Digest #135

Here's the news you need to know.

The April events keep coming. The Micro-Business Summit is this Friday, April 22. MBEP's Economic Summit is next Tuesday, April 26. The HerScript(Hackathon) is Saturday, April 23. DNA Day at UCSC is Monday, April 25. And, Monterey County and Santa Cruz County ICT and Digital Media Educators are meeting to share resources on Wednesday, April 27. Check our events page for details and more events.

This week, find out what local entrepreneur, John Scalo, has to say about shifting gears from one startup to another. David Eyes shares what's new at passQi. Monarch Media shares a case study about their collaboration with World Wildlife Fund. And, if you missed the Mini-Maker Faire, you can view some photos by Jan Janes.

All this, and more! Scroll down and start reading!

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Santa Cruz Tech Beat


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Local entrepreneur John Scalo tells his story of shifting gears from one startup to another: Numerous to Windmill. Read this story.

passQi mFactor WordPress plugin id is now available. NB: this article would be of special interest to security geeks. Read this story.

Monarch Media collaborates with World Wildlife Fund to create a training module for WWF employees who are working to transform businesses to operate within the planet's limits. Read this story.

Did you miss the Mini-Maker Faire? Check out these images from last Saturday's event. Thanks to Zaq Roberts' vision and execution, the "one part Burning Man, one part County Fair, one part CES" MMF was a big hit.  View photos. 

A Monterey company is one of five selected by the Navy for a contract of up to $500 million to support educational programs and materials for the Naval Postgraduate School. Read this story.

RIG 4VR expands the Plantronics gaming line-up as the company's first headset developed specifically for Virtual Reality. Read this story.

The County of Santa Cruz announces the agenda for the Micro-Business Summit being held on April 22. Read this story.

MBEP prepares for 2nd annual Economic Summit on April 26 in Monterey. Read this story. 
Note: Dates, times, and locations are all subject to change. Be sure to check the event website for your event.

  • Mon Apr 25, 11am-2pm: DNA Day 2016 at UCSC's Baskin Engineering Courtyard.
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