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Digest #104

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 Top Stories: 
  • UCSC's Genomics Institute has hired their new managing director, Ravi Jain. "Dr. Jain's solid scientific and business experience will help elevate UC Santa Cruz's genomics efforts to the next level." Read now...

  • Civinomics new platform will facilitate an interactive space for discussion and idea sharing with both fellow community members and elected leaders. What's different this time? 

  • Work on an independent fiber route that will run from Santa Cruz to Watsonville, and then on through Salinas to Soledad, is moving ahead. What has changed along the route?
  • MBEP's (Monterey Bay Economic Partnership) will join alliance of 12 regional groups in California Stewardship Network. And, MBEP is planning their second Annual Summit. When and where?

  • "The donation from Facebook doubles the number of youth we can help at once," said Jacob Martinez, Digital NEST executive director, as the organization celebrates in a power-filled room of educators, community leaders, elected officials and angel funders.
  • "Our mission is to give every one of the 23,164 small business owners in the tri-county region, an opportunity to have their number one business or marketing question answered." Find out what Slingshot to Success is calling "Rocket Fuel for the Entrepreneurial Soul."

  • "Visualize. Scaffold. Contextualize. And always have a Conversation." That's the bottom line, says Looker's Brian LaFaille, on how a company can make the most of data


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