Digest #206

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What's up? When a key AT&T fiber line was cut as a recent wild fire burned in the Santa Cruz mountains, Cruzio had it up and running within an hour of getting the call. Find out why self-proclaimed degenerate entrepreneur, Mark Mitchell, says, "Sometimes, the market for start-ups is a bit like the market for used cars." Plus, we have a variety of news from UCSC, including articles about neutron stars, the growing school of engineering, a call for mentors, and a data biosphere.
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Sometimes the market for startups is a bit like the market for used cars, says Mark Mitchell in his essay,  Lemon Tree, Very Pretty. Read this article.

As a recent wild fire burned in the Santa Cruz mountains, a key AT&T fiber line was cut nearby. Here's how this was resolved so quickly. Read this article.

Levered Learning, an edtech startup, seeks local schools for a new round of pilots. Read this article.

Dear Business Entrepreneurs, Startups Entrepreneurship Academy at UCSC is seeking mentors.  Read this article.

With 4500 undergrads and 600 graduate students, Dean Alex Wolf is leading a growing engineering school just up the hill. Read this article.

What the heck is a neutron star, and what does the recent big news have to do with UC Santa Cruz? Read this article.

Advisors, angels, universities, financial institutions, law firms, incubators, municipalities, startups will meet at Monterey Bay Startup Investment Expo. Read this article.
A federal jury in Delaware has cleared Plantronics of a $600M antitrust claim asserted by Jabra brand parent GN Netcom Inc. Read this article .
Thirty years ago, the data that most biomedical researchers needed resided in their lab notebooks. Today, research projects are often informed by vast stores of data. Read this article.  
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