Is entrepreneur fandom hurting business creation?
Actual experts of business creation express concern that media’s flashy portrayal of handsome entrepreneurs, disruptive products and instant investment glosses over the unglamorous learning process vital to any new business.
New Publishers Relaunch Edible Sacramento Magazine
Edible Sacramento is back in print with a March/April edition that might be headlined “Under New Ownership.” The bimonthly food magazine is now owned and published by Reno residents Amanda Burden and Jaci Goodman.
Local Business Aims to Transform the News
VR media startup in Nevada City plans to build platform to immerse readers
The push to integrate VR into the media has surged in recent years. The Guardian last summer unveiled its first VR project, 6×9, putting viewers into a solitary confinement prison cell. Last fall, The New York Times introduced The Daily 360. These immersive videos, made with Samsung technology, give readers rare glimpses into scenes worldwide.
The Cost of Doing it Yourself
Artists and promoters say if Sacramento’s mayor wants the ‘raw energy’ of an art scene to thrive, then the city needs to rethink its permit policies
The mayor is putting aside $500,000 to be distributed in the city’s eight districts. The money is intended to activate arts innovation hubs and programs, but many in the arts community don’t see the funding as an aid if entertainment permit policy demands they hand the money back over to the city.
The Great Millennial Migration
As millennials grow up, many are growing out of the urban core that has defined their generation — and redefining suburban life
Now that millennials are older and starting to have kids, the economics of schools and space are driving many of them to the suburbs, just as it did their parents.
Video Art Installation Coming to Downtown Sacramento
‘Beacon’ aims to light up K Street and foster dialogue
Inspired by current politics and an increased focus on California and its state capital, two Sacramentans are looking to instigate dialogue around a new project coming to downtown.
Startup of the Month: Foodfully
Davis-based startup reminds you to put your food in your belly, not landfills
By linking with loyalty cards and tracking purchases (by scanning receipts), Foodfully knows what food you buy and gives an estimate about how long it may last, then sends notifications before that estimated date. These alerts help consumers avoid wasting forgotten food
Cannabis Can Go From Conundrum to Catalyst
Elections matter. The people have spoken. And marijuana — more appropriately known by the less pejorative label, cannabis — is now legal for adults in eight states, including California, and for those with medical needs in 28 states. That means the majority of Americans now live in states where cannabis is legal in some form.
From Childhood Proclamation to Her Own Mobile Business
Owner of Bloom Mobile Boutique set to keep rolling with spring and summer event season around the corner
So how does one go from making claims as a 5-year-old, to stumbling onto a trend, to becoming a mobile boutique owner that sells jewelry, gifts and home goods?
Co-Owner of Blackbird Kitchen Joins Oak Park Brewing
Chef Carina Lampkin discusses her plans for the popular brand
Lampkin recently accepted a new position as the vice president of restaurant operations at Oak Park Brewing Company. We sat down with Lampkin to see what motivated her to make the move.