Linkedin Makeover Services Are The Next Big Thing For Job-seekers (and Businesses)
LinkedIn has become the go-to platform for job-hunting professionals and the businesses looking to employ them. Enter the LinkedIn Makeover, and a burgeoning industry of consultants who want to help maximize the impact of your profile.
Foodie Incubator Coming to Sacramento
The Food Factory founders aim to set up shop in Alkali Flat by 2020
Sacramento is on track to get a dedicated makerspace for food entrepreneurs who want to launch and scale their brands.
From Bot to Burger
What does restaurant automation mean in the Farm-to-Fork Capital?
Nationally, large restaurant chains are automating aspects of their service as a cost-saving mechanism. How is this trend playing out in the Capital Region?
Startup of the Month: Newell’s Botanicals
Sacramento startup delivers cannabis-infused skin care products
The Sacramento-based startup makes cannabis-infused topical skin care products and for Chelsea Dudgeon, CEO and cofounder, her grandmother was “a tough sell” in the beginning.
In the Cards
Gregory Perkins of African American Expressions grew a nationally-renowned card business from humble Sacramento roots
In 1991, Gregory Perkins was a Sacramento corrections officer struck by a calling to make a difference. He realized that most greeting cards lacked representation of the African American community. Perkins worked with his cousin, an artist, to develop three Afrocentric greeting card designs in an effort to create what he calls an “uplifting product that African Americans can take pride in.”
How Stroopwafels Helped Sacramento Legalize Food Bikes
Dutchman’s Stroopwafels may be the first business to cook on a bicycle in Sacramento, but local entrepreneurs have been finding creative ways to combine the area’s twin passions for cuisine and cycles for decades.
From The Ground Up
Father and stepdaughter create new identity for Trail Coffee Roasters in Stockton
Trail Coffee, a bustling café on an activated corner in downtown Stockton, has come a long way from its startup as a back-alley roaster. In the last four years, the business has moved twice, rebranded and expanded into a 3,500-square-foot roastery, café and test kitchen in the refurbished Owl Drug Store building on E. Main and California streets.
Antelope Becomes Latest Community in Sacramento County to Launch PBID
This new PBID is just the latest in a rash of these districts forming throughout the Sacramento area.
Barriers to Baked Goods
Supply of edible cannabis dwindles during regulatory waiting game
Mike Appezzato has only been in business for a year, but he’s already uprooting his company to move it to Sacramento.
Startup of the Month: Anu Snacks
Crafting a snack bar from spent grain
Anu Snacks produces snack bars from spent beer grain, mixed with dried fruit and nuts with various coatings. The idea was a hit, winning $17,500 in prizes this year at the UC Davis Big Bang! competition for entrepreneurship.