July 2014 Santa Cruz New Tech MeetUp

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Presenting: Digify, WaterCity, SeeBright and Slithr.

The July MeetUp is dedicated entirely to our popular segment: Pitch Sessions. Startups will have 5 minutes to pitch their company to VCs. The VCs will each have 1 minute to ask questions and offer advice. You the audience will be able to ask questions and also give feedback. The top 2 startups will win a prize/cash of $100 value. If you are interested in pitching at this event, go to APPLY TO PITCH (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1FPl375ASB9cYLLmDeca702nlO2AB1oIxPoLRc75PyGQ/viewform)

Winner of a Fat Free e-bike from NTS Works will be announced at this event. You still have time! Deadline is 5pm PT July 8, 2014. For only a $10 donation, you could win this revolutionary e-bike built in Santa Cruz.

Participate now: http://www.fundly.com/inventfest

The agenda for July 9:

6-7pm NETWORKING: connect, food, beverage, and LIVE MUSIC from Cruz Control (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cruz-Control/166542066831264).

7-7:15 WELCOME: Doug Erickson, Lydia Snider, Santa Cruz Tech Beat (http://www.santacruztechbeat.com/), Winner of Fat Free e-bike from NTS Works.


• Digify (http://digify.info/) - a cloud-based secure file-sending service with self-destruct, anti-copy, and tracking capabilities for confidential documents.

• WaterCity (http://www.watercity.biz) - a water conservation program modeled after SolarCity; WaterCity will install water collection systems on your home for free.

• SeeBright (http://seebright.com/) - head-mounted display with wireless controller that supports both augmented and virtual reality applications and experience.

• Slithr (http://www.slithrboards.com) - electric skateboards designed and manufactured in Santa Cruz.

Mentors include: Bud Colligan / South Swell Ventures, Manny Fernandez / SF Angels Group & DreamFunded, Mark Mitchell / Sand Hill Angels. Additional Mentors will be confirmed prior the event.

8:30-9:00 NETWORKING

Admission to this event will be given to people who have RSVP'd here on MeetUp. Attendance is limited to 225 so RSVP early! Doors open at 6:00pm. If you RSVP “Yes", please plan to check in at the registration desk by 6:30pm.

At 6:30pm we will begin opening "no show" spaces to people on the wait list. If you are on the Wait List, we will notify you by 6:15pm if there are openings. Sorry, no Walk-ins.

Learn about hot new technologies and mingle with 200+ fellow entrepreneurs, investors, bloggers, and tech enthusiasts. Audience entry fee is $10. FOOD & BEVERAGE PROVIDED. RSVP now!!!