Last week today in Sacramento Startup News

News-01Here’s a recap of Sacramento startups, innovators, and entrepreneurs in the news last week.

The Davis Enterprise wrote about Ag startup AgShift joining the AgStart accelerator in Woodland. AgShift is the world’s first cloud-based data intelligence platform for small farms.

Ag startup joins Woodland incubator | Davis Enterprise – July 24


Comstock’s Magazine online edition reported on the UC Davis World Food Center’s efforts to strengthen the Sacramento region’s agricultural technology sector.

How UC Davis is Bolstering Region’s Agtech | Comstock’s Magazine – July 25


The Sacramento Business Journal covered  Sacramento medical equipment company SynGen Inc. raising an additional $1 million in VC funding.

Sacramento medical equipment company raises second VC round this year | Sacramento Business Journal – July 29


The Sacramento Business Journal also wrote about the development of a new coworking space in midtown. SacWork, is developing a 12,800 ft space at the corner of 21st and O.

Entrepreneur hopes new investment in startups spurs need for his co-working space | Sacramento Business Journal – July 29


Yesterday, The Sacramento Bee’s Cathie Anderson reported on her chat with Sacramento’s interim Chief Innovation Officer, Abhi Nemani about the applications the city has received for their RAILS grant program.

More than 140 applicants submit innovation grants to city of Sacramento | Sacramento Bee July 30


Also last week, Abhi Nemani visited the Code for Sacramento group at the Urban Hive on Wednesday evening to share his thoughts on civic innovation. You can read more about that in my article last week, Sacramento’s Chief Innovation Officer Shares Insights on Civic Innovation.

The Urban Hive was the place to be again on Thursday for the second annual Startup Grind Summer Startup Party. Hundreds of Sacramento entrepreneurs and startup community members networked and celebrated our local startup scene. If you missed out on that you can get a feel for it in another article, Sacramento Startup Scene Summer Celebration.


Did you come across some news in the past week that belongs on the list? Let me know in the comments below or tweet it with the hashtag #sactech.