ATTENTION STARTUP FOUNDERS! The 2021 Spark Venture Competition
is an annual pitch competition hosted by the Carlsen Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship for early-stage startups and social impact ventures during Global Entrepreneurship Week. A total of $20,000 in cash awards will be given out. Early stage ventures interested in competing must apply by THIS WEDNESDAY October 27
. Apply Here
. A total of $20,000 in cash awards will be given on Demo Day on November 10 during Global Entrepreneurship Week. There are two tracks - For-Profit and Social Ventures (includes non-profits). First place in each track wins $7500, second place $2500! Details Here
Interested in Mentor Speed Dating
? Mentor Sacramento Office Hours Sprint is returning during Global Entrepreneurship Week in November! Entrepreneurs who sign up will have an opportunity to meet with three mentors for 15 minutes each during this speed mentoring session. It’s happening Thu Nov 11 from 10:30am-Noon. Learn more here
. Entrepreneurs, Sign up here to participate
. (If you’d like to be a mentor, sign up here
The Global Entrepreneurship Week calendars
are now published! You can find out about everything that is scheduled by checking out the calendars on either StartupSac’s website
(more of a summary) or the Carlsen Center at Sac State’s website
(includes all event details). I have a few of my favorites listed below but there are over 20 events happenings so please check out the event calendars!
Global Entrepreneurship Week Quck Picks - November 8-12
Looking to hone your entrepreneurial skills and knowledge? The Sacramento Entrepreneurship Academy
is currently accepting applications from entrepreneurs for its 2022 cohort.This team-based entrepreneurial bootcamp teaches you to move your project from idea to an actual startup! Find out more and apply now
. (let ‘em know you heard about it from StartupSac.)
There’s a lot going on in the next few weeks. Check out the details below and be sure to click through the “view entire message” link to see everything.
Stay Connected: Have you joined the StartupSac Community Facebook Group
yet? Startup founders and those who support the growth of our startup community connect and exchange ideas in this private moderated group.
NOTE: All events listed below are to be held online unless otherwise noted. Hybrid events are those that are held in person but also provide a virtual option.