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.

OpenGrants

OpenGrants

We grew up in this region and have been living and working here for most of our lives. We enjoy balanced lifestyles and love to spend time outside. The Sacramento area, with its close access to the mountains and ocean, really couldn’t be a better place to work, play and grow.

GeminiBio

GeminiBio

Gemini Bio’s state-of-the-art cGMP manufacturing facility is a 25,000 square foot building that allows for rapid growth and development, while meeting the demands and requirements of our customers.

V3 Electric

V3 Electric

V3’s Co-Founders are from the Greater Sacramento and Northern California area, so this region is where they call home and the community that they wanted to make an impact in. The Sacramento region is a great location.

Ansync Labs

Ansync Labs

Ansync Labs in Northern California is a design for manufacture firm with a multidisciplinary approach to solution development, iteration, and product realization.

Trifecta

Trifecta

Trifecta is the largest organic meal delivery service in the U.S. They ship their meals to tens of thousands of Americans in all 50 states. Since moving their headquarters to Sacramento, California, the company has grown tremendously…

StemExpress

StemExpress

With a three-year growth rate of 1,316%, the Folsom-based company landed a spot in INC.’s Top 50 Fastest Growing Women-Led Private Companies in America as well as position 363 in the INC. 5000.

DialSource

DialSource

DialSource is an enterprise software company that creates and provides software for businesses to make, receive and manage their customer-facing communications headquartered in Sacramento, California.

Accenture

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.

Proposition 15 Negatively Impacts Underserved Communities and the Unemployed throughout California

Proposition 15 Negatively Impacts Underserved Communities and the Unemployed throughout California

California holds the unwelcome distinction of having one of the highest poverty rates in the country. We also have some of the highest taxes in the country. In the middle of the worst economic downturn in generations, now is not the time for a massive tax increase that will only create more financial hardship for California businesses, workers and families already struggling to survive.

Unearthing innovation in the Food & Agriculture Industries

Unearthing innovation in the Food & Agriculture Industries

One of Greater Sacramento’s booming industries is food and agriculture. As a young professional, I have stepped into the world of these industries, working for their economic growth which is something I didn’t originally see in my future.

Returning to a region on the rise

Returning to a region on the rise

The Greater Sacramento region, where I was born and raised, has shaken off its image of a government town to an innovation hub. I left the region in 2013 and the economic changes I’ve seen in just seven years have pleasantly surprised me.

COVID-19 Update: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Update: March 27, 2020

As we all adjust to new realities and commit to minimizing the spread of COVID-19, I want you to know that the Greater Sacramento Economic Council is open for business – remotely of course – and continues to see interest and activity, with new business commitments to locating in the region happening this week.

A toast to the Greater Sacramento region

A toast to the Greater Sacramento region

2019 was a game-changing year for the Greater Sacramento region. With the Major League Soccer announcement, new incentive programs, growing startups, and companies breaking ground; there was certainly a lot to raise a glass to and many achievements to award.

3 reasons more people are choosing Greater Sacramento

3 reasons more people are choosing Greater Sacramento

Greater Sacramento has evolved into an ideal place to live and work. This long-anticipated change happened relatively quickly thanks to improvements in the economy and the determination of our thought leaders, real estate developers and regional champions. So why are people choosing Greater Sacramento?

Greater Sacramento is a region on the rise

Greater Sacramento is a region on the rise

Garry MaiselPresident and CEO at Western Health Advantage I’m excited to be the new chair of the board of directors of the Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC). Formed in 2014 with the support of a diverse group of regional business executives, GSEC works to...

Vote for Greater Sacramento panels for SXSW 2020

Vote for Greater Sacramento panels for SXSW 2020

Help us highlight the Greater Sacramento region and our innovative solutions to the challenges of the future by voting for our proposed panels at SXSW 2020. This is a can’t-miss opportunity to showcase the region’s value proposition to an international crowd of thought-leaders and pioneers.

Learning through collaboration

Learning through collaboration

OP-EDS Leidhra Guild June 28, 2019 Collaboration and inclusion are key to success. This is the message that resonates loudest with me every time I participate in a California Stewardship Network session. It is also the lesson I try to take with me and continue to...

Arizona launches #CAStruggles campaign, California pushing back

Arizona launches #CAStruggles campaign, California pushing back

BUSINESS Greater Sacramento June 14, 2019 California is known as the Golden State and other states are doing their best to get a piece of the gold.  Arizona is among the latest to join in the fray – coming into the Golden State, trying to poach California...

Reaction to yesterday’s Budget and Audit Committee meeting

OP-EDS Barry Broome June 15, 2019 City of Sacramento takes bold step forward – votes 8 to 1 on Mayor’s budget proposal Data show need for inclusive economic development in Sacramento and city acts accordingly Today was a bold step forward toward realizing the true...

Brookings Metro Monitor: May 2019 Update

Brookings Metro Monitor: May 2019 Update

BUSINESS Danielle Casey May 28, 2019 Growth and prosperity see improvement, but inclusion still needs work Brookings Metro Monitor released its 2019 updates and the Greater Sacramento region saw overall improvements in growth and prosperity over the last...

Governor Brown’s Veto of AB 2596

CATEGORY Barry Broome November 2, 2018 Governor Brown's Veto of AB 2596 — Barry Broome It didn’t make headlines, but just before the September close, California Governor Jerry Brown vetoed legislation that would have put the state on a path to address...

Launch – Machine Learning at 240 MPH

Launch – Machine Learning at 240 MPH

BUSINESS, FEATURED, INNOVATION Greater Sacramento February 16, 2018Launch Consulting accelerates decisions to keep Schmidt Peterson Motorsports at the front of the race.Have you ever been behind a slower driver on a twisty, winding road, unable to pass for...