Startup Challenge 2022 Finalists

Venture Division

Cured Ketchup

CuredKetchup.com is platform that offers home cooked meals on a C2C Business Model.


NFT metaverse

Little Feet Packaging


Panel Tek ADU

Kit homes and offices

InfiniRel Corp

Renewable energy

WeUse Innovations Inc

Single-use to reusable packaging and products

Lavender Creek Co. LLC

Consumer product goods and agriculture

Open to businesses intended to scale and provide venture investor-level returns.

Main Street Division

XterminatriX LLC

Pest control and pollinator garden

Agape Brands Corp. (Pizzauce)


Miss Lippe’s

Food and events

Oceanic Expeditions

A personable small boat whale watching company providing an intimate wildlife experience.

Broken Tusk Wellness Education

Health and wellness

Open to small businesses and sole proprietorships.

Red Engine Rides

Entertainment and fun

Eduk8 Learning Center


Edi Matsumoto Art & Design

Wearable art fashion design

Social Venture Division

Blue Circle

Blue Circle offers certification of living wages to businesses who meet criteria based on MIT’s living wage calculator.

A Treasured Tree

\Holiday trees with shelves that can be decorated to display holiday treats and gifts.

Set Free Monterey Bay

Committed to serving survivors of sex trafficking. Serving women (18 and over) in ongoing case management, therapy, and helping them find residential care.


Staffing, education, business development

Snapbrillia, Inc

eLearning, blockchain, and HR Technology

Mind Core

Teaches the evidence based skills of neuroscience in the workplace and educational settings to enhance employee performance and organizational culture.

Brother's Keeper

Fentanyl fatal overdose prevention

Open to for-profit and not-for-profit businesses with a significant social mission.

Student Division

3 – 4:30

Service and food tech


Dog Food Retail

The Bus Stop

Hospitality and craft alcoholic beverages



Open to all students in middle school through graduate school.