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1 Million Cups (1 MC) Sacramento Weekly Event for Entrepreneurs

A weekly, coffee-fueled event

Every Wednesday morning, 2 founders present their startups to their peers for advice and feedback.

It's not a sales pitch, and it's not an investor pitch. The goal is to have people understand what you do and some of the challenges you have had in building your business.

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1 Million Cups Mission: To lower the barrier of access to education, resources and connection for ALL types of new and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout the United States.

Why Present?

  • Opportunity to refine your presentation and elevator pitch
  • A network for support, including coaching from 1 Million Cups organizers
  • Access to online training programs designed to help you create a powerful presentation and master the Q&A
  • Opportunity to present again and again—after you made significant changes, or in another city
  • A diverse audience to engage with and the opportunity for exposure to new markets and people
  • The potential to receive local, regional or national media coverage on your startup

Schedule + Hy-Flex Viewing

Join us for HyFlex* viewing of 1 Million Cups at the Carlsen Center!

Sacramento's 1MC Chapter meets up online every Wednesday morning from 8:45 – 10 a.m. on Zoom.

Join us at the Carlsen Center, Library 1520, to view this event on Wednesdays at 8:45 a.m.

*Hy-Flex is Hybrid-Flexible, in class and online synchronous video sessions.