Greater Sacramento’s growing innovation infrastructure supplies entrepreneurial resources, financing and collaboration for start-ups and businesses to grow and thrive. The Growth Factory, a regional pre-seed accelerator and accompanying venture fund, is a key resource to early stage companies.
The Growth Factory helps founders:
- Rapidly test and validate product-market fit
- Build and execute a go-to-market strategy
- Run local pilot projects to help optimize solutions
- Demonstrate early traction
- Build case studies to attract additional funding and customers
- Quickly and efficiently accomplish their fundraising goals
Programming includes workshops, mentorship, founder forums and office hours to accelerate learning, connect founders with experts and resources and provide community.
As part of the Global Accelerator Network (GAN), the Growth Factory also provides access to global resources such as $1M in perks, founder wellness support, industry specific mentors and global hot desk spaces for teams to drop in and work while traveling.
Born out of the idea to make electric mobility sustainable and affordable, PEM Motion is focused on building ecosystems that enable forward-thinking mobility companies to succeed.
The Aachen, Germany-based business and engineering consultancy has expanded their operations to North America— and they’ve chosen Greater Sacramento as their home!
PowerSchool’s IPO in 2021 was the largest in K-12 education software in North America. The Folsom, CA-based company is a leading provider of global educational technology, impacting 45 million students around the world. Its 2021 IPO was the largest in K-12 education software in North America. The company is headquartered in Folsom, California and employs over 3,000.
California Cultured produces sustainable lab-grown chocolate. They got their start in the Bay Area but moved to GreaterSacramento to be closer to our talent pool, foodtech innovators and UC Davis. They’ve set up shop in Inventopia, an incubator in Davis featuring wet lab, coworking and engineering prototyping spaces.