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Startup Grind Sacramento Hosts John Bodrozic (HomeZada)


John Bodrozic, HomeZada

John Bodrozic was President and Co-Founder of Meridian Systems, the leading commercial construction program management solutions serving the F500, Public Sector, and Engineering and Construction markets. The company was successfully sold to Trimble [TRMB] in 2006.  John is now on his second startup, HomeZada.  HomeZada provides a secure, online digital portal for homeowners to manage the information about their home while providing a homeowner client service and marketing solution for the real estate, home builder, insurance, and service provider industries.    John has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Notre Dame.




6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
8:00 Networking


Hosted By Rich Foreman, Director of Startup Grind Sacramento

Sacramento Chapter Director Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. Rich Foreman is the founding director of the Sacramento Chapter of Startup Grind.  In his day job, Rich is the CEO of Apptology.  He leads Apptology with 20 years of experience in leadership, engineering, mobile application development and sales. Rich has a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Washington, an MPA from Troy State University and was an officer in the US Navy. Rich recently co-authored his first book, “Tap into the Mobile Economy." He has been featured on KCRA3, NEWS10, SiliconIndia, the Sacramento Business Journal, and the Sacramento Bee.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @ApptologyCEO

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Google for Entrepreneurs Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.


Local Partners

The Urban Hive The Urban Hive offers creatives, entrepreneurs, and start-ups shared workspaces, private offices, meeting rooms, conference rooms, a shared kitchen, blazing wifi, and french-pressed coffee, as well as regular networking, educational, and entertainment events.

SARTA SARTA is accelerating the growth and development of the technology sector in the Sacramento region. We are the nexus that links technology leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, community organizations, and educational institutions.

Apptology Based in Sacramento, Apptology can develop on all mobile platforms include iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows Mobile. We can also develop any back-end infrastructure needed to support your app. With over 350 apps in our portfolio, our clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500.

Sacramento Business Journal The Sacramento Business Journal is the only publication dedicated to highlighting the Sacramento business community.

Uptown Studios Uptown Studios is your Sacramento creative team specializing in graphic design, website design, hosting and management, video production, social media training and management, iBooks design and brand development and marketing services. We care about what we do and our focus is always to make YOU look fabulous to your clients. Let us help you with your next project.

DLA Piper DLA Piper became one of the largest business law firms in the world in 2005 through a merger of unprecedented scope in the legal sector. We were built to serve clients wherever in the world they do business - quickly, efficiently and with genuine knowledge of both local and international considerations. Whether our clients require seamless coordination across multiple jurisdictions or delivery in a single location, they can count on us to deliver the right service and solutions.

eTECH RESOURCES Founded in 2000, eTECH RESOURCES is a woman owned certified small business. Specializing in technology professional placement, the experienced team at eTECH RESOURCES has success working with some of the largest technology firms while also catering to the needs of local businesses with IT systems resource needs. The team of recruiters at eTECH RESOURCES is committed to providing personal service and focuses on building relationships with both the employer and the candidates in order to find the best fit for all which results in long term valuable placements. eTECH RESOURCES has successfully connected thousands of IT professionals in positions of project management, hardware and software engineering, system architecture, data base management, web development, technical support and many other critical IT roles. With eTECH RESOURCES’ specialized and proven process for placement, it has achieved the highest marks from some of the largest technology companies in the nation.


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What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 100 cities and 42 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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