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Turbo Systems hires former Looker CMO Jen Grant as CEO

By Ron Miller TechCrunch March 30, 2020 — Campbell, CA (Photo above: Jen Grant, previously CMO at Looker is the new CEO at Turbo Systems. Source:..

March 30, 2020

Cabrillo College Makerspace Begins Production of 3-D Printed PPE Masks and Face Shields for Santa Cruz County Medical Providers

(Contributed) March 27, 2020 — Aptos, CA Deemed essential, the Cabrillo College Makerspace is staying open to produce PPE masks and face shields (Photo..

March 27, 2020

Santa Cruz New Tech Goes Virtual (and Free) on April 1

(Contributed) March 19, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Zoom Communications, Zendesk, Santa Cruz Economic Development, Light & Motion, Golden Poppy, UCSC Grad..

March 19, 2020

Here it is… the Coronavirus Tech Handbook

(Source: March 14, 2020 — Global A crowdsourced resource for technologists building things related to the coronavirus..

March 14, 2020

UCSC Genome Browser posts the coronavirus genome

By James McGirk Baskin School of Engineering, UC Santa Cruz February 7, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA The Genomics Institute’s Genome Browser team has posted..

February 7, 2020

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

(Source: The National) February 2, 2020 —Santa Cruz, CA Family-owned conglomerate becomes a new investor in air-taxi start-up’s funding round. Joby..

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

Watch: interview with Mary Noe, founder/CEO of Switchback Systems

(Source: Contributed) January 28, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA Lou Pambianco, CEO of Startup Sandbox, interviews Mary Noe, the founder and CEO of Switchback..

January 28, 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

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