Kyle Kaneshiro’s route into Sacramento’s startup ecosystem is a bit different than most people we’ve profiled here. Kyle spent nearly 30 years working for Intel in Folsom, working with engineering teams, most recently as Director of Strategic Planning for the Client Group and helped drive $40 Billion in revenue for Intel. That wealth of experience that Kyle possesses makes him a valuable mentoring and advising asset to the Sacramento startup community. About a year ago, Kyle retired and he now spends much of his time as an advisor for Sacramento’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) advising and mentoring entrepreneurs. Kyle is also a frequent attendee at 1 Million Cups Sacramento events and lends valuable insight and suggestions to the startups that are presenting. Kyle and I recently sat down after a 1 Million Cups event to learn more about the SBDC and how it can help Sacramento’s startup founders be more successful. Check it out in the video or audio podcast below.


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About the Capital Region SBDC

The Capital Region SBDC is the leader in providing access to capital for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Their experienced business advisors provide the tools and guidance needed to improve businesses . With direct and personalized business assistance to entrepreneurs through one-on-one consulting as well as satellite offices in eight counties across our marketplace, The Capital Region SBDC offers easy access to professional consulting in all aspects of small business management. They also offer no-cost business workshops for everyone interested in small businesses.


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