North Bay Innovation Summit

Where startup and early stage companies compete for recognition and cash prizes. Companies must be no more than 5 years old with no more than 10 full-time employees.There will be a winner in each of four categories and one of these will be voted Top Innovator.

September 16, 2016

8:00 am – 1:30 pm

SOMO Village Events Center
Rohnert Park, CA 94928

More info will be posted soon.


The Hub for Innovation in the North Bay

The North Bay iHub is a collaborative of partners dedicated to building a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem in Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties through the promotion of innovation as a community building and job creation tool by providing entrepreneurs with resources to enable them to build successful businesses. We achieve this by stimulating partnerships between incubators, coworking spaces, non-profit economic development organizations, government entities, universities, businesses and investment networks to accelerate investment and economic development.

The North Bay iHub website is designed to build an entrepreneurial network in Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties. Entrepreneurs and innovators will find resources and events to make connections and accelerate their new businesses. Learn more about the expansion of our partnerships and our efforts to build a robust entrepreneurial ecosystem in the North Bay here.

North Bay iHub is located at 1300 Valley House Drive, Suite 100 in Rohnert Park’s Sonoma Mountain Village.

The California Innovation Hub

iHub-california-innovation-hubIn an effort to harness and enhance California’s innovative spirit, the state of California launched its forward-thinking Innovation Hub (iHub) initiative. The iHub initiative improves the state’s national and global competitiveness by stimulating partnerships, economic development and job creation around specific research clusters through state-designated iHubs. The iHubs leverage assets such as research partks, technology incubators, universities and federal laboratories to provide an innovation platform for startup companies, economic development organizations, business groups and venture capitalists.