Jake's Carmel Honey Co. wins CSUMB grand prize in Startup Challenge!


Did you know Carmel Valley Mercantile has been selling Jake's honey for over a year? Maybe you've heard the 'buzz' about him recently, he's the local 11-year old entrepreneur who started harvesting honey a couple of years ago as a 7th grade school project. Congratulations are in order for Jake who participated in Monterey Bay’s Startup Challenge last month at the university’s new "Joel and Dena Gambord Business and Information Technology" building to compete for coveted positions in the final event of the Challenge — the Otter Tank. Jake Reisdorf, president of Carmel Honey Co., walked away with the $10,000 grand prize in the Main Street division in a field of 26 finalists.

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