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5100 Sierra College Boulevard

Weaver Hall, room 110

Rocklin, CA 95677

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The second Sierra College Startup Pitch Mentor Round will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 5:30-8:30 pm featuring local entrepreneurs, students pitching startups and mentors assembled by Steve Ricketts, Founder, SRickettsConsulting. The event will be held at the Rocklin campus in Weaver Hall, room 110. Campus map: (https://www.sierracollege.edu/_files/resources/about-us/visit/documents/rocklin-map-brochure-8-18-v1.pdf) Parking is $3.

The keynote speaker is Sam Bousfield, Founder and CEO, Samson Sky, developer of Switchblade, the world’s first flying sports car. After more than 10 years in development, the company has almost 900 pre-orders from 47 states and 30 countries and a third-party pre-launch valuation in excess of $75 million. The company expects to schedule the maiden voyage within the next few months. (https://www.samsonsky.com)

Jocelyn Munroe, Founder and CEO, e-Handoff, will also be speaking. The vision of e-Handoff is to assist clinicians, patients and families worldwide to communicate successfully during transitions of care points along a patient’s journey, to help people get and stay well. (https://e-handoff.com/)

The goal of Sierra College Startup Pitch Mentor Round is to encourage regional entrepreneurship by connecting successful founders with students and the community. Sierra College students will pitch their business ideas and get immediate advice from the mentors to fine-tune their concepts.

The mentors include: David Dwelle, Co-Founder, Flyers Energy, LLC and Pacific Power Renewables; Jason France, Founder, President and Sole Owner, ClipperCreek, Inc.; Mark Haney, Founder, CEO, HaneyBiz and Host, The Mark Haney Show and Monique Brown, VP Operations, HaneyBiz; Rand Heer, Founder, CEO Piller Corporation and Alight, Inc.; Aaron Klein, Co-Founder, CEO Riskalyze, Inc.; Dr. Grover Lee, Founder, CEO, Wise Villa Winery and American Health Care; Bridget Powers, Former Mayor of Auburn and Partner, JxB Properties; Don Whitaker, Founder, CEO CERONIX, Inc.;Craig Mitchell, Director, DCA Partners, LLC; Debbie Lowe Muramoto, Director, Women’s Business Center; Eric Ullrich, Co-Founder, Hacker Lab and Steve Ricketts, Founder SRickettsConsulting.

For more information, contact Steve Ricketts at sricketts@cebridge.net or (530) 878-0112.

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