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Cruz Cares Pitch Contest Moved to April 6


[Editor’s note: The Cruz Cares Pitch Contest was announced here but the dates have changed. See below.]

The 2nd Annual Cruz Cares Pitch Contest for Social Ventures has been moved to April 6, 2016 and the applications due date has been extended to March 12, 2016.

Cruz Cares is a pitch contest for nonprofit and for profit startups focused on solving a social or environmental issue. Six contestants will pitch their innovative solution to a panel of judges comprised of venture capitalists, angel investors, and non-profit professionals for the chance to win cash and prizes, media coverage, and community support.

Eligible startups include ventures less than 3 years old, nonprofit or for-profit status, must have a new and original idea, must target a social or environmental regional issue and be able to demonstrate its potential for positive impact, must reside in or be relocating to Santa Cruz, and must have completed research and developed concrete planning prior to submissions.

To apply, visit



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