Venture Capital & Strategic Members, and Partners

To assist us with deal flow, investment advice, and services to run our organization we have Corporate Members (generally regional venture capital firms), Strategic Members (mostly non-profits who provide access to entrepreneurs, startups, and deal flow), and SacAngel Partners (public relations, marketing, internet/web related content).

Company Description
Akers Capital
Akers Capital
Akers Capital, LLC is a venture capital firm dedicated to making private equity investments in emerging technology companies, primarily in the Northwest and Northern California. Their focus is on: Networking and Internet Infrastructure, Computer Software, & Internet/Intranet Software and Services. They seek out rapidly growing technology-based businesses and properly qualify their business objectives and markets in relation to Akers Capital’s investment profile.
Moneta Ventures
Moneta Ventures
Moneta Ventures invest in early stage companies in the software, cloud, IT services, healthcare, and internet and consumer sectors. While location is not a restriction, a majority of the companies they fund are headquartered in under-served markets on the US West Coast. The average investment size is between $500K and $2M per investment. Their funded companies typically have annual revenues between $500K and $5M at the time of investment. They invest in management teams with skin in the game and an unwavering commitment to see their business ideas succeed.
Medforce
Medforce
Medforce are a new playbook for early-stage Med-Tech investing. Medforce accelerate by clearly defining the milestones to exit, identifying the talent to achieve those milestones, assembling budget, task lists and Gantt Chart, relying on a network of experts who will work in part for options, paying for milestones, not lifestyles. Tasks are pared back, talent is amplified, to reduce Time and Money required, delivering value to Founders and Investors.
Company Description
UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship
C4E
The network is our calling card. We bring together a network of people from diverse backgrounds to move forward some great ideas–investors, entrepreneurs, research scientists, engineers, policymakers, PhD students, postdocs, faculty–the C4E is the place to connect.
Sacramento State University Center For Entrepreneurship
Sacramento State University Center For Entrepreneurship
The Sacramento State University Center For Entrepreneurship has goals to: To nurture early stage of entrepreneurial businesses for their successful business establishments, to help CBA students understand the natures of new venture creation processes, to support regional entrepreneurial communities by providing them accesses to necessary resources and networks.
Hacker LabHacker Lab Hacker Lab aims to educate folks and spark innovation with community driven resources. Collectively we can build a brighter future using lean methods in both education and business. Joining Hacker Lab provides: Maker Space with tools & prototyping equipment; Education and training classes – free for members!; 24/7 Coworking, Private offices, Shared offices; Community Mentorship for startups, designers and students.
Company Description
Webinars using
Anymeeting
Whether brainstorming with colleagues, catching up with clients, updating account plans, or presenting demos to sales prospects, AnyMeeting software provides all the features you need for a great web conferencing experience. Share your webcam, screen, presentation or video, and allow others to share theirs. With AnyMeeting, it’s easy to collaborate and share with others, whether across town or around the globe.