Santa Cruz Works Stories

Santa Cruz Works Announces New Executive Director

Seasoned non-profit leader with international science and technology experience ready to lead the next phase of Santa Cruz Works’ growth   The Santa Cruz Works (SCW) Board of Directors is pleased to announce Heather R. Putnam, PhD as its new...

SCW Member Digital NEST: Entrepreneur of the Year

From all of us at Santa Cruz Works: congratulations to Jacob Martinez, founder and executive director of Digital NEST, for being named the Entrepreneur of the Year by the Santa Cruz Chamber of Commerce! Digital NEST is a non-profit high-tech...

Santa Cruz Works Is Hiring a Program Manager

I know: meta, right? The non-profit that's all about creating great jobs in Santa Cruz County is, in fact, creating its own great job, which will in turn create even more great jobs, thus creating additional great jobs, lather, rinse, repeat. Anyway...

Science on Tap Talk: How Genome Sequencing is Revolutionizing Cancer Treatment

There is a revolution happening in cancer treatment. Soon we will look back on our slash and burn methods of surgery and chemo the way we look back on Civil War medicine. The science of genome sequencing is turning our understanding of cancer on its...

Why Santa Cruz Works

Those of us who work here in Santa Cruz know that its a great place to start a company or launch a career. And it's also an amazing place to live and play. We found five people who embody that spirit of "live, work, and play" and we...

PayStand and the Future of Money

Consider this: half of all B2B payments are made using...paper checks. That's right: the same paper check used by that annoying person in front of you in the grocery checkout line is the primary payment technology used in half of the nation's B2B...

Intuvo's acquisition

All entrepreneurs dream of "The Exit", that magical moment when your company gets acquired and your months/years/decades of effort finally pay off big-time. Jeff Shood, the founder and CEO of Intuvo, knows a bit about that journey. After nearly nine...

What the About Page is About

“What’s your company’s story?” This is a question that we ask every client. As a branding, strategy, and design firm, the answer to this question, the brand narrative, informs everything that we do. Most often expressed on the About page, brand...

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