It's Getting Hotter in Sacramento

By providing ambitious companies with access to the greater Sacramento area's young, talented workforce, high-performance culture, and low operating costs, we have helped countless entrepreneurs to achieve actionable competitive advantage.

The Greater Sacramento Economic Council is a first of its kind organization in California, bringing together 33 corporate CEOs and 18 communities in an economic partnership dedicated to building Sacramento and the Capital Region into California’s innovation corridor.

Agritech Innovation

Food production is a $54 billion industry in California, with over $21 billion coming from foreign exports.  The Greater Sacramento area is at the forefront of Agritech innovation within this industry. Learn more…

Life Sciences

Life science and health service is a top employer category in Greater Sacramento, with 159,167 jobs in that industry. Greater Sacramento is a life science and health service destination. Learn more…


Greater Sacramento is the place where startups go to scale up. Greater Sacramento feeds young companies on the verge of going big their ideal type of employee. Learn more…

World-Class Talent Base

Greater Sacramento shares a 208,000-strong workforce with San Francisco and San Jose. 89,000 live in the Bay Area and work in Sacramento Big players like Apple and Intel play on the same field as innovators such as Flippbox and PowerSchool.

That’s part of the entrepreneurial climate in Sacramento. With a dramatically lower cost of living and cost of doing business than Silicon Valley, Greater Sacramento is becoming California’s new tech destination.

Steve Robinson, a former NASA astronaut and UC Davis alum, returned in fall 2012 as a professor in the College of Engineering’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

millennial working-age population
shared workforce with the Bay Region
4-year college students within a 100 mile radius
lower median home prices than San Francisco

Recent News

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October 5, 2016

Greater Sacramento and Bay Area Council Launch #CaliforniaJobsMatter Campaign

Sacramento Mayor-Elect Darrell Steinberg and Bay Area Council CEO Jim Wunderman partnering to keep jobs…
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September 29, 2016

SupportPay by Ittavi, a Child Support Payment Startup, Moves Headquarters to Innovative Sacramento

Growing Tech Company Chooses Sacramento to Scale the Business, Grow its Workforce, and Join the New Leading Tech Hub SupportPay by Ittavi, the first-ever platform…
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August 24, 2016

Cutting-Edge Technology Company Co-locates Headquarters to Sacramento from San Francisco and New York City

Tech Company opens office in Sacramento for the millennial workforce and commercial opportunities A San…
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January 29, 2016

Anpac Bio-Medical Moves U.S. Headquarters to Sacramento

Shanghai-based company develops “breakthrough” cancer screening technique Anpac Bio-Medical has chosen Sacramento, California to locate…
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January 28, 2016

Tech Firm Brings California Jobs Back from Florida

Flippbox Relocating Headquarters to Sacramento Florida-based tech firm Flippbox is relocating its headquarters to Sacramento,…
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December 1, 2015

PowerSchool LLC Expands Operations in Greater Sacramento

Significantly Expands CA Presence, Hiring over 200 New Local Employees Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council…
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