3STEPS4WARD presents the acclaimed Twist of Fate: A Small Business Podcast 






the partnership

3STEPS4WARD would like to announce its marketing partnership with the Sacramento Kings. With this partnership we will magnify our commitment to the community by providing more opportunities to startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses while helping showcase new innovations and services that will better the world for generations to come.

Capitalize, the
NBA's first crowdsourced
startup competition,

offers local entrepreneurs a chance to gain publicity, receive mentorship, and secure funding for their businesses. Since 2015, Capitalize extends the Sacramento King's commitment to the community by providing an opportunity for innovators to showcase new products and services on the NBA's global stage.


EyeRate is a category-defining messaging platform that merges reputation, customer experience, and employee incentives. By aligning employee incentives with customer engagement we provide our partners with best in class reputation enhancement on the sites that matter. EyeRate allows businesses to see a comprehensive view of what their customers are saying across all channels — review sites, social media, and feedback surveys. The end result is more new customers, better retention, and increased employee productivity.

2022 Capitalize Contest Winner - EyeRate

At the Golden State Warriors, the Sacramento Kings announced EyeRate as the winner of the 2022 Capitalize contest, presented by Dialpad, 3STEPS4WARD, and Sacramento Urban Technology Lab, a City of Sacramento initiative.

Credder is the world’s largest news review platform, aggregating credibility reviews on articles, authors and outlets, rated by verified journalists and the public. Credder’s credibility scores help readers avoid time-wasting clickbait and quickly find the most trusted news and sources on any subject.
2021 Capitalize Contest Winner - Credder

“The Credder team is thrilled to be recognized in such a competitive startup competition in the local Sacramento and northern California community”

Credder Founder and CEO Chase Palmieri.
Sixth Annual
The Sacramento Kings announced the start of the Sixth Annual Capitalize contest. Capitalize, the league’s first crowdsourced startup competition offers local entrepreneurs a chance to gain publicity, receive mentorship, and secure funding for their business.
AI Fresco

DOCO (Downtown Commons), the Sacramento Kings, Golden 1 Center, and the plaza’s innovative merchants, eateries, and restaurants offered Small Business Saturday activations and discounts on November 28. Additionally, the day included special entertainment and giveaways at DOCO Al Fresco presented by 3STEPS4WARD.


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