Digest #25

2014 kicked off with a whole lotta buzz! Read the latest local tech ecosystem news below.

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Coming Up:


  • Opportunity Fund receives support to expand micro loans in Santa Cruz & Monterey Counties. Local VC Bud Colligan says, "There is strong entrepreneurial energy all along the Central Coast, but our small business owners need support in order to help grow our region's economy and create local job."  







  • Genome analysis company, Maverix, captures $6M funding. "We've benefited from the talents of UCSC graduates," said Todd Lowe, UCSC Professor of Biomolecular Engineering, and co-founder of Maverix. "The company is building on this know-how to directly address the needs of a much broader audience of scientists..."








Noteworthy, but not brand new


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