Read what people are saying about Santa Cruz Tech Beat!
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat is the go-to source for tech news, features, and the latest developments in the Santa Cruz County tech scene.” – Bud Colligan, CEO of South Swell Ventures, Ring Leader of Central Coast Angels
“Thank you, Santa Cruz Tech Beat, for the work you’re doing to highlight the local tech community. I truly believe you’re having a large role on the brand association with Santa Cruz as a tech/entrepreneurial community.” – Zach Friend, Second District Supervisor, County of Santa Cruz
“Our technology community is alive and kicking in Santa Cruz! Santa Cruz Tech Beat is our single source for news about the innovators who are building the next generation of our local economy.” – Jeremy Neuner, Former CEO, NextSpace Coworking and Innovation
Santa Cruz Tech Beat provides a way for city and business leaders to stay in touch with what is going on in our thriving tech community. It provides a quick, easy, simple way to keep my finger on the pulse; I have not missed a single issue!” – Hilary Bryant, Former Mayor, City of Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz Tech Beat is a great resource for keeping up with the latest news and events related to the burgeoning tech sector in Santa Cruz County. It’s great to have one source for this information.” – Donna Blitzer, Director Government and Community Relations, UC Santa Cruz
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat highlights the innovations, talent, resources, businesses, and jobs here in Santa Cruz County, showcasing them to city and county leaders, educators, business people…and the world. Publisher Sara Isenberg not only shares the inside scoop and the latest buzz on the Santa Cruz tech ecosystem, but is also helping to move the entire tech community ahead. Santa Cruz Tech Beat’s articles, news, tips, and profiles are helping diverse businesses, entrepreneurs, and the tech community in Santa Cruz prosper.” – Kirsti Scott, Former President, Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce, and Creative Director, Scott Design
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat is an authentic community voice that benefits the entire economic development of the city of Santa Cruz.” – J. Guevara, Former Economic Development Manager, City of Santa Cruz
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat enhances the message of Santa Cruz being ‘more than a beach town.’ I refer to SCTB frequently when describing the meeting experiences available for corporate and industry-specific groups.” – Krista Rupp, Sales & Marketing Manager, Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council
“Thank you so much for posting our job here at UCSC. We have found the right person for the job! I can’t tell you how helpful it was to have your site share the role.” – Teresa Ruiz Decker, Social Media and Marketing Manager, UCSC
“I first heard about PayStand in Santa Cruz Tech Beat, and reached out to the founder to learn more about the company. Six months and many Verve coffees later, I’m managing Content Marketing there. I’m grateful to Santa Cruz Tech Beat for introducing me to an exciting new opportunity!” – Diana Holm, Content Marketing, PayStand
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat is the much needed roadmap to the ‘techscape’ of Santa Cruz, making it much easier for all of us to view, comprehend, navigate, and connect to our wonderful community.” – Doug Erickson, Founder of Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat provides a larger umbrella that can take the news from the various silos and broadcast it to folks who want to be more informed about the tech ecosystem that we are diligently cultivating. I can refer folks to Santa Cruz Tech Beat to catch up on what has happened and what is happening.” – Margaret Rosas, Co-founder of Santa Cruz Geeks and TechRaising
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat makes concrete something that until now has been quite virtual. It brings together news on local tech startups and what’s happening in Santa Cruz and at UC Santa Cruz to support growth of the tech industry, including biotech.” – Ann Pace, Director, Sponsored Programs & Finance, Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering (CBSE), UC Santa Cruz
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat is proving to be an excellent resource for connecting with experienced, technical candidates who value the benefits of living, playing and working in Santa Cruz county. We filled a key role thanks to SCTB’s job posting and it has proven to be a professional and cultural win for all!” – Allison Rebbert, Human Resources, Ecology Action
“As a low-tech guy interested in Santa Cruz high-tech, I’m grateful Santa Cruz Tech Beat has come upon the scene. It’s the one-stop shop to stay up to date on what’s happening and what’s important in this fast-moving local industry. This is one of those sites that can quickly become indispensable.” – Tom Honig, Former Santa Cruz Sentinel editor and Santa Cruz freelance journalist
“There are so many great conversations, events and ideas around high tech in Santa Cruz County. I am so glad there is one hub now to the tech wheel.” – Teresa Thomae, Director of Small Business Development Center at Cabrillo College
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat has quickly become the premiere source for all tech news, info and happenings in Santa Cruz County.” – San Lorenzo Valley News
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat is a good way to find out who is succeeding, who is hiring, and who has interesting news. It covers the local tech scene better than any newspaper could without feeling like it is about boosterism.” – Paul Hoffman, Director of VPN Consortium
“Santa Cruz Tech Beat is a remarkably well-written and trustworthy source of all things tech in Santa Cruz. SCTB has been playing a crucial role in not only informing the community but holding it together, facilitating fruitful connections in local tech, supporting job providers and seekers and putting the booming Santa Cruz tech industry on the map with more credibility, more energy, more knowledge and reliable information.” – Judith Wellner, Launch Brigade
“Your work at Santa Cruz Tech Beat has had a tremendously positive impact on our region on many levels. You mix the business of tech, the issues surrounding our region, and profiles of the people who make it happen in a way that informs and connects us.” – Matt Herman, President of WaveStaff
“What I wanted to tell you is how I really didn’t know what I was missing before signing up to Tech Beat. I had been in Santa Cruz for 6 months or so and even volunteered at Tech Raising before learning about Tech Beat. I am tapped into the Tech scene and worked through facebook and meetup to find events and groups. However, your newsletter gives me so much more than that. I feel in the know about what is going on.” – Emma McLaren, Innovation Architect
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