Digest #21

It's been a pleasure hearing from readers who like the new Features section so I'll keep that going. If you'd like to share a feature article with readers of Santa Cruz Tech Beat, please let me know.

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  • The Startup Challenge 2014: an acceleration program for startups
    Now in its fifth year, the competition, formerly known as the Monterey Bay Regional Business Plan Competition, is being morphed into an acceleration program for startups, with an increased emphasis on working with entrepreneurs to help them with the business end of business.



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  • Nearly 60 UC Santa Cruz engineering students participated in the 10th annual Slugs vs. Bugs robotics competition, the capstone of associate professor Gabriel Elkaim's Introduction to Mechatronics. Watch KSBW's coverage here, and read the Sentinel's coverage here


  • Described as a modular digital caf´┐Ż housed on 2,400 square feet of open space with no cubicles, Branciforte Middle School's new tech center has a room for music and video production, and another for television projects.


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