Santa Cruz Works Stories

Letter from our Executive Director

Dear Santa Cruz Works community, Today marks one year for me as the Executive Director of Santa Cruz Works. Since June of 2016, I have witnessed and been part of a surge in activity in the tech sector here in Santa Cruz County.   Many local...

Four startups selected to participate in UCSC-funded accelerator pilot

Originally published in Santa Cruz Tech Beat June 8, 2017   (Photo above: John Tauriac is the founder of Santa Cruz Wave Works, a startup that collects wave energy raw data and coverts it into safety information for surfers. Credit:...

Action Sports Tech Companies Thrive on Big Legacy in Santa Cruz

Special to Santa Cruz Tech Beat   The following article by was originally published in Santa Cruz Tech Beat. WaterSHRED: A celebration of world class, home grown extreme sports innovators and outfitters that fuel themselves on the San...

We’re gonna get you a Gig, baby!

  That’s right, in just a few short months Santa Cruz Fiber will begin construction of what will eventually be a city wide fiber network, bringing 1 gigabit per second speeds to every parcel in the City and beyond. Why is this important? Here...

Santa Cruz Works' first AWS Office Hours Event a Rousing Success!

On Tuesday evening, December 6, Santa Cruz Works held its first AWS Office Hours Event, co-sponsored by Cruzio Internet, Santa Cruz Tech Beat, Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup, and Amazon Web Services.     Nearly one hundred enthusiastic...

Web Design – Rethinking your Website Contact Forms for the Mobile Revolution

   Contact forms have always been a thorn in the side for web developers and business owners since they take so much development time to properly implement.  However, contact forms play an extremely valuable role since they bridge...

Curious about Amazon Web Services? Attend first AWS Office Hours

**This post was originally published on Santa Cruz Tech Beat http://www.santacruztechbeat.com/2016/11/09/aws-office-hours/ November 9, 2016 — Santa Cruz, CA Cloud computing with Amazon Web Services is thriving right here in Santa Cruz...

Check out our Winter Event Series!

Want to learn about how CMO's are taking on new roles in tech companies, or how cloud computing is changing how we compute?  Dying to get the scoop on how to cultivate an epic company culture in your startup?  Looking to maximize your...

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