#CApital Momentum

Greater Sacramento, CA has reached critical mass and investors and companies are taking note. We’re the right place and now is the right time. Why aren’t you here yet? 

LIMITLESS POTENTIAL

Greater Sacramento’s growth trajectory is set to go into overdrive over the next five years. Population growth, diversity and degree achievement are expected to accelerate and several world-class innovation centers will be taking root.

The region is quickly becoming one of the hottest markets in the West, and the place to do business in California.

GROWING, DIVERSE & EDUCATED

The fastest-growing large metro in California is also one of the country’s most diverse and highly educated.

Data sources: USPS, College Navigator, CompTIA

NEXT LEVEL INVESTMENT

Venture capital activity jumped significantly in the past year, including multiple IPOs, a $1.8 billion SPAC merger and an $800 million capital raise.

GROUND-BREAKING DEVELOPMENTS

All this activity is culminating in the development of key projects that will change the region’s economic landscape. See a preview of what’s to come below.

GET THE DATA

A new report from Newmark and GSEC shows that Greater Sacramento’s growth trajectory is set to go into overdrive over the next five years. Download the report to see what’s driving our #CApitalMomentum.

SUCCESS STORIES

Get to know some of the companies driving Greater Sacramento’s momentum.

  • Growth Factory

    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.

  • PowerSchool

    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.

  • Lion Electric

    Lion Electric is pioneering the development of ZEV buses and trucks. The company has found success in Greater Sacramento thanks to the region’s progressive EV adoption rate and innovative business climate. Watch the video to learn more.

  • The Lab@AgStart

    The Lab@AgStart celebrated the grand opening of its new $1.5 million facility, which includes coworking space for startups, a wet chemistry lab and the Raley’s Food Lab, a facility that will allow startups to experiment on new food products with ingredients they develop.

  • Accenture

    Accenture is a professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services.

DIVE DEEPER

Learn more about the trends influencing the region’s growth.

Greater Sacramento: A top market for diverse talent

Greater Sacramento has one of the most diverse talent pools in the country and is one of the most productive regions in California. It’s not only the #3 most diverse region in the country, but also the #3 region for diversity in tech and STEM.

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Leading medical device company to build Center for Excellence in Cellular Manufacturing in Greater Sacramento (Rancho Cordova)

ThermoGenesis Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: THMO), in partnership with the City of Rancho Cordova and the Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC), announced that the company is building a multi-million dollar, 35,500-square-foot Center for Excellence in Cellular Manufacturing in Rancho Cordova, a suburb of Greater Sacramento, to provide contract manufacturing services for cell therapies, including the one called “CAR-T cell therapy”, which could save the lives of many cancer patients just like Emily Whitehead.

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TurtleTree Launches New R&D Facility in Greater Sacramento

TurtleTree has officially opened its new R&D facility in California’s state capital. Located in West Sacramento, this 24,000-square-foot building will house a world-class research hub showcasing the company’s extensive array of innovations and cell-based technologies.

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MEET THE COMPANIES FROM THE #CApitalMomentum VIDEO

TAKE THE NEXT STEP

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