Knobbe Martens talks protecting your Intellectual Property @ The MIC

A huge thank you to Russell Jeide and Scott Cromar from Knobbe Martens as well as the entrepreneurs for coming out to the Murrieta Innovation Center (The MIC) to talk about “Intellectual Property and your Startup” this week. We hope to deliver more Lunch & Learns to Riverside County in the coming months. If there are other topics relevant to your startup you want us to cover, get in touch with me.


Congrats to the Corona Cohort

Congrats to the Corona cohort for completing our UC Riverside Startups for Innovators program. You all are great examples of the growing startup scene and entrepreneurial talent we have here in Riverside County. I look forward to continuing to work with you to help you grow your companies.

Vinduino and Blue Social win Temecula/Murrieta Quick Pitch Competition

I was honored to be one of the judges today at the Temecula/Murrieta Twin Cities Quick Pitch Competition at the Temecula Valley Entrepreneurs Exchange (TVE2). Congrats to the winners Vinduino (@vdleevineyard) and Blue Social (@BlueSocialApp) who were selected from the 9 startups that pitched. They join X-Botics as 3 of the soon to be 11 finalists at the Quick Pitch Finals on April 26th in Riverside. There are still pitch events in Corona, Riverside/Excite and in the Coachella Valley if you have a startup and want to get involved. More info here:

Seven startups complete UC Riverside’s Startups for Innovators program

Congrats to the 7 startups and entrepreneurs who completed our Startups for Innovators program in partnership with EPIC, UC Riverside and the Murrieta Innovation Center. I’m excited to follow you as you continue your startup journey as well as help you navigate our growing Riverside County tech ecosystem.