Tech for Good

Join us and build 10x better impact for your venture

Bring Innovation & Design Thinking To Social Issues

Civic Innovation Lab


Enjoy the opportunity to work alongside the companies in your program to take your business to the next level.

Office Hours

The Founder Academy Directors will open doors and guide you down the path to success.


You’ll get access to the areas most talented entrepreneurs who will guide you and help you grow your business.

What to expect

We begin with a day-long design thinking bootcamp, each week-long sprint ends in a Design Review, where the entrepreneurs pitch in a safe space with our community to get feedback to make your venture better.

The entire class comes together for key milestones during the program: Bootcamp, Weekly Design Review, and Group Meals in Sacramento. Throughout the rest of the program, we create a structured, supportive environment for you with speakers, check-in calls, our community Slack channel, and office hours (in-person, or virtual).


An 8-week program designed with online-based learning, in-person group meetings, and one-on-one mentorship.


Expect about 2-3 hours/week for training & exercises, lots more for building something that will last!


Includes space, materials, tools, consulting time, and courseware.

What you get

Learn to tell the story of your venture. After the program you'll have a revised (or new) website, marketing materials, a pitch deck, and on-going access to a community of fellow entrepreneurs to help you continue your journey along with a free membership to the new CoWo Campus in Sacramento.

Work Better

CoWo Campus Sacramento