OnSight Technology Announces New Headquarters in Folsom

OnSight Technology Announces New Headquarters in Folsom

OnSight Technology, a pioneering company in hardware-based AI and robotics, is proud to announce the establishment of its new headquarters in Folsom. Onsight has 20 employees at its new location with plans to grow to 60 in the next year.

ELEVAI Labs Inc.

ELEVAI Labs Inc.

Founded in 2020, ELEVAI Labs Inc., a biotech company rooted in advanced human stem cell research, announced an expansion of its product line, focusing on human stem cell exosome products.

Donald Terry (Bank of the Sierra)

Donald Terry (Bank of the Sierra)

Donald Terry is the Senior Vice-President & Community Development Officer for Bank of the Sierra and a member of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why he values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region in the Q&A below.

Sutter Health Park to Host A’s Baseball

Sutter Health Park to Host A’s Baseball

Today, the Sacramento Kings, majority owner of the five-time Pacific Coast League champion Sacramento River Cats, announced that Sutter Health Park will host the A’s for three MLB seasons starting in 2025 with an option for a fourth – ahead of the team’s transition to Las Vegas.

David Sander (City of Rancho Cordova)

David Sander (City of Rancho Cordova)

David Sander is the mayor of Rancho Cordova and a member of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why he values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region in the Q&A below.

Startup Elk Grove

Startup Elk Grove

engagED voices feature key initiatives in the region to educate community members about the developments and critical work underway in our region. For this month’s feature, we talked with the City of Elk Grove’s Economic Development Specialist, Sara Rodrigues, to learn about the city’s start-up program, “Startup Elk Grove”. Read on to learn more.
Clutch

Clutch

Clutch, a leading woman-owned business specializing in consulting services for both private and public sectors, announced its new headquarters in the state capital of California region in Rancho Cordova.

Faye Nabhani (SAFE Credit Union)

Faye Nabhani (SAFE Credit Union)

Faye Nabhani is President & CEO of SAFE Credit Union and a member of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why she values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region in the Q&A below.

Samsung opens chip R&D office in Greater Sacramento

Samsung opens chip R&D office in Greater Sacramento

Samsung Semiconductor has opened an R&D office in Folsom to house an advanced computer lab and controller development team to create technology for artificial intelligence, data centers, mobile phones and automotive chips. The office will initially employ 50 with plans to grow.

Single Mom Strong

Single Mom Strong

engagED voices feature key initiatives in the region to educate community members about the developments and critical work underway in our region. For this month’s feature, we talked with Single Mom Strong Founding Executive Director, Tara Taylor, about the organization’s goals and vision. Read on to learn more.
21st.BIO

21st.BIO

In 2023 Danish biotech startup 21st.BIO opened a 12,000-square-foot R&D facility in Davis, its first U.S. location. Founded in 2020, 21st.BIO is a technology and service partner for precision fermentation companies.

Citrus Heights Block Party Trailer

Citrus Heights Block Party Trailer

engagED voices feature key initiatives in the region to educate community members about the developments underway in our region. For this month’s feature, we talked with Citrus Heights Economic Development and Community Engagement Director, Meghan Huber, about the Citrus Heights Block Party Trailer. Read on to learn more.

John Hidahl (El Dorado County)

John Hidahl (El Dorado County)

John Hidahl is District 1 Supervisor for El Dorado County and a member of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why he values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region in the Q&A below.

Hub in the Heights

Hub in the Heights

engagED voices feature key initiatives in the region to educate community members about the developments underway in our region. For this month’s feature, we talked with GSEC Board Member, Dwayne Crenshaw, President and CEO of the Greater Sacramento Urban League about the exciting project “Hub in the Heights” being led by GSUL. Read on to learn more.

Kimberly Menzel (Kaiser Permanente)

Kimberly Menzel (Kaiser Permanente)

Kimberly Menzel is Senior Vice President & Area Manager of Kaiser Permanente and a member of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why she values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region in the Q&A below.

Biome Makers Unveils New Headquarters in Davis

Biome Makers Unveils New Headquarters in Davis

Biome Makers announced the grand opening of its 4,200 sq. ft, new headquarters, located in the Global AgTech Hub of the world, Davis, California. Biome Makers continues to drive innovation in agriculture by decoding soil biology at scale, and enhancing soil sampling processing times through its expanded lab space and state-of-the-art facilities.

Macro Oceans

Macro Oceans

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GeminiBio

GeminiBio

Gemini Bioproducts, LLC (“GeminiBio”), today announced the opening of a new, state-of-the-art cGMP manufacturing facility and warehouse in West Sacramento, California.

Solar4America

Solar4America

Sacramento-based solar module manufacturer Solar4America has announced intentions to expand its presence in the Sacramento region, with plans to add 56,000 additional square feet of space and 400 more jobs for the company in Sacramento by the end of 2024.

Wendy Cohen (Kitchell CEM)

Wendy Cohen (Kitchell CEM)

Wendy Cohen is President of Sacramento-based Kitchell CEM and a member of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why she values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region.

Michael Korpiel (Dignity Health)

Michael Korpiel (Dignity Health)

Michael Korpiel is the President – Sacramento Market at Dignity Health, President/CEO at Mercy San Juan Medical Center and a member of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why he values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region.

Colleen McCain Nelson (The Sacramento Bee)

Colleen McCain Nelson (The Sacramento Bee)

Colleen McCain Nelson is a Executive Editor / Regional Editor for California at The Sacramento Bee and GSEC Board of Director. Learn more about why she values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region.

Origin Materials

Origin Materials

Origin Materials was founded in West Sacramento by two UC Davis graduates who met while studying chemical engineering. Today, Origin is the world’s leading carbon negative materials company, boasting partnerships with the likes of Mitsubishi and LVMH Beauty.

Michael Moore (EY)

Michael Moore (EY)

Michael Moore is the Managing Director, Tax Credits & Investment Advisory Services at Ernst & Young and a member of GSEC’s Competitiveness Council. Learn more about why he values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region.

EyeRate

EyeRate

EyeRate has been able to grow in Greater Sacramento thanks to the region’s tech talent, community resources and employee experience.

Mark Noriega (Accenture)

Mark Noriega (Accenture)

Mark Noriega is a Managing Director at Accenture and the Fiscal Year 2022/2023 Secretary of GSEC’s Board of Directors. Learn more about why he values economic development, working with GSEC and living and working in the Greater Sacramento region.

advanced.farm

advanced.farm

Advanced.farm is a cutting-edge agtech company located just minutes from UC Davis – the country’s #1 agricultural science university — in the Greater Sacramento region.

PEM Motion

PEM Motion

Aachen, Germany-based PEM Motion provides engineering and business consulting services to zero emission vehicle companies from its North America headquarters – Greater Sacramento.

Startup cost savings and resources

Startup cost savings and resources

Extend your runway in Greater Sacramento with up to 30% in startup cost savings while maintaining connection to Bay Area investors just 90 miles away.

Health Net Invests in Workforce Development in California

Health Net Invests in Workforce Development in California

Healthcare workers are heroes. During the pandemic, safety net clinics offered telehealth services to reach the community. Doctors, nurses, and pharmacy staff vaccinated residents against COVID-19 by the millions. We saw great efforts from our healthcare system during a hard time.

Growth Factory

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

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.

Greater Sacramento: A top market for diverse talent

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.

CalCompetes tax credit information and application assistance

CalCompetes tax credit information and application assistance

Governor Newsom’s state budget for Fiscal Year 2023/2024 renewed the California Competes Grant Program (CCGP) for one year and the California Competes Tax Credit (CCTC) for five years. Learn more about evaluation criteria for the CalCompetes programs and the 2023-2024 application timeline.

California Cultured

California Cultured

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.

The Better Meat Co

The Better Meat Co

The Better Meat Co. is a B2B producer of next-generation plant-based proteins for foodservice providers and meat processors. They’ve found success through their West Sacramento headquarters thanks to its proximity to tech and agriculture innovators in the Greater Sacramento region.

GSEC update: Fiscal Year 2020/2021

GSEC update: Fiscal Year 2020/2021

This last year has proven GSEC’s strength, perseverance and commitment to the community. In spite of challenges and uncertainty, we continued to make critical achievements and pave the way for many more to come.

IFG – The iFish Group

IFG – The iFish Group

After developing a decade of relationships with state agencies, business partners and top IT consultants located in the Greater Sacramento area, Frank Ono founded The iFish Group in 2008. Mr. Ono opened the office downtown to best support our state clients, allowing us to more easily meet with and work with them in-person.

Inventopia

Inventopia

Welcome to Inventopia, a life science and engineering incubator in Davis. With wet lab, coworking and engineering prototyping spaces, Inventopia is a key resource for regional innovators working to bring their products to market. Inventopia opened just six months ago and is already serving 23 companies.

Lion Electric

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.

FloraPulse

FloraPulse

I moved from New York to Davis, CA to start FloraPulse. Logically, the area was perfect for an agtech startup. We are close to UC Davis, a world-class research institution, our customers (orchards and vineyards) and the Silicon Valley ecosystem. Furthermore, the cost of living is reasonable, and we have access to talent and great weather.

MyFloraDNA

MyFloraDNA

Greater Sacramento is home to the capital of California, which is the world’s fifth largest economy and the nation’s top agricultural producer. That’s one of the main reasons why MyFloraDNA has decided to establish its headquarters here.

The Lab@AgStart

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.

GSEC quarterly update: May 2021

GSEC quarterly update: May 2021

We continued to make critical achievements for the region through our third quarter. We placed 21 of our Digital Upskill program graduates in jobs, earning an average starting salary of $47,000.