Entrepreneurs Showcase

Last updated 7 months ago

The Entrepreneurs Summit received a $100,00 grant to host the Impact Global Venture Summit demo day event at the Golden 1 Center as well as the 8th annual Entrepreneurs Showcase Accelerator Program.

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  • The Impact Global Venture Summit demo day event was held at the Golden 1 Center:

    • 700 participants

    • 300 student attendees

    • 50 participating startups on the trade show floor

    • 21 corporate and non-profit sponsors

    • 20 television and radio interviews

    • 19 startups pitched

    • 15 corporate venture groups in attendance

    • 13 minority and/or female CEOs

    • 5 female panelists

    • Corporate sponsors included AT&T, Bank of America, Sutter Health, SMUD, UC Davis, and the University of the Pacific.

  • Held the 8th annual Entrepreneurs Showcase Accelerator Program.

  • Corporate sponsors included Bank of America, SMUD, UC Davis, the University of the Pacific, Stoel Rives, and Downey Brand.

  • Out of 65 applicants, 14 companies were chosen within the industries of ag/water, sustainability, healthcare, and civic tech and, on average, each company included 2 founders.

  • Additionally, approximately 15 MBA students from the University of the Pacific and 30 from the Copenhagen Business School participated in the accelerator.

  • A Demo Day was hosted for participants in the accelerator who pitched their companies to approximately 150 investors, students, entrepreneurs, and potential customers at the University of the Pacific Sacramento Campus.

  • Capitalizing on the momentum of quarters one and two, Entrepreneurs Summit hosted thirteen 1 Million Cups pitch events with a combined total of approximately 325 attendees and 26 pitching companies as well as 7 office hours events.

  • Held fourteen 1 Million Cups events alongside Mentor Office Hours and other events with a combined total of approximately 50 startups hosted and 750 participants and attendees.

November 2015

November 2017

Summit - Total Participants

200

750

Summit - Featured Startups

14

45

2015-16

2016-17

Accelerator - Cumulative Participants

750

2,200

Accelerator - Events

30

75

The Impact Global Venture Summit was one of the largest startup-focused events that has taken place in Sacramento. The momentum appears to be continuing in 2018 with Impact Global Venture Summit: '18 Tech + Policy Colliding.