Become a Sponsor

Startup Sonoma County provides a valuable opportunity for companies and individuals alike. By sponsoring Startup Sonoma, you're not only helping support and grow your local community, you're gaining a downtown event space. Here, you can meet or recruit talented individuals, gain customers, visibility, and revenue, and foster relationships between multiple different kinds of companies, all locally based in the beautiful Sonoma County.

Sponsorship of Startup Sonoma County helps us build out the highly collaborative and engaging workspace we believe Sonoma County entrepreneurs need. In addition to the space itself, sponsorship helps Startup Sonoma County regularly host and fund events to bring local innovators and investors together.

We welcome both corporate and individual sponsorships.

Corporate Sponsorship

Your corporate sponsorship helps Startup Sonoma County provide a productive and dynamic environment to help Sonoma County technology startups and entrepreneurs achieve success faster. Our physical space brings entrepreneurs together to share knowledge, skills, and resources, enabling North Bay entrepreneurs to innovate and invest in the success of Sonoma county.

Benefits of sponsorship in Startup Sonoma County (SSC) include:

  • Collaboration: work closely with startups around new products and technologies
  • Insights: Understand the future of innovation in Sonoma county
  • Ecosystem: Gain access to a growing local network of entrepreneurs, inventors, mentors, and investors
  • Brand: Position your organization as a champion of innovation in Sonoma county
  • Community: Build relationships with community leaders and startups
  • Marketing: Participate in events hosted by Startup Sonoma County

title Sponsor

    $25,000/year

    • Monthly office hours: 2-4 hours for which SSC members can sign up and talk with sponsors
    • Event sponsorship: speaking opportunities, sponsor tables, and web/print branding for major SSC events
    • List as one of the “Lead Sponsors” for at least 2 total events during the year
    • Logo inclusion in web and printed materials
    • Logo featured in Startup Sonoma County reception area
    • 3 sponsored blog posts on startupsonoma.com
    • Receive twice-yearly newsletter from Startup Sonoma County and updates from its members.

    platinum sponsor

    $15,000/year

    • Quarterly office hours: 2-4 hours for which SSC members can sign up and talk with sponsors
    • Host up to four events at Startup Sonoma County
    • List as one of the “Lead Sponsors” for one event during the year.
    • Logo inclusion in web and printed materials
    • Logo featured in Startup Sonoma County reception area
    • 2 sponsored blog posts on startupsonoma.com
    • Receive twice-yearly newsletter from Startup Sonoma County and updates from its members.

    gold sponsor

    $10,000/year

    • Host up to four events at Startup Sonoma County
    • Logo inclusion in web and printed materials
    • 1 sponsored blog post on startupsonoma.com
    • Receive twice-yearly newsletter from Startup Sonoma County and updates from its members.

    MATERIAL SPONSOR

    Material sponsorship is open to local service providers whose goods or services help Startup Sonoma County fulfill its mission of enabling local startups succeed.

    • Logo inclusion in web materials
    • Receive twice-yearly newsletter from Startup Sonoma County and updates from its members.

    Event SPONSOR

    Event sponsorship is open to local food and beverage companies, such as coffee shops, wineries, and breweries. 

    • Logo inclusion in web materials
    • Advertising through events
    • Receive twice-yearly newsletter from Startup Sonoma County and updates from its members.

    Individual Sponsorship

    We also welcome individual sponsorships by Friends of Startup Sonoma County who share our vision, and wish to invest in the future of innovation in the North Bay.

    If you’re interested in an individual sponsorship, email us at: board@startupsonoma.com.