Get Involved

Join us by donating your time and expertise to support our local startup ecosystem.  Look for specific opportunities and contacts below.

Get Involved in The Startup Community

GFX: Growth Factory’s Startup Showcase & Venture Conference, August 25, 1-7 PM at @theGrounds in Roseville. Part startup showcase, part venture conference, part entrepreneurial ecosystem building — 100% high energy, interactive and impactful! GFX is the Growth Factory’s first annual event designed to activate the Backyard Advantage at scale. Do you love the Sacramento region, enjoy learning alongside the most driven, creative, and fun people, and want to be a part of building something impactful? Attend GFX! Register to attend here.

Sign up to be a mentor for the UC Davis Student Startup Center.  This program is targeted at providing experienced mentoring for UC Davis undergrad founders. If you have interest, reach out to John Peters.

1 Million Cups Sacramento, every Wednesday from 9-10 AM (currently held on Zoom).  A weekly, coffee-fueled event where two entrepreneurs present their early stage companies to their peers for advice and feedback. Based on the notion that entrepreneurs discover solutions and engage with their communities over a million cups of coffee, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation developed 1 Million Cups as a free program designed to educate, engage and inspire entrepreneurs, Learn more