Digest #165



Here's the news you need to know.

Members of our local tech scene have been getting a fair amount of attention from outside our region. Inboard Technology was on "Shark Tank!" PBS NewsHour featured AgTech in the Salinas Valley. Jeremy Neuner's TedX talk, The Office is Obsolete, was just posted on YouTube.

The monthly SC New Tech Meetup tomorrow night is shaping up to be dynamite (as usual). The room has already reached max capacity but -- ta da -- it will be broadcast live on Facebook.

And, there's more, so scroll down and start reading!

Sara Isenberg
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Watch: PBS NewsHour featured an in-depth report on the promise of Salinas' agtech-based economic development strategy. Watch now.


Watch: Jeremy Neuner's TedX talk. "We came up with a slightly crazy idea: that Santa Cruz needed a new kind of workplace where freelancers, entrepreneurs, telecommuters, and independent consultants could come together to work in a collaborative community." Watch now.


First into THE TANK are Ryan Evans, Dave Evans and Chris Harley of Inboard Technology, seeking $750,000 for four percent equity. So what happened? Read this article.


After Shark Tank, the folks at Inboard are both humbled and excited. "An offer from the Sharks was great validation of all of the hard work put in by the Inboard team." Read this article.


Watch: Iris Kavanagh talks with DIgitalNEST founder, Jacob Martinez, about providing free services to 800+ members. Watch now.


MBEP's fancy new "dashbaord" provides a snapshot by city, county, and region of key well-being indicators across eight different categories. Read this article.


UCSC Pitch Slam! students competed in two categories: general technological devices/applications and environmentally sustainable devices/applications. Everyone wins but, ok, who won? Read this article.


 
 
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