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Four startups selected to participate in UCSC-funded accelerator pilot

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Originally published in Santa Cruz Tech Beat June 8, 2017

UC Santa Cruz is supporting the launch of an off-campus accelerator to jump-start technology businesses. Three campus-connected ventures—Fuzz Stati0n, Santa Cruz Wave Works, and Scoot Science—along with a fourth startup, PhotoBloomAR, will begin a pilot cohort with Santa Cruz Accelerates this month.

Action Sports Tech Companies Thrive on Big Legacy in Santa Cruz

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WaterSHRED: A celebration of world class, home grown extreme sports innovators and outfitters that fuel themselves on the San Lorenzo River, the perfect setting to demo our county’s innovative action sports industry. Ride the riverwalk.

We’re gonna get you a Gig, baby!

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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 are 3 reasons why this is a fundamental a game changer for local tech companies, and for Santa Cruz as a whole.