Congrats to University of California, Riverside alums and all around cool guys Tim Jenkins and Elmer Thomas on the $2B acquisition of their company SendGrid by Twilio. Thanks for all you do for our Riverside and Inland Empire tech startup ecosystem.
Excited to have Dali Rivera from Sticks and Stones be one of the 7 startups to join our Startups for Innovators program in partnership with UC Riverside at the Temecula Valley Entrepreneurs Exchange (TVE2). We need more female founders in Riverside County.
In case you missed the big announcement – UC Riverside has launched the Highlander Venture Fund – a $10M venture capital fund that will make seed capital investments on campus and in regional startups. If you want more info, please get in touch with me if you are an entrepreneur in the Riverside County region.
Congrats to the Corona cohort for completing our UC Riverside Startups for Innovators program. You all are great examples of the growing startup scene and entrepreneurial talent we have here in Riverside County. I look forward to continuing to work with you to help you grow your companies.
Congrats to the 7 startups and entrepreneurs who completed our Startups for Innovators program in partnership with EPIC, UC Riverside and the Murrieta Innovation Center. I’m excited to follow you as you continue your startup journey as well as help you navigate our growing Riverside County tech ecosystem.