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Startup Happy Hour with JAPA Cofounder and CEO Mathew Magno

January 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a fun evening at Bear & Crown British Pub in Old Sacramento! Network, relax, & connect with fellow startup enthusiasts!

Startup Happy Hour

Join us for a fun-filled evening at Bear & Crown British Pub at the Old Sacramento Waterfront! Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just getting started, this in-person mixer is the perfect opportunity to network and unwind with like-minded individuals in the startup community.

At Startup Happy Hour, you’ll have the chance to connect with fellow innovators, share ideas, and maybe even find your next business partner. Grab a drink, enjoy some delicious bites, and let the good times roll as you mingle and exchange stories with other passionate startup enthusiasts.


Our Ask Me Anything Guest is Mathew Magno, cofounder and CEO of JAPA.


Thanks to the generous sponsorship of the City of Sacramento and Oracle, we’ll provide a variety of delicious appetizers. Guests can enjoy craft beer and hand-crafted cocktails from the no-host bar.

Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to expand your network and have a blast at the same time. RSVP now to save your spot!

Your Hosts

Startup Happy Hour is organized monthly by StartupSac and the Carlsen Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


Sponsored by the City of Sacramento through the Innovation Grant program and by Oracle.

AMA Guest: Mathew Magno, cofounder and CEO of JAPA

Mathew Magno is a dynamic entrepreneur and the driving force behind Japa, Inc., a trailblazing company in the smart parking industry. As the founder of JAPA, Mathew has successfully steered the company towards innovative solutions in parking technology, significantly enhancing user experience and operational efficiency.

His journey in the startup world is marked by a keen eye for technological innovation and a deep understanding of market needs. Mathew’s expertise lies in developing strategic partnerships, navigating the complexities of funding, and leading his team with a forward-thinking approach. Under his leadership, Japa has emerged as a leader in its sector, showcasing the power of integrating technology with everyday needs.

Mathew’s passion for entrepreneurship and innovation extends beyond Japa. He is an active member of the startup community, often sharing his experiences and insights at various forums. His engaging storytelling and practical advice make him a sought-after speaker, particularly in discussions around tech startups, funding strategies, and smart city solutions.

About JAPA

Japa is a trailblazing smart parking company that leverages cutting-edge data and advanced analytics to tackle parking challenges for our customers. Our innovative technology streamlines the parking experience for consumers while optimizing efficiency for corporate campuses and urban environments. Japa supports cities and universities in enhancing their Smart City and Smart Campus initiatives. Our vision is clear – to resolve parking issues and bring smart cities to life. We want everyone to embrace smart parking and enjoy a stress-free experience.


Bear & Crown British Pub
1022 2nd St
Sacramento, CA 95814 United States


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