Sacramento area students and entrepreneurs can apply by the new deadline of March 17 for Startup Hustle. Hacker Lab’s Startup Hustle is supported by Sierra College, one of the first community colleges in the United States to establish a public-private partnership with a community maker space.
The eight-week boot camp delivered by Hacker Lab immerses participants in developing entrepreneurial skills to turn their ideas into successful businesses.
March 17 – Deadline to Apply to Startup Hustle
March 24 – Startup Hustle Spring 2016 Kicks off
March 29 – Online sessions begin on Tuesday evenings for 8 weeks
March 31 – In-person Entrepreneurial training from industry experts in Sacramento and Rocklin, CA for 8 weeks
May 19 – Last Session
May 26 – Demo Night where selected particpatns make their pitch
Don’t Miss Out on this Chance to Join Sacramento’s Entrepreneurial Community
Get started by applying at Startup Hustle. Once your application is accepted, participation is free for Hacker Lab members and Sierra College students, and the fee is $149 for other participants.
According to Eric Ullrich, Co-founder, Hacker Lab, Startup Hustle supports participants in discovering their own path to successful entrepreneurship through the support of Hacker Lab’s Startup Community.
“We’ll stretch your thinking and help you incubate your ideas to start or grow your business.”
The immersive bootcamp is for those who dream of becoming entrepreneurs as well as those interested in taking an invention or business to the next level, explained Ullrich. “Startup Hustle is for people who want to learn innovation skills, identify potential customers, test viability and prepare to present to investors, all in a very supportive environment.”
Students are encouraged to apply according to Carol Pepper-Kittredge, Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT), Sierra College.
“Students who want to start a business or work for a company where innovation is valued will benefit from participating.”
Sponsors of Startup Hustle include The Shop VSP Global, Business Composer, Sierra College, City of Rocklin, SMUD, California Community Colleges Workforce and Economic Development Division, City of Sacramento, Sierra College CACT, Golden Sierra and Bosley Till Neue & Talerico LLP.
Read about past Startup Hustle participants.