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Orfalea College of Business Alumni Honored by Forbes Magazine

Forbes’ 30 Under 30 lists featured two Orfalea College of Business alumni among its 2015 honorees.

Jessica Becker, cofounder of InPress Technologies, was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for healthcare. InPress Technologies is developing a medical device to stop postpartum hemorrhaging. Today, bleeding after giving birth remains the most common cause of death for new mothers around the world. The venture has already raised $1.5 million, including support from inventor and venture capitalist Thomas Fogarty. InPress Technologies grew with help of Cal Poly’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, including its HotHouse Accelerator program. Becker graduated from the Orfalea College of Business in 2011 with a degree in business administration and a concentration in entrepreneurship and small business. For more information on the startup, visit http://www.inpresstechnologies.com/.

Jesse Dundon, CEO of Hathway, was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 for advertising and marketing. Hathway is a San Luis Obispo, Calif.-based digital creative agency that develops apps and online campaigns for the likes of Behr Paint and Transamerica. Dundon cofounded the firm in 2009 and has since led its team toward strong growth, including establishing offices in Tokyo. He graduated the Orfalea College of Business with a bachelor’s degree in industrial technology in 2007. In 2008, Dundon earned his master’s degree from Cal Poly in the same subject. He currently serves on the college’s Industrial Technology Advisory Board. For more information on Hathway, visit http://wearehathway.com/.

For more information on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 lists, visit http://www.forbes.com/30under30.

Posted Jan 6, 2015

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