After a period of vagrancy, CleanStart has a new home at Hacker Lab in Midtown Sacramento.  Many of you know we were graciously hosted by Impact Venture Capital, but when they moved offices we did too.  Now we are proud to be at the co-working / maker-space of Hacker Lab. 

CleanStart and Hacker Labs roots both go back year from SARTA, when our Chair, Gary Simon, collaborated with Erik Ulrich, Hacker Lab COO, to build Sacramento as an innovation hub. Though SARTA is not around, Hacker Lab has a team dedicated to educating and supporting innovators and makers in the region. Check out what they are up to by reading their blog and signing up for their newsletter.

Hacker Lab has grown to 3 locations in the greater Sacramento area giving people access to tools like Laser Cutters, Routers, Plasma Cutters and 3D printers. As an all-in-one maker-space, co-working facility and workforce incubator, Hacker Lab is bringing everything together under one roof to bring ideas to life. Look for Hacker Lab and CleanStart to partner on events soon.  The first will be our September 26th Cleantech Meetup  being held at the Sacramento location.


Thomas is the Executive Director of CleanStart. Thomas has a strong background in supporting small businesses, leadership, financial management and is proficient in working with nonprofits. He has a BS in Finance and a BA in Economics from California State University, Chico. Thomas has a passion for sustainability and a commitment to supporting non-profits in the region.

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