Santa Cruz Tech Beat


Paystand raises $20M to give businesses a frictionless, open infrastructure for commercial finance

(Contributed) February 6, 2020 — Scotts Valley, CA Blockchain payments leader accelerates expansion of zero-fee, Payments-as-a-Service platform for the B2B..

February 6, 2020

#NotMe: Tech Company Launches App to Report Harassment Anonymously

By Scott Budman NBC Bay Area February 5, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo: screenshot from NBC Bay Area video) Workplace harassment is a huge problem in the Bay..

February 5, 2020

Women of Data: Áine Dundas, International Marketing Director

Taylor Todd Corporate Communications at Looker (Source: Looker blog) February 5, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo source: Looker blog) For this edition of our..

February 5, 2020

How to be part of the circular fashion industry using SellHound

By Rebecca B. Kimber (Source: Earthy B Blog) February 4, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo source: Earthy B Blog) If you have a closet full of unworn clothes..

February 4, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s Abdul Latif Jameel bets on flying taxis with Joby Aviation

(Source: The National) Family-owned conglomerate becomes a new investor in air-taxi start-up’s funding round. Joby Aviation’s latest round of..

February 2, 2020

Rope Partner, leader in wind turbine blade repair, maintenance, and performance-enhancing services, has been acquired

(Contributed) January 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: If you’re interested, read the NY Timess’ 2009 backstory on Rope..

January 30, 2020

SellHound Takes on SXSW

(Contributed) January 30, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Photo above: The SellHound team at eBay Open in Las Vegas. From left: Alicia Earle, Suzanne Wouk, Laura..

January 30, 2020

ICYMI: Drug Discovery Startup Unnatural Products, Received $6 M in Seed Funding led by ARTIS Ventures

(Source: BIoSpace) January 28, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA [Editor’s note: This news dates back to September but it didn’t come to our attention..

January 28, 2020

5 Ways to Kickstart a Data-Driven Company Culture in 2020

By Zara Wells Enterprise Customer Success Manager at Looker January 28, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA If you’ve been looking for ways to get your colleagues..

January 28, 2020

The New Rules for Paid Ads on Social Media — and How They Impact Nonprofits

By Eric Ressler Cosmic, Creative Director January 28, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Social media platforms are changing how they regulate political and issue..

January 28, 2020

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