Digest #241
  
Here's the news you need to know.

Much of it is from the Forbes AgTech Summit held last week in Salinas. One big announcement there was that SVG Partners has plans for a new THRIVE Business Park in Salinas. EDGE Mobile Payments announces the launch of its digital banking and cloud wallet platforms. Find out how to get your paws on SellHound's posting app.

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Forbes AgTech: Q&A: Augean Robotics wins THRIVE Innovation Award at Forbes Agtech Summit 2018. CEO talks about the company, the Burro, and more. Read this article.


Forbes AgTech: SVG Partners unveils plans for the THRIVE Business Park in Salinas and expanded THRIVE-X University Challenge and Accelerator Program. Read this article.


Forbes AgTech: Western Growers and Radicle Growth awarded Ganaz and GroGuru each with $250,000 in seed funding to advance their automation technology. Read this article.


Forbes AgTech: Scenes from the summit. Read this article
 
 
Edge Mobile Payments announced that it will be launching its Digital Banking and Cloud Walletâ„¢ platform in tandem with its IoT Payment Card (Edge Card) and its mobile payments App (Edge Pay) later this year. Read this article.


Get your paws on SellHound's Posting App later this summer. Designed to simplify the process of posting items on a number of secondhand marketplaces, the app acts as a virtual selling assistant. Read this article.


A group of five UCSC students presented their game, Meet Me in the Garden, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) as part of the annual IndieCade Showcase, the largest independent games festival in the country. Read this article.


Watch Doug Erickson's keynote at the 6th annual UCSC Business Design Showcase last April where he inspired students with his venture into entrepreneurship in the sailboard hardware supply business. Watch the video.

 
 
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