Digital NEST, Cabrillo College, California Small Business Development Center and the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau are teaming up to help solve the needs of agriculture through technology at an event on March 12th.
Digital NEST is preparing for its largest explosion yet, and is currently in the midst of its move to downtown Watsonville, on the Cabrillo College campus.
Enjoy the video created for the 2015 Annual Community Recognition Award Gala, featuring Santa Cruz County Entrepreneur of the Year, Jacob Martinez of Digital NEST.
Linda Ortega is one of many women who have found Santa Cruz County to be a great place to start a business. She’s getting a new website by JP Chavez, a Digital NESTer.
ETR and Digital NEST have just been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to learn more about how to create opportunity for underrepresented youth. We are thrilled about the ways this grant is going to advance our work and our mission.
California Secretary of State Alex Padilla made a stop at Digital NEST during a trip to Watsonville in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. To encourage their participation and future involvement in politics, Padilla said he tries to visit schools and groups like Digital NEST as frequently as he can.
Digital NEST members and staff, joined by Juan Salazar, Facebook associated manager of state political outreach and Luis Alejo, California State Assemblyman, accepted 25 brand-new MacBook Pro computers donated by Facebook.
Digital NEST provides students a chance to get a foot in the door toward a career in the high-tech industry. It has proven so successful that Silicon Valley companies like Facebook have taken notice.
Facebook gave the organization “Digital NEST” in Watsonville 25 computers, which were given to young people who are part of that program.