Register for our next startup event March 23rd LEARN MORE

Our next event Mar. 23rd LEARN MORE

Redding

Venture

2023 Conference

The North State’s premier startup investment event

Welcome to Redding Venture Conference

Be part of the excitement! Angel investors, venture capitalists, and Shasta County business leaders gather here to forge vital connections and invest in entrepreneurs with innovative startups. This is a pitch competition and networking conference that’s been called “A must-attend event highlighting the North State’s best and brightest new ventures!”

Redding Venture Conference Activities

Early Stage
Pitches

Early Stage Pitches

Feel the excitement of our Early Stage Pitch Competition! Here founders battle it out for a chance at $1,000 in prize money! Each founder takes the stage for 5 minutes to wow our audience and judges with their projects. Pitches are followed by a 5-minute question & answer session. This unique platform is ideal for networking, discovering investment opportunities, and seeing who’s who in the startup scene!

Growth Stage
Pitches

Growth Stage Pitches

Entrepreneurs currently raising money showcase their businesses in our Growth Stage Pitch Competition! Here founders from all walks of life discuss their product/service and vie for our $10,000 cash prize PLUS the potential for additional investment from the Shasta Angels. Each founder gets 10 minutes to highlight their business and why their solution is poised to shake up the market!

Presentations

Presentations

Attend the Venture Conference for special presentations from startup founders and investment experts! These presentations allow you to converse with other entrepreneurs, investors, and experts – and learn from their unique stories. Presenters share priceless advice that could help you take your business or investments to new heights!

Redding Venture
2023 Conference

Date

Start: 4/21 @ 10:00 AM

Venue

Sheraton Redding Hotel
at the Sundial Bridge

820 Sundial Bridge Drive
Redding, CA 96001

Tickets

$100

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

Everything’s included

✓ All Access Pass

✓ Networking

✓ Early Stage & Growth Stage Pitches

✓ Presentations

✓ After Party

Plus

✓ Theory Coffee

✓ Fall River Beer

✓ Lunch provided by Mosaic

You’ll gain so much value from this conference!

  Network with Business Leaders

Connect with our region’s most active investors, entrepreneurs, and business people.

See Our Region’s Startup Ecosystem

Spend the day exploring new and exciting ideas being built in and around Shasta County.

  Discover Investment Opportunities

See what investors are looking for and get a piece of the action yourself.

Redding Venture Conference Schedule

9:30 AM — Registration / Networking

10:00 AM — Event Begins

10:25 AM — Early Stage Startup Pitches

11:00 AM — Break / Networking

11:15 AM — Keynote

12:00 PM — Lunch

1:00 PM — Growth Stage Startup Pitches

2:25 PM — Break / Networking

2:40 PM — Growth Stage Pitches cont.

3:30 PM — Judging / Networking

4:00 PM — Event Wrapup / After Party

** Scheduled times may change **

Snapshots from past Venture Conferences

Redding Venture Conference Team

Katie Janiszewski

Erik Janiszewski

Todd Jones

Audra Montoya

Conference FAQs

Is the Redding Venture Conference open to the public?

Yes. The conference is a ticketed event that is open to the public.

Who is this event for?

The Redding Venture Conference is for Shasta County business leaders, angel investors, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs. This is both a pitch competition and a networking event. 

What kind of startups will present at this year’s Redding Venture Conference?

The Redding Venture Conference accepts pitch submissions from startups in any industry. We narrow down the candidates to the best and most interesting and invite those founders to pitch live at the conference.

I have an idea for a Startup, can I pitch it at the Redding Venture Conference?

Maybe. This event has two categories.

#1. Early Stage — This category is for founders with a great idea that is close to proof-of-concept. If your company is either pre-revenue or very early revenue and looking for traction, we welcome you to apply.

#2. Growth Stage — This category is for companies with a proven concept and initial revenue. If your company is preparing to scale and can use investment, we welcome you to apply.

What prizes are up for grabs?

Prizes are awarded to the winning pitch in each category. The winner of the Early Stage category will receive $1,000, and the winner of the Growth Stage category will receive $10,000. Keep in mind that ANY startup can also gain investment funding from our local angel investors at this event. 

Can I volunteer and get free entry to the event?

Maybe. We can always use a few extra hands behind the scenes. Send us an email and let’s talk about it.

Still have questions? Email us: hello@startupredding.com

Redding

Venture

2023 Conference

The North State’s premier
startup investment event

Welcome to Redding Venture Conference

Be part of the excitement! Angel investors, venture capitalists, and Shasta County business leaders gather here to forge vital connections and invest in entrepreneurs with innovative startups. This is a pitch competition and networking conference that’s been called “A must-attend event highlighting the North State’s best and brightest new ventures!”

Redding Venture Conference Activities

Early Stage
Pitches

Early Stage Pitches

Feel the excitement of our Early Stage Pitch Competition! Here founders battle it out for a chance at $1,000 in prize money! Each founder takes the stage for 5 minutes to wow our audience and judges with their projects. Pitches are followed by a 5-minute question & answer session. This unique platform is ideal for networking, discovering investment opportunities, and seeing who’s who in the startup scene!

Growth Stage
Pitches

Growth Stage Pitches

Entrepreneurs currently raising money showcase their businesses in our Growth Stage Pitch Competition! Here founders from all walks of life discuss their product/service and vie for our $10,000 cash prize PLUS the potential for additional investment from the Shasta Angels. Each founder gets 10 minutes to highlight their business and why their solution is poised to shake up the market!

Presentations

Presentations

Attend the Venture Conference for special presentations from startup founders and investment experts! These presentations allow you to converse with other entrepreneurs, investors, and experts – and learn from their unique stories. Presenters share priceless advice that could help you take your business or investments to new heights!

Redding Venture 2023 Conference

Date

Start: 4/21 @ 10:00 AM

Venue

Sheraton Redding Hotel
at the Sundial Bridge

820 Sundial Bridge Drive
Redding, CA 96001

Tickets

$100

Day(s)

:

Hour(s)

:

Minute(s)

:

Second(s)

Everything’s included

✓ All Access Pass

✓ Networking

✓ Early Stage & Growth Stage Pitches

✓ Presentations

✓ After Party

Plus

✓ Theory Coffee

✓ Fall River Beer

✓ Lunch provided by Mosaic

You’ll gain so much value from this conference!

  Network with Business Leaders

Connect with our region’s most active investors, entrepreneurs, and business people.

  See Our Region’s Startup Ecosystem

Spend the day exploring new and exciting ideas being built in and around Shasta County.

  Discover Investment Opportunities

See what investors are looking for and get a piece of the action yourself.

Redding Venture Conference Schedule

9:30 AM — Registration / Networking

10:00 AM — Event Begins

10:25 AM — Early Stage Startup Pitches

11:00 AM — Break / Networking

11:15 AM — Keynote

12:00 PM — Lunch

1:00 PM — Growth Stage Startup Pitches

2:25 PM — Break / Networking

2:40 PM — Growth Stage Pitches cont.

3:30 PM — Judging / Networking

4:00 PM — Event Wrapup / After Party

** Scheduled times may change **

Snapshots from past
Venture Conferences

Redding Venture
Conference Team

Katie Janiszewski

Erik Janiszewski

Todd Jones

Audra Yarbrough

Conference FAQs

Is the Redding Venture Conference open to the public?
Yes. The conference is a ticketed event that is open to the public.
Who is this event for?
The Redding Venture Conference is for Shasta County business leaders, angel investors, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs. This is both a pitch competition and a networking event.
What kind of startups will present at this year’s Redding Venture Conference?
The Redding Venture Conference accepts pitch submissions from startups in any industry. We narrow down the candidates to the best and most interesting and invite those founders to pitch live at the conference.
I have an idea for a Startup, can I pitch it at the Redding Venture Conference?

Maybe. This event has two categories.

#1. Early Stage — This category is for founders with a great idea that is close to proof-of-concept. If your company is either pre-revenue or very early revenue and looking for traction, we welcome you to apply.

#2. Growth Stage — This category is for companies with a proven concept and initial revenue. If your company is preparing to scale and can use investment, we welcome you to apply.

What prizes are up for grabs?

Prizes are awarded to the winning pitch in each category. The winner of the Early Stage category will receive $1,000, and the winner of the Growth Stage category will receive $10,000. Keep in mind that ANY startup can also gain investment funding from our local angel investors at this event.

Can I volunteer and get free entry to the event?

Maybe. We can always use a few extra hands behind the scenes. Send us an email and let’s talk about it.

Still have questions? Email us: hello@startupredding.com