In fewer than three short years, the NETLAB+ Data Center has provided over 6000 Information Technology students 24/7 access to real networking equipment used in a systems administration or cybersecurity career. And according to Gerlinde Brady, Dean of CTE and Workforce Development at Cabrillo College, the NETLAB+ data center’s creation has opened up the possibility of even more community partnerships than once considered.
From the outside, YaDoggie appears to be on a fast track to dog food domination. Customers are fierce brand ambassadors of the dog food subscription company, donning YaDoggie hats and wielding YaDoggie poop bags stamped with humorous text like “Ewww! It’s Warm!” or my personal favorite, “Nickelback songs.” They’re a darling of the press, landing a mention on the Today Show, a feature in TechCrunch, and an ABC News segment on their pen full of puppies at TechCrunch Disrupt. And perhaps most impressive, YaDoggie is “Skyler the Surfing Dog’s” kibble of choice.
SupplyShift helps large companies understand who is in their supply chain and what they are doing across a range of issues. The Santa Cruz based company founded by Alexander Gershenson and James Barsimantov tracks supply chains so businesses can ensure that they’re not using unethical practices.
After a four-year hiatus, TechRaising 2018 is expected to attract up to 150 dreamers and doers for a highly anticipated startup weekend. Those looking to create their startup dream team, join a startup, or just learn how to move from pitch to product are all encouraged to come.
“TechRaising is for anyone with an idea they want to build or explore. It’s also for anyone who wants to help others and be part of a team,” explains co-founder Andrew Mueller.
Santa Cruz is leading the state when it comes to solar energy. We have more solar installations per capita than any other city in California. As Allterra Solar marketing director David Stearns says, “We’re doing something right.”