Digest #189

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Here's the news you need to know.
Coworking Unbound is bringing free coworking to Santa Cruz. Salinas is adopting an Open Data policy. The first four startups in a new UCSC-backed accelerator pilot have been announced. Find out what biomaterials are. Find out who Mary Meeker is talking about in Kleiner Perkins' Annual Internet Trends Report.

If you're job hunting or simply curious, last Wednesday's Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup was the place to be. In a special jobs-focused meetup, ten+ local companies strutted their stuff to hundreds of job seekers. Santa Cruz Tech Beat has posted 81+ (and growing) jobs that are open at those companies.
As usual, there's more, so scroll down and start reading!

Sara Isenberg
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Santa Cruz Tech Beat



Top Stories  

Jobs Galore! Check out the 81 job openings from companies that presented at the June 7 Santa Cruz New Tech Meetup. Read this article.

Coworking Unbound, founded by Cat Johnson and Iris Kavanagh, brings free coworking to Santa Cruz area libraries. Read this article.

Four startups have been selected to participate in a UCSC-funded off-campus accelerator pilot. Read this article.

The City of Salinas adopts an Open Data policy to promote social equity, government efficiency, and increased access to government information. Read this article.

Will cities of the future have an electric skateboard lane? Watch Rideable Technology and the Cities of the Future with Ryan Evans, CEO, Inboard Technology. Watch the video.

"If there's one place to get a better understanding of the latest in tech, it's Mary Meeker of Kleiner Perkins' Annual Internet Trends Report," says Looker CMO, Jen Grant. Read this article.

UCSC researchers are developing new materials for a wide range of devices and products, from solar cells to surfboards. Read this article.

Winners are announced for UCSC's IDEA Hub Pitch for Social and Creative Enterprise competition. Read this article.

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