Stoel-Rives, Moss Adams and the Sacramento Business Journal just opened nominations for the 2017 Sacramento Region Innovation Awards. In it’s second year, the awards recognize the area’s vibrant innovation community, from emerging to established companies, and their breakthrough creations. Self-nominations are preferred — read all the rules and submit nominations here. Who won last year? Check out the 2016 Winners and Finalists.
This Weeks Best Bets
Tuesday evening at Capsity, StartupSac’s Uncubator takes on entrepreneur-ese in “Do You Speak Startup?” This free workshop features David Richardson, Partner at DLA Piper and Nick Trosko and Gabe Gomez, cofounders of GymHit. They’ll demystify the terms and jargon frequently used in the startup and investor world.
Hacker Lab’s Great Make Day is happening at Rancho Cordova City Hall this Saturday. The free festival will feature maker demos and exhibits, a Startup Stage and even a make zone that’s perfect for kids (and us grown up kids too!). RSVP here.
Next Tuesday, 6/13, Startup Grind’s guest is Joshua Tillman, founder of DialSource. One of our region’s best events for hanging out with other founders, the evening starts out with appetizers and live music, followed by a fireside chat with Joshua. Get your tickets early and save! Save even more by entering “digest” in the promo code field!
If you’ve been thinking of launching a Crowdfunding Campaign, you SHOULD NOT miss a seminar in West Sac on June 20 that will address both equity and rewards-based crowdfunding. The speaker lineup includes Manny Fernandez, cofounder and CEO of equity crowdfunding platform Dreamfunded and Michael Zeligs, founder and creative director of StartMotionMEDIA, a crowdfunding video production and campaign consulting firm. Reserve your spot now–we’ve never had a seminar like this in Sacramento! Use code “digest” for $10 off!
Angelhack is back in Sacramento at The Urban Hive June 24-25. Registration is just $10!
Apps for Ag happens in Davis July 28-29 and winners present at the State Fair. Sign up by June 15 and pay just $25. There’s $17,500 in prize money available!
Startup Grind is hosting it’s annual Startup Summer Party on July 11 at The Urban Hive. If you are an early stage startup and want to have an exhibit table, contact Rich Foreman. Cost to exhibit is $25.
Founder Institute is holding a series of exploratory meetups this summer and if there is enough interest, they will launch a cohort here in the fall. Find out more here.
There’s lots of great stuff going on in the tech startup community–check out the details below. If you’ve organized (or know about) an event we have not included, please submit it here for consideration. And for even more startup information, happenings and resources, visit the StartupSac Website.
There’s lots of great stuff going on in the tech startup community–check out the details in this week’s Startup Digest. If you’d like to receive the digest in your inbox every Monday morning, sign up for free here. If you’ve organized (or know about) an event we have not included, please submit it here for consideration. And for even more startup information, happenings and resources, visit the StartupSac Website. Note: We include a lot of tech events that aren’t necessarily startup-focused on the event calendar on the StartupSac website. Check it out here.