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Digest #103

If there's a theme this week, it's LISTS and GIFTS. Find out...
  • which local company made a Forbes Top 100 list.
  • where Monterey and Santa Cruz line up on a list about women entrepreneurs.
  • which local achiever made the Silicon Valley Business Journal's "40 Under 40" list.
  • what Facebook gifted to Digital NEST.
  • how Seagate's gift of 2.5 petabytes will help researchers at UCSC.
Unfortunately, there's not-so-good news from MakersFactory. And, news you might not read anywhere else locally: Want to play andmaybetheywontkillyou?

Start reading!
Sara Isenberg, Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Publisher
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Sara Isenberg

 Top Stories: 

  • UCSC Games & Playable Media grad student Akira Thomson develops a performance empathy game about being poor and Black in America. Learn about andmaybetheywontkillyou!
  • On the surface it may not sound like tech, but our local tech community considers MAH Executive Director, Nina Simon, to be one of our own. Kudos to Simon for being a winner in Silicon Valley Business Journal "40 Under 40."



  • Both Monterey and Santa Cruz made the cut in GoodCall's list: 2015's Best U.S. Cities for Women Entrepreneurs. Find out who else is on the list, and what criteria was used. Read now...

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