a premier Softec Event lead by our fearless Ambassador of Beer & Snacks – Steve Burgess.  This is Free networking of the humankind at its best.