Welcome to the Startup Digest!
BOOM! It’s time to kick-off the UC Davis Big Bang! Business Competition
! This annual program has been happening in our region for over twenty years! Join the launch party live on Facebook Thursday evening at 6 PM to learn more about how you can compete in this Oct-May program. The rules have changed a little this year–your team must have at least one member who is affiliated with a university or college in the state of California. Learn more about it here.
The second installment of StartupSac’s SUTL Showcase 2020, Future Mobility,
is this Thursday from 1-5 PM. The webinar event will feature a Keynote Address by Arlen Orchard, SMUD CEO and California Mobility Center president
. There will be discussions on equity and access to future mobility technologies, Sacramento as a “living lab” to test out these technologies, and presentations from innovative companies in this space. And it’s free to join! And next week, the final installment, Digital Health & Life Sciences
happens on 10/29.
Good news! Hacker Lab
has extended the application deadline to October 31 for their Pathways Scholarship
program. It’s a great opportunity for anyone seeking access to the Hacker Lab makerspace who can’t afford it; lost their job during the pandemic, or are looking to reskill; make PPE or explore IoT and tech. They are seeking participants who want to build careers, businesses or their next education level. Apply/Learn More
There’s a lot going on in our Startup Community–check out the details below (click through the “view entire message
” link to see them all). If you want to submit items for consideration, use this link
. And for even more startup information, happenings and resources, visit the StartupSac Website
If you’re looking to connect with other founders, request to join the StartupSac Community Facebook Group
. It’s a place where startup founders and those who support the growth of our startup ecosystem can connect and exchange ideas.
NOTE: All events listed are to be held online unless otherwise noted.