Joby chosen to provide vehicle for NASA’s Urban Air Mobility Grand Challenge

By Brian Garrett-GlaserAviation Today March 12, 2020 — Santa Cruz, CA (Image source: NASA) NASA brings together companies involved in emerging air transportation systems to help inform requirements and best…

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Startup Challenge “Otter Tank” Rewards Regional Startups with Cash Prizes

Santa Cruz Tech Beat What do these three companies all have in common? Musicians BASS transforms the way independent artists manage their careers and income.CruzFoam transforms shrimp shells into biodegradable foams.Heavy Connect is…

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Ecology Meets Tech at February’s Monterey Bay Tech Startup Meetup

Presenters at Monterey Bay Tech Startup Meetup spoke on their business’ ecological and technological innovations at Marina’s Springhill Suites, last Tuesday, February 11. Doug Erickson of Santa Cruz Works opened the presenter…

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Saudi Arabia’s Abdul Latif Jameel Joins Joby Aviation’s $590 million Series C Funding Round

Joby Aviation secures series C funding round The investment arm of Abdul Latif Jameel, a Saudi Arabian family-owned conglomerate, invested in Joby Aviation, a company in Santa Cruz that aims to shuttle…

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