Did you make a New Year’s resolution that this would be the year you launched your own startup but you don’t have an idea yet? Or, maybe you’ve had an idea and you resolved to take that idea to the next level? Well, you’re in luck. Four new workshops in the next few weeks will cover topics such as; coming up with a startup idea, how to fund your tech startup, developing a Go-to-Market strategy, and defining and validating a business model for your startup. Check out the details on each of these below.


How to Fund Your Tech Startup
Woodland Technology Alliance

Ever wondered how technology startups get off the ground? How are they funded? What makes an entrepreneur successful? What is happening with technology startups in our region right now? Join Moneta Venture’s Sabya Das, Mariah Lichtenstern, who addresses social, economic, and environmental equity through entrepreneurship; and John Peters, the Chairman of the Board for the Sacramento Angels to hear these three funders discuss their perspectives on what they want to see at different stages of company growth to consider making an investment.

When: Wed, January 10, 6pm – 8pm

Where: 1400 Pioneer Ave, Room H101, Woodland, CA

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Coming Up With a Startup Idea
Startup Weekend Workshop

How do you come up with an idea that has the potential to become a new business? Join the Startup Weekend Sacramento team as they expore that! This free hands-on workshop will give attendees a sense of how to begin validating ideas for a startup, and will even leave them with some new ideas!

When: Thu, January 11, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Where:  Hacker Lab, 1715 I Street, Sacramento



Developing Your Go-to-Market Strategy
AgStart Business Fundamentals Workshop

In this business fundamentals workshop, Developing Your Go-to-Market Strategy, we’ll feature engaging hands on exercises and guest entrepreneurs who will relate their own experiences building and scaling their startup businesses. The workshop is designed for innovators, farmers and other agricultural product and service providers.

When: Wed, January 17, 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: AgStart , 620 Main Street, Woodland, CA 95695

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Define and Validate Your Business Model
Big Bang! Workshop

A new venture’s business model defines how the venture brings together the technology, market, and business opportunities available to it, as well as how the business plans to make money. We’ll cover basic business models and provides hands-on instruction on evaluating the best model for your business.

When: Wed, January 17, 6pm – 8pm

Where: UC Davis, Gallagher Hall Room 1213, 550 Alumni Lane, Davis, CA 95616

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