Just moving to the Sacramento region and looking for some suggestions as to how you can get involved or insight to navigating the startup ecosystem in Sacramento? If you’re new to the Sacramento startup ecosystem, here’s a few quick ways to jump in and start getting involved.

Sacramento Startup Digest 

Subscribe for free to this weekly email that is published every Monday morning. Co-curators Laura Good and Jeff Bennett scan through 50+ websites of organizations that put on events and meetups of interest to startup founders and select the best ones to highlight. You can sign up here.

Startup Grind Sacramento

A monthly event for those serious about being a part of the startup ecosystem. These monthly meetups are held at The Urban Hive and are a combination of great people-meeting and valuable information from a seasoned and/or successful entrepreneur via a fireside chat. Check out the latest events here.

1 Million Cups

This is a weekly morning meetup where two startup founders will give short presentations about their companies and then get feedback from the audience. It’s a free event and would be a good place to meet founders as well as others in our startup ecosystem. You can “follow” 1 Million Cups Sacramento on their website to receive notifications about weekly events or on the 1 Million Cups Sacramento Facebook page to RSVP for specific events.


With a mission to connect the startup ecosystem in Sacramento, this website, StartupSac.com features resources, news and stories on it’s website. You can also keep up to date by liking us on Facebook or following us on Twitter.

Sacramento Startup and Innovation Ecosystem Circuit Board

The Sacramento startup ecosystem is evolving rapidly. If you want insight to navigating the startup ecosystem in Sacramento, this conceptual circuit board or subway-style map of Sacramento’s startup and innovation ecosystem represents the connections and relationships of the various resources and support services available to entrepreneurs and innovators in our region’s growing startup community. Check out the full interactive diagram here.

Click to open interactive version of the Sacramento Startup and Innovation Ecosystem Circuit Board v2.0