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March 2023 New Tech

March 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us at the Courtyard by Marriott for an exciting lineup of presentations from Santa Cruz companies and students!

We are very excited to announce our third New Tech event of the year. Check out who will be presenting below:


  • Brad Barbeau – Startup Challenge


Featuring the top teams and projects from the 2023 CruzHacks:

  • OpenRx – a solution for seniors and disabled individuals to stay on top of their medication schedules.
  • Slug Swap – students can transform the way they save on meals. Connect with peers for quick and effortless exchange of unused meal points.
  • Slug Budget – a budgeting program to track and balance the incomes and expenses of everyday life
  • Sluggers – an online shop where every student has an account tied to their UCSC student ID.
  • GLYTH -dedicated to finding solutions to combat deforestation through the development of interactive simulations.

Additionally, these rock star companies will also present:

  • Elucidate – a data-driven marketing consultancy that has helped local companies like MERGE4 break orbit and reach the stars. A simulator that allows “What If” product optimization, anticipation of competitors’ moves, and profit maximization
  • NeatLeaf – robots in Santa Cruz!?! This technology exceeds the capabilities of the human eye or any static sensor, generating millions of data points every day and translating these into simple and actionable insights, bringing the latest advances in machine learning and agronomy to your fingertips.

Free valet parking at the Courtyard by Marriott.

Interested in being a sponsor?

If you are a business interested in getting your product or services in front of our event attendees, complete the Sponsor form.

As always, the first hour 6-7pm will be food (free pizza), beverages, networking, and live music by Cruz Control. Company presentations start at 7pm, and end at 8pm. Each presenting company will have 5 minutes to tell us something incredibly interesting about their startup experience, solutions, jobs, investment opportunities, etc. Don’t miss this event!

Interested in volunteering? If you would like to help with registration, setup, and teardown, contact malinasantacruzworks.org

Thank You Sponsors!


March 1, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Santa Cruz Works
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Courtyard by Marriott Santa Cruz
313 Riverside Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060 United States
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