Digest #180

Here's the news you need to know.

It shouldn't be hard to figure this out. One of our local startups just landed $81.5M in funding. Yow! The Santa Cruz March for Science is April 22, and organizers want to hear from you. What concerns you? What inspires and rewards you? What's at stake? As an independent ISP, Cruzio offers up a strong opinion about Congress's move to abolish privacy protections. Digital NEST is preparing to launch their pilot program in Salinas with a "sneak peek." The community is invited.

There's more, so scroll down and start reading!

Sara Isenberg
Founder, Publisher, Editor-in-Chief
Santa Cruz Tech Beat


Top Stories 

Looker lands $81.5 million In Series D funding. Read this article.

Cruzio Internet / Santa Cruz Fiber condemns congress's move to abolish privacy protections. Cruzio says: We won't sell your data. Period. Read this article.

Digital NEST is holding a community "sneak peek" before launching their new pilot program in Salinas. Read this article.

The April 22 March for Science will be an unprecedented global gathering of people standing together to acknowledge the critical role of science. Santa Cruz will be part of the action. Read this article.

Landed, a startup that helps teachers buy homes in the communities they serve, is partnering with local schools and investors. Read this article.

BreakerBots, the robotics team at Pacific Grove High School, is heading to the national championship. Read this article. 

Note: Dates, times, and locations are all subject to change. Be sure to check the event website, just in case! 
  • Wed Apr 12, 5-7pm: Biomixer, 2161 Delaware Ave, Santa Cruz.
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