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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo's Hothouse has announced its selections for a summer program aimed at giving startups and entrepreneurs a boost. 

While in absolute business terms, $10,000 isn’t that much money, for some recent grads developing a product, it’s not nothing. 

SLO HotHouse

There’s renewed effort to encourage innovators and entrepreneurs to start and grow their businesses in a particular area on the Central Coast. 

Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship runs the SLO HotHouse, a collaborative effort with the county, city and local business community aimed at building a startup culture in San Luis Obispo County.

For six years, it has helped students start their own businesses. Now, with its new 15,000-square-foot location in downtown San Luis Obispo, the SLO HotHouse will also be a place for members of the community to grow their startups.