Santa Cruz Works Stories

Results of Data Collection Campaign on the Costs of Commuting

We recently conducted a campaign to collect user-generated data from our Salary Comparison tool.  We received data from 64 unique users - duplicates and erroneous entries were eliminated (like those that entered that they commute 8 days a week...

Santa Cruz's Hardware Boom is here. And it is full of pirates.

  Santa Cruz’s Hardware Boom is here.  Four entrepreneurs representing the surge in hardware startups locating in Santa Cruz County, talked to an audience last night at Santa Cruz Works’ Hardware Boom! Event at Calliope Waterworks....

I chose Santa Cruz over Silicon Valley

  One month ago, I left a high paying job at one of Silicon Valley’s most successful start-ups to accept a position as the Director of Development and Partnerships at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History. In true Silicon Valley fashion,...

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...

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