Innovation Month in Corona and Riverside County
April is Innovation Month in Corona and in Riverside County! The entire month of April will showcase many innovative and entrepreneurial activities and events throughout the month. Great advances in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship are happening every day.
The City of Corona Economic Development department invites you to celebrate innovation by participating in free events throughout Corona:
GETTING FUNDED – START-UPS
Wednesday, April 4, 2018, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at Corona City Hall
“You will not get FUNDED, unless…” class geared toward start-ups with John Morris and Steve Mortensen of MorGroup.
COFFEE WITH AN ENTREPRENEUR
Monday, April 9, 2018, 8:00 am – 9:30 pm at Corona Chamber of Commerce, 904 E 6th St
A “fireside chat” with techie and entrepreneur Darshan Arya, co-owner of FutureLink in Corona.
CORONA FAST PITCH COMPETITION
Thursday, April 12, 2018, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Corona City Hall
Business experts and independent angel investors will be the judges for Corona’s part of the competition; winner will go on to compete in final pitch event for monetary prizes.
GETTING FUNDED – CURRENT BUSINESS
Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 8:00 am – 9:30 am at Corona City Hall
“You will not get FUNDED, unless…” class geared toward current businesses with John Morris and Steve Mortensen of MorGroup.
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 12:00 pm – 1 pm (lunch & learn) and 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (evening session) at AppCore Labs, 342 Bonnie Circle, Corona
This event is intended for anyone interested in learning about blockchain and cryptocurrency technology. Blockchain technology has the potential to innovate many sectors and business models beyond just cryptocurrency (i.e.- bitcoin). That is why it is important to understand the fundamentals driving this technology and its implications for the future. Guest Speaker: TJ Sehmi
Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Skyland Ale Works, 1869 Pomona Rd, Suites E, F
Network with fellow entrepreneurs, connect with investors, and share your great ideas. Take this chance to grow your network and connections all while enjoying free food. Make sure to bring your business cards for a giveaway! Please RSVP to Kimberly Davidson.
DIGITAL MARKETING CLASS
Monday, April 30, 2018, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, at Appcore Labs, 342 Bonnie Circle, Corona
Hosted by Appcore Labs in conjunction with Lystra Marketing, this Marketing 101 class will teach you what you need to know before marketing your business online.
Startups, entrepreneurs, biz folks, students, educators, and the community is invited to also check out the Riverside County calendar at www.RivCoInnovation.org to view more events in the surrounding cities. For more information, please contact Kimberly Davidson at (951) 736-2297 or email Kimberly.Davidson@CoronaCA.gov.