Startup of the Month: Optimized Foods
Davis company cultivates caviar without harming fish
Optimized Foods, a Davis-based food tech startup, has created a new kind of caviar that is sustainable, nutritious and, most notably, fish-free.
Startup of the Month: Advance Ag
Agtech company aims to bring real-time data tools to farmers
Using Internet-of-Things devices and sensors, the Sacramento-based startup analyzes real-time plant data to monitor the health and performance of crops and water soil saturation.
Startup of the Month: Core Impact
Wearable tech company aims to enhance peak performance of athletes
For athletes, consistency can lead to greatness. Performance data can help get them there. The sports technology startup Core Impact offers a targeted solution through its patent-pending wearable technology.
Startup of the Month: California Cultured
Food tech company makes real chocolate from plant cells
It takes about five years for a cocoa tree to grow and start producing cocoa beans. But Alan Perlstein, who spent the last 20 years in cellular agriculture and pharmaceuticals, had an idea: Why not bypass the tree and just grow the bean?
Startup of the Month: EV Life
Financing platform gives potential EV buyers a boost
EV Life was created to help make the cost of an electric vehicle
equal to or less than a car that runs on gas. The startup’s
founder and co-CEO explains how his business works with potential
EV buyers in three phases.
Startup of the Month: Mediminder
New device helps people with allergies track EpiPens
With her Davis-based startup, CEO Liz Tang wants to remedy the
problem of people with medical conditions not having immediate
access to the medical devices that may save their lives.
Startup of the Month: VestLife
Elk Grove startup creates app to collect, customize disability information
VestLife, founded by a special needs attorney, enables
parents of children with developmental disabilities to
organize, manage and instantly access their child’s key
disability information via one secure web app.
Benefiting Students and Businesses
Sacramento State Center for Small Business
Sacramento State’s Center for Small Business (CSB) is an instrumental link between the university and the local business community, benefiting both businesses and the students who serve them.
Startup of the Month: Matrubials
UC Davis spinoff finds big potential in breast milk
Breast milk has antibiotic-like health benefits? It sure does. Matrubials, a startup out of UC Davis, is developing products that use breast milk components to treat bacterial infections.
Startup of the Month: Neural Lab
Touchless technology ushers in new wave
Based in El Dorado Hills, Neural Lab has developed touchless technology that turns hand and body motions into commands for devices like keyboards, mice, touchscreens, games and TV controllers.