Velocity Venture Capital and the University of the Pacific joined forces earlier this fall to create the Business Accelerator Program. With an aim to help entrepreneurs grow in the greater Sacramento area, the program brings together startups to give them guidance on financing, investing, and other tactics.
They recently brought ten new startups into the group. All of these businesses are working towards December 3rd’s Demo Day. This event, held at the Velocity Entrepreneurs campus in Folsom, will allow each startup to present their business and plans to potential consumers, investors and partners.
According to Biz Journals, the newly minted startups are:
- 19 Pencils: Provides services to help elementary teachers use web resources
- Apptology: A mobile applications development company based in Sacramento
- Archer: A software company providing intuitive gesture Smart TV operating system to device companies
- CirrusMD Inc.: A healthcare communications company focused on mobile physician communications
- CPG Data Inc.: An El Dorado Hills software company serving the beverage industry
- The Gift of Education: An online gift registry focused on educational savings
- HomeZada: A cloud-based home information platform for homeowners managing inventory, maintenance, documents, improvement projects and finances
- Mindful Meal: A highly personalized meal plans and shopping list that manages allergies, diets, likes and dislikes
- SmartCase: A case for everything ranging from the phone, wallet and keys
- SpecialtyMD: Healthcare company building a physician directory and online platform to for improved coordination of health services
This is further proof that the Sacramento area is becoming a rich and robust stomping ground for inspired startups and businesses.
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