Through a set of relationships dating back to a collegiate jazz band in Ohio in the late fifties, I am family friends with a gentleman who knows Pandora-founder Tim Westergren from his Stanford days studying music.
That connection is not, however, how Tim Westegren came to be speaking in Sacramento at TechEdge in early March. That debt of gratitude is owed to Jon Gregory, at SARTA’s partner, Innovate North State. Jon knows Tim from the days when he was pitching for venture capital funding – for a company named Savage Beast – and came to one of the pitch-fests that Jon organized as part of Golden Capital Network.
Thus a small piece of the long history of working to support entrepreneurship and tech companies in the Sacramento region:... Read More