Startup of the Month: Robotics Evolution
Building robots for battle and jobs
Eric Sweet used to be a pilot, hauling cargo and flying corporate jets. Then he tried his hand at real estate. Now, through his Sacramento-based startup, Robotics Evolution, he’s focused on educating youth on robotics by offering special arenas where their robots can compete in various competitions.
Onward & Outward
Surrounding cities capitalize off of UC Davis’ growth — and the City of Davis’ slow-growth mindset
UC Davis is a key asset in the Capital Region’s economic development. With the City of Davis’ slow-growth mindset thwarting developments designed to capture tech transfer, surrounding cities look to cash in.
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.
We Need a Local Manufacturing Revolution
Manufacturing is too important to ignore, and the Capital Region needs to harness this sector for prosperity
Preparing Youth for the Future of Work
A well-rounded education is essential in preparing today’s youth for the job market of tomorrow.
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.
Is California’s Bid to Lead the World on Climate Solutions Paying Off at Home?
It was Arnold Schwarzenegger at his most persuasive: The then-California governor laid out an audacious vision, borrowed from legislators, of the Golden State leading the world in fighting the damaging effects of climate change.
The cannabis surge is driving a property frenzy in Sacramento’s industrial and commercial markets
Green zones approved for commercial cannabis are limited, and demand for commercial space has driven up property values in Sacramento. Local businesses — both cannabis-related and otherwise — are feeling the pinch.
Startup of the Month: Rhombus Systems
Virtually-managed cameras help secure physical buildings
With Rhombus Systems cameras, customers can view and share livestreams, manage unlimited locations from one console and set up other features.
California Military Department Aims to be First State Facility to Meet Zero Net Energy Mandate
The California Military Department headquarters in Rancho Cordova is one of the first large-scale efforts attempting to meet a California mandate regarding the energy efficiency of state facilities.