In conjunction with City of Santa Cruz Economic Development (http://www.cityofsantacruz.com/index.aspx?page=445), Cruzio (http://www.cruzio.com/), and NextSpace (http://nextspace.us/), SCNT MeetUp presents: Celebrating Tech Innovation in Santa Cruz - a series of 3 monthly (Sept, Oct, Nov) events celebrating the successes, journeys, and best practices of tech innovation in Santa Cruz.
Each monthly event will start with an update from Sara Isenberg / Santa Cruz Tech Beat (http://santacruztechbeat.com/) on the top 3 stories re: tech in Santa Cruz.
Journey of the Startup – learn about the startup journey and new technologies from Tomfoolery (https://anchor.me/account/confirm/), ModernTribe (http://tri.be), Five3genomics (http://five3genomics.com), andOpen Counter (http://opencounter.cityofsantacruz.com). Pitch Sessions - three (3) individuals/teams will be given 5 minutes each to pitch their startup idea. Each individual or team will have 3 minutes to present their pitch deck to a panel of mentors. Mentors will then have 2 minutes to deliver feedback. Qualification to pitch: you must have a pitch deck that can be presented in 2.5 minutes, and you must be actively working on your idea/startup in Santa Cruz. For consideration, please complete this short form (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1egBgAc7P-hYwPiGCxIp6HiExuo3msB4SH540lvKt8BQ/viewform). This session will be moderated by Margaret Rosas from TechRaising (http://techraising.com/). Learn about hot new web technologies and mingle with 100+ fellow entrepreneurs, investors, bloggers, and tech enthusiasts. This event will be packed, so be sure to RSVP early. Doors open at 6:30pm, presentations start at 7:00pm. Audience entry fee is $5. FOOD & BEVERAGE PROVIDED. RSVP now!!!