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.
The Impact Global Venture Summit demo day event was held at the Golden 1 Center:
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.
Summit - Total Participants
Summit - Featured Startups
Accelerator - Cumulative Participants
Accelerator - Events
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.