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Rich Foreman

Rich Foreman is a contributing writer for Techwire. He is the CEO of Apptology, a Sacramento-based mobile application development and mobile marketing company, and the Sacramento director of Startup Grind.

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Aug 6

Internet Pioneer Cerf Talks IoT in Sacramento

Jul 23

Commentary: For Government, Go Mobile and Go Native

Jun 9

Sacramento Utility Offering a Range of Grants

The Sacramento Municipal Utility District has just announced some great news for nonprofits: It’s awarding grants of up to $100,000 to nonprofits through SMUD’s new Shine program.
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Jun 6

Five Things to Note from WWDC17 Keynote Insider

May 30

Big Bang! Competition Brings New Agriculture and Education Tech

May 11

Talking with SupportPay Founder Sheri Atwood (Video)

How the founder of one of the most promising companies in Sacramento found inspiration for her business in an unlikely place.
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Apr 26

California Partners with Developer on New App for Wildfire Alerts and Education

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) fights more than 5,600 wildfires that plague California annually. CAL FIRE has a new weapon in its arsenal to help prepare the public for when the next wildfire strikes: a new mobile app called CAL FIRE Ready for Wildfire.
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Apr 20

Results: 2017 Sacramento Aging 2.0 Startup Competition

Aging 2.0 held its third-annual Startup Pitch competition on Tuesday at the KVIE offices. The mission of Aging 2.0 is to accelerate innovation that improves the lives of older adults. From a pool of 12 companies that applied, eight startups competed in this event this year. Here are the results.
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Feb 2

Foreman: 7 App Advertising Models

As the mobile advertising market was predicted to hit $100 billion in 2016, numerous mobile ad companies have sprouted up, wooing developers with various advertising models that can easily be integrated into an app with their software development kit.
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Jan 13

A Conversation with Startup Legend Howard Love

Howard Love is a startup legend, founding or co-founding a total of 15 companies since 1985. Some of his most notable enterprises have been LoveToKnow, PageWise and Flex Jobs. He recently released his new book, "The Startup J Curve," that outlines the life cycle of successful startups. He recently spoke with Techwire contributor Rich Foreman.
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Dec 1

Foreman: Local Entrepreneur Mark Haney Got His Start in the Tech Industry

Mark Haney, host of weekly radio broadcast Entrepreneurs Unlimited, initially launched a successful video distribution company that expanded into a security/surveillance provider. Haney shared his entrepreneurial journey with Techwire contributor Rich Foreman.
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Nov 21

Highlights from 500 Startups Batch 18 Demo Day

From "smart" textiles to medical chatbots, here are some of the most interesting companies that participated in 500 Startups' latest demo day, according to Techwire contributor Rich Foreman.
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Nov 17

Foreman: Impact Global Venture Summit Highlights Sacramento Region Startups

The inaugural Impact Global Venture Summit was held on Monday in Sacramento at the brand-new, state-of-the-art Golden 1 Center. More than 700 people attended, and 50 startups from Northern California participated in the summit with the goal of providing local startups exposure to investors, writes Techwire contributor Rich Foreman.
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Nov 8

The 2016 Presidential App Battle: Clinton vs. Trump

As the 2016 presidential campaign comes to a close Tuesday, Techwire contributor and Apptology CEO Rich Foreman takes a few minutes to compare the official apps from each campaign.
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Nov 7

Profiling the 2016 Sacramento Region Innovation Award Winners

The inaugural Sacramento Region Innovation Awards luncheon was held on Friday. The criteria for the award is that the innovation must be developed by an entity in the Sacramento region. The awards were given in six categories and judged by a panel of industry experts, writes Techwire contributor Rich Foreman.
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Nov 4

Who's Receiving Innovation Grants from the City of Sacramento?

At its Nov. 1 regular meeting, the City Council unanimously approved grants to 15 organizations totaling nearly $1 million. Here's a snapshot of who those recipients are.
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Oct 4

Sacramento Republic FC Owner Kevin Nagle Shares Business Insights

Kevin Nagle is co-founder of Envision Pharmaceuticals and co-owner of the Sacramento Kings. Nagle gained recognition as Sacramento's Executive of the Year. He's also the lead investor in Sacramento Republic FC and on the board of Moneta Ventures, the Sacramento region's biggest early phase venture fund.
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Aug 29

Get to Know 7 Startups from the 2016 AgStart Showcase

AgStart is an incubator in Woodland that helps agricultural startups. AgStart held a fundraising dinner that also promoted their member companies on August 20. Here are the ag startups featured at this event.
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Jul 6

Aging 2.0 Pitch Competition Showcases Innovation in Sacramento

Aging 2.0 held a startup pitch competition in Sacramento on June 30. More than 50 startups applied to compete in the competition and eight companies were selected. Apptology CEO Rich Foreman served on the judging panel to identify the winning startups.
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